ExploringGlogster Maggie Phillips ITEC 7430/02 Spring 2012 Dr. Vega
What is Glogster?• Glogster is a website that allows users to create interactive, digital posters for free!• It’s a platform for creative expression of knowledge and learning.
Elements of a Glog• With Glogster, users can create digital, interactive posters with a variety of multimedia elements: – Text – Photographs – Images – Backgrounds – Audio Files – Videos – Special Effects
Glogster in Education • Glogster can be used in the classroom by teachers and students. • Teachers can use Glogster to create interactive posters to visually represent content, enhancing learning experiences. • Students can use Glogster to demonstrate their knowledge and learning. Students synthesize their learning by creating interactive multimedia posters representing content.
Safety First• In 2009, Glogster launched Glogster EDU, which serves the education field.• With Glogster EDU, students can create glogs and share them safely in a teacher controlled virtual classroom. Student glogs stay private!
Why did I pick Glogster?• Glogster allows • Glogster promotes students to create fun, higher order thinking creative, and interactive skills by allowing posters that students to synthesize demonstrate their content using a variety learning. It’s a great of multimedia assessment tool. resources.• Using Glogster is • Glogs are a quick, easy motivational to way to enhance a students. lesson!