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Research guide: Toolkit 4

Your guide to the research process and use of digital tools to use and create information effectively and ethically.

Video and audio tools

Beginner's guide to iMovie 2014

imovie for ipad in 5 minutes

Shared on YouTube by Technologetic

Create a video with Animoto

How to create a podcast with Audacity

Create a speaking character (avatar) with Voki

Shared on YouTube by Christine Wilson

Create a 3D animated character with Crazytalk Animator 2

Digital storytelling animation tool - Muvizu

How to make an animation with Go animate

More tools - Show what you know

Preparing good reports and presentations

Tips for good oral presentations

Free image from Pixabay.

From the University of NSW.

Formatting text and pictures in a newspaper in Microsoft Word

Create animated videos and presentations with Powtoons

PowToon provides you with all the necessary animation tools you’ll need to immediately begin creating your own professional-looking animated explainer videos and animated presentations.

Get Powtoons here

Create a website with Wix

More presentation tools - Cool tools for schools

Web 2.0 Cool tools for schools http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Home

Visual tools

How to create an iBook

Ibooks author widgets and layout

Bookry ibook author widgets

Create infographics with Piktochart

VideoScribe whiteboard animation

Create infographics with Easel.ly

Create a poster collaboratively with Canva

Timeline creation tools

Timeglider. Click on this link to create a free student account.

Click here for the Timeglider application guide.

(Timeglider has share and embed links and a view that can be captured in a screenshot)

 

Timetoast. Click here for another simple tool to make timelines and share them on the web.

(Events on a Timetoast timeline are revealed when scrolled over. Screen capture of all events not possible)

 

Timerime. Click here to go to Timerime.

Telling stories with data - Visual.ly

Make a 3-D model with Google Sketchup

Shared on YouTube by SktechUpVideo

Get 3D sketching with Sketup here

Online Charts - free graphing tool

Create an account, save and share with Online Charts

How to create a "my map" in Google maps

Shared by Google on Youtube