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“"Mira, mamá! Sin manos!". Can speech recognition tools be soundly applied for L2 speaking practice?” FLEAT VI, August 11-15 at Harvard University
2015/08/13 Leave a comment
How to create screencasts of student presentations for the language learner ePortfolio in the digital audio lab
2013/11/08 Leave a comment
- Students can now easily video-record their own screens during class presentations – not only when using PowerPoint; instead students could demo a website, like their Facebook page.
- Last year, we were limited to PowerPoint’s record slideshow with timing and narration feature, and either send the PPSX (small, but requires the PowerPoint viewer) or the “Save as” video (new in PowerPoint 2010; computing intensive and large file size).
- Now with MS-Community Clips, screencasts are
- minimal effort to create (keyboard shortcut WIN+ALT+R or T; save on desktop; drag/drop into Sanako homework folder)
- and little effort to distribute:
- Students could have uploaded to a Moodle’ file upload assignment (default file size limit: 64MB) or Kaltura file upload assignment (not sure whether there is a size limit). This seems more suitable for assignments with screencasts recordings.
- In this instance
- Sanako collected the Homework files to the Sanako share,
- my langlabemailer emailed them as attachment (so far tested to allow for 25MB attachment size, the equivalent of 7-8 minute screencast, a hefty space to fill in L2! We also established: 45MB is too much… ) to the originating student and teacher, for review, grading –
- and – provided it passes muster as an attractive and significant piece – possibly for re-use in the student’s language learner ePortfolio.
- In addition,
- Before the presentations, the teacher easily collaborated on proof-reading the slide decks of individual students, by using the Sanako Remote control screen sharing feature.
- During the presentation, students followed more closely – which seemed to increase their attention and comprehension -, thanks to audio and screen being shared to them from the presenter, using the Sanako’s “Model student” feature.
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2013/11/06 Leave a comment
- During presentations, when creating demonstrations etc., it can be useful to record your screen (and your voice, if you speak into the headphone microphone). In the LRC, we have MS Community Clips pre-installed for this purpose. To start recording:
- To stop recording, follow the same steps, but in step 3 choose “stop”.
- Or forget about the menus and remember the keyboard shortcuts: WIN+ALT+R or T.
- The video will play automatically. Click stop, menu: Save, Save your recording where you need it (e.g. Desktop).
- If your teacher wants you to submit your recording, in the LRC you can drop it into the Sanako Homework window and “send” it:
2007/08/27 Leave a comment