Creating and Sharing Multimedia Content
Webdoc has been described as a digital scrapbook or rich multimedia blog platform. Whatever way you view this site, it offers lots of potential for your students to demonstrate their understanding of any topic.
Text and a wide variety of multimedia elements can be added to each post. Posts are quick and easy to create and can be embedded into other sites. Other people can add comments which can contain all of the multimedia elements available on this site.
Watch this video for an overview of this Web 2.0 tool.
21st Century Skills
This website engages students in the learning process as they communicate and share information using text, images, video, maps, sound, drawings, and interactive elements. They can collaborate with each other or work independently. Others can post comments adding multimedia elements to create an ongoing discussion.
In the Classroom
"Teaching and Learning Support"
Take a look at these examples –
Atomic Threat and others
Caddo Native American Indians
Note the poll the teacher used for assessment.
RUBRIC: Right-click to download this PDF file here.
A selection of interactive widgets and options for displaying graphics and videos help expand this site as a learning tool.
Tutorial #1: Video Tutorial
Tutorial #2: Although this tutorial is not written for educators it provides the basic steps in creating a WebDoc .
From the website - “Posts can be very public or shared securely between just a few people.”
Students must be 13 years of age or older to use this site according to the site’s Terms of Service. Email addresses are required to create an account. Posts can be designated as private. Comments can not be moderated but you can disable comments.
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