New Learning

August 18, 2009

eLearning in 90 Seconds- Bitstrips

Filed under: Uncategorized — kevhickeyuk @ 9:39 am
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What is it?

Bitstips is a website where you can create cartoon strips by dragging and dropping components such as characters, props and background scenes, into a series of blank panels.

What can I create?

Bitstrips cartoon

Bitstrips cartoon

Where can I find out more?

Bitstrips is available via http://www.bitstrips.com/

Further help is available from http://help.bitstrips.com/wiki/Main_Page

What are the alternatives?

There are a number of websites which allow you to create cartoon strips including;

http://www.toondoo.com/

Cartoon created by Toondoo

Cartoon created by Toondoo

http://www.makebeliefscomix.com

Cartoon from makebeliefscomix.com

Cartoon from makebeliefscomix.com

http://pixton.com

Cartoon from Pixon.com

Cartoon from Pixon.com

What can I use it for?

–          An image on a VLE to introduce a new topic

–          Create a scene for students to discuss (eg, bullying, depression)

–          Create a cartoon summary of a book or historical event

Please add your own suggestions using the comments box

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1 Comment »

  1. Thanks for including Pixton in your list!

    Comics are a great way to engage students in active learning, at any level. The ability to move, rotate and spin Pixton characters into any position just by click and dragging, makes learning with comics a truly interactive experience.

    Cheers,

    Clive
    Creator of Pixton

    Comment by Clive — August 18, 2009 @ 8:00 pm | Reply


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