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What are sound bites?

What use do sound bites have?

Your collection of sound bites can have seven very practical uses for teachers and students:

  1. As a record of some of the major ideas in or responses to your film, it can help structure presentations
  2. Since quotes can be pasted right into presentations, projects, or notes, the list can be a time saver
  3. It can provide "thought starters" for class discussions or online discussions
  4. It's a resource for possible essay topics
  5. It contains quotations suitable for discussion-type essay exams questions
  6. It can be used to script web projects, Power Point presentations, videos, newsletters, and so forth
  7. It can make some important ideas available even when easy access to the texts or a library is not convenient.

Where do you find sound bites?

What format should you follow?

How many sound bites should you have?