Dear John, Thanks for your help on the  assignment. Thanks A lot, Deanna
“ We need to talk about the car. Come see me as soon as you can.”
Ways To Show Emotion in Text You are an idiot ;-) YOU ARE AN IDIOT!!!!! You, are an idiot!
YackPack ETEC 602 John Paulin Jean Isip Penny Pereboom Deanna Pasternak
What is YackPack? <ul><li>Simple, convenient tool to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance and improve communication </li></ul></u...
Two Perspectives <ul><li>Teachers & Students </li></ul>Parents
Teachers & Students <ul><li>Send voice messages or assignments to  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the entire class </li></ul></ul><...
Teachers & Students <ul><li>Grade student work and give instant feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Grading with  Yackpack </li></ul>
Teachers & Students <ul><li>Give students time to formulate questions and answers </li></ul><ul><li>Office Hours </li></ul>
More Benefits to Students <ul><li>Answer student questions and share with the rest of the class </li></ul><ul><li>Invite g...
More Benefits to Students <ul><li>Connect your students </li></ul>
YackPack Class
Improve Communication With Parents <ul><li>Keep parents updated </li></ul><ul><li>Remind of important assignments, dates, ...
Improve Communication With Parents <ul><li>Parents talking to parents </li></ul><ul><li>Parents will be involved </li></ul...
Students and Parents Will . . . <ul><li>Hear your voice, inflections and emotion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feel connected </li...
Students and Parents Will . . . <ul><li>Refer back to previous information </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciate your communication...
Endless Possibilities! <ul><li>Cultural experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry, literature, languages, music </li></ul><ul><...
Simple & Convenient <ul><li>Click to send messages </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate whenever and wherever </li></ul><ul><li>S...
Sample Packs YackPack  Sample Packs
Rationale For Product Promotion <ul><li>Heard about product from teacher using product </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for learni...
Planning Process <ul><li>Independent research </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate on findings </li></ul><ul><li>Choose delivery ...
Research Findings <ul><li>Biggest product strength is power of voice </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to send mass messages </li>...
Rationale For Media Format <ul><li>Website can stand alone </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to host many kinds of media </li></ul...
Role of Team Members <ul><li>Jean - PowerPoint content </li></ul><ul><li>Deanna - Website design  </li></ul><ul><li>Penny ...
Software Tools Used To Develop Product <ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul><ul><li>Keynote </li></ul><ul><...
Skills Required to Develop Product <ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management </li...
Lessons Learned <ul><li>Deanna - Different technologies address certain needs but not all of them address all needs.  </li...
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  1. 2. Dear John, Thanks for your help on the assignment. Thanks A lot, Deanna
  2. 3. “ We need to talk about the car. Come see me as soon as you can.”
  3. 4. Ways To Show Emotion in Text You are an idiot ;-) YOU ARE AN IDIOT!!!!! You, are an idiot!
  4. 5. YackPack ETEC 602 John Paulin Jean Isip Penny Pereboom Deanna Pasternak
  5. 6. What is YackPack? <ul><li>Simple, convenient tool to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance and improve communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capture and convey expressiveness of voice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send voice messages through the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspire and motivate </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Two Perspectives <ul><li>Teachers & Students </li></ul>Parents
  7. 8. Teachers & Students <ul><li>Send voice messages or assignments to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the entire class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a select group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or individuals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Motivate students through feedback and encouragement </li></ul>
  8. 9. Teachers & Students <ul><li>Grade student work and give instant feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Grading with Yackpack </li></ul>
  9. 10. Teachers & Students <ul><li>Give students time to formulate questions and answers </li></ul><ul><li>Office Hours </li></ul>
  10. 11. More Benefits to Students <ul><li>Answer student questions and share with the rest of the class </li></ul><ul><li>Invite guest speakers from around the world </li></ul>
  11. 12. More Benefits to Students <ul><li>Connect your students </li></ul>
  12. 13. YackPack Class
  13. 14. Improve Communication With Parents <ul><li>Keep parents updated </li></ul><ul><li>Remind of important assignments, dates, events, etc. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Improve Communication With Parents <ul><li>Parents talking to parents </li></ul><ul><li>Parents will be involved </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Teacher Pack </li></ul>
  15. 16. Students and Parents Will . . . <ul><li>Hear your voice, inflections and emotion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feel connected </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. Students and Parents Will . . . <ul><li>Refer back to previous information </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciate your communication </li></ul>
  17. 18. Endless Possibilities! <ul><li>Cultural experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry, literature, languages, music </li></ul><ul><li>Join groups </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with other educators </li></ul>
  18. 19. Simple & Convenient <ul><li>Click to send messages </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate whenever and wherever </li></ul><ul><li>Secure </li></ul><ul><li>Files stored on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>No software to install </li></ul><ul><li>Saves time </li></ul>
  19. 20. Sample Packs YackPack Sample Packs
  20. 21. Rationale For Product Promotion <ul><li>Heard about product from teacher using product </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for learning foreign language </li></ul>
  21. 22. Planning Process <ul><li>Independent research </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate on findings </li></ul><ul><li>Choose delivery medium </li></ul><ul><li>Designate appropriate roles </li></ul>
  22. 23. Research Findings <ul><li>Biggest product strength is power of voice </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to send mass messages </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to leave message anytime </li></ul>
  23. 24. Rationale For Media Format <ul><li>Website can stand alone </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to host many kinds of media </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to link to live websites </li></ul><ul><li>Available to anyone with internet connection </li></ul><ul><li>Downloading not necessary </li></ul>
  24. 25. Role of Team Members <ul><li>Jean - PowerPoint content </li></ul><ul><li>Deanna - Website design </li></ul><ul><li>Penny - Creating demo YackPacks </li></ul><ul><li>John - Content research </li></ul>
  25. 26. Software Tools Used To Develop Product <ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul><ul><li>Keynote </li></ul><ul><li>Quicktime </li></ul><ul><li>iWeb </li></ul><ul><li>Impatica </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Acrobat </li></ul><ul><li>Photoshop </li></ul><ul><li>Apple Grab </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul>
  26. 27. Skills Required to Develop Product <ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Skills </li></ul>
  27. 28. Lessons Learned <ul><li>Deanna - Different technologies address certain needs but not all of them address all needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Jean - Product compatibility is important in collaboration. </li></ul><ul><li>Penny - Before you adopt a product look deeper than a company’s website so that you can learn the pros and cons. </li></ul><ul><li>John - The educational uses of a product depend on the participants willingness to be actively involved . </li></ul>

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