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Flip Your Lid at ASSET 2010


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Presentation to ASSET 2010 Conference

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Flip Your Lid at ASSET 2010

  1. 1. Flip, Edit, Upload, Celebrate! Easy Video Creation and Sharing With Flip Camcorders Corinne Carriero and Ellen Robertson Half Hollow Hills Schools
  2. 2. In the next 90 minutes, you will… <ul><li>Discover the ease of using a flash-based camcorder </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate to make a video celebrating our collective “personal heroes” </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to upload video to a video sharing site </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to embed your video into an Internet container such as a blog, wiki, web page </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why video? <ul><li>Student ENGAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>“ The new PowerPoint” </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to address/teach visual literacy </li></ul><ul><li>“ As video becomes part of our cultural conversation, used more frequently than, say, a postage stamp, it will affect the way we talk about the world and the ways we learn about it.” ~Jake Dunagan, Institute for the Future </li></ul>
  4. 4. Curriculum integration ideas <ul><li>Video trailers advertising books </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation of events in history </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching other students skills </li></ul><ul><li>“ How to” and instructional videos </li></ul><ul><li>Lab reports </li></ul><ul><li>PSA’s (recycling, healthy eating, cyberbullying) </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly news (then podcast it) </li></ul><ul><li>Video yearbook </li></ul>
  5. 5. More… <ul><li>Critique athletic and musical performances </li></ul><ul><li>Self evaluations </li></ul><ul><li>September - June learning progress </li></ul><ul><li>Personal documentaries in writing courses </li></ul><ul><li>Re-curate a museum event </li></ul><ul><li>Assess what students learn by taping them explaining “it” </li></ul><ul><li>Interview experts </li></ul><ul><li>Tape solutions of problems on flip charts or chalkboard </li></ul>
  6. 6. Video as a tool for assessment
  7. 7. FLIP!
  8. 8. Can’t see video? Click here for YouTube link
  9. 9. Flip - Flop
  10. 10. Flip
  11. 11. Flop
  12. 12. Flip Flop <ul><li>No tape </li></ul><ul><li>No cords </li></ul><ul><li>Instant downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Erases instantly </li></ul><ul><li>Easily used by many users at same time </li></ul><ul><li>Inexpensive </li></ul><ul><li>Hardy enough for a 5 year old </li></ul><ul><li>Fragile tape </li></ul><ul><li>Firewire or USB cords </li></ul><ul><li>Real time, lengthy downloads </li></ul><ul><li>One user per tape--not easily shared </li></ul><ul><li>Pricey to buy, pricey to fix </li></ul><ul><li>Challenging for most digital immigrants </li></ul>
  13. 13. Flip Models (VGA) <ul><li>Mino 60 mins, 2GB internal storage, 640x480 resolution, MP4 file format, internal only rechargeable batteries via USB port, composite cables ($149) </li></ul><ul><li>Ultra 120 mins, 4 GB internal storage, 640x480, MP4 file format, 2 AA batteries or rechargeable ones via USB port, composite cables ($149) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Flip Models (HD) <ul><li>Mino HD 60 or 120 mins, 4 or 8 GB, 1280x720 resolution widescreen, H.264 compression and MP4 file format, internal only lithium battery via USB port ($200-$229); Composite cable for 60 mins, HDMI cable for 120 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Ultra HD 120 mins, 8 GB, internal only rechargeable battery pack via USB port ($199) HDMI cable </li></ul><ul><li>More specs on the Flip site </li></ul>
  15. 15. Interviewing with a Flip Can’t see video? Click here for YouTube link
  16. 16. Your turn to “Flip” <ul><li>Choose a partner, pair off </li></ul><ul><li>Borrow one Flip per pair </li></ul><ul><li>Find a quiet, well-lit spot </li></ul><ul><li>Record each other speaking about your personal hero--1 to 3 minutes tops! </li></ul><ul><li>A few reminders…. </li></ul>
  17. 17. For a good clip… <ul><li>Speak loudly </li></ul><ul><li>Speak slowly </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of background visuals </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of background noise </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to have lead-in and lead-out time </li></ul><ul><li>Fill your camera view with your subject </li></ul><ul><li>And……… </li></ul>
  18. 18. Be back here on time or else!
  19. 19. EDIT!
  20. 20. Can’t see video? Click here for YouTube link
  21. 21. Get your clips in order <ul><li>Download your files to iPhoto </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FLIP media shows up like a volume on the Mac desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Look in the Flip’s DCIM folder for your video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drag your file into iPhoto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on your file in iPhoto to preview </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We will NOT use Flip software since iMovie works waaaaaaaay better with maaaaanny more options for exporting! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Edit in iMovie <ul><li>Open iMovie </li></ul><ul><li>Name your new project as your first name </li></ul><ul><li>Look at your iPhoto video files and you will see your clip there </li></ul><ul><li>Select your video and pull into your project </li></ul><ul><li>Get rid of hiccups, pauses, blank space, etc.from your video </li></ul><ul><li>Check for volume and increase if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Make a centered title slide over “star background”: My Hero: Name </li></ul>
  23. 23. Share out to the desktop <ul><li>Go to SHARE menu>Export using Quicktime>Movie to Quicktime Movie, default settings </li></ul><ul><li>This .mov file is what can be uploaded to a web hosting sites like YouTube. For our purposes they will be collected on thumb drives to be strung together as one video for a collaborative project. </li></ul>
  24. 24. UPLOAD!
  25. 25. Can’t see video? Click here for YouTube link
  26. 26. CELEBRATE!
  27. 27. Extra Nourishment <ul><li>Because of the low price, a Flip camera is a great item to request from a PTO or PTA </li></ul><ul><li>Get 2 Flip Ultra 120’s for $150 at DigitalWish .com </li></ul><ul><li>Flip in the Elementary Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Forty Interesting Ways to Use Your Pocket Video Camera in the Classroom </li></ul>
  28. 28. More… <ul><li>Video hosting sites to place your videos: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TeacherTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jacut (online editing too) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WatchKnow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ed. Voicethread </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flip Tip Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Flip Resources for storytelling, shooting,production and distribution </li></ul><ul><li>7 Things You Should Know About Flip Camcorders </li></ul>
  29. 29. About Us Ellen Robertson HHH Coordinator Instructional Computing [email_address] Corinne Carriero HHH Director Instructional Computing [email_address]