IGNITE Session

ENGAGE your STUDENTS with VOKI Avatars

Fri. 10:30am–11:15am

Abstract
This talk will demonstrate how to create a free customized Voki talking avatar and how it can be used to deliver your message and engage your audience. Voki can be embedded in your online course or webpage. Examples will be shared to help you through the Voki process.
Steps:
• create a free Voki.com account
• Select and customize your avatar and background setting
• Add your own voice or type your message and select a computerized voice.
• Share it

Having students create Vokis engages them in learning process.

Margolies, Beverly

Bio
Beverly Margolies holds a Master’s in Educational Technology from NJCU. As the Instructional Designer and Academic Web Developer at Bergen Community College (BCC) she leads weekly workshops, creates video tutorials, dynamic web forms, and works individually with faculty and staff to guide them in preparing content for their online course or website. Beverly is always exploring innovative strategies to engage students with technology. At last year’s NJEdge conference, she presented her “Facebook for Collaborative Learning” workshop