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Voki web 2.0 advocate presentation

  1. 1. (a Web 2.0 Tool)Myra LipseyFRIT 8132Web 2.0 Advocate Assignment
  2. 2.  A Voki is a talking picture or avatar. It can be used by students and teachers for different reasons. A Voki can grab attention of its viewers A Voki can keep students engaged in learning.
  3. 3.  Vokis can help students who are shy or reluctant to get up in front of their peers to give an oral book report. Voki can allow them to complete a requirement of an oral presentation in a more comfortable way. Voki can help some students who are reluctant to get up in front of their peers to give an oral book report. Voki can allow them to complete a requirement of an oral presentation in a more comfortable way. Voki can also be used by teachers to introduce a lesson. Students can view the Voki from home since this tool is web-based.
  4. 4.  Voki can also be used by teachers to introduce a lesson. Students can view a Voki from home since this tool is web-based.
  5. 5.  An article by Huang and Lin states that, “Vokis increase opportunities for oral practice and metalinguistic awareness. Vokis offer students extra opportunities to practice speaking. Students noted that online recordings enabled them to rehearse and self-monitor the tone and pronunciation of their own speech, as well as having the ability to wait to submit their recording only when they felt satisfied with it.”
  6. 6.  Voki also offers a different kind of presentation appeal for students of all ages. Students and teachers can create a variety of avatars for various presentations. Voki is available at all times, so students who are absent can view presentations of other students, or teacher created lessons, whenever they return, or while at home.
  7. 7.  National Educational Technology Standards for students (#4 Technology communications tools) state that students should use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences. Standard #3 (Technology productivity tools) states that students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
  8. 8. Voki needs to be unblocked.I hope you will consider this request. It can bea great tool for all teachers across our county!
  9. 9.  Huang, C., & Lin. C. (2011). Enhancing classroom interactivity and engagement, CFI. Learner’s perceptions of the application of Web 2.0 technology. British Journal of Educational Technology, 42 (6), E141-E144, dol:10.1111/j.1467-8535. 2011. 01219.x Lamb, A. (2012). Technology Swarms for Digital Learners. Teacher Librarian, 39(5), 67-72. Wade, W. (2012). Online Learning Today: What Works, What Doesnt. Community College Week, 24(13), 4.

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