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Get your students flipping over flip videos

  1. 1. Get Your Students Flipping Over FLIP Videos <br />Karen Megay-Nespoli<br />Child Study Department<br />
  2. 2. In the next 90 minutes you will:<br />Discover the ease of using a FLIP camera<br />Collaborate on creating a video<br />Learn how to upload a video<br />Strategies and uses for using the FLIP Camera in the classroom <br />
  3. 3. Why use video in the classroom?<br />Teachers who use instructional video report that their students retain more information, understand concepts more rapidly and are more enthusiastic about what they are learning. With video as one component in a thoughtful lesson plan, students often make new connections between curriculum topics, and discover links between these topics and the world outside the classroom . <br />Teachers can: <br />Reach students with a variety of learning styles, especially visual learners, and students with a variety of information acquisition styles <br />Engage students in problem-solving and investigative activities <br />Help students practice media literacy and critical viewing skills <br />Provide a common experience for students to discuss <br /> Thirteen online<br />
  4. 4. 45 Interesting Ways to Use Pocket Cameras in the Classroom <br />
  5. 5. Advantages<br />Easy to use<br />No wires <br />No cords<br />No tapes<br />Instant downloads<br />Erases instantly<br />Inexpensive<br />
  6. 6. How to use a Flip Video Camera<br />
  7. 7. How to operate the FLIP<br />Power - gray button<br />Record – red button<br />Zoom - +/- above and below the record button<br />Stop – red button <br />To find clips use the arrows on either side of the red button <br />Erase – just hit the garbage can twice<br />
  8. 8. Your Turn to FLIP!<br /><ul><li>Chose a partner and pair off
  9. 9. Borrow one FLIP per pair
  10. 10. Record each other speaking for about 3-5 minutes each
  11. 11. Find a quiet place to video
  12. 12. Avoid bright light
  13. 13. Pan slowly
  14. 14. Be sure to compose your shot
  15. 15. Steady the camera
  16. 16. Remember the 2 second rule
  17. 17. AND…..</li></li></ul><li>Conducting an interview<br />Select a topic for your inter view<br />Brainstorm 3-5 questions to ask at the interview<br />Practice interview questions<br />Practice answering the questions<br />When you are comfortable conduct and video tape your interview. <br />
  18. 18. BE BACK HERE IN 25 MINUTES<br />
  19. 19. Downloading and Uploading Your Videos<br />Turn on your FLIP Camera, flip out the USB output prong and insert it into your computer’s USB port.<br />A Flip Share “auto play” window will show up. A window will open showing thumb nails of all of the videos on the FLIP Camera. <br />Click the “all” button on the bottom left corner. You are going to save your videos to the desktop. <br />Follow the directions on the screen. <br />It is a good idea to rename your video and the folder.<br />To upload, open and log into your account .<br />Click the upload icon and follow the directions.<br />
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  21. 21. Alternatives<br />Here are some alternatives: <br />Mobile devices- cell phones are a very popular choice as most students already have them and are using them.<br />Kodak Zi8 A Pocket Video Camera with the built in USB port. captures every experience in HD. $160<br />Kodak PlaySport This little camera with built-in image stabilization will stay steady as a rock. $100<br />Samsung E10 Includes a 270 degree swivel lens so you can record yourself and then swivel it to film other scenes. $80 Mike Zimmer Blog Post<br />
  22. 22. Celebrate!<br />
  23. 23. Credits<br /> Google images for Photo credits <br />Clip Art <br />Thirteen online<br /><br />CS 324 student videos<br />Mike Zimmer Blog Post<br />Flip Camera online tutorials<br />Tom Barret 45 Ways PowerPoint<br /><br />
  24. 24. How will you use videos in your course?<br />
  25. 25. Questions<br />