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This presentation will give you a brief introduction to Elluminate - a whiteboard like tool that instructors use in online education to connect with their students and present information.

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  1. 1. Elluminate: Special Features for Your ClassroomFeaturing Tammy Moore<br />Presentation by Leslee G.<br />
  2. 2. Polling Options for Students<br />Polling options – red x or green check mark or ABCDE<br />Emoticons – happy or confused<br />Thumbs up or thumbs down<br />Applause<br />Results appear on screen as a bar graph for instructor to interpret<br />
  3. 3. Communication within Elluminate<br />Chat message to entire room or individuals - instructor sees all of the messages to entire rooms and individuals<br />Blue door when you are not present<br />Microphone when you are speaking – like a walkie-talkie<br />Raise your “hand” symbol so you can have permission to speak in microphone<br />
  4. 4. Other Useful Features on Elluminate<br />You can choose layout of whiteboard to fit your screen under View<br />Laser pointer is used to point out important information – each person can use a laser on a screen <br />number of activities you can do with this<br />point out where they are located or point out important information<br />
  5. 5. Instructor/Student View<br />Students can be working on an activity in Elluminate while teacher works with a person one-on-one<br />Instructor can work with individual students publicly or privately<br />Different uses for each<br />Activities can be done anonymously or with names as a class<br />Low levels of accountability and embarrassment vs. high levels of accountability<br />
  6. 6. Clip Art within Elluminate<br />Focus of the session was on clipart for Elluminate and interactive whiteboards<br />Clip art – ideal for visual learners in class<br />Elluminate has pre-loaded clipart – each student can bring in images<br />
  7. 7. Student Pics<br />You can have students pictures uploaded – use them for introductions, grouping students (see who is in their group)<br />Students upload picture at beginning of class and then you upload it into clipart (sized them down, and put a box around the picture)<br />
  8. 8. Using Clip Art in Elluminate or on Interactive White Boards<br />Images copied to give them a quick reminder of where to go (Elluminate features, Microsoft tools)<br />Catchy examples for first slide as they come into class<br />
  9. 9. Math ClipArt<br />Calculator –different brands that your students would use<br />coins (ESL students, foreign language)<br />graphs and number lines<br />
  10. 10. Science ClipArt<br />Key Concept maps – continuous for the class – big picture of the class (could be used in any type of classroom)<br />Labs – all the pieces of it<br />
  11. 11. More Info…<br />Learn Central – great site for teachers to use for collaboration using Elluminate<br /> Tammy Moore has times to collaborate with teachers on this site as well as her portfolio<br />
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