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Creativity in the language classroom with Animoto

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For EFL instructors looking to help their learners engage with English in creative ways, Internet-based applications offer numerous exciting possibilities to provide learners with authentic reasons for using English. This presentation introduces Animoto, an easy to use web-based application ideal for creating professional looking short videos and demonstrates its efficacy in two different EFL learning contexts.

Creativity in the language classroom with Animoto

  1. 1. Creativity in the language classroom via Jerry Talandis Jr. | Michael Stout Toyo Gakuen University
  2. 2. Today’s menu...• The importance of creativity• What is Animoto?• Projects in Jerry’s & Michael’s classes• So what?
  3. 3. The importance of creativity“The world is changing. We are preparing peopletoday for jobs and contexts that do not yet exist.The key to thriving, not merely surviving into thefuture is creativity.” Brown & Tatsuki, 2010
  4. 4. The need to know the capital of Floridadied when my phone learned the answer. Anthony Chivetta Student 2.0
  5. 5. What is Animoto? animoto.com
  6. 6. What is Animoto? animoto.com
  7. 7. Choose your video style
  8. 8. Choose your video style
  9. 9. Step 1: Get imagery
  10. 10. Step 2: Select music
  11. 11. Step 3: Finalize
  12. 12. Step 3: Finalize
  13. 13. Step 3: Finalize
  14. 14. animoto.com/education
  15. 15. Projects in Jerry’s class
  16. 16. Chukyo University, Nagoya Campus
  17. 17. Photography & the Internet
  18. 18. Projects in Michael’s class
  19. 19. Toyo Gakuen University Nagareyama Campus
  20. 20. Step x Step
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  29. 29. So what?
  30. 30. Creativity is essential
  31. 31. Creativity is essential Web 2.0 makes it easy
  32. 32. Creativity is essential Web 2.0 makes it easyAnimoto is fun
  33. 33. Creativity is essential Web 2.0 makes it easyAnimoto is fun Motivating
  34. 34. Thank you

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