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Convert Any Presentation Into a Talking Video in Your Preferred Language: SlideTalk.net

 

 


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Mats Öström's curator insight, March 29, 2013 3:15 AM
Har inte testat, men från Robins insight verkar det vara en riktigt cool produkt. Måste testa själv någon dag
Anita Rissler's curator insight, April 2, 2013 6:36 AM

Om du inte tycker om att lägga på din egen röst på ett bildspel med förklaringar, ska du absolut titta på den svenskutvecklade gratistjänsten SlideTalk.net.  Idén är att man skriver text till varje bild som behöver förklaras. Sedan finns det sju svenska röster att välja bland som läser upp texterna (totalt finns 70 röster). Du kan påverka röstläget, lägga in pauser, välja snabbhet på talet och blanda manliga och kvinnliga röster.

Färdigställ bildspelet - från PowerPoint-fil eller enskilda bilder med texter - förhandsgranska, ändra och publicera. Med litet övning kan säkert texterna låta  mer naturliga och tydliga - http://bit.ly/10uTAGc.

Själva publiceringen tog ett litet tag. Bildspelet konverteras och blir en video som laddas upp till SlideTalks kanal hos YouTube. Med gratistjänsten blir videon offentlig. Om det här sättet att lägga på texter passar dig, kan du köpa ett årsabonnemang på tjänsten ganska billigt. En väldigt trevlig tjänst med svenska röster!

Patricia Christian's curator insight, April 7, 2013 11:07 PM

Presentation using high quality voiceover which may be uploaded on You Tube.  SlideTalk.net     Show Describe and Share

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How To Start Developing Your Own Apps

How To Start Developing Your Own Apps | Web Learning | Scoop.it

Software development is going mobile, bringing applications to phones, laptops and tablets everywhere, including the classroom.

 

- Gartner predicts that by 2015 mobile app development projects will outnumber PC application projects by 4 to 1.
- Mobile app developers are reaping the benefits of 45 percent year over year employment growth, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek.


- Dice.com reported a 100 percent increase in job posting for mobile app developers between 2010 and 2011.

 

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http://edudemic.com/2012/09/how-to-start-developing-your-own-apps/

 


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How to Make Your Own Infographics

How to Make Your Own Infographics | Web Learning | Scoop.it
Website provides 10 tools for educators to make shareable online graphs and diagrams.

 

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http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2012/08/how-make-your-own-infographics

 


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TypingWeb.com - The Web's Most Popular Typing Tutor

TypingWeb.com - The Web's Most Popular Typing Tutor | Web Learning | Scoop.it
TypingWeb is a free online typing tutor & keyboarding tutorial for typists of all skill levels. TypingWeb also offers officially sanctioned typing and 10 Key certification.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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http://www.typingweb.com/

 


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Education Week: Kindergartners Blend E-Learning, Face-to-Face Instruction

Education Week: Kindergartners Blend E-Learning, Face-to-Face Instruction | Web Learning | Scoop.it
Computer-based instruction in kindergarten classrooms can be controversial, but one Los Angeles charter school is showing promising results and plans to expand the hybrid approach.

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Creaza Education: cartoons and digital stories

Creaza Education: cartoons and digital stories | Web Learning | Scoop.it
Creaza Education offers an engaging suite of online tools where learners can use their imagination by creating, publishing and sharing digital stories.

 

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http://www.creazaeducation.com/

 

 


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Animation Library - Free animations for your presentations

Animation Library  - Free animations for your presentations | Web Learning | Scoop.it

Over 14,000 Free Animations plus articles, reviews, tutorials, postcard, and everything else related to animated graphics.


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Twitter as a Metacognitive Support Device

Twitter as a Metacognitive Support Device | Web Learning | Scoop.it

Integrating social media into academia is not a novel idea. And since you are reading this, chances are you probably have been utilizing some feature of social media in the classroom for years. What is more interesting is asking why academia should exploit social media and, more specifically, Twitter.


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Understanding the Value of Curation for Education: Nancy White

Understanding the Value of Curation for Education: Nancy White | Web Learning | Scoop.it

Robin Good: What does curation mean from an educational viewpoint? And what is the key difference between "collecting" and "curating".

Nancy White (@NancyW), a 21st Century Learning & Innovation Specialist and the author of Innovations in Education blog, has written an excellent article, dissecting the key characterizing traits of curation, as a valuable resource to create and share knowledge. 

 

She truly distills some key traits of curation in a way that is clear and comprehensible to anyone.

 

She writes: "The first thing I realized is that in order to have value-added benefits to curating information, the collector needs to move beyond just classifying the objects under a certain theme to deeper thinking through a) synthesis and b) evaluation of the collected items.

 

How are they connected?"

 

Excellent definition. 

 

And then she also frames perfectly the relevance of "context" for any meaningful curation project by writing: "I believe when we curate, organization moves beyond thematic to contextual – as we start to build knowledge and understanding with each new resource that we curate.

 

Themes have a common unifying element – but don’t necessarily explain the “why.”

 

Theme supports a central idea – Context allows the learner to determine why that idea (or in this case, resource) is important.

 

So, as collecting progresses into curating, context becomes essential to determine what to keep, and what to discard."

 

But there's a lot more insight distilled in this article as Nancy captures with elegance the difference between collecting for a personal interest and curating for a specific audience. 

 

She finally steals my full endorsement for this article by discretely inquirying how great a value it would be to allow students to "curate" the domains of interest they need to master.

 

Excellent. Highly recommended. 9/10

 

Full article: http://d20innovation.d20blogs.org/2012/07/07/understanding-content-curation/ ;

 


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Beth Kanter's comment, July 8, 2012 1:22 PM
I especially like how she used the Bloom's Taxonomy and related that to curation.
Stalder Angèle's comment, August 1, 2012 3:56 AM
Thank you for this scoop!
Shaz J's comment, August 5, 2012 10:39 AM
Thanks for this!