I hope to explore this topic as much as time allows - it is also the topic we are exploring in the ed tech course I teach at BU. I love how the ETMOOC topics are paralleling much of what I am doing in my own courses.
A Few of My Story Attempts:
Six word stories
Ok, one of the challenges in etmooc was to create 6 word stories, I wrote a few attempts:
- New career, five years, now tenured!
- My grandson: smiles, laughter, and love!
I had some more, but I thought: why not put together the idea of 6 word stories with images and audio. I recently purchased the app 'Sonic Pics' on my iPad (on the suggestion of @dkuropatwa and @amckiel, who gave a P.D. session to pre-service teachers at BU recently - I think it was also a trial run of Darren's etmooc presentation). Anyway, I decided to try out this app and created the following story. One thing I did discover, and will have to check into, is that the text, which shows on the app - does not show on the final product :(
Wow - I haven't made one of these for many years - back when I taught an animation course as a high school teacher. So, I used an online GIF maker I came across to make this (makeagif.com) - it was very easy to do, upload, order, a few settings, then wait.. Mine is called:
Well, those were fun, now back to my real work - but I'll be back, this mooc is making me into a (sort of) prolific blogger!