Week#3 – Media (Part1)

Warm-up Review

In-class overview of the Video Guide

  • Sites that use video for language learning
  • Posting Videos on your blog
  • Downloading YouTube and other online videos
  • Editing videos with Windows Movie Maker
  • Watching TV Shows and Movies online
  • Screen capturing & sharing

Things to try…

–  Look at the Video Guide  Explore the sites listed there.  Use Diigo to bookmark those or other video sites of interest.
– Go to YouTube.com, find any video of interest and post it on your blog (instructions here)
– Use a video download tool (like Torch or  KeepVid.com) to save a video file from a YouTube Video
– Use Windows Movie Maker to edit that video.
– Use your webcam to create and post your own video on YouTube.  Become a YouTube Star!  Guide here

Explore the Audio Guide

Things to do/try

  • Look at resources, use Diigo to bookmark interesting ones
  • Try to record an audio file online or with Audacity
  • Try to extract audio from an online video
  • Try to make a Voki chatbot and post it on your blog

RSS Readers  (allow you to subscribe to any site with rss)
We’ll be using  Silverreader.com but there are many other options.

Download this file. (save it in c:temp)
Log in to Silverreader.com  using your gmail account.
Click on Settings, import/export tab
Click ‘Import’ and select the ttp3-3.opml you just saved.