E-CREATION TOOLS AND SELF-MADE COMPUTER-BASED RESOURCSES

Introduction

E_creative  tools are software or applications of software that provide a free forum for students to publish their original work. also provide possibilities for students to become creative with language and publish their thoughts and ideas in a variety of ways ,and these tools are Exercise creating tools :Hot potatoes, Movie maker : editing videos, PowerPoint: presentation software.

Task

in the following task , we think the learners after complete this activity, they will be ables to know ( E_ criterion tools )and to use them very will to help them in their studying and also use them in classroom to serve the purpose of learning.

Process

Firstly,You can use E-creation tools as a virtual teacher.
You can make power points, podcasts, movie makers, webpage building and online exercises your own. also you can use these to express your ideas and your information and to study by yourself

For example:

Exercise creating tools: Hot potatoes
Hot potatoes is a wonderful program for creating and storing activities in banks available for students use.  Cloze exercises, crossword puzzles, multiple choice, matching, and mixed form activities can all be made by the instructor or student by using hot potatoes.  This will help Learners to focus on form and can help to make the language more tangible for them. 
Movie maker : editing videos 
This is a software accompanies windows XP and Vista.
movie maker video production software.  It has many audio tracks included.  Learners  can take still digital photos or video clips and create a movie.

PowerPoint : 
Powerpoint uses slides with a horizontal or “Landscape” orientation. The software was designed as a convenient way to display graphical information that would support the speaker and supplement the presentation. The slides themselves were never meant to be the “star of the show” (the star, of course, is your audience). People came to hear you and be moved or informed (or both) by you and your message.

Evaluation

your grade will be based on the following criteria:

1- creating  Exercise creating tools :Hot potatoes groups (20 points).

2- creating Movie maker : editing videos    (30 points).

3_  creating PowerPoint:presentation software group (50 points)

Conclusion

Students after complete these tasks have a whole picture and full knowledge about e-creation tools and self made computer based resources, task systems also allow students to easily assess and analyze statistics in order to determine what works and what areas might need attentionand and how to use to get benefit from them efficiently and in good way.

Credits
Teacher Page

 

Many students have some difficulties to learning and understanding English language through the computer. Also the teachers may take a lot of time to convey information to the students.
 

This WebQuest is designed to help ELLs and teachers through the use of e-creation tools that promotes interaction through all macroskills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) they offer the teacher the opportunity of becoming a substitute virtual teacher for ELLs. Also the E-creative tools are adaptable even after they are finished; they become virtual resources to be further manipulated and used as remedial resources for ELLs.