Nov 09

Narrated Slideshows: December 12, 2011

Workshop description: 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.

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 Blogging: December 9, 2011

Workshop description: Learn how to setup, use and moderate content on a classroom blog to improve student writing skills. A moderated classroom blog is the ideal platform to use to share announcements, classroom news, and student work for a public audience. In this session we’ll use free blogging tools like KidBlog and Class Blogmeister to facilitate student writing. We’ll also explore how free blogs on Posterous.com can be used by students to not only share text, but also different kinds of rich media including images, audio and video files.

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 Quick Edit Videography: December 7, 2011

Workshop description: 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 on your students during and following this workshop!

Workshop facilitator: Wesley Fryer

This workshop is offered in 3 versions:

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 08

No-Edit Audio Podcasting: December 6, 2011

Workshop description: Audio recording provides one of the best ways to improve oral communication skills. In this workshop we’ll explore a variety of online tools which facilitate “no-edit” audio podcasting. Websites like AudioBoo, Cinch, and SoundCloud offer cloud-based audio recording and sharing using free smartphone applications as well as browser-based interfaces. Learn how no-edit audio podcasts can become important elements in students’ digital portfolios.

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 via the CILC for this 1 hour (2 – 3 pm CST) videoconference. (Skype or H.323 video endpoint videoconferencing equipment required) Registration deadline is December 5, 2011.

Payment for this workshop should be submitted via EventBrite.

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 08

Tell a Story in 5 Photos: December 5, 2011

Workshop description: 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.

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 via the CILC for this 1 hour (2 – 3 pm CST) videoconference. (Skype or H.323 video endpoint videoconferencing equipment required) Registration deadline is December 4, 2011.

Payment for this workshop should be submitted via EventBrite.

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 08

iPhoneography: December 2, 2011

Workshop description: 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. (Curriculum links / referenced resources are available)

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 via the CILC for this 1 hour (2 – 3 pm CST) videoconference. (Skype or H.323 video endpoint videoconferencing equipment required) Registration deadline is December 1, 2011.

Payment for this workshop should be submitted via EventBrite.

* 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 08

Creating Multimedia eBooks: December 1, 2011

Workshop description: 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. (Referenced resources and links are available)

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 via the CILC for this 1 hour (2 – 3 pm CST) videoconference. (Skype or H.323 video endpoint videoconferencing equipment required) Registration deadline is November 30, 2011.

Payment for this workshop should be submitted via EventBrite.

* 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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