Course participants offer their ideas about ways to use these fun free tools in instructional situations and other academic applications.
Glogster is a tool for creating unique, interactive digital “posters”, to share ideas, pictures, videos, and more. Learn more about Glogster here (on their “What Is Glogster?” page).
Vuvox allows users to mix text, pictures, sound, and video, to create a couple of different presentation formats – a scrolling ‘collage’ presentation, or their ‘express’ format. Learn more about Vuvox here (on their ‘About’ page).
“Make amazing videos by mixing your photos and video with our effects, text and music” with OneTrueMedia. Learn more here (on their ‘FAQ’ page).
With Voki, you can create a speaking animated avatar! Learn more here (on their ‘About’ page.)
Prezi is an app where you can create those cool visuals with images and text that zoom in to specific content elements and then back out again to see the bigger picture, and then zoom in again, etc. These have become popular in television commercials lately. Learn more here (by watching the video on their home page).
[note: this post gives great examples of how to use these free tools.]
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