E-Learning and an Adutainment Tool Xtranormal
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Because of the quickly changing technology a new term called “computer year” appeared in which a year is equal to seven months. With these technological developments e-learning replaced with traditional teaching/learning methods. E-learning provide users to learn efficiently and in a shorter time. There are various of e-learning tools. Presentation tools like slideshare (http://www.slideshare.net) and prezi (http://prezi.com) that can be used instead of powerpoint and provide you have not to have anything on your computer. Video tools like pinnacle videospin, iSpring (http://www.ispringsolutions.com/), Animoto (http://animoto.com/education) and xtranormal (http://www.xtranormal.com/index) which provide you teaching by creating movies. Social tools that are closely connected to social web like Wordle (http://www.wordle.net/) to create word clouds, Glogster (http://www.glogster.com/) that is a tool similar to prezi but also it can combine to multimedia and ScoopIT (http://www.scoop.it/). Voice tools like voicethread (http://voicethread.com/#home) that is using especially for conferences, webinars and that can combine images, documents and your voice. One of the most adutainment e-learning tool is xtranormal, provides you teaching with creating short movies, animations instead of presentation slides. This paper aims to explain e-learning tools, especially concentrating on xtranormal, how it works and how to create a short movie using xtranormal with an example movie.