Abstract: Save time and frustration by making tutorials that not only capture the steps as you do them but can also be used in 6 different modes: Try it, watch it, view it, do it, print it, and quiz it! iorad, the tutorial builder, is a free extension for an interactive tutorial maker. In this session I'll show you how to use the iorad extension to create your own tutorials and to access it to find the HowTos you may need while you're using Google products. The tutorials you create in iorad document the steps you capture and automatically create the accompanying text. You can also choose to add a voice to read the text, or you can record your own narration. Then use the tutorials with your students or your staff. That's it; you're done! AND... You have my word that this isn't a sales pitch. Everything you'll be shown is available for FREE.
Learning Objectives Key Takeaways
1. Understand the workflow of using a free, online tutorial builder to save time when preparing for teaching and learning.
2. Hypothesize how to integrate iorad - the tutorial builder - into their personal training situations.
3. Build a sample tutorial during the session.
Modeling the functionality of the free extension of iorad the tutorial builder > Exploring the connection to Google products > Participants produce their own sample tutorial.
Familiar with Google applications; tired of passive, screen-capture tutorials.
Arlen Kimmelman, M.A., Ed.M., is a Google Certified Trainer, a National Board Certified Teacher, a Certified School Librarian and Certified Teacher of English. She's been providing professional development at national conferences since 2002. Check her out at @pseudandry on Twitter.
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