Category: Training Outlines (Page 1 of 2)

Zoom H1 Audio Recorders

GoPro Hero 4

GoProHero4 (1)

 

GoPro Hero 5 Black

Check out the GoPro Hero 5 Black, now at the media center.

GoPro 5 Tutorial

Cricut Cutting Machine

With the Cricut paper & fabric cutting machine, there are endless things you can make.

Cricut tutorial

Digital Storytelling Training Outline

Outline:

1. Examples

Twitter

Battle of Gettysburg

TwHistory

Facebook

Henio Zytomirski

Blog Style

Dracula
Alice & Kev

Image Based
Flickr- Tell a story in 5 Frames – Wish you were here
Comics
Voice Thread – Sad Family

Podcast-Audio Only
Storycorps
Writing Science News Class

Storymapping

Murmur Toronto

Ken Burns Style

Stories for Change – Arthritis

Creative Writing Style – obsession

Full Video

Dickinson Chem-The origins of Fluorine

 

2.Outline a Story Idea

a. Try a Story Idea Prompt

1.Where is a place in the world you’d like to visit?

a. What is the most adventurous thing you have done?
b. Who was an influential authority in your subject discipline?

2. Or describe a collection of things

a. Five attributes of a great writer
b. Top technology gadgets of the future
c. Most important discoveries in your field

b. Or Start with a Visual

3. Find Some Media

a. Understand copyright & Creative Commons Licensing

                    Creative Commons Search

b. Images

Flickr – Museum List – Most no Copyright

FlickrCC search

c. Audio

1. CCmixter – Music

2. Freesound – sound effects

d. Video

1. Entertainment Magazine’s Free Movies

2. Public Domain movies

3. Open Video Project

4. Internet Archive

4. Pick a Tool to Build Your Story

              A. 50 online tools

B. IMovie

C. Audacity

5. Additional Examples/Resources

            a. 50 Dominoe stories

            b. Story Ideas

            c.

 

 

Social Networking for Departments and Organizations – Outline

Outline

  • Types of Social Media
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Youtube
    • Flickr
    • Blogs
  • Best Practices
    • Connecting to people
    • Know your audience.  Deliver information they are interested in in a way they can connect to it.
    • Be positive
    • Spread good news about the organization, people currently or formerly in the organization
    • Be fun
    • Don’t be a narcissist
    • Be genuine-people connect to that
    • Thank people who comment/fan
    • People like to feel special too
  • Updating Efficiently
    • Streamlining & managing messages/media so sites cross fill each other
    • If you don’t want to maintain all of the elements, start with only a few you can manage.
    • Choose a point person to post
    • Social Media Hour (daily/weekly)
    • Images/Video are great but you have to first have someone shoot it so you can post it.
    • Distribute to student workers/others in organization so it’s not on the party planners shoulders.
  • Promotion
    • Cross Promote with like minded groups.  The more eyes viewing your site the better.
    • Connecting with interested parties first.
  • Technologies
    • Selective Twitter
    • Twitter Feed
    • RSS Graffiti
    • Involver suite
    • Hoot Suite
    • Tweetdeck

Links

Gracefully promote yourself online
Mashable 
ReadWriteWeb
Social Media Examiner 
In Social Media, Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail

 

Resources

 

WordPress Blog – Outline

Outline

  • Give location of course blog
  • Tell students to check email and accept invitation to system
    • Change password from auto generated to user selected
  • Overview of post screen
    • Title
    • Body
    • Formating Toolbar
    • Uploads
    • Categories
    • Tags
    • Saving Drafts
    • Publishing
  • Editing Posts
  • Deleting Posts
  • Commenting

Links

Dickinson Blog

Resources

WordPress Author Tutorial

 

Intro to RSS – Outline

Outline

  • RSS stands for ‘Really Simple Syndication’. Many people describe it as a ‘news feed’ that you subscribe to.
  • RSS In Plain English
  • It’s like subscribing to a magazine that is delivered to you periodically but instead of it coming in your physical mail box each month when the magazine is published it is delivered to your ‘RSS Reader’ every time your favorite website updates.
  • Both of these feed readers work a little like email. As you subscribe to feeds you’ll see that unread entries from the sites you’re tracking will be marked as bold. As you click on them you’ll see the latest update and can read it right there in the feed reader. You are given the option to click through to the actual site or move onto the next unread item – marking the last one as ‘read’.
  • Tools
    • Create a new folder in Google Reader
      • Feed settings > New folder
    • Search Blogs

Links

RSS In Plain English
Google Blog Search
Technorati
Google Reader

Resources (Class files-pdfs)

Storyboarding Using Comic Life – Outline

Outline

  • Showcase good examples from related classes
  • Discuss process of outlining story
  • How to transition to using comic
    • How many pages should the end product be in length?
    • Evaluate best layout for project
  • Comic Life Introduction
    • Using templates
    • Adding a new panel
    • Narrative
      • Text Bubbles
      • Text Box
      • Word Art
    • Adding Images
      • Importing
      • Taking Pictures with ISight Camera
    • Customizing Styles
    • Saving
    • Exporting
      • Export JPEG 150 dpi

Links

Comic Life Download

Resources

Comic Life Tutorial

Language Exchanges – Outline

Outline

  • Connect through Skype with remote language learners
  • Pair students and language learners together for discussion
    • If number of participants don’t align, partners will be doubled up to ensure everyone speaks
  • Have students add Skype user to their contacts
  • Text chat with user to ask if they are ready to speak
  • Call user
    • Speak first 20 minutes in language students are learning
    • Speak next 20 minutes in English
  • Students may have been assigned example questions to ask during exchange and should be writing down answers throughout conversation

Links

The Mixxer

Babylon Translation

Skype

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