Knowing Your Students through Multimedia Projects Presenter: Sylvester Ngoma About Me (Wordle) >>> About Me (Tagxedo) >>> CMS Instructional Technology Conference Presentation Objectives • Improve teaching practices • Improve student learning • Increase success and reduce failure Resistance to learning • • • • • • • Disjunction between teaching styles and learning styles Rhythm or pace of learning Poor self-image Fear of the unknown Poor teaching or testing practices Apparent irrelevance of learning activities Students’ dislike of teachers Responding to Resistance • Research your students’ backgrounds, values, career goals, learning styles • • • Sort out causes of resistance Use a variety of teaching methods Build a case for learning Tools • • • • • • • Mixbook Wordle Tagxedo Animoto Photostory Glogster VisuWords Samples Mixbook • • • • • • • Laura’s Memories Rani’s Memories Sidney’s Memories Kayla’s Memories The American Storm by Shakia Watson (Senior Exit Project) My Students’ SciVis Projects Embedded Mixbook Glogster Presentations for Unit Summary • • • • Ethical Use of Electronic Media by Alexis Medical Imaging Careers by Marcella Basic Presentation Techniques by Chelsea Maya Angelou (Interdisciplinary Projects) Tagxedo • • • • • • Electronic Communication by Watson Software and Hardware by Chelsea Symbols by Aarti Violence by Akiyl Software by Fay Software by Marcella Wordle • • • • • Project Ideas by Kayla Screen Saver by Akiyl Screen Saver by Rani Screen Saver Screen Saver The First Word: IDEAL & SAFE • • • • • • • • • • • • SAFE by Shakia Watson IDEAL by Alexis Harrison IDEAL by Chelsea Anderton IDEAL by Farzaana Carey SAFE by Farzaana Carey IDEAL by Brittany Waters SAFE by Brittany Waters IDEAL by Deanca Crouch SAFE by Deanca Crouch IDEAL by Brittany Jordan IDEAL by Alana Luke IDEAL by Courtney Meeker 2. Unit Recall through Wordle • • • • • • • • • Network Systems by Jada Brown IT Security by Jada Brown Network Systems by Maria Gonzales IT Security by Maria Gonzales Network Systems by Randy Cao Network Systems by Randy Cao IT Security by Randy Cao Network Systems by Sahra Mohamed Network Systems by Chelsea Brinson Other Tools • • • • • • • • Animoto Photostory Bubbl.com SlideRocket Combining Wordle with Movie Maker Combining Tagxedo with Movie Maker Combining Wordle with Photostory Combining Tagxedo with Photostory Learning Style Surveys • • • Edutopia LD Pride Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire (NC State University) Introduction Activity • In this assignment, you are asked to introduce yourself to the class through a multimedia product. Using Wordle or Tagxedo, create a screen saver that captures your learning style, your personality, your career dreams, what makes you unique, something interesting about you, your worries as a student, your fears, your accomplishments. Be sure to use at least 200 words. • • • Save the file as JPG Open it in Movie Maker Add audio explaining each word. Be as funny and as creative as you can be. FIN • • • c Use YouTube Tutorials o Mixbook o Glogster 1 o Glogster 2 Use converters o • Audio Converter Example Cardinal Principle of Effective Teaching: Know Your Students.