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1 Chapter 11: Multimedia/Presentation Tools Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning

2 Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Learner Objectives At the completion of study, learners will be able to: –discuss research related to the effective use of multimedia in teaching and learning –use terminology associated with multimedia presentation tools. –create a tutorial in nonlinear format using a presentation tool –examine lesson plans that incorporate multimedia presentation tools into teaching and learning –examine interactive and animated web resources that actively engage learners –determine ethical and legal uses of the inclusion of digital images and files in multimedia presentations.

3 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Learner Objectives, cont’d –develop lessons that align with state curriculum NETSS 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 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Frameworks: What we know Research generally agrees about the merits of multimedia. Studies reveal that multimedia –Gets and holds students’ attention –Enhances presentations –Enhances communication –Promotes interaction –Provokes thought –Causes the retention of knowledge (hopefully) The design of the product is fundamental to its success.

5 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools 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 media complements each other matches the learning task. –Learning decreases IF the product is inconsistent is distracting –Emphasis should not be on the technology –Keep the focus on the learning outcome

6 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools 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 media —Text –Graphics –Audio –Video

7 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics: Text Text: the wording –Write in bulleted statements Main ideas Used as a guide for speaker –Avoid the use of technical jargon –Spell check to protect creditability –Guidelines for (fonts) for presentations platform safe larger to enhance reading consistent in size of elements (H1, H2, etc) contrast with background

8 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics: Graphics Graphics: (the pictorial items_ are either static or dynamic Static (still) graphics –Photos, clip art, icons, drawings, tables, graphs, maps –File formats that work best with PP are raster »GIF, JPEG, PNG –Guidelines with graphics for presentations should be limited and enhance the topic add interest but can bloat should be the resolution of the output DO NOT resize graphics in PP

9 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics: Audio Audio is sound and may serve as Background music Sound effects to set a mood or create emotion Voice files for narration –Guidelines with audio for presentations Use can be very easy or extremely difficult –either create or obtain from a secondary source Adds interest if used well Annoying if used poorly or overused –Audio requires headphones and speakers

10 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics: Video... Video is “dynamic” (moving) pictures and may serve as Documentaries Demonstrations Reports or guest speakers Create scenarios for students to watch and analyze –Guidelines with video for presentations Use be very easy or extremely difficult –create with a digital video camera –obtain from a secondary source Creates huge files for download and storage Time consuming but fun

11 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics: Multimedia Slideshows Multimedia slideshows are typically used to display information during a presentation. Used for presentations –designed in linear format Used for tutorials –designed with non-linear (with main menu) and linear (within sections) Slideshows can be uploaded to the web Multimedia presentation (slideshows) allow teachers and students to create slideshows for many uses.

12 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics – Uses for teachers Teacher Uses of Presentation Tools –Accompany demonstrations –Accompany discussions –Create reviewing methods (games, flashcards) –Create tutorials –Create virtual tours –Document field trips –Document change over time –Develop lesson activities that require students to develop multimedia slideshows.

13 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics – Uses for Students Student Uses of Presentation Tools –Accompany student reports Book reports Biographies Summary reports: summary of information Directions (how to) Compare / Contrast Cause / Effect –Document field trips –Document community maps –Document change over time

14 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics: Software Options Various multimedia presentation software packages are choices for schools –AppleWorks 6: Mac OS X (6.2.9) and WinAppleWorks –Apple Keynote 3: Mac OS XApple Keynote 3 –KidPix Deluxe 4: compatible with OSX & WinXPKidPix Deluxe –MS PowerPoint: compatible with OSX & WinXPMS PowerPoint –HyperStudio 4.5: compatible with WinXPHyperStudio Old favorite: was not updated for Mac OSX –Open Source options: free but limited features Open Office (Impress).Open Office (Impress) Neo Office 2.1: for Mac OS X 10.3 or higher (test releases)Neo Office 2.1:

15 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics: PowerPoint Get acquainted with the PP interface: Views Master Format Menu –Fonts –Alignment, lists, line spacing –Slide design & slide layout Insert Menu  text box  picture  movies and sound  chart or table  hyperlinks Slideshow menu: action buttons

16 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics: Printing the show Printing the show –Print what: Individual slides, or 2, 3, 4, 6 or 9 to a page outline view notes view –Output: color, black and white or gray

17 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics: Saving the Show Saving the show –.ppt file (can be edited) –.pps file (can not be edited) –.pdf file (can not be edited) destination folder

18 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Basics: Viewing the Show Viewing the show –The 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. slideshow icon

19 Section V: Using Multimedia Authoring Tools to Enhance Learning Chapter 11: Multimedia Presentation Tools Questions???


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