Adobe voice, UtellStory, Sokratik, Narrable, Present.me and YouTube Slide shows are applications for creating short videos and slide shows.
These products can be considered for student assignments in small group work. The results can be embedded into blogs or shared via social media outlets.
Before developing an assignment using one of these apps, download the app and try it out first. Consider what type of support is offered and any privacy issues that need to be addressed. Ask the ETC about any recommendations about similar products.
Having students develop short multimedia projects can be a fun and different way of demonstrating what they have learned from your class.