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Innovations2009 Part Two

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Pre-conference workshop at Innovations 2009 - part two

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Innovations2009 Part Two

  1. 1. Engage Your Students With Free Web 2.0 Tools Collaboration and Networking Britt Watwood, Ed.D. Virginia Commonwealth University
  2. 2. Collaborating Networking and
  3. 4. <ul><li>If not already logged in to Google Reader…. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also jump from Google Reader to Docs… </li></ul>
  4. 9. How Might Wikis Be Used in Your Classes???
  5. 11. USB microphone and headset Windows: Sound Recorder Mac: Garage Band Open Source: Audacity
  6. 13. Using Audacity If you’re planning on exporting to mp3, make sure to download the plug-in
  7. 14. Insert Audio into Blogpost
  8. 16. <ul><li>Navigation is simple </li></ul><ul><li>Capturing is easy </li></ul><ul><li>For videos, there is a 5 minute limit. </li></ul><ul><li>When you’re done, saving is a breeze. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can save on screencast.com (2 GB storage) and share the URL by posting it in your class or emailing it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save to your computer or your server </li></ul></ul>
  9. 17. Once you download the free Jing software at www.jingproject.com , you can open the software. Jing opens at the top of your screen as a little yellow bubble/sun. The first bubble is to capture. The second shows your history. The third is “more” to find help and log off the software.
  10. 18. After you click “capture”, you’ll select the area you’d like to capture.
  11. 19. Then you’ll select to capture an image, video, return, or cancel.
  12. 20. If you click video, you’ll get a 3 second count down and the software will tell you if your mic is on or on mute. You can use the nav in the upper left to stop, pause, mute/unmute mic, redo, or cancel. Your video has a 5 minute limit.
  13. 21. After you capture the video, you will be asked to save: to screencast.com (free 2 GB storage), the Jing folder on your computer, other place on your computer, or to cancel. You can see that each step only has a few buttons to choose from –it’s easy!
  14. 22. If you ever need to go back, you can click on the “history” bubble to see what you’ve created. Click the eye to change how you want to save the presentation.
  15. 24. What Does this All Mean Instructionally?
  16. 29. How Can Polling Be Used Instructionally?
  17. 30. Thoughts About Web Tools In YOUR Classes?
  18. 31. Next Steps? Our Website: http ://innov2009freewebtools.wetpaint.com

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