Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Multimedia. What Is Multimedia The combined use of several media, such as movies, slides, music, and lighting, especially for the purpose."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction to Multimedia
What Is Multimedia The combined use of several media, such as movies, slides, music, and lighting, especially for the purpose of education or entertainment. The use of several mass media, such as television, radio, and print, especially for the purpose of advertising or publicity. The combined use of media such as text, graphics, video, and sound, as on a computer system.
Why add the Hyper Hypertext and Hypermedia are additions to multimedia. Add interactivity to a presentation Allow for non-linear associations Students can associate comparisons, definitions, examples, and other relationships between information in a presentation.
Why Use Multimedia? Encourages students to work in groups Express knowledge of a subject in different ways Apply learning to multiple senses Enhance speaking and presentation skills Allows for creativity Resource: Multimedia Projects in Education by Ivers & Barron
What do I need to get started Images –Clip Art –Scanner –Internet –Digital Camera Sounds –Record –Internet –System Sounds –Music CDs Text –Type –Copy/Paste –Internet Movies –Video Capture –Internet –Mavika Camera –Reference CDs
Citing your Internet Resources MLA Style for citing electronic sources APA Style for citing electronic sources Have your students fill out an Internet Site Screening Worksheet for each site they use in their project.
Using a Scanner to get images ScanMaker X6 Scanner PhotoDeluxe or PhotoShop to work with images Saving as a JPEG image Knowing where to save
Using a Digital Camera Sony Mavika For Stills or SHORT Video clips Learn settings on camera Batteries and Floppies …..Oh My!!
Adding Sound to your Project Record into computer microphone Use sounds that come with software Use a music CD Using the Internet Software –Goldwave –TotalRecorder
Resources on the Web Using Pics4Learning for graphics Using AltaVista for images and soundsAltaVista FreeWavs for soundsFreeWavs Lots of free clipart sites
Ready to get started?? Establish Groups Brainstorm a project idea to present Collect elements (text, sound, graphics….) Build a Presentation –PowerPoint –Hyperstudio –Web Page –ClarisWorks Slide Show
Want To Animate? Using Slides or Animation Paths: Hyperstudio Powerpoint Creating QuickTime VR Objects: Spin Photo Object and digital camera QuickTime Pro and digital camera
Wrap it Up – After Presenations Assess presentations Reflect on your learning experience –Working in a group –Processes used –The final project –Your learning style/comfort level –The technology used