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Final Presentation . Heather Glidewell Jay Knoblock. What is Voice Thread?. Transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice , and text commenting. Engage, Collaborate, Connect Digital Storytelling. Uses of a voice thread. Collaboration Digital Storytelling

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  1. Final Presentation Heather Glidewell Jay Knoblock

  2. What is Voice Thread? • Transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice, and text commenting. • Engage, Collaborate, Connect • Digital Storytelling

  3. Uses of a voice thread • Collaboration • Digital Storytelling • pose questions about the basis for meaning, integrate multiple voices and perspectives, and adopt a collaborative inquiry stance • video editing, hyperlinked knowledge bases, and asynchronous virtual communication • create conversations that extend across the classroom or across the globe • boost the learning skills and motivation of these students and many others as they work with multimedia to explore subject areas, express their ideas, and share information - and all at their own pace and learning level

  4. How to Create a Voice Thread • VoiceThread • Instructional Video • http://voicethread.com/about/library/

  5. Example of a Voice thread

  6. What is a Voki? What is Voki? Vokienables users to express themselves on the web in their own voice using a talking character. You can customize your Voki to look like you or take on the identity of lots of other types of characters… animals, monsters, anime etc. Where did the name Voki come from? Vokiis a combination of "vox", which is Latin for voice, and "Loki", which, is a prankster character in Norse Mythology. Loki Vox

  7. Uses of a Voki • Your Voki can speak with your own voice which is added via microphone, upload, or phone. Voki lives on your blog, social network profile and will soon be integrated in various instant messaging platforms. You will also be able to download it to most video supported phones. • Who is Voki for? Voki is soley for personal, non-commercial use only. If you are a business owner and want to use Voki, then SitePal is available for a small monthly fee of $9.95/month. • Who made Voki? Voki is brought to you by the folks at Oddcast, a New York based company that has been creating speaking characters on the web for years. These are the same people behind the popular Careerbuilder Monk-e-mail.

  8. Our Voki Examples SrA. Glidewell Mr. Knoblock

  9. I. Creating a Voki 1) Go to http://www.voki.com If you already have a Voki account, skip to step #5. 2) Click “Get Voki” in the middle of the main screen. 3) Sign up for Voki

  10. 4) Go to your e-mail and open the confirmation e-mail to activate your account. 5) Sign-in 6) Click on “Create a New Voki”

  11. 7) You can now modify your character to look and sound as you want them to. • First, under “Customize Your Character,” select your character and the visual features you would desire. • Next, under “Give It a Voice,” choose between a phone message, a typed message, a spoken message into a microphone, or an uploaded message. • Finally, customize the background and player of your Voki

  12. 8) Click “Publish.” You will be asked to “Name Your Scene.” Do so. 9) Click “Add To Your Site” or “Send to a Friend.” If you choose to add the Voki to your site, copy the code from the “Embed Code” and proceed to your site. If you chose to send to a friend, enter their e-mail on the following screen.

  13. II. Activity: Create a VokiIntroduce yourself to your future class 1) Again create a new Voki.

  14. 2) Next select the phone icon where it says “Give It a Voice.” 3) Call the number on the screen. 4) Enter in the code when you are prompted that is found on the screen.

  15. 5) Record your introduction when prompted. Be sure to hit the # key when you are finished talking to save it. 6) When you finish recording, customize your character as before, and click “publish.” 7) Send your completed Voki to jknoblock_125@hotmail.com

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