Using Jing for Educators


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Using Jing for Educators

  1. 1. Jing<br />Screen capturing. Screencasting.<br />…for sharing.<br /> …for teaching.<br />
  2. 2. Jing defined<br />Jing acts like a camera and video recorder built into your computer that “captures or catches” what you see on your monitor screen.<br />Jing is a quick and easy tool for creating and sharing editable “screen shots” (images) and “screencasts”, narrated videos of your screen catches as you move through screens.<br />Basics<br />
  3. 3. Jing cast<br />Click on the following link to learn about Jing:<br /><br />Sign up for Jing @<br />View video tutorials @ Help Center<br />
  4. 4. Jing facts<br />it’sfree...and easy!<br />PC and Mac compatible. <br />downloaded as an application.<br />has a 5 minute video limit.<br />includes saving and sharing tools. <br />fun sun always available on your screen. <br />
  5. 5. Jing compatibility tools<br /> and sharing tool for Jing. Free with Jing. <br /> Jing Pro:Webcam and YouTube extras. $14.95 annual fee.<br />ComtasiaStudio: For professional, longer screen casts. PC and new for Mac. Free 30 day trial. Buy $299. <br />Snagit:Additional editing tools and mouse capture. PC only. Free 30 day trial. Buy $49.95.<br />
  6. 6. What can students do with Jing?<br />Record a narrated historical, personal, or literature journey using Google Maps or Earth.<br />Use as a digital story telling tool …. maybe in another language.<br />Create teaching tutorials as a learning tool. For example, showing other students how to solve math problems.<br />
  7. 7. ...more student activities.<br />Create a screencast discussing the validity of used websites and why a resource should or shouldn't be trusted. <br />Use as a reflection tool to rethink research process steps or thought processes.<br />As a communication/help tool, students can record their thought process while solving a problem, in order to best find out where they’re confused.<br />
  8. 8. What can teachers do with Jing?<br />Create a tutorials for working with new technologies. <br />Demonstrate how to access your class delicious bookmarks, log-in to your class wiki, ning or blog, and how to fill out a Google Docs form you’ve created.<br />Create screencasts to publish student work. Copy to your class website.<br />Create a lesson about Internet safety. Have students show examples of their own “safe” internet practices.<br />
  9. 9. …more for teachers.<br />Demonstrate how to edit writing.<br />Model a “think aloud” reading technique.<br />Show parents how to use a class website, how to read a test report, or how to access student grades.<br />Add voice to class photos to share classroom activities on your class website.<br />
  10. 10. In the Library<br /> See this screencast tutorial, created by EBSCOhost with Camtasia Studio, linked from the Northern Valley Regional High School Media Center eResearch page. <br /><br />
  11. 11. Screencasting informational links<br /><br />Screencast Academy<br /><br />Wiki primer by Beth Kanter<br /><br />Classroom 2.0 archived webinar and links.<br /><br /> Mac tips<br /><br />November Learning<br />
  12. 12. More free screencasting tools:<br />Camstudio<br /><br /> Screen Jelly<br /><br /> Screen toaster<br /><br />For a complete list see:<br /><br />Jing alikes<br />