Pervasive Entertainment Transmedia storytelling offers opportunities for varying degrees participation and the blurring of fictional and real worlds. “Pervasive games” for example are those, like the ARG, that expand a fictional world into real physical spaces and take place at any and all times of day or night. These dimensions of transmedia have been examined before in the context of virtual worlds. At the 2002 Game Developers Conference, Raph Koster and Rich Vogel described a “storytelling cube” with the following three axes: Control: How much freedom does the audience have to create their own experience and how much control will you have as the author?
recursos The project: Discover the Plasma, Medium School Project, aims to bring students closer to Grifols business activities, promoting the integration and interaction of the company into its closest community. Furthermore, students are transversely learning and working on certain content included in their school’s curriculum corresponding level, in the area of science education. This project has been possible thanks to the partnership program between Johnston County Schools, Johnston Community College and Grifols, with aCanelma's collaboration in the educational conceptualization, pedagogical contents creation, web development, illustration and graphic edition. The project has different elements: a Student's book and Teacher's guide (with a Web microsite associated with each one: a virtual laboratory resources “VIRTUAL LAB” and a teachers’ website “VIRTUAL LAB teachers’ resources”). Research (previous activities, to be performed before the classroom session).
50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. That is education and animation working together to teach students everywhere, everything they ever wanted to know. Educators need only utilize the tools available, most of them for free.
Top 100 Tools For Learning – 10th Anniversary Jane Hart is the Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies and as you can see from her blog, 2016 marks the 10th year of her annual Top 100 Tools for Learning list. Jane has put together all the presentation slidesets as well as an alphabetical list of ALL the tools which have appeared on any of the lists. The 2015 slideset is shown here. Voting is now open for the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2016 and will close on Friday 30 September 2016, and the 10th annual list will be released on Monday 3 October 2016. ActivePresenter Feature Highlights - Advanced Screencast & Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool Full Motion Recording Record screen as a full motion video and embedded in a slide for further editing with annotations, voice-over, click sounds, closed captions and transition effects,.. and export to most popular video formats like AVI, WMV, MP4, WebM.
Classroom Management System Don’t have a Voki Classroom account? Easily manage your students' work with class accounts. Manage Students Add and manage your students. Assign students to one or more classes and give them each a unique login. Kiddom: Standards-Based Grading Made Wonderful This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. The growing popularity of standards-based grading and instruction is a good thing: Instead of a single grade representing how much work our students did, standards-based assessment gives us a detailed picture of what they learned. The only problem is, doing standards-based grading right can be incredibly time-consuming.
ShowTime No more guessing games. Take the pulse of your audience with polls. Gather opinions, understand people's views, and project the answers for everyone to see. Don't guess: Know. The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You If you’re not an avid follower of #edchat on Twitter, you may be missing out on a great opportunity to learn about some new Web 2.0 tools that are currently being used in classrooms around the world. That’s because @chickensaltash posed a simple question to the PLN and there has been a huge swell of support as hundreds of people have jumped in to answer the question about which 5 Web 2.0 tools teachers are using in classrooms. The Best of the Best You can view the live stream of #edchat here and see what people are saying at the hashtag #chickenweb2tools here.
5 Good Tools for Creating Audio Recordings Online One of my favorite blogging activities to do with students doesn’t involve writing. Creating and sharing short audio recordings can be a great way to have students reflect on what they’ve observed and learned in your classroom. Those recordings can then be posted in your classroom blog. Another take on this exercise is to have students make audio recordings of interviews with classmates, parents, or people that they meet on a job shadow trip. The StoryCorps Question Generator can help students format questions for those interviews. There are five browser-based tools that I frequently recommend for creating audio recordings.