Chapter 9 ......................Expressing Creativity with Multimedia Technologies

Key Topics

Presentation Tools.....

Video Resources





Topic Page on

Video Quizzes.......

Digital Cameras

and Smartphones.....

Podcasts and Vodcasts

Panasonic digital camera mainboard, 2013
Panasonic digital camera mainboard, 2013

Presentation Tools

external image Multimedia.pngCollaborative Digital Presentations Enrich Projects from Edutopia on YouTube

Learning from PowerPoint: Is It Time for Teachers to Move On? Michelle Denise Miller, September 24, 2015

Favorite Presentation Tools from Common Sense Media

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Video Resources and YouTube

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What Kids Are Really Watching on YouTube, Common Sense Media (February 2016)

Five Ways to Make YouTube Safer for Kids, Common Sense Media

Alternatives to YouTube lists sites that offer video-based teaching and learning resources.

Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels for Learning

The Beast with a Billion Eyes from Time Magazine (January 30, 2012) notes that YouTube now has one trillion page views a year.

SciShow is a YouTube Channel exploring science ideas in engaging and thoughtful ways.

Video Sharing Among Adults. 71 percent of online adults use video-sharing sites, according to Pew Internet & American Life Project.

100 Best Video Sites for Educators from Edudemic.

The blog Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has begun providing a listing of excellent YouTube channels for different subjects:

external image 200px-US-WhiteHouse-Logo.svg.pngFor videos by students about technology and education, see White House Film Festival 2014

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Digital Cameras and Smartphones

iPhoneography refers to the use of smartphones (specifically iPhones) as a picture-taking, photo-sharing art form.

Why Faculty Shouldn't Ban Smartphones in Classrooms, EdTech: Focus on Higher Education (September 29, 2016)

Not Just Duck Lips and Avocado Toast: Instagram for Western Mass Artists, Valley Advocate (September 2016)

Joe Jelen on Camcorders from National History Education Clearinghouse.
external image Reports.gifPhotos and Video as Social Currency Onlinefrom the Pew Internet & American Life Project (September 2012) reports on video creators and curators. Creators are the 46 percent of adults who post original photos or videos online that they themselves have created. Curators are the 41 percent of adults who take photos or videos that they have found online and repost them on sites designed for sharing images with many people.

7 Amazingly Easy Video Ideas for Capturing and Keeping Students' Attention from T.H.E. Journal (May 2013).

Annenberg Learner: Browse Teacher Resources offers an extensive collection of educational videos for teachers and students.

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How Teachers Use Skype in the Classroom

Podcasts and Vodcasts

For ideas and strategies for using vodcasts, see Vodcasting and the Flipped Classroom from the University of Northern Colorado