VIDEO ONLINE

A Presentation given at the CATESOL 2006 Convention, San Francisco, CA, April 8, 2006


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Dr. Elizabeth Hanson-Smith
Software design and educational technology consulting
Command Performance Language Institute/Computers for Education
ehansonsmi@yahoo.com
http://www.geocities.com/ehansonsmi/


References

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CONTENT & LESSONS
CONTENT ONLY SITES
VLOGS, ARCHIVES, and CONTESTS
TOOLS for MAKING and USING VIDEO
PEDAGOGICAL ARTICLES, MODELS, USERS' GROUPS & OTHER RESOURCES
About




CONTENT & LESSONS

Discovery School
[Web site]. 2005. Discovery Channel. http://school.discovery.com.

Discovery School Teacher Tools [Web site]. 2005. Discovery Channel.  http://school.discovery.com/teachingtools/teachingtools.html.

English Bites [Web site]. 2004. Australian Broadcasting Corporation/Asia Pacific. http://abcasiapacific.com/englishbites/.

English-Trailers [Web site]. 2005. http://www.english-trailers.com/. [Extensive exercises using movie trailers as prompts; includes conversation and writing ideas.]

ESLvido.com [Web site]. 2006. http://www.eslvideo.com/. [Int.-Adv. exercises with video are written by Ryan Detwiler as an MA project. Well contextualized, natural language set in San Francisco includes interesting events, such as ski-boarding Lombard St. in San Francisco with artificial snow.]

Learning Resources [Web site]. 2004. CNN San Francisco.  http://www.literacynet.org/cnnsf/.

Living English
[TV series]. 2004. ABC/Asia Pacific.  http://abcasiapacific.com/livingenglish/.

M2K4: Mars 2004  [Web site]. 2005. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/m2k4/frameset.html.

Mars Exploration Program
[Web site]. 2005. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/.

NASA en Español [Website]. 2005. United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://www.nasa.gov/about/highlights/En_Espanol.html.

Real English [Website]. 2004.  The Marzio School, Istres, France. http://www.real-english.com/.



CONTENT SITES

The Beijing Guide: The Great Wall of China [Web site]. 2005.  http://www.thebeijingguide.com/great_wall_of_china/. [User can move the camera view around and download stills for projects.]

BreakDance Step-by-Step Preview Clips [Web site]. 2006. http://www.breakdance.com/.

Camvista.com [Web site]. 2004. http://www.camvista.com/. [UK Travel Webcam site.]

Eagle Cam. [Webcam site] 2006. National Conservation Training Center (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service). http://www.fws.gov/nctc/cam/. [Also has a Live video link on workdays.]

Fulbright Program: Women in the Global Community [Web site]. 2004.  http://www.loc.gov/locvideo/fulbright/. [Videos of a conference--advanced level native and non-native speakers.]

Global Education Partnership [Web site]. 2005. Discovery Channel.  http://www.discoveryglobaled.org/. [Videos from partner countries.]

Jersey City Peregrine Cam [Webcam site]. 2004.  http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/peregrinecam/.

London Video Tours [Web site]. 2004. 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/london/content/articles/2005/08/18/video_bustour_feature.shtml.
[Videos taken from double-decker buses can be viewed in half-time or real-time speed.]

Movie Trailers [Web site]. 2005. Apple Computer.   http://www.apple.com/trailers/.

NuStudios Dance Community [Web site]. 2005. http://www.nustudios.com/forums/vbindex.php.
[Instructional videos by subscription only; some samples online.]

Real Guide [Webcast site]. 2005. RealNetworks. http://www.realguide.com/. [Webcasts both audio and video].

TurnHere.com [Website]. 2006. http://www.turnhere.com. [Professional quality short video on a variety of tourism sites--an insider's guide. Download or view online.]

Tourism Australia [Website]. 2006. http://australiatv.feedroom.com.

Video Nation [Website.]. 2004. BBC. Available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/videonation/. [Amateur but high quality videos; searchable;  British  dialects are quite useful for all learners.]

Video Online - Archives [Website]. 2004. Council of Europe. Available at http://www.coe.int/t/e/multimedia/archives_video/default.asp. [Dull but extensive deliberations of the European parliament in several of the major European languages, many in English .]

Video Search [Website]. 2004. Public Broadcasting Corporation. Available at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/video/index.html. [Allows user to search the news archives of PBC TV news.]

Webcam Central [Website]. 2004. Available at http://www.camcentral.com/. [Safe surfing site to find Webcam videos.]




VLOGS, ARCHIVES, & CONTESTS

BlogCheese. 2006. http://www.blogcheese.com. [Vlog for Webcams--no uploading of files.]

filmedworld.com 2006. N. Gromik. http://www.filmedworld.com. [Place to store and view student projects; has an annual video contetst also.]

Global Education Partnership [Website]. 2005. Discovery Channel.  http://www.discoveryglobaled.org/. [Videos from partner countries.]

HomeTown Video Festival. 2006. http://www.alliancem.org/index.php?page_id=7.

Internet Archive: Movies. 2006.

My Hero Short Film Festival. 2006. http://www.myhero.com/myhero/go/filmfestival.

OurMedia.org [Vlog]. 2006. http://www.ourmedia.org.
[Must upload videos to the Internet Archive to link to this blog. Carefully protected system for safe surfing.]

Tinypic.com. 2006. http://tinypic.com/. [Video and image hosting, sharing, etc.]

YouTube [Vlog]. 2006. http://www.youtub.com. [Excellent tagging system; amateur videos.]


TOOLS for MAKING and USING VIDEO

Arneil, S. & M. Holmes. 2005. Hot Potatoes [Computer software]. University of Victoria. http://uvic.ca/.

Atomic Learning [Web site]. 2006. http://www.atomiclearning.com.

EyeSpot Mobile Share. 2006. DEMO.com: EyeSpot. [A wholly online video editing software that feeds to your video-enabled mobile phone, PDA, or computer.]

FreeVlog 2005. Hodson, R. & Verdi, M. http://freevlog.org/tutorial/#. [A tutorial video/screencast on how to upload video to a blog.]

Geocities [Website]. 2005. Sunnyvale, CA: Yahoo! http://www.geocities.com. [Place to store your video--free home pages.]

HyperStudio [Software]. Roger Wagner Publishing/Sunburst Technology. http://www.hyperstudio.com.

Kantor, B. 2006. Projectstreamer. Beth Kantor's Blog. [Shows how to make your PowerPoint presentation into a Flickr slideshow.]

Kids' Vid [Online tutorials]. 2000-2001. High Plains Regional Technology in Education Consortium. Available at http://kidsvid.altec.org/. [Great site for middle school/6-12 grade kids to learn about scripting, filming, editing, etc.

Macintosh iMovie. [Software]. Mountain View, CA: Apple Computer. http://www.apple.com/imovie/.

Macintosh iMovie HD Support. 2006. http://www.apple.com/ilife/imovie/

Microsoftª PowerPoint [Software]. 2000. Redding, WA: Microsoft. Available at http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/default.aspx.

MightyCoach.com. [Website]. 2006. http://www.mightycoach.com.

QuickTime [Software]. 2005. Apple Computer. http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/.
[For information on how to embed QT movies in your Website, see http://www.apple.com/quicktime/tutorials/embed2.html.]

RealOne Player [Computer software]. 2005. Available at http://www.real.com/.

Windows Movie Maker. 2006. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/moviemaker/default.mspx.

WebQuest [Website]. 2005. B. Dodge, San Diego State University. Available at http://webquest.sdsu.edu/.

Windows Movie Maker [Software]. 2005. Redding, WA: Microsoft Corp. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/updates/moviemaker2.mspx.



PEDAGOGICAL ARTICLES, MODELS, USERS' GROUPS & OTHER RESOURCES

Almeida, D'Eça, T. 2004, Spring. Cybersights: Webheads in Action: Communities of practice online [Review]. Essential Teacher, 1(2), 59.

iMovie Examples [Web site]. 2005. Springfield Public School District 186.  http://www.springfield.k12.il.us/movie/.
[Examples from K-12 student video-makers.]


Katchen, J., Morris, B., Savova, L. 2005. Do-it-yourself video role models. Essential Teacher 2(1): 40-49.

Martin, S. 2005. El Rebumbio: Lord of the Rings [Web page with example of Hot Potatoes using a video trailer as the cloze prompt]. http://www.elrebumbio.org/lord/lord.htm.

Morris, B. 2006. Sustainable video production in short-term courses. TESOL Video News, 17(1), p. 1 [Online journal]. http://www.tesol.org//s_tesol/article.asp?vid=188&DID=5442&sid=1&cid=757&iid=5434&nid=3268. Describes how to set up rotating groups of students who make short videos, alternately take on the roles of director, camera-person, and actors.

Phrasal Verb Video Dictionary. 2006. R. Drury. Georgia Tech. http://web.li.gatech.edu/~rdrury/600/oral/video/dictionary.html. [Students create their own mini-videos to explain the meanings of common phrasal verbs--conceptually difficult multimedia contextualization using project-based learning.]

Raguso, C. 2006, July 26. Learning with Computers Film Festival!. In Welcome to the Computer Lab. [Blog and Web pages with directions for getting started with a student film festival, and examples of student videos.]

Real English Online [Online community]. 2005. E. Hanson-Smith & M. Marzio. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Real_English_Online. [For students: offers access to Real-English.com videos to practice individually. Click on "Join This Group."]

Sendai Museums. 2006. Sendai City/Tohoku University. Sendai Tourism. [Video made by N. Gromik's students for the Sendai City tourism board.]

Sharpe, S. K. 2005. A Blueprint for successful video projects. Essential Teacher, 2(1): 36-38.

Tapped In [Online community]. 2005. Stanford Research Institute. Available at http://www.tappedin.org.

TeacherSource [Webpage]. 2004.  Public Broadcasting Corporation.  http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/.

Video & Editing 4 ESOL [Electronic community] . 2005. N. Gromik & M. Marzio. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/video_editing4esol. [For teachers interested in developing their skills in using video with their students.]




Dr. Elizabeth Hanson-Smith is professor emeritus at California State University, Sacramento. She was lead designer for the Oxford Picture Dictionary Interactive CD, and pedagogical consultant for Live Action English Interactive software. A former Board member of theTESOL professional association, she edited and contributed to Technology-Enhanced Language Learning Environments and, with co-editor Joy Egbert, CALL Environments: Research, Practice, and Critical Issues (2nd ed. forthcoming, both publications available from http://www.tesol.org). She is currently teaching online courses, including co-moderation of Real English Online (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Real_English_online), a group supporting teachers using video and audio, and completing a new book, Learning Languages Through Technology, with co-editor Sarah Rilling.
Computers for Education Home page: http://www.geocities.com/ehansonsmi/.


updated August 9, 2006