Presented By: Beverly Margolies

Keywords: Social Media, Storytelling, Usability & Accessibility

This IGNITE presentation will demonstrate the steps in creating a free customized Voki talking avatar and how it can be used to engage your students. Voki is multidisciplinary and multilingual with support for 30 foreign languages.  Voki allows you to add your own voice or use text-to-speech to deliver your message. Voki can be embedded in your online course or webpage to annotate, instruct, or motivate.

Colleges need new ways of enticing students to read the course materials and engage in project work.  Voki is easy to use and integrate into online courses and websites.  Voki enables students to be creative which makes learning fun.   Your Voki avatar can be customized to portray your desired image and background setting.   Examples of Voki will be shared.

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