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Blackboard BITSFREE and CHEAPMultimedia Tools forEducators@PROFESSORJOSH#Blackboard
Engaging Diverse LearningStyles with Web & MobileMultimedia Tools@PROFESSORJOSH
Web friendlypresentationsEngage diverselearning stylesSelf-pacedresourcesReusable coursecontentOnline Tools
Work on the goor in the field CheaperStudents can useto create contenttooMobileTools
SkyDrive - EmbedMicrosoft SkyDrive used toembed a PowerPointPresentationSlideShare.netConvert presentation to onlinesocial...
Reduce PowerPoint filesup to 97%Add Youtube videosKeep PowerPointanimations, triggeranimations, styles, audio, video in Fl...
 Animoto automatically producesunique video pieces from yourphotos, video clips, text, and music. 30 Second Clips FREE ...
 Xtranormal assist in creating movies withtype and unique characters Create unique and engaging content Not Free Soluti...
• Create and post avatars anywhereonline• Uses text to speech, uploadedaudio files, voice recordings, orphone recordings• ...
 Combine multiple videos you’ve uploaded tocreate a new longer video Trim the beginning and / or end of your videos Add...
Dragontape.comMashups videos & clip themExample:http://www.dragontape.com/explore/4199001http://www.dragontape.com/#!/3296...
Aviary.comFREE Web and Mobile PhotoEditorPixlr.comFREE Web and Mobile photoeditoriPiccy.comFREE Photo Editor
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Freemusicarchive.coman interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads.Soundbible.comCopyright-friendly audio c...
Fluency - Students can record their voices andlisten to check their intonation andpronunciation.Foreign Language - Teacher...
Screencasting ToolsA process that allows one to capture actionsviewed on a computer screen, such asbrowsing a website, sa...
Vs. PowerPoint add-in to record presentations Quiz questions and Scorm compatible (savegrades in Blackboard) Unlimited ...
Web based screen recorderGreat for on the fly screencasts5 minutes limitShareable and Reusable: Embed inBlackboard, Get UR...
iPad App – FREE – Used to record on thefly tutorials using sketches with voicerecordingBlank BackgroundImage Background...
iPad App – FREE – Used to record on thefly tutorials using sketches with voicerecordingBlank BackgroundMultiple Images...
Screenshot ToolsOffice 2010  Built in to the insert tab on the ribbonbar, use shapes and text boxes to label key areas of...
What was that tool again?http://go2web20.net/
Search for reusablecontentSoftChalk is teaching software that allowsusers to create engaging, interactive lessonsCreate We...
Blog:http://professorjosh.comTwitter:@professorjoshFacebook:facebook.com/professorjoshYouTube:youtube.com/theprofessorjosh...
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To accommodate diverse learning styles as well as access to mobile content it has become increasingly important to use multimedia and instructional tools that enhance lessons. The tools featured in this webinar will be either free or cheap resources that easily incorporate a variety of multimedia into your SoftChalk content. Many of the tools have both desktop and mobile based solutions that are great to utilize with online and in class engagement. Plus many of these tools are great for student created content as well.

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Engaging Diverse Learning Styles with FREE and Cheap Web and Mobile Multimedia Tools

  1. 1. Blackboard BITSFREE and CHEAPMultimedia Tools forEducators@PROFESSORJOSH#Blackboard
  2. 2. Engaging Diverse LearningStyles with Web & MobileMultimedia Tools@PROFESSORJOSH
  3. 3. Web friendlypresentationsEngage diverselearning stylesSelf-pacedresourcesReusable coursecontentOnline Tools
  4. 4. Work on the goor in the field CheaperStudents can useto create contenttooMobileTools
  5. 5. SkyDrive - EmbedMicrosoft SkyDrive used toembed a PowerPointPresentationSlideShare.netConvert presentation to onlinesocially sharable format. Greatplace to find presentations too.http://Slideshare.net/jmurdock3
  6. 6. Reduce PowerPoint filesup to 97%Add Youtube videosKeep PowerPointanimations, triggeranimations, styles, audio, video in FlashConvert .PPT, .PPTX, .PPS, .PPSXfiles to Flash (.SWF)Free!Online Presentationshttp://www.ispringsolutions.com/http://www.ispringsolutions.com/free_powerpoint_to_flash_converter.html
  7. 7.  Animoto automatically producesunique video pieces from yourphotos, video clips, text, and music. 30 Second Clips FREE Educator Plus (Full Length Videos) planfor FREEhttp://animoto.com/education Easy Sharing & Upload to YouTube iPhone, iPad, Android apps availablehttp://animoto.com/play/wfBLXwpvmKpwuky1oa1ldg
  8. 8.  Xtranormal assist in creating movies withtype and unique characters Create unique and engaging content Not Free Solution Educational Monthly Fee Version ($10) or Pay Per Character, Scene, Publish Version Publish to YouTube availablehttp://www.xtranormal.com/watch/12627281/multimedia-tools-for-online-courses-xtranormal
  9. 9. • Create and post avatars anywhereonline• Uses text to speech, uploadedaudio files, voice recordings, orphone recordings• FREE for basic characters andscenes up to 60 seconds in length• Voki Classroom $30 a year –additional scenes & characters upto 60 seconds in length, plus abilityto add lessons, no studentregistration, and can leavefeedback for students.• http://www.voki.com/http://www.voki.com/pickup.php?scid=6593803&height=400&width=300
  10. 10.  Combine multiple videos you’ve uploaded tocreate a new longer video Trim the beginning and / or end of your videos Add a soundtrack from Creative CommonsAudioSwap library Create new videos without worrying about fileformats, and publish the new video to YouTubewith one click (no new upload is required)http://www.youtube.com/editor
  11. 11. Dragontape.comMashups videos & clip themExample:http://www.dragontape.com/explore/4199001http://www.dragontape.com/#!/3296438TubeChop.com CutvideosExample:http://www.tubechop.com/watch/224861QuietTube.comRemove DistractionsExample:http://quietube2.com/v.php/http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_A-ZVCjfWf8
  12. 12. Aviary.comFREE Web and Mobile PhotoEditorPixlr.comFREE Web and Mobile photoeditoriPiccy.comFREE Photo Editor
  13. 13. Clipping MagicEasily Remove Backgrounds From Images Online
  14. 14. Pics4Learning.comCopyright-friendly imagesExample:http://pics4learning.com/?search=cat&query=Education_ScienceFotopedia.comCopyright-friendly imagesExample:http://www.fotopedia.com/wiki/Orlando,_Florida#!/items/b20n1klt7t4vv-niNiYTcewWUMorguefile.comCopyright-friendly imagesExample:http://morguefile.com/archive/browse/#/?qury=computer&terms_all=computerflickr.comOption for Copyright-friendlyimages Example:http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=commons&q=computer&m=textCreativeCommons
  15. 15. Freemusicarchive.coman interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads.Soundbible.comCopyright-friendly audio clips—sound effects and loops Copyrightfriendly.wikispaces.comComprehensive list ofcopyright-friendly music andsoundCreativecommons.orglist of Copyright-friendly audiorepositories—for use in podcastsand videosCreativeCommons
  16. 16. Fluency - Students can record their voices andlisten to check their intonation andpronunciation.Foreign Language - Teachers can recordproper pronunciation of a foreign languageso students can listen andpractice. Students can record and listen tosee if they are using proper articulation.Reading poetry aloud to hearrhythm and rhymePodcasting - Use Audacity to record a "show"to inform others about class news, currentevents, and areas of interest.Audacity is a free open source softwareprogram that is used to edit, record or listen todigital audio files.http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
  17. 17. Screencasting ToolsA process that allows one to capture actionsviewed on a computer screen, such asbrowsing a website, saving a file to a flashdrive or performing a task in Excel orBlackboard.presenting video lectures along withnarrationdemonstrating how a certain task isperformed using specific databaseor softwareproviding student visual and narratedfeedback on assignments or projects
  18. 18. Vs. PowerPoint add-in to record presentations Quiz questions and Scorm compatible (savegrades in Blackboard) Unlimited recording with timelineeditor, Captions, Speech-to-text, Callouts, Zoom and Pan, Premiumhttps://store.techsmith.com/education.aspExample: http://youtu.be/MVLAYGowf9A Freehttp://www.techsmith.com/jing.html Limited to 5 min videolength and has no editingcapabilities. Screenshots with mark-uptools for images
  19. 19. Web based screen recorderGreat for on the fly screencasts5 minutes limitShareable and Reusable: Embed inBlackboard, Get URL, Downloadmp4, or Publish to YouTubewww.screenr.com/
  20. 20. iPad App – FREE – Used to record on thefly tutorials using sketches with voicerecordingBlank BackgroundImage BackgroundMultiple Color MarkersEasy to Sharehttp://www.screenchomp.com/t/kASxbBrF5L
  21. 21. iPad App – FREE – Used to record on thefly tutorials using sketches with voicerecordingBlank BackgroundMultiple ImagesMultiple Color MarkersEasy to Sharehttp://www.educreations.com/lesson/view/unit-9-the-gas-laws/730991/
  22. 22. Screenshot ToolsOffice 2010  Built in to the insert tab on the ribbonbar, use shapes and text boxes to label key areas of theimageTechsmith Snagit  Image editor to mark upscreenshot, delayed capture to snag menus, spotlight &magnify, interactive hotspot tool for URL links and/ortext poppershttps://store.techsmith.com/education.aspTechsmith Jing  Capture whole screen or a portionof your screen, limited markup tools—arrows, highlight, textboxesWindows  Macintosh Command – Shift – 3Command – Shift – 4
  23. 23. What was that tool again?http://go2web20.net/
  24. 24. Search for reusablecontentSoftChalk is teaching software that allowsusers to create engaging, interactive lessonsCreate Web lessons in html formatas if working in a word processorpop-up annotations, interactivelearning activities, andcomprehension questionsCompatible withBlackboard and the GradeCenterMobile ready!http://softchalk.com/Examples: https://softchalkcloud.com/lesson/serve/PcN9LgGU0QarKw/html
  25. 25. Blog:http://professorjosh.comTwitter:@professorjoshFacebook:facebook.com/professorjoshYouTube:youtube.com/theprofessorjoshEmail:Jmurdock3@valenciacollege.eduSlideShare:http://slideshare.net/jmurdock3LTS Blog - http://wp.valenciacollege.edu/lts-blog/LTS Facebook – http://facebook.com/ltsvalenciaLTS Twitter – http://twitter.com/ltsvalenciaJosh Murdock

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