German 101 VoiceThread Projects

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We use a toold like VoiceThread already early on in the language programs. Below is an example of Dr. Kronenberg′s German 1010 class, in which students practice speaking not only inside of the classroom but also outside of it. The simple example shows students describing what is in their dorm rooms. They recorded this after only a few weeks of language instruction.

 

 

The next step was for students to create their own narration. The task was to create a multimedia collage about themselves (in the past this was a poster, but I like that the students narrate their story rather write). Here’s an example of a finished VoiceThread, created after about 4 weeks of beginner’s instruction: