“Can you hear me
       now?”
Creating Voki and Podcasts for
    use in the classroom.


http://teachertube.com/viewVideo....
VOKI
What is a Voki?

• A voki is a talking avatar/cartoon of
  oneself.

• Allows someone to communicate with
  voice but thro...
How can I use Voki?

• Short speaking assessment

• Spice up a blog, web page or wiki.

• Communicate with students outsid...
• Practicing and listening to speech

• Alternative assessment….
  (Example: Students can create an avatar
  that resemble...
How do I create a Voki?
1. Create your own Voki account at
   www.voki.com.
   a.) Register (top right).
   b.) Fill in th...
2. Login to the Voki site .

3. Create a new Voki.
 * Customize your character.
 * Give it a Voice.
 * Choose a Background...
C a n yo u he a r
  m e P o d o a wt s ?f o? ?
        nc s             r
                  E d u c a t io n




Presentat...
Podcast        How
What is                  can I
 it?                    use it?




           How do I
           creat...
What is it?
A Podcast is an audio recording,
similar to a radio program, that is
made available on the Internet to
listen ...
Podcast Examples….

             http://phsespanoldos.pbwiki.com/

http://www.podcastalley.com/podcast_genres.php?pod_genr...
How can I use it?
•   assessment tool
•   24/7 availablility of key info.
•   audio directions
•   lectures/class informat...
Benefits….
•   improve student learning
•   reach the different learning styles
•   24/7 availability for students
•   eng...
How do I create it?




 Set up
account   Record   Listen
How do I create it?
1. Register for an account at one of the
   following websites:




   http://www.phonecasti   http://...
How do I create it?
 Create channel to house the individual
  recordings/episodes.
  - Can make a channel for each class ...
How do I create it?
 Record episodes through cell
  phone.
 1. Dial in via access phone number
    listed on website.
 2....
How do students access it?
 • Can give students web address for
   gabcast or phonecasting.

 • Can put podcast on Itunes ...
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Can you hear me now? Creating Voki and Podcasts for use in the classroom.

  1. 1. “Can you hear me now?” Creating Voki and Podcasts for use in the classroom. http://teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_i
  2. 2. VOKI
  3. 3. What is a Voki? • A voki is a talking avatar/cartoon of oneself. • Allows someone to communicate with voice but through an animated character, which they create. • Example: http://phsespanoldos.pbworks.com/
  4. 4. How can I use Voki? • Short speaking assessment • Spice up a blog, web page or wiki. • Communicate with students outside of the classroom.
  5. 5. • Practicing and listening to speech • Alternative assessment…. (Example: Students can create an avatar that resembles a character from a story, add a setting and give it speech.) • Other ideas?
  6. 6. How do I create a Voki? 1. Create your own Voki account at www.voki.com. a.) Register (top right). b.) Fill in the required information. c.)You need an email account to confirm your registration. An activation email will be sent to the email address used.
  7. 7. 2. Login to the Voki site . 3. Create a new Voki. * Customize your character. * Give it a Voice. * Choose a Background. * Pick a Player color. * Publish it to email or get code to put it on a website, wiki or blog.
  8. 8. C a n yo u he a r m e P o d o a wt s ?f o? ? nc s r E d u c a t io n Presentation available @ www.slideshare.net – Type in podcasts titler in the search engine.
  9. 9. Podcast How What is can I it? use it? How do I create it?
  10. 10. What is it? A Podcast is an audio recording, similar to a radio program, that is made available on the Internet to listen to or download to a personal audio player.
  11. 11. Podcast Examples…. http://phsespanoldos.pbwiki.com/ http://www.podcastalley.com/podcast_genres.php?pod_genre_id=7 http://www.apple.com/itunes/whatson/podcasts/
  12. 12. How can I use it? • assessment tool • 24/7 availablility of key info. • audio directions • lectures/class information • record original music • help with literacy • record student written scripts/plays • embed into blog, web page, etc. • Possibilities are endless!!!
  13. 13. Benefits…. • improve student learning • reach the different learning styles • 24/7 availability for students • engaging and motivating • real audience for student work • practice speaking skills • integrating/teaching new technology
  14. 14. How do I create it? Set up account Record Listen
  15. 15. How do I create it? 1. Register for an account at one of the following websites: http://www.phonecasti http://www.gabcast.com/ ng.com/
  16. 16. How do I create it?  Create channel to house the individual recordings/episodes. - Can make a channel for each class that you teach, subject matter, etc.
  17. 17. How do I create it?  Record episodes through cell phone. 1. Dial in via access phone number listed on website. 2. Enter channel # (gabcast) / phone # (phonecasting) 3. Enter password 4. Record 5. Save and Publish
  18. 18. How do students access it? • Can give students web address for gabcast or phonecasting. • Can put podcast on Itunes – Need to copy the xml link and paste it into itunes. • Can embed the podcast in a web page, pbwiki page, etc.

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