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Name____________________________________________ Survey for use of Glogster and other computer applications 1. Do you have experience with working online?

Yes No

2. Have you created any projects online for any of your other classes? Yes No

3. If you answered Yes for question 2, for which classes?

4. What computer programs (Powerpoint, Prezi, Glogster, Xtranormal, etc.) have you used to create assignments?

5. On a scale from 1 to 10, how comfortable are you with using the Internet? (1 is not comfortable at all and 10 is extremely comfortable) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

6. Have you previously used Glogster? If so, for what class or purpose? Yes No Class:

7. Do you have an account with Glogster? Yes

No

8. Have you ever searched for pictures using Google Images? Yes No

9. Have you ever saved a picture onto a computer from Google Images? Yes No

10. Do you know how to open your U: Drive on the school computer? Yes No

11. Have you ever recorded anything using a microphone? If so, for what class or purpose? Yes No Class:

12. On a scale from 1 to 10, how comfortable are you with typing? (1 is not comfortable at all and 10 is extremely comfortable) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

13. Which do you prefer: typing or writing by hand?

14. Do you know how to open your Burrell E-mail? Yes No

15. Have you ever sent an e-mail from your Burrell E-mail? Yes No

16. Do you know your Burrell E-mail password? Yes No

17. On a scale from 1 to 10, how comfortable are you with sending e-mails from your Burrell E-mail? (1 is not comfortable at all and 10 is extremely comfortable) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Thank you for taking the survey!

The first step in creating a Glogster is recording a response to the question posed by the teacher. Follow the steps below in order to complete this task. As you complete each step, check off that number to the left. 1. Prepare what you want to say: write it down and practice it! 2. Plug your headset into the microphone and speaker jacks on the front of the computer tower: green plug in green hole; pink plug in pink hole. 3. Click Start and go to Program Files. 4. Find Accessories and click on it. Then find Sound Recorder. Click to open. ___________ 5. When you are ready, click Start Recording. Speak clearly and in your normal voice into the microphone. Read your response. 6. When finished, click Stop Recording. ___________ 7. Save this in your U: Drive: click My Computer, then open your U:Drive, which should be your first initial, last name. In the File Name box, type glogster1. Click Save. 8. Click StartMy ComputerU:Drive and find your sound file. Double-click it and listen to it. ___________ 9. If you are satisfied, you are finished! If not, go back to step 3 and repeat steps 3-7 until you are satisfied.

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The next step to create a Glogster is finding pictures to illustrate your responses. It is important to search for images that are not copyrighted or images that give us permission to re-use them. This is called Creative Commons. As long as we give credit, we can use the pictures. As you complete each step, check off that number to the left.
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1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/. 2. Beneath Attribution License, click the See more link. 3. In the search box, type in the name of the person. Click Search. 4. Click on the picture you want to use. 5. Right click the picture when it loads. Left click Medium 500. 6. Right click the picture. Left click Save Image As 7. Go to My Computer, then open your U:Drive (file is your first initial, last name). 8. In the box next to File Name, type glogpic1 and click Save.

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9. Repeat steps 1-7. For each picture in step 8, increase the number (for
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example, save picture 2 as glogpic2; save picture 3 as glogpic3 etc.)

Since you have written your text, recorded your response, and found pictures to represent the topic, the next step to actually build your Glogster poster! Go to the following website: http://edu.glogster.com .
Signing up for Glogster (Everybody must complete this step!)
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Go to http://edu.glogster.com and at the top of the page, click Choose Your Account Level (green arrow). Scroll down about halfway down the page and click Register here.

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2. Click the Student tab. Next to Teacher Code, type TTTTTU. Next to Nickname, type your first initial and last name. 3. Next to Password, type in a password you will remember. Re-type password next to Confirm Password. Fill in the remaining information on the page and click Sign Up. 4. Click Create a New Glog. At the top of page, next to Glog Name, give your Glog a name. Be creative, and make sure it deals with the assignment. 5. Click Wall on your Glog. Choose a background image.

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Enter in your text


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On your computer, locate and open your text file (My ComputerU:Drive).

2. On your Glog, click Text. Choose a text box from the many options and click it. 3. Click Use It. 4. Click the pink X box in the top right hand corner of the Text option box to close. 5. Go to your text file and copy the information (highlight the words with your mouse, go to Edit, and click Copy). 6. On your Glog, left click the Text box. Click Edit. 7. Highlight Poster Yourself, right click that text, and go to Edit and Paste at the top of the page. 8. When finished, click OK. 9. Repeat steps 2-8 for multiple text boxes.

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Uploading your Sound Recording


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On your Glog, click Sound. Click the Players tab.

2. Choose and click a player. Then, click the Audio tab. 3. Click Upload. On your computer, locate and open your sound recording (My ComputerU:Drive). Click Open. 4. Left click the name of the file. Then, click Use It. 5. To move the icon, left click the icon and drag it to another location.

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Uploading an Image
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On your Glog, click Image. ComputerU:Drive). Click Open.

2. Click Upload. On your computer, locate and open your image (My 3. Click the Frames tab. Choose a frame, if youd like. 4. Left click the picture file. Then, click Use It. 5. To move the icon, left click the icon and drag it to another location. 6. Repeat steps 1-5 for multiple images.

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Saving and Sending your Link.


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On your Glog, click Save or Publish.

2. On right side of Publish box, beneath Finished, click Finished button. 3. Click Save. 4. On the What Next? box, click the link. The link is now copied. 5. Minimize your windows and go to your Desktop. Click Google Apps and log in using your username and password. 6. Click the E-mail link. 7. Click Compose. 8. Type in the box next to To: kwilliams@wiu.k12.pa.us 9. Right click in email. Click Paste. Make sure link is entered. If not, go back to Step 4 and repeat. 10. Click Send.

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