Week#4 – Fall 2012 (5+1)


  • What types of video and audio materials do you use in your teaching and/or learning?
  • What sources do you use other than textbook and curriculum CD’s?
  • What kinds of  audio/video materials would you like to find for classroom use?
  • What skills (if any) would you like to develop in order to make better use of audio and video in your teaching and learning?

In-class overview of the Video Guide

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

On your own…
Look at the Video Guide
– Explore the sites listed there.  Remember to use Diigo to bookmark those or other video sites of interest.

  Things to try…
  – Go to YouTube.com, find any video of interest and post it on your blog (instructions here)
  – Use a video download tool (like Maxthon 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
– Go to the Fall 2012 TTP English Central Class Page, choose a video to watch and then ‘speak the video’.

time and determination permit, we will experiment with Google+ Hangout.
  In order to join the hangout, log in to Gmail, go to plus.google.com make sure Jeffery Lebow is in your circle, and look for a ‘join this hangout’ notification.  Click it and smile šŸ™‚
Class 1 Hangout here

More info about Hangouts in the Google+ Hangout Guide