April 16, 2015

Day 18 Interactive Multimedia Day 6 Editing

Today, your team will continue to work together on editing in the timeline and adding the extra touches to make your final slinky video such as audio, titles, voice over and transitions.

Items Needed:

  • Adobe Premiere Elements Software

To be finished today:

  • Video clips edited with set in and set out of each clip allowing the clips to flow together into one final show.
  • Adding opening and closing titles
  • Add transitions needed between each video clip to allow for continuity.
  • Adding audio/music

Vocabulary Words:

  • Voice over: Adding audio to the clip that has been previously recorded using a separate script.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Activity 4
    • I understand how to use the editing program Adobe Premiere.
    • I understand how to add extras to your final video such as opening and closing titles, transitions between each clip, and audio.
    • I understanding how to make sure the video has continuity between the video clips.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put back your video equipment to the front table and plugged in!
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

April 15, 2015

Day 17 Interactive Multimedia Day 5 – Editing

Today, your team will work together on editing the video clips in the timeline and adding the extra touches to make your final slinky video.

Items Needed:

  • Adobe Premiere Elements Software

To be finished today:

  • Video clips edited with set in and set out of each clip allowing the clips to flow together into one final show.
  • Adding opening and closing titles
  • Add transitions needed between each video clip to allow for continuity.

Vocabulary Words:

  • Continuity: Continuous shot that is understandable, flows well and is pleasant to look at (watch).
  • Transitions: The passage from on form, state, style, or place to another
  • Trimming: the removal of unwanted data from a video clip.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Activity 3
    • I understand how to to add videos to the timeline.
    • I understand how to trim clips used in the timeline.
    • I understand how to add transitions and why they are needed in the video.
    • I understand the parts of the editing program Adobe Premiere.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put back your video equipment to the front table and plugged in!
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

April 14, 2015

Day 16 – Interactive Multimedia Day 4 Importing

Today you will be learn how to import the video clips into the video editing software, Adobe Premiere.

To be finished today:

  • As a class we will watch today’s videos in Depco Studio for Activity 3 and 4.
  • Answer the activity questions below
  • Import video footage your team took
  • Begin working with editing software (Adobe Premiere) to make a quality video that matches your storyboard planning.

Do Not Delete Any Footage on the Camera!!!

Be careful when using the camera and keep the USB cable in a twisty. Do not damage the slinky!  Return the tub with all items in it the front of the table.

Materials and Equipment Needed:

  • Activity 3 and 4 Student Handbook lesson
  • Video Camera and USB Cable
  • Footage that is needed for your storyboards
  • Adobe Premiere Software

Vocabulary Words:

  • Continuity: Continuous shot that is understandable, flows well and is pleasant to look at (watch).
  • Timeline: The location on the screen in the software where most of the editing takes place.
  • Foley Artist:  a career that makes the sound effects in video productions.  Here is a great video that shows how Star Wars sound effects were created by the Foley Artist.
  • Video Editors: a career that take the raw footage and edits film, photos, audio, and text to a final video production.

Questions to answer as the class goes through Activity 3 and 4

  1. What is the name of the area where the editing  takes place with video, audio, transitions, and photos?
  2. Explain what a transition is and what needs to be considered when selecting a transition.
  3. Explain when Foley Artists add effects to a video and what is a Foley?
  4. In order to be a successful editor you must understand continuity, explain what is meant with continuity?
  5. How does a video editor evoke emotion during the editing process?

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Activity 3
    • I can explain what a Foley Artist is and what they do in the editing process of a video.
    • I can explain what continuity is and why it is important when video editing.
    • I understand how to import video footage into a computer to be used in an editing software.
    • I understand the parts of the editing program Adobe Premiere.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook (in your Personal Folder)
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put back your video equipment to the front table and plugged in!
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

April 13, 2015

Day 15  – Interactive Multimedia Day 3   Video Footage Day

Today, you will be using a slinky to create a short video. Think of how your team can use different camera shots with the slinky and what information would you like to include in your movie.Your video taping should be all planned out using your storyboard worksheet. The storyboard will identify the different camera shots and how you will be using the slinky. Your video can be a commercial, an informational video about a slinky or a story using the slinky.

Be careful when using the camera and turn off when you are not taking footage.   Do not damage the slinky! Today is your only day to take the video footage needed.  Return the tub with all items in it the front of the table.

Activity for today:

  • Storyboard for your team’s video
  • Video Footage for your final slinky video, today is the only day to gather your footage.
  • You need to have 5 seconds of lead in footage and lead out footage for each clip.
  • Do not delete any footage at ALL!
  • Remember how to keep you camera steady and the video requirements when video taping.
  • Must have your video finished that includes the follow items for grading:
    • Title (opening to the video) be creative
    • 3 video clips
    • Two different camera shots.
    • Transitions between each clip
    • Closing (credits)
      • Name of each person in the team
      • Date
      • Mrs. Hansen’s Period ___

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Activity 2
    • I can create a storyboard.
    • I can operate the video camera.
    • I can be aware of the different types of video camera shots.
    • I can be aware of the video camera cautions when using it.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put back your video equipment to the front table and plugged in!
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

April 10, 2015

Day 14 – Interactive Multimedia Day 2 – Storyboard

Today, you will work in teams of three to begin Activity 1 and 2 in your Student Handbook.

To be finished today:

  • If you were absent you need to take the Interactive Multimedia Pre-Test and answer the questions for Activity 1 and 2 in Depco Studio.
  • Answer the exit ticket questions in each activity in Depco Studio
  • Begin creating your storyboard for your video on a slinky

Items Needed:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Storyboard worksheet
  • Camera and Props if time permits

Today’s Activity:

In teams you will learn how to use the camera and plan a short video with the prop of a slinky. Your video can be informational, historical, commercial, or a short story. Be creative but you will only have one day to create your footage so keep is simple. Your team will create a storyboard (a layout of how to shoot the video) to plan your video.

  • Must have your video finished that includes the follow items for grading
    • Title (opening to the video) be creative
    • 3 video clips
    • Two different camera shots.
    • Transitions between each clip
    • Closing (credits)
      • Name of each person in the team
      • Date
      • Mrs. Hansen’s Period ___

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  •  Activity 1
    • Determine how the hardware and program work together to create professional-quality movies.
    • Recognize the difference between linear and non-linear video editing.
    • Understand how to use the video camera provided for the module.
  • Activity 2
    • Relate a simple child’s toy the slinky to Newton’s Laws of Motion
    • Create a storyboard.
    • Operate the video camera.
    • Identify different types of camera shots.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook (in your Personal Folder)
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your Google and network account
  • Put back your video equipment to the front table and plugged in!
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

April 9, 2015

Day 13 – Interactive Multimedia Day 1 

New Module starts today, Interactive Multimedia in this module you will be learning about video production and video editing to create a short video clip. You will be working in teams of three. You will be learning about planing your video shoot, what type of camera shots, items to consider, and ways to convey the message in your video

To be finished today:

Items Needed:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Depco Studio Instructional Videos

Questions to answer as we go through Activity 1

  1. Explain the difference between linear editing and non-linear editing?
  2. Which type of video editing do we use today?

Questions to answer as we go through Activity 2

  1. What is the purpose of story-boarding?
  2. Provide at least four different camera shots and when do you use that camera shot?
  3. Explain the purpose for the cut-away camera shots?
  4. How can you convey power or emotion in your video footage?
  5. What items need to considered when video taping?

Your teams will be creating a short video with the props provided. Your video can be informational, historical, commercial, or a short story. Be creative but you will only have one day to create your footage so keep is simple.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  •  Activity 1
    • Recognize the difference between linear and non-linear video editing.
    • Understand how to use the video camera provided for the module.
  • Activity 2
    • Relate a simple child’s toy the slinky to Newton’s Laws of Motion
    • Create a storyboard.
    • Operate the video camera.
    • Identify different types of camera shots.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook (in your Personal Folder)
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your Google and network account
  • Put back your video equipment to the front table and plugged in!
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

April 7, 2015

Day 11 – Graphic Communications Day 9

Today is the day to make our shirts. You all have done such a wonderful job in designing your shirts. I am so pleased with the quality of everyone’s designs. If you have not emailed your design to me make sure you get this done.

Some of you still have not turned in all the assignments for the Graphics Communication Module. Check your grades to see what you are missing.

Before we start our making our shirt we have the Graphic Communications Post-Test. Click on the link below to take the test. Good Luck and do your best. Read each question carefully.

Post Test

Reminder on how to email your shirt designs:

You will email me your Photoshop file of your shirt design to be graded and printed. You will be learning today how to send a file as an attachment in an email.

  1. Have a classmate look over your design and provide constructive input into your design before you send the file in your email.
  2. Make sure you have saved your file with your name in it and the file format is Photoshop (.pds) extension.
  3. Log into your Google Account
  4. Go to Gmail
  5. Click on Compose to create your email
  6. Fill in my email address, CC yourself
  7. Subject: Print my T-Shirt
  8. Type me a message on your thoughts about this activity.
  9. Attach your Photoshop file of your T-Shirt design by click on the paperclip and then navigate to your personal folder. Select your shirt design, make sure it is the photoshop file.
  10. Click send once all above is completed.

Shirt Requirements:

  • Must have at least three graphic items on the shirt
  • At one location the graphics need to be layered.
  • Must have text added
  • Must have one effect or filter used
  • Must be your own work
  • Can not be copyrighted, this means no words going through the image
  • Be conscious of the amount of color used backgrounds must stay white.

Materials Needed:

  • Activity Questions Handout  (turn in when finished)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Graphic Communications (green)
  • Depco Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Use Photoshop with confidence, adding text, adding images, layering graphics, adding effects and filters.
  • Understand a quality layout when creating a shirt design.
  • Send an email that includes an attachment.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

March 27, 2015

Day 10 – Graphic Communications Day 8

I am out today with the Robotics Team attending the LHS Robotics Competition. Please follow along with the post below for your day’s assignment. I hope you all have a family/friend fun and relaxing Spring Break.

Last period of the day please shut down all computers for the break!

Today’s Activity:

Today is a makeup day if you still have missing work. Email your Photoshop shirt file to me with having your design as an attachment. Make sure the file name includes your last name.

You may play on Cool Math if you have everything done. (only this site for games)

You can then use this time to work on the Tech Time Essay contest. Log into your Google Account and create a new Google Doc to create your essay. This will allow you to work on it at home over spring break. Here are the links for the Essay Contest.

8th Grade: Create  an alternative program to safely and economically dispose of the e-waste in the United States. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70ln8dz8VYM

7th Grade: What new technology would you invent to track climate change and/or address the problems created by climate change? Why would this be important to society? How would you get society to “buy” your ideal product?

Shirt Requirements:

  • Must have at least three graphic items on the shirt
  • At one location the graphics need to be layered.
  • Must have text added
  • Must have one effect or filter used
  • Must be your own work
  • Can not be copyrighted, this means no words going through the image
  • Be conscious of the amount of color used backgrounds must stay white.

Materials Needed:

  • Activity Questions Handout  (turn in when finished)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Graphic Communications (green)
  • Depco Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Use Photoshop with confidence, adding text, adding images, layering graphics, adding effects and filters.
  • Understand a quality layout when creating a shirt design.
  • Send an email that includes an attachment.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

March 26, 2015

Day 9 – Graphic Communications Day 7

Last day to be working on your shirt designs. Use your time effectively! Have a friend look over your final design for their input before you turn it in. Keep in mind all the requirements listed below. Be creative, show off your talents in creating your very own shirt design.

Today’s Activity:

You will email me your Photoshop file of your shirt design to be graded and printed. You will be learning today how to send a file as an attachment in an email.

  1. Have a classmate look over your design and provide constructive input into your design before you send the file in your email.
  2. Make sure you have saved your file with your name in it and the file format is Photoshop (.pds) extension.
  3. Log into your Google Account
  4. Go to Gmail
  5. Click on Compose to create your email
  6. Fill in my email address, CC yourself
  7. Subject: Print my T-Shirt
  8. Type me a message on your thoughts about this activity.
  9. Attach your Photoshop file of your T-Shirt design by click on the paperclip and then navigate to your personal folder. Select your shirt design, make sure it is the photoshop file.
  10. Click send once all above is completed.

Shirt Requirements:

  • Must have at least three graphic items on the shirt
  • At one location the graphics need to be layered.
  • Must have text added
  • Must have one effect or filter used
  • Must be your own work
  • Can not be copyrighted, this means no words going through the image
  • Be conscious of the amount of color used backgrounds must stay white.

Materials Needed:

  • Activity Questions Handout  (turn in when finished)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Graphic Communications (green)
  • Depco Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Use Photoshop with confidence, adding text, adding images, layering graphics, adding effects and filters.
  • Understand a quality layout when creating a shirt design.
  • Send an email that includes an attachment.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

March 25, 2015

Day 8 – Graphic Communications Day 6

Today you will be working on your shirt designs. Use your time effectively, you should finalize your design by tomorrow. Keep in mind all the requirements listed below. Be creative, show off your talents in creating your very own shirt design.

Reminder:

  • Make sure you have forward your goals email
  • Turned in your Class Expectation sheets signed
  • Turn in your Graphic Communications activity questions to the folder
  • Show me you completed activity photos 2-5

Shirt Requirements:

  • Must have at least three graphic items on the shirt
  • At one location the graphics need to be layered.
  • Must have text added
  • Must have one effect or filter used
  • Must be your own work
  • Can not be copyrighted, this means no words going through the image
  • Be conscious of the amount of color used backgrounds must stay white.

Materials Needed:

  • Activity Questions Handout  (turn in when finished)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Graphic Communications (green)
  • Depco Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave