Faculty Information Exchange 2015-16: Easy animated videos for researchers

Monday May 16, 2016 9:30am to 12:00pm
UC 442


Promote and share your research using PowToon

Led by  Melanie Parlette-Stewart, MLIS, Blended Learning Librarian

Did you know you can use video to increase awareness of your research? Join us to learn how to create short, animated videos that can be uploaded to YouTube, shared on social media, or embedded in other websites, such as a research website or blog.

This workshop introduces attendees to the best practices for creating short, animated videos using PowToon, a free online tool. Tips and tools for making short, engaging and accessible videos will be provided. You'll learn how to write a script, storyboard your video, develop visuals, add audio, make sure it's accessible and publish your video.

You must bring a laptop in order to participate. 


9:30 am -10:30 am     Introduction to Animated Videos and PowToon (free tool)
10:30 am - 10:45 am   Break
10:45 am – 12 noon     Hands On, Make Your Own Video

All welcome! Registration is encouraged.

To register go to: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/easy-animated-videos-for-researchers-promote-and-share-your-research-using-powtoon-tickets-24565171088  

For more information contact Patti Minakis, ext. 56943

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See the full listing of sessions on the Faculty Information Exchange 2015-16 webpage.

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