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1 Chapter 11: Multimedia/Presentation Tools Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance LearningChapter 11: Multimedia/Presentation Tools
2 Learner ObjectivesAt the completion of study, learners will be able to:discuss research related to the effective use of multimedia in teaching and learninguse terminology associated with multimedia presentation tools.create a tutorial in nonlinear format using a presentation toolexamine lesson plans that incorporate multimedia presentation tools into teaching and learningexamine interactive and animated web resources that actively engage learnersdetermine ethical and legal uses of the inclusion of digital images and files in multimedia presentations.
3 Learner Objectives, cont’d develop lessons that align with state curriculum NETS•S and requires K-12 students to use presentation software to promote their learning.discuss methods for adapting and using presentation tools with special learners
4 Frameworks: What we know Research generally agrees about the merits of multimedia.Studies reveal that multimediaGets and holds students’ attentionEnhances presentationsEnhances communicationPromotes interactionProvokes thoughtCauses the retention of knowledge (hopefully)The design of the product is fundamental to its success.
5 Frameworks: What we know Learning depends on the design on the product/slideshow. Teachers should model good design in developing multimedia slideshows.Learning increases IF the mediacomplements each othermatches the learning task.Learning decreases IF the productis inconsistentis distractingEmphasis should not be on the technologyKeep the focus on the learning outcome
6 Frameworks: What is multimedia? Multimedia is a combination of more than one type of media used to communicate a message. The multiple media is delivered through one device: the computer.Types of mediaTextGraphicsAudioVideo
7 Basics: Text Text: the wording Write in bulleted statements Main ideas Used as a guide for speakerAvoid the use of technical jargonSpell check to protect creditabilityGuidelines for (fonts) for presentationsplatform safelarger to enhance readingconsistent in size of elements (H1, H2, etc)contrast with background
8 Basics: GraphicsGraphics: (the pictorial items_ are either static or dynamicStatic (still) graphicsPhotos, clip art, icons, drawings, tables, graphs, mapsFile formats that work best with PP are rasterGIF, JPEG, PNGGuidelines with graphics for presentationsshould be limited and enhance the topicadd interest but can bloatshould be the resolution of the outputDO NOT resize graphics in PP
9 Basics: Audio Audio is sound and may serve as Background musicSound effects to set a mood or create emotionVoice files for narrationGuidelines with audio for presentationsUse can be very easy or extremely difficulteither create or obtain from a secondary sourceAdds interest if used wellAnnoying if used poorly or overusedAudio requires headphones and speakers
10 Basics: Video. . .Video is “dynamic” (moving) pictures and may serve asDocumentariesDemonstrationsReports or guest speakersCreate scenarios for students to watch and analyzeGuidelines with video for presentationsUse be very easy or extremely difficultcreate with a digital video cameraobtain from a secondary sourceCreates huge files for download and storageTime consuming but fun
11 Basics: Multimedia Slideshows Multimedia slideshows are typically used to display information during a presentation.Used for presentationsdesigned in linear formatUsed for tutorialsdesigned with non-linear (with main menu) and linear (within sections)Slideshows can be uploaded to the webMultimedia presentation (slideshows) allow teachers and students to create slideshows for many uses.
12 Basics – Uses for teachers Teacher Uses of Presentation ToolsAccompany demonstrationsAccompany discussionsCreate reviewing methods (games, flashcards)Create tutorialsCreate virtual toursDocument field tripsDocument change over timeDevelop lesson activities that require students to develop multimedia slideshows.
13 Basics – Uses for Students Student Uses of Presentation ToolsAccompany student reportsBook reportsBiographiesSummary reports: summary of informationDirections (how to)Compare / ContrastCause / EffectDocument field tripsDocument community mapsDocument change over time
14 Basics: Software Options Various multimedia presentation software packages are choices for schoolsAppleWorks 6: Mac OS X (6.2.9) and WinApple Keynote 3: Mac OS XKidPix Deluxe 4: compatible with OSX & WinXPMS PowerPoint: compatible with OSX & WinXPHyperStudio 4.5: compatible with WinXPOld favorite: was not updated for Mac OSXOpen Source options: free but limited featuresOpen Office (Impress).Neo Office 2.1: for Mac OS X 10.3 or higher (test releases)
15 Basics: PowerPoint Get acquainted with the PP interface: Views Master Format MenuFontsAlignment, lists, line spacingSlide design & slide layoutInsert Menutext boxpicturemovies and soundchart or tablehyperlinksSlideshow menu: action buttons
16 Basics: Printing the show Print what:Individual slides, or 2, 3, 4, 6 or 9 to a pageoutline viewnotes viewOutput: color, black and white or gray
17 Basics: Saving the Show destination folderSaving the show.ppt file (can be edited).pps file (can not be edited).pdf file (can not be edited)
18 Basics: Viewing the Show slideshow iconViewing the showThe show is viewed by checking the slideshow icon (the icon on the extreme right).Setting kiosk mode (for tutorials) the student MUST use the navigation to move.