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Exelearning Workshop

Adriana Cabrera Fiat Teacher - Content Compiler June 2012


Introduction:

Exelearning is a powerful, intuitive and easy to use, open application,

which assists

teachers in

the design,

development and web-publishing content without being experts in HTML or other web-publishing application. Texts,

images,

videos,

web-pages,

animations,

presentations and a wide range of activities among others, can be included.


How to use exelearning? Instalation: The following page will guide you to install exe on your PC: WWW.exelearning.org


Let’s start working:  Once it is installed, connectivity is not necessary to start working. You can work offline.  Double click on the exe icon and this page will be opened:

The outline Pane

The authoring window

The Idevice Pane

 Choose a style and type the title of your resource in the title Adriana Cabrera Fiat - Content Compiler - Uruguay Educa Portal field.


 Click on the properties tab, type the title, the author’s data and a brief description of the resource in the corresponding fields.  Based on the different levels of your desired future resource, change taxonomy.

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Now you are ready to Build your outline and own iDevices  Plan and create an outline of your thematic unit, based on the instructional design.  Organize the pages for your lesson. • click ADD PAGE at the top to add new pages. It is a good idea to create different pages for each kind of activity.

• for each page, choose an appropriate iDevice (instructional device) or type anything you want by choosing the “Free Text" iDevice.

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Example

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Basic Idevices used in the English classroom ď ą Objectives: describe the expected outcomes of the learning and should define what learners will be able to do once they have completed the tasks assigned in the different pages.

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Basic Idevices used in the English classroom ď ą True-False Question It can be used not only to assess the students’ understanding of a previous worked topic, but it is also very useful to make students be aware of their own prior knowledge.


Basic Idevices used in the English classroom ď ą Reading Activity Include the text, the activity itself and feedback..


Basic Idevices used in the English classroom ď ą Multi Choice Question


Basic Idevices used in the English classroom ď ą Image Gallery The image gallery iDevice allows you to upload and label multiple images


Basic Idevices used in the English classroom Cloze Activity ď ą Provide students with a piece of text with significant phrases or words missing. They will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the reading by filling in the missing phrases. ď ą A video or simply a song can also be embeded. It is a useful device for assessing reading comprehension,

language skills and listening comprehension as well.


Basic Idevices used in the English classroom Cloze Activity

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How to save you object learning resource  Click on file / save  Select or create a specific file for your project and name it.  You can also export your project as a zip file.To do this: - click on file / export / website /zipfile  It can be saved in a portable device too.


Bibliography     

www.exelearning.org http://www.slideshare.net/rgardner/introduction-to-e-xe-presentation http://www.slideshare.net/grundvig/exe-learning http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3EB239RVB9FE44F5 http://web.mnstate.edu/instrtech/scmodules/exeLearningV2/exeLearni ngV2_print.html

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Introduction to Exelearning