Dec
17

99¢ Podcast: Narrated Slideshows

A recording of Wesley Fryer’s 68 minute videoconference on December 12, 2011, “Narrated Slideshows,” is available as a 99¢ download. This is a high quality screencast published at 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, and is 1.6 GB in size. (A high speed Internet connection is required for download.) The workshop description was:

Learn how to create and share a narrated slideshow online including recorded audio synchronized to selected photographs or images. We’ll discuss different examples of narrated slideshows and review effective processes for facilitating student narrated slideshows. Websites and tools for creating narrated slideshows we will explore include VoiceThread, SlideShare, and SonicPics for iOS.

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This podcast is a QuickTime mp4 movie file which can be viewed on a laptop or desktop computer using free QuickTime Player software from Apple. It also looks great on an iPad!

All referenced links and resources from the podcast and videoconference are linked on wfryer.me/slideshows.

Update 31 March 2012: This video podcast is now available FREE on YouTube, and closed captioning via automatic transcriptions are available if needed.

If you are interested in having this workshop shared via videoconference for your school or educational organization, please request it via the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration. (link coming)

Visit learn.playingwithmedia.com for more information about upcoming scheduled workshops supporting the eBook, “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing” by Wesley Fryer.

Dec
14

99¢ Podcast: Tell a Story in 5 Photos

A recording of Wesley Fryer’s 69 minute videoconference on December 8, 2011, “Tell a Story in 5 Photos,” is available as a 99¢ download. This is a high quality screencast published at 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, and is 1.5 GB in size. (A high speed Internet connection is required for download.) The workshop description was:

Visual literacy and visual communication skills can be developed effectively through image-based communication. In this session we will discuss examples of five photo stories, explore copyright-friendly websites for finding images to use in five photo stories, and learn how to create and share five photo stories with a variety of web-based tools.

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This podcast is a QuickTime mp4 movie file which can be viewed on a laptop or desktop computer using free QuickTime Player software from Apple. It also looks great on an iPad!

All referenced links and resources from the podcast and videoconference are linked on wfryer.me/5photos.

Update: As of 31 March 2012, this video podcast is also available FREE via YouTube.

If you are interested in having this workshop shared via videoconference for your school or educational organization, please request it via the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration.

Visit learn.playingwithmedia.com for more information about upcoming scheduled workshops supporting the eBook, “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing” by Wesley Fryer.

Dec
08

99¢ Podcast: iPhoneography

A recording of my 62 minute presentation on December 7th, “iPhoneography,” is available as a 99¢ download. This is a high quality screencast published at 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, and is 1.5 GB in size. (A high speed Internet connection is required for download.) The workshop description was:

Smartphones like the iPhone have ushered in a new golden age of digital photography. The best camera is the one you have with you. The higher resolution along with the editing/processing capabilities and uploading/sharing options of modern smartphones make iPhoneography a flexible as well as fun type of digital photography. In this session we’ll explore a variety of concepts, techniques, and applications related to iPhoneography.

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This podcast is a QuickTime mp4 movie file which can be viewed on a laptop or desktop computer using free QuickTime Player software from Apple. It also looks great on an iPad!

All referenced links and resources from the podcast and videoconference are linked on wfryer.me/iphoneography.

If you are interested in having this workshop shared via videoconference for your school or educational organization, please request it via the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration.

Visit learn.playingwithmedia.com for more information about upcoming scheduled workshops supporting the eBook, “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing” by Wesley Fryer.

Dec
07

99¢ Podcast: iPad Quick Edit Videography

A recording of my 63 minute videoconference on December 7th, “iPad Quick Edit Videography,” is available as a 99¢ download. This is a high quality screencast published at 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, and is 1.5 GB in size. (A high speed Internet connection is required for download.) The workshop description was:

Learn to shoot, edit, and publish a video on an iPad in a fraction of the time this process takes with a laptop computer and “traditional” video gear! Flash-based video camcorders on mobile computing devices (like the iPad) can empower learners to create and publish “quick edit” videos. In this session we will discuss example iPad videos, explore different apps for quick-edit videography, and learn to to successfully facilitate student-created iPad videos. We’ll also learn about options for puppet videography with iPads, including actual finger puppets as well as virtual puppets using apps like Puppet Pals. Prepare to have fun and unleash a wealth of creative ideas with your students during and following this workshop!

Use the ADD TO CART link below to purchase via PayPal or Google Checkout.

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This podcast is a QuickTime mp4 movie file which can be viewed on a laptop or desktop computer using free QuickTime Player software from Apple. It also looks great on an iPad!

All referenced links and resources from the podcast and videoconference are linked on wfryer.me/ipadvideo.

If you are interested in having this workshop shared via videoconference for your school or educational organization, please request it via the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration.

Visit learn.playingwithmedia.com for more information about upcoming scheduled workshops supporting the eBook, “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing” by Wesley Fryer.

Dec
03

99¢ Podcast: Creating Multimedia eBooks

A recording of my 65 minute videoconference on December 1st, “Creating Multimedia eBooks,” is available as a 99¢ download. This is a high quality screencast published at 1024 x 768 pixel resolution, and is 1.4 GB in size. (A high speed Internet connection is required for download.) The workshop description was:

Learn how to create enhanced/multimedia eBooks including digital text, hyperlinks, images, and embedded videos. In addition to using Apple Pages software (part of iWork) participants will learn how to use Calibre software (free and cross-platform) to convert multimedia documents into a variety of eBook formats.

Use the ADD TO CART link below to purchase via PayPal or Google Checkout.

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This podcast is a QuickTime movie, which can be viewed on a laptop or desktop computer using free QuickTime Player software from Apple. It also looks great on an iPad!

All referenced links and resources from the podcast and videoconference are linked on wfryer.me/ebooks.

Update 31 March 2012: This video podcast is now available FREE on YouTube, and closed captioning via automatic transcriptions are available if needed.

If you are interested in having this workshop shared via videoconference for your school or educational organization, please request it via the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration.

Visit learn.playingwithmedia.com for more information about upcoming scheduled workshops supporting the eBook, “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing” by Wesley Fryer.

Nov
09

Classroom Backchannels: December 21, 2011

Workshop description: Learn how to create and use online ‘backchannels’ in the classroom to facilitate student discussion, collaboration and reflection. A variety of backchannel websites will be used and explored including Etherpad and TodaysMeet. The use of Twitter hashtags for communication and collaboration will also be addressed.

Workshop facilitator: Wesley Fryer

This workshop is offered in 3 versions:

  • a 3 hour hands-on, BYOL (bring your own laptop) workshop ($50 per participant*)
  • a 1 hour, interactive videoconference for participants using Skype or a H.323 video endpoint ($100 per site*)
  • a 60 minute, downloadable video podcast (99¢)

Registration is available for this 2 – 3 pm CST videoconference. (Skype or H.323 video endpoint videoconferencing required)

Note these prices are for credit card payments only. If paying by school purchase order, an additional $50 processing fee is added. More information for schools paying by PO is available.

Nov
09

iPad Media Creation: December 20, 2011

Workshop description: Learn a variety of applications, strategies and techniques for helping students CREATE media using iPads, iPod Touches or iPhones. We will explore applications for mobile blogging, audio recording, music creation and videography. To be fully digitally literate, people today need to be able to create compelling messages with media. Come learn how to transform your iPad into a powerful platform for multimedia creation and sharing!

Workshop facilitator: Wesley Fryer

This workshop is offered in 3 versions:

  • a 3 hour hands-on, BYOL (bring your own laptop) workshop ($50 per participant*)
  • a 1 hour, interactive videoconference for participants using Skype or a H.323 video endpoint ($100 per site*)
  • a 60 minute, downloadable video podcast (99¢)

Registration is available for this 2 – 3 pm CST videoconference. (Skype or H.323 video endpoint videoconferencing required)

Note these prices are for credit card payments only. If paying by school purchase order, an additional $50 processing fee is added. More information for schools paying by PO is available.

 

Nov
09

Classroom Learning Portals: December 19, 2011

Workshop description: Learn how to create a website using wiki software which can serve as a classroom learning portal or “home base” for your students. This site can include links, assignments, resources, and other digital curriculum materials. We’ll explore and discuss exemplary classroom learning portals created by other teachers and learn how to create our own. A variety of wiki tools will be compared including WikiSpaces for Educators and Google Sites. We’ll learn how to hyperlink and embed a variety of content into these sites.

Workshop facilitator: Wesley Fryer

This workshop is offered in 3 versions:

  • a 3 hour hands-on, BYOL (bring your own laptop) workshop ($50 per participant*)
  • a 1 hour, interactive videoconference for participants using Skype or a H.323 video endpoint ($100 per site*)
  • a 60 minute, downloadable video podcast (99¢)

Registration is available for this 2 – 3 pm CST videoconference. (Skype or H.323 video endpoint videoconferencing required)

Note these prices are for credit card payments only. If paying by school purchase order, an additional $50 processing fee is added. More information for schools paying by PO is available.

 

Nov
09

Puppet Videography: December 14, 2011

Workshop description: Learn how to use finger puppets, hand puppets, and “app puppets” (in iOS applications like PuppetPals and Sock Puppets) with students to create informative as well as entertaining videos. Puppet videos can have fewer privacy and confidentiality issues in school than other videos, since student faces are not recorded. In this session we’ll discuss different puppet videography examples and learn how to create our own. Come to this workshop ready to have FUN and be CREATIVE!

Workshop facilitator: Wesley Fryer

This workshop is offered in 3 versions:

  • a 3 hour hands-on, BYOL (bring your own laptop) workshop ($50 per participant*)
  • a 1 hour, interactive videoconference for participants using Skype or a H.323 video endpoint ($100 per site*)
  • a 60 minute, downloadable video podcast (99¢)

Registration is available for this 2 – 3 pm CST videoconference. (Skype or H.323 video endpoint videoconferencing required)

Note these prices are for credit card payments only. If paying by school purchase order, an additional $50 processing fee is added. More information for schools paying by PO is available.

Nov
09

Classroom Radio Shows: December 13, 2011

Workshop description: Learn how to help improve student reading, writing, and oral communication skills by creating your own classroom radio show! We’ll explore exemplary student audio podcasts and classroom radio shows in this session, and learn how to use free Audacity software as well as mobile audio recording apps to successfully become podcasters.

Workshop facilitator: Wesley Fryer

This workshop is offered in 3 versions:

  • a 3 hour hands-on, BYOL (bring your own laptop) workshop ($50 per participant*)
  • a 1 hour, interactive videoconference for participants using Skype or a H.323 video endpoint ($100 per site*)
  • a 60 minute, downloadable video podcast (99¢)

Registration is available for this 2 – 3 pm CST videoconference. (Skype or H.323 video endpoint videoconferencing required)

Note these prices are for credit card payments only. If paying by school purchase order, an additional $50 processing fee is added. More information for schools paying by PO is available.

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