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Using the guidance booklet
The guidance booklet which came with these resources should be used in conjunction with the resources, and will give you more ideas for activities to develop.

The guidance booklet is also available to download.

Using the video and audio walls
You can use your mouse to hover over the video or audio wall to see short extracts of each clip. To see the whole clip, click on the image and then click ‘Next’.

Downloading videos from the Resource library
There are two different formats of each video available for you to download if you wish.

.mov: These are QuickTime format videos, and will run in the QuickTime player. These are the preferred format for Macs, and can also run on PCs if the QuickTime player is installed.

.wmv:These are Windows Media Player files, and will run in Windows Media Player. These are PC only files. They will be larger than QuickTime files, and will therefore take longer to download, but provide an alternative if you don’t have QuickTime installed.

For both formats, to save the video file locally:

On a PC: Right click where indicated and select 'Save Target As...' or 'Save Link As...'.
On a Mac: Control (CTRL)+click where indicated and select 'Save Linked File to the Desktop...' or 'Save Link As...'.

If you are using keyboard navigation, where you are invited to right-click to download, follow these steps to download the file.

On a PC:
1. Tab to the link
2. Press shift + F10
3. Press 'a' to select 'Save target as' in Internet Explorer or press 'k' to select 'Save link as' in Firefox
4. Alternatively, use your cursor arrow buttons to move up and down through the options and press enter on 'Save target as' or 'Save link as'.

On a Mac:
1. You need to have Mouse Keys switched on in Universal Access preferences
2. Use ctrl + your number pad keys to navigate (8 = Up, 2 = Down, 4 = Left, 6 =Right, 1, 3, 7, and 9 = Diagonals) and position the pointer over the link
3. Press ctrl + 5
4. Use the cursor arrow buttons to move up and down through options and press enter on 'Save link as' or 'Save Linked File to the Desktop...'.

Using sound
Sound is used throughout the resources, both in audio clips and in video clips. If you are working in groups, you will need to have speakers to hear the sound. If you are working individually, then headphones would be advisable.

If you are not able to hear the sound, do not have a soundcard or cannot play the sound, then captions are available. Select ‘Subtitles on’ to switch on the captions. Also check the ‘Settings’ screen to see if audio has been switched off.


How to use question interactions

Multiple choice
In a multiple choice interaction, you can only select one answer. Select ‘Submit’ to see feedback on that answer.

In order to see feedback for all answers, select the ‘See all feedback’ button. You can save this feedback and keep it for future reference and review.

Slider
In a slider interaction, you can only select one answer. Select ‘Submit’ to see feedback on that answer. In order to see feedback for all answers, select the ‘See all feedback’ button. You can save this feedback and keep it for future reference and review.

Click select
In a click select interaction, you can select any number of answers. Select ‘Submit’ to see feedback on what you did and didn’t select.

In order to see feedback for all answers, select the ‘See all feedback’ button. You can save this feedback and keep it for future reference and review.

Drag to order
In a drag to order interaction, you need to drag the options into a priority order. The feedback you receive will respond to which options you placed first and last in your order.

In order to see feedback for all answers, select the ‘See all feedback’ button. You can save this feedback and keep it for future reference and review.

Text entry
In a text entry interaction, you can write your own response to the question. You can save this response in your Notepad, or copy and save it elsewhere for future reference.

In order to see feedback for all answers, select the ‘See all feedback’ button. You can save this feedback and keep it for future reference and review.

My notepad
You can write in your own notes in the Notepad section at any time, and save these to any location.

Accessibility help
In HTML pages, use your browser accessibility settings to change the way you view the content. You can use the ‘Settings’ option to change the way you view or access the content in Flash pages. On this page, you can change text sizes, text and background colour combinations, and choose to switch your audio on or off.

These resources are compatible with standard screen readers and magnification devices. All videos and audio clips carry subtitles. Just select ‘Subtitles on’ to view subtitles, and select ‘Subtitles off’ to remove them.

The resources use standard keystrokes of tab, enter, space and arrow keys for keyboard navigation. On video downloads, where you are invited to right-click to download, follow these steps to download the file.

On a PC:
1. Tab to the link
2. Press shift + F10
3. Press 'a' to select 'Save target as' in Internet Explorer or press 'k' to select 'Save link as' in Firefox
4. Alternatively, use your cursor arrow buttons to move up and down through the options and press enter on 'Save target as' or 'Save link as'.

On a Mac:
1. You need to have Mouse Keys switched on in Universal Access preferences
2. Use ctrl + your number pad keys to navigate (8 = Up, 2 = Down, 4 = Left, 6 =Right, 1, 3, 7, and 9 = Diagonals) and position the pointer over the link
3. Press ctrl + 5
4. Use the cursor arrow buttons to move up and down through options and press enter on 'Save link as' or 'Save Linked File to the Desktop...'.

Zoom mode
‘Zoom’ mode enables you to use the resources full screen in a classroom, whether you are using an interactive whiteboard or using a projector. Just select ‘Zoom mode’ again to return the resources to their original size. If you would like to view an even larger version of the videos, they can be downloaded from the Resources library.

 



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