○ What type of content can I add in aNewSpring?
To create an inspiring learning journey for your learners, you can use different types of content in aNewSpring. You can add these to both content parts and questions. You will find the types of content below.
Some content types require external tools. Knowledge about these tools is required. Contact the creators of the tool for support.
For the possibilities view the article The features of the text editor.
Select an existing image or select and upload a new image by clicking +Upload. Select the image you want to use, click Edit Image to crop or mirror the selected image.
You can add Hotspots to the images. With this option it is possible for the learners to click on an (in)visible spot in the image, which will make a pop-up with text or a link to a content part or another web page visible.
Click on +Hotspot to determine where you want to place the hotspot, after this you click on Edit to add text. With Hotspot visibility you can determine how the hotspot will be shown in the image
When selecting this option, you can add a link to the video on YouTube. You can find this link by pressing "Share" below the clip on YouTube.
The link will look similar to this: http://youtu.be/62WD5vxI8wM
Vimeo is, just like Youtube, a service which allows you to upload video's with different types of video formats. When you get a Vimeo Pro account you can protect your video from overall view and only let them be shown in your learning environment.
You need the link to the video on Vimeo, which you can find in the address bar, the link will look similar like this: https://vimeo.com/54355281
Prezi is an online tool which allows you to create engaging presentations.
The link for Prezi is to be found by clicking "Share" at a presentation.
A link would look similar to this: http://prezi.com/i11j7gvffr60/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share
Google Docs Viewer
View PDF, Word or PowerPoint files in the Google Docs viewer. When you click update and test, the file will be directly visible in the content part.
Slideshare is an online tool for making presentations using PowerPoint or PDF files.
The link for the online presentation is found by clicking "Share" in Slideshare.
Issuu is an online service that makes it possible to show PDF files in an appealing manner.
With the help of the embed code, which you get with each Issuu file, it is possible to place it in aNewSpring.
You can only get the ISSUU embed code when you have a paid ISSUU account.
You can use HTML. With the Editor button you can also change the text in the editor.
MS Office viewer
Add PowerPoint, Word and Excel files to aNewSpring. A selected file will be shown in the canvas.
You can choose the aspect ratio when uploading Vimeo, Prezi, Slideshare, ISSUU and MS Office files.
Add a website to a content part with iFrame. Paste the url of a website in the URL-field and choose Ok.
With Cue Point you can add a timed summery list to movies and optionaly add effects to the list.
First add a movie to the content part with Youtube or Vimeo. Next, create a new box and add the Cue Point there.
When using List you can add all kinds of lists to the content part (a checklist, for example).
The list items can be provided with a content part for extra information.
Upload your own video to aNewSpring without using Vimeo or YouTube. Any type of video file should be accepted. The player will automatically convert it to MP4.
The maximum file size of the video is 256 MB. You can find several tools online to compress your video, for example Movavi.
- How do I use the Plus Editor to add content to questions and content parts?
- Adding content parts
Read more about how the Plus Editor works and how to choose content types.
- Adding questions
You can also use the Plus Editor to create questions and use the same options as for content parts.