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I love the intro music to your video. Also, the screen casting was very well done and I like how you spoke at a pace that was easy to follow. You made it easy to learn exactly how to use Tumblr and all the benefits it provides.
On the other hand, some live action in the video would have kept things more entertaining throughout the video. It was difficult to stay focused since the same person spoke throughout the video and there was no face-to-face interaction.
Overall, great job!
I enjoyed how clear, simple and to the point this video is, also how integrated it was with use in the classroom applying every point to how teachers can use Tumblr. Two things to work was the muffled or echoed voice sounded a little funny. Another thing I would have liked to see is for your example of how to use it in the classroom at the beginning, to have a screen cast of your example rather than a photograph of an old man, young lady and dog! Great job guys :)
Your video was very easy to follow; for someone who doesn't use Tumblr, I now understand it a lot more. You explained it well, too.
To make it better, you could add some music. Maybe you could also use examples of real Tumblr profiles to demonstrate how personalized it can be through music, pictures, quotes, etc.
I thought that you did a very good job at laying out and organizing your screen cast in order to keep the audience's attention. Learning how to use a certain technology resource can sometimes be difficult, but your content was very clear and understandable. Overall your project was awesome! To improve it maybe you could cut the zooming out in the beginning of your video, it was a little distracting and seemed unnecessary to me.
You did a very good job with the screen casting and had many awesome examples of how to use Tumblr in the classroom!! However, it was not attention grabbing and the sound sounded like it was echoing (but it's hard to make it not sound like that! ) Overall, great job!
This video is a helpful, easy-to-follow resource on how to use Tumblr. It was rather informative and thorough, in my opinion. I also appreciated the fact that you even focused on the academic benefits to using Tumblr. The typing of the keys and clicking of the mouse was slightly distracting, though. I also enjoy music. It would have aided in making the video more upbeat.
This video is so clear and easy to listen to. I really liked how they gave multiple examples of how to use tumblr in the classroom. I thought they gave detailed instructions that anyone could follow. I thought they stayed on some of the pictures/screen shots in the beginning too long. The sound also had a little echo.
Tumblr is one of my favorite social networking sites and they pointed out how to upload things, which is always different on different websites. I think the example of using tumblr for students as a character blog is wonderful because it's a great technique to get students involved in the material. There should have been a warning about searching in tumblr does have some adult content that students can't be exposed to in an educational setting. The energy was low and didn't make me want to learn about tumblr, and I love tumblr! I think it needed something different so it wasn't strictly a tutorial because it seems as if they didn't enjoy making it.
I felt the instructions you provided in this video were very clear and well thought out. I felt the screencasting was done well and all parts of the video were relevant to the audio.
I felt the sound quality of the speaking could have been clearer and with a little less background noise. This could be done by recording in a completely quiet or sound proof room. I felt the video could have had more energy and entertainment. I could see, more photos, and maybe a more humorous quality making the feel of the video more energetic.
Great job with the screen casting and the visual aids that you included in the presentation. I definitely appreciated the fact that you were taking us step -by-step in how to use tumblr. My two suggestions would be to reduce the amount of echoing (probably record in a close knit area, use a microphone, etc) and make the presentation is little more attention grabbing to keep your audience's interest. Overall, Good job!
I liked the music in the beginning; it was a great addition to the video. I thought you did an excellent job describing how to use Tumblr. After watching the video I could easily access the site with no problem. You also did very well showing how it can be used inside of a classroom. In terms of revision some transitions might help the video look more appealing as well as highlighting the cursor so it is easier to follow. Also, your voice was a little loud so it echoed, but overall, I enjoyed the video.
The first thing that I noticed from your video is that it is very simple to follow. Simplicity is one of the best attributes of this video. It was also nice that you incorporated practical examples with your quotes and teaching lessons, you didn't just put random letters like "gishgsdg" to move on. As an audience member, I appreciated that you took the time to work through each step. It was relatable, simple and very clear audio.
My criticisms come from effects rather than contact. Transitions could have been improved a bit because it just went from frame to frame without any heads-up. It would have been a great addition to add some type of effect to keep the audience in tune. Also it would have been nice to do more with the screen cast like what the Geolocation video did. Nonetheless, great informative tutorial and I definitely am considering using tumblr for my classroom in the future.
I liked how you talked about its usage in the classroom throughout the whole video. It made it the center of the presentation and can be be useful for teachers. Also you video was very easy to follow. I agree with Melia that the energy was a little low. Also I think the sound could have been a little clearer.
Really clear and detailed presentation...GREAT JOB! You used sooooo many great examples on how teachers of all subjects could use this site (and not just the obvious reasons such as lesson plans and posting assignments). I loved all the extra suggestions such as teachers posting inspirational quotes and using photos to get to know students names. The presentation was well thought out and covered all aspects of the site. My only suggestion was that since it was a screencast and voiceover the whole time, it at times could be a bit dry. So perhaps a bit or humor or a plot would have been more entertaining. This would have added to the overall creativity as well. Otherwise good job!
I really enjoyed the sound/ music in the beginning of the video. Overall the video discussion was very well laid out, and gone over in a concise manner. I also think you did a very good job incorporating in the screen casting.
I think this video could be improved by adding in different types of information presentation. For example interaction between two speakers, instead of just instruction for the audience. I also think this video could be improved by the addition of more visual media.
The way you explain Tumblr and how it can be incorporated into the classroom is done very well. I also like how you walk the audience through the video because anyone could use this video as a tutorial. To make the video better the sound quality could have improved, but it was not abrasive to the ear. Also, there are some dead spaces between the voice overs where only the keyboard is heard. If you removed that sound and had some low music behind the entire video it would intrigue the audience even more. Overall I enjoyed the video and it taught me a lot that I never knew.
Your video was very informative! i liked how you really keyed in on how students and teachers can benefit by using tumblr. the only improvement i would suggest is to make it more interesting by adding in transition and some making the audio recording slightly clearer.