Credit: Three semester hours
Time: Tuesdays, 5:30-8:45 Through April 25
Location: Satterlee 300
Purpose: This course involves students in practical experience creating multimedia presentations. Course topics are chosen to provide students with a base knowledge that is then applied in a more in depth Quicktime VR project.
Readings: 1) Robinette, Mac Multimedia for Teachers, IDG Books,
2) Director 7 Demystified
3) Lopuck L. Designing Multimedia: A visual guide to multimedia and Online Graphic Design. Peachpit Press, 1996. (recommended)
Presentations: Students wil choose one CD listed in Part V of the text to present in class (1/6)
Clarisworks, Kidpix, and Hyperstudio Students will create in class a small multimedia project in each of these three programs. 1/2
Inspiration: Students will create a technology integration plan using the Inspiration software package (1/6)
Attendance: Daily attendance is required of all students
Digital Storage: Each students is required to have 2 100mb zip disks for storage.
Plagiarism: This course adheres to the College's policy on academic honesty as stated in the Undergraduate Catalog. Plagiarism may lead to grade reduction, course failure, or expulsion from school.
Course Schedule: (subject to change as needed)
|1/25||Course Introduction/Overview. Multimedia Examples. Star Wars (Screenplay, give-a-show, radio drama, record/storybook, movie) Arthur's Teacher Trouble. Copy and Laminate Appendix B. Read Part V - The part of Tens, Choose one CD to present in class.|
|2/1||PRESENTATIONS: Students pick one CD from readings and present it in class.|
|2/8||The In's and Out's of Macintosh Multimedia, Control Panels, CD Player, Recording Audio through line and mic inputs. Read Chapter 5 - Groovy Graphics|
|2/15||****AECT Conference: No Class****|
|2/22||Graphics: QuickTime Camera, Scanning, Connectix Quickcam. Read: Chapter 6 - Sound Advice and Chapter 7 - Victory over Video.|
|2/29||****Winter Break: No Class****|
|3/14||Sound and Video. Read: Chapter 8 Simple stuff you can do with ClarisWorks|
|3/21||CLARISWORKS Multimedia: Projects due at the end of class. Read: Chapter 9 - An overview of KidPix Studio|
|3/28||KIDPIX Multimedia: Projects due at the end of class. Read Chapter 10-Faking it Through Hyperstudio|
|4/4||HYPERSTUDIO Multmedia Projects Due at the end of class. Read Chapter 11 - Making the Curriculum Connection and Chapter 12 - Lights, Camera, Action!|
|4/11||****Spring Break: No Class****|
|4/18||INSPIRATION - Creating an Integration plan, projects due at the end of class. Read Part IV - Sharing with Others (Chapters 13, 14)|
|4/25||Putting it All Together: Creating portable presentation, storing class projects on for future use.|
Office: Satterlee Hall 216
Phone: (315) 267-2670
Office Hours: M, W 12:45-1:45 Tuesday, 3:45-4:45
This page created January 26, 1999. Last updated January 26, 1999.