Online Voice Tools For Language And Literacy

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  • No I don't. But I think we can safely assume that the higher the socio-economic level the more likely that home is to have broadband. Much of the non-broadband areas in Australia would be remote rural locations.

    If you searched the Aust Bureau of Statistics site at http://www.abs.gov.au/ you may find more accurate answers to your questions.

    Anecdotally I can say that there has been a marked increase in the last few years of migrant families having broadband at home.
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  • Online Voice Tools For Language And Literacy

    1. 1. Online Voice Tools for Language and Literacy Michael Coghlan September 11 th , 2008
    2. 2. Why Media? <ul><li>Adrian Miles (RMIT): </li></ul><ul><li>“ make our institution …more porous to the students’ private technologies – their mobile phones, their laptops and their cameras.” </li></ul><ul><li>Innate human desire/need to create </li></ul><ul><li>Ubiquity and ease of participatory media enables creation of images, film, documents, course content, assessments, etc </li></ul><ul><li>develops Digital Literacy </li></ul>http://flickr.com/photos/chunyang/800589975/
    3. 3. “ The Read/Write Web” (Tim Berners Lee) Original photo by Hummanna .
    4. 4. No Longer a Lone Voice <ul><li>Evolution of new tools, and </li></ul><ul><li>Increased bandwidth (estimated 70% of Australian households now have broadband) </li></ul><ul><li>> voice with images, video, animation is becoming the norm </li></ul><ul><li>BUT, voice alone still has value… </li></ul>Image courtesy of http://flickr.com/photos/rick_leche/2213262465/
    5. 5. The Ideal:
    6. 6. Annotating Content
    7. 7. Asynch Synch Oral Written Dialogic Minimalistic Reflective; combination of dialogic and monologic Most structured form of communication COMMUNICATION AXIS
    8. 8. Asynchronous Voice (Boards) <ul><li>new form of communication in the educational landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Allows individual assessment of oral output for every student </li></ul><ul><li>Can test pronunciation, fluency, communicative competence, conflict negotiation (using a scenario approach) </li></ul>
    9. 9. Asynchronous Voice - Tools <ul><li>Wimba: the original (and expensive) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>example </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free Alternatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voicethread ( example ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinswing ( example ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vaestro </li></ul></ul>Source: www.voice.gatech.edu /
    10. 10. http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
    11. 11. Where do you put your audio? <ul><li>Local server </li></ul><ul><li>LMS (eg Moodle, but usually limited file size) </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted podcasting services: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podomatic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Odeo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hipcast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utterz (microblogging) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wikis (eg Wikispaces) </li></ul><ul><li>Other – the Internet Archive: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.archive.org/index.php </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Micro (audio) Blogging <ul><li>Can record directly on to your personal or public site </li></ul><ul><li>Can post via phone directly to site (several sites provide this service these days – including Blogger) </li></ul>
    13. 13. UStream: Broadcast Yourself
    14. 14. <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative and Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Planning and Organising </li></ul><ul><li>Self-management </li></ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul>
    15. 15. Digital Story Telling <ul><li>Photostory </li></ul><ul><li>Moviemaker </li></ul>
    16. 16. Photo Story: which skills? <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative and Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Planning and Organising </li></ul><ul><li>Self-management </li></ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul>Which employability skills? – all of them!
    17. 17. Virtual Classrooms (Elluminate, Adobe Connect, Live Classroom) Free: Wiziq, Dim Dim
    18. 18. Second Life See Second Life in Education
    19. 19. The Essential List <ul><li>Instant Messenger (Skype, Google Talk) </li></ul><ul><li>Asynchronous Voice Board </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting (or other audio hosting) Site </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Classroom </li></ul>
    20. 20. ANY QUESTIONS? COMMENTS? e: [email_address] w: http://protopage.com/michaelc

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