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Storyboarding is the process of describing action over time, usually in a series of still images or video clips. This process is used by filmmakers and videographers to plan out what and how they want to shoot footage. It can also be used to create a timeline for other projects or to visually map historical events or literature.
Create an online visual map of ideas. Mind-maps are trees of related information, each node displayed through images (picture files), video, audio or text. Everything is hosted online, so there's no installation required.Visual Impact: all on one page, displayed as a flow-chart or node-treeAdaptability for group work: Many students can work on one mind-map at a time and the mind-maps can be viewed by everyone. Everything is hosted online, so there's no installation required.
Create a comic without drawing. Available free online, these examples seem to be limited to pre-generated graphics. Everything is hosted online, so there's no installation required.Visual Impact: multiple cells visible on one page at a time - can be adjusted by creatorAdaptability for group work: Only one student can work on a strip at a time, but strips can be seen by anyone.
http://www.atomiclearning.com/storyboardpro Create a storyboard with images (drawing, picture files, video) and text. Springboard is not as useful if you don't have a tablet, according to one review.Visual Impact: more than one cell visible at a time, but the maximum display depends on the software.Adaptability for group work:These programs are locally hosted (i.e. installed on your computer) so sharing files is not very convenient and working simultaneously is impossible. Only others with the same program installed can view the files.
Powerpoint is available with MS Office Suitehttp://docs.google.com
Create a slide show using good old powerpoint. Images, video, sounds and text can be included. Visual Impact: one cell or slide at a time.Adaptability for group work:Powerpoint - only one student at a time can work on the presentation, but the finished product can be uploaded to Slideshare for viewing by all.Google Docs (Presentation) - more than one student can work on a show at a time, finished product can be viewed by everyone it's shared with.
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