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Voki Speaking Avatars Micky Lina Zampichelli ELFADA project

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ELFADA project. Voki Speaking Avatars. Micky Lina Zampichelli. Session Objectives. What is Voki ? Create a Voki account Creating your own Voki Embedding Voki in a blog. What is Voki ?. Speaking avatar - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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VokiSpeaking Avatars

Micky Lina Zampichelli

ELFADA project

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What is Voki? Create a Voki account Creating your own Voki Embedding Voki in a blog

Session Objectives

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Speaking avatar Voki is a free web tool that allows you to create

your own avatar that speaks and says whatever you want it to say. It is very easy to use.

Vox + Loki = VokiVox is Latin for voiceLoki is a prankster character in Norse

mythology

What is Voki?

From Wikipedia

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Go to www.voki.com home page Click on REGISTER

Create a Voki account

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Fill out the form. Click on “I accept the Terms of Use” box. Click on SIGN UP. Voki will send you an email. To activate your

account click on the activation link in the email.

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You can now create your Voki Click on Create button on menu Click on Create a New Voki.

Create a speaking avatar

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You can choose a character. You can change the look (e.g. hair, clothing and bling).

Give it a Voice. You can use your own voice using the microphone, or you can type in what you want to say and choose a voice (from drop-down menu).

Click on Publish

Customise Your Character

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You can Send your Voki to a friend. Embed your Voki in your blog.

Adding a Voki to your blog is as simple as grabbing its embed code and adding it to your post.

Publish your Voki

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Completely write your post including adding title, text and images

Click on save draft, preview your post and make all necessary edits.

Once you have published your Voki grab the embed code by clicking on Copy:

Adding your Voki to your blog

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Click on HTML Tab on your blog post.

Paste the embed code into your post where you want it to appear.

Save draft Publish your blog post. Don’t click back to Visual tab before publishing

as it can break the embed code.

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For a Voki you’ve created previously, you need to log into your Voki account, click on ‘Publish your Voki’. Locate the embed code and then click on Copy.

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Create a speaking avatar Customise your avatar to look like you or take on

the identity of a different character Record a message (in your own voice) that tells

something about yourself. Write a blog post about speaking avatars Add your avatar to your blog.

Challenge #1

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Create a Voki with a message to your friends. For example, birthday greetings, party invitation,

announcement, a joke … Send your Voki to friends and/or family via email Send to your lecturers.

Challenge #2

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Any Questions?

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A. Very good and interestingB. I learnt something newC. It was okD. Not very goodE. Boring and uninteresting

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