Animaker

Animaker is a cloud based Do-it-Yourself animated video making app, with in-built features to address the growing demand of animated video making. This app helps everyone to create an animated video with high quality, focusing heavily on Studio standards.

Use of Animaker 

Educators can use videos in their flipped classrooms, to engage students and to diversify the learning materials provided to their students.
Tool description
Name of the tool Animaker
Web page URL Animaker, Make Animated Videos on Cloud for free
Type of use Web-based □ Download
Type of license □ Free use of all functions Free use of basic functions (fee for “PRO” Version”) □ Educational Licence □ Pay Version
Tool Characteristics
Characteristics Cooperative work possible Creates reusable content Means use the link (direct to the content) Means download and upload at a different location □ Created content needs a host to be displayed Content can be displayed independently of the used Operating System Content can be downloaded for local use
Possible use of the tool
Where to use? (Reccommendations) Use to create additional multimedia-based (mm-b) content (graphics, videos, animations, …) □ Use to create interactive content □ Use to create complete learning units □ Use to create interactive / mm-b assessments, self-evaluation units, or similar applications □ Collaborative use (brainstorming, …)
Initial estimation
Evaluators initial estimation
  1. Easy to use O complete agreement  partial approval   O little approval    O no consent at all
  2. Well-done user interface complete agreement  O partial approval   O little approval     O no consent at all
  3. Easy to learn O complete agreement   partial approval    O little approval    O no consent at all
  4. Useful for future course development O complete agreement  O partial approval   little approval    O no consent at all
Tool evaluation
PRO CONTRA
use of templates make it easy to start possibility to create very good-looking and professional products with limited graphic competencies some interesting additional features like screen recording and voice creation 5 videos are a good compromise to get started collaboration is possible also with the free version no educational license and not very cheap (from 8.50€ to 16€ for basic and starter versions); no interactions do not think it is for everyone
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Examples and best-practice presentations

This example comes from a Blog about Project Management (run by the EBI). It combines the H5P presentation with three Read more
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