October 1, 2014

Day 30 – Interactive Multimedia Day 2

Today 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. You will be using a slinky to practice different camera shots as well as teach others about the slinky.

To be finished today:

As you watch today’s videos in Depco Studio for Activity 2 think of how you can practice your camera shots with the slinky and what information would you like to include in your movie about the slinky as you plan using your story board worksheet.

Be careful with 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.

  • Questions and Answers for Activity 1 and 2 in Depco Studio
  • Activity 1 Student Handbook lesson
  • Activity 2 Student Handbook lesson

Questions to answer as you go through Activity 2

  1. What is the purpose of story-boarding?
  2. Explain four different camera shots?
  3. How can you convey power or emotion in your video footage?
  4. What are other items to consider when video taping?

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

  • Activity 2
    • Relate a simple child’s toy to Newton’s Laws of Motion
    • Create a storyboard.
    • Operate the video camera.
    • Identify different types of 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 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

September 30, 2014

Day 29 – Interactive Multimedia Day 1

New Module starts today, Interactive Multimedia in this module you will learning about video production and video editing to create a final commercial. You will be working in teams of three.

To be finished today:

  • Graphics Communications Post Test in Depco Studio
  • Questions and Answers for Activity 1 and 2 in Depco Studio
  • Activity 1 Student Handbook lesson

Questions to answer as you go through Activity 1

  1. Explain the difference between linear editing and non-linear editing?
  2. Which type of editing is the new way to edit?
  3. Why do you create a master copy?

Questions to answer as you go through Activity 2

  1. What is the purpose of story-boarding?
  2. Explain four different camera shots?

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

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

September 29, 2014

Day 28 – Interactive Multimedia Day 1

New Module starts today, Interactive Multimedia in this module you will learning about video production and video editing to create a final commercial. You will be working in teams of three.

To be finished today:

  • Questions and Answers for Activity 1 and 2 in Depco Studio
  • Activity 1 Student Handbook lesson

Questions to answer as you go through Activity 1

  1. Explain the difference between linear editing and non-linear editing?
  2. Which type of editing is the new way to edit?
  3. Why do you create a master copy?

Questions to answer as you go through Activity 2

  1. What is the purpose of story-boarding?
  2. Explain four different camera shots?

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

  •  Activity 1
    • Explain the history of film.
    • Explain the functions of the program.
    • Determine how the hardware and program work together to create professional-quality movies.
    • Recognize the difference between linear and non-linear video editing
  • Activity 2
    • Relate a simple child’s toy to Newton’s Laws of Motion
    • Create a storyboard.
    • Operate the video camera.
    • Identify different types of 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 network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

September 23-25 2014

Day 24-26 Graphic Communications

During these days you are to complete your T-shirt design with Adobe Photoshop

  • Make sure you have brought in your white t-shirt
  • Make sure you have sent Mrs. Hansen your shirt design in an attachment of an email

Rubric for your T-shirt design worth 30 pts.:

  • Creativity and quality of your design, is it your own design?
  • Can you read and understand the message of your shirt?
  • Did you use any of these tools; lasso, crop, marquee, clone, feathering, or drawing?
  • Did you apply your own colors or modifications to your design?
  • Did you use any effects, filters, styles?
  • Did you use layering techniques with your design?

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

  • I am able to use the program Photoshop to edit photos and graphics.
  • I understand the tools needed to make changes in photos and graphics with this program.
  • I am able to create a unique shirt design that I am very proud of and can not wait to wear.

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 the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

 

September 22, 2014

Day 23 – Graphic Communications Day 7

Tuesday and Wednesday will be Shirt Making day make sure your shirt is here!

Due to be graded:

  • Questions and Answers for each activity 1-4 worth 20pts
  • Completed Activities 1-5
  • T-Shirt Design is to be finished by Tuesday

Keep the following in mind when designing your shirts:

  1. Be creative try the different effects, filters and styles along with layering.
  2. No copyright art work permitted make it your own.
  3. Keep in mind the amount of ink you are using in your design.
  4. Is it appropriate? Would you be proud to wear it around school?

Rubric for your T-shirt design worth 30 pts.:

  • Creativity and quality of your design, is it your own design?
  • Can you read and understand the message of your shirt?
  • Did you use any of these tools; lasso, crop, marquee, clone, feathering, or drawing?
  • Did you apply your own colors or modifications to your design?
  • Did you use any effects, filters, styles?
  • Did you use layering techniques with your design?

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

  • I am able to use the program Photoshop to edit photos and graphics.
  • I understand the tools needed to make changes in photos and graphics with this program.
  • I am able to create a unique shirt design that I am very proud of and can not wait to wear.

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 the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

September 19, 2014

It is Friday!!!  Day 22 – Graphic Communications Day 7

Today you should be continuing with Activities 1-5 in the Graphics Communications module.

Due to be graded:

  • Questions and Answers for each activity 1-4 worth 20pts
  • Completed Activities 1-5
  • T-Shirt Design is to be started

Keep the following in mind when designing your shirts:

  1. Be creative try the different effects, filters and styles along with layering.
  2. No copyright art work permitted make it your own.
  3. Keep in mind the amount of ink you are using in your design.
  4. Is it appropriate? Would you be proud to wear it around school?

Rubric for your T-shirt design worth 30 pts.:

  • Creativity and quality of your design, is it your own design?
  • Can you read and understand the message of your shirt?
  • Did you use any of these tools; lasso, crop, marquee, clone, feathering, or drawing?
  • Did you apply your own colors or modifications to your design?
  • Did you use any effects, filters, styles?
  • Did you use layering techniques with your design?

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

  • I am able to use the program Photoshop to edit photos and graphics.
  • I understand the tools needed to make changes in photos and graphics with this program.
  • I am able to create a unique shirt design that I am very proud of and can not wait to wear.

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 the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

September 18, 2014

Day 21 – Graphic Communications Day 6

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

Did you turn in your questions and answers for this module to the folder?

Today, you should be finishing up Activity 5 with the text manipulation and start designing your T-Shirt. If you are still on previous Activities work on completing these so you have an understanding on how to create your T-shirt design.

I will demonstrate a few option to explore with the text activity.

Remember the following:

  1. Be creative try the different effects, filters and styles along with layering.
  2. No copyright art work permitted make it your own.
  3. Keep in mind the amount of ink you are using in your design.
  4. Is it appropriate? Would you be proud to wear it around school?

Rubric for your T-shirt design worth 30 pts.:

  • Creativity and quality of your design, is it your own design?
  • Can you read and understand the message of your shirt?
  • Did you use any of these tools; lasso, crop, marquee, clone, feathering, or drawing?
  • Did you apply your own colors or modifications to your design?
  • Did you use any effects, filters, styles?
  • Did you use layering techniques with your design?

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

  • I am able to use the program Photoshop to edit photos and graphics.
  • I understand the tools needed to make changes in photos and graphics with this program.
  • I am able to create a unique shirt design that I am very proud of and can not wait to wear.

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 the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

September 17, 2014

Day 20 – Graphic Communications Day 5.5

DO NOT UNPLUG the HEADSETS

Today, you would be finishing up Activity 5 with the text manipulation and start designing your T-Shirt. I will demonstrate a few option to explore with the text activity.

Remember the following:

  1. Be creative try the different effects, filters and styles along with layering.
  2. No copyright art work permitted make it your own.
  3. Keep in mind the amount of ink you are using in your design.
  4. Is it appropriate? Would you be proud to wear it around school?

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

  • Edit text within text layers.
  • Create and format text using the digital imaging program.
  • Manipulate the text using the Warp tool.
  • Create unique text using the Effects and Style tools.

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

September 16, 2014

Day 19 – Graphic Communications Day 5

Today you will be learning how to create unique text effects using Adobe Photoshop. Then start designing your T-Shirt. You are to use graphics for this design no photos will be allowed.

Housekeeping:

  • Do Not UNPLUG the headsets. You are not to use your own. The headsets supplied are high quality and you have cleaning supplies provided for you.
  • Check your grades all grades should be up to date.

Materials Needed:

  • Your class folder with paper (you were to supply this with lined paper)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Graphic Communications (green)
  • Depco Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

Activity for the day: Activity 5 Photoshop Advance Manipulation II

Log into Depco Studio proceed to Activity 5 Text Effects, watch the short video segments. Listen carefully! Log into Depco Studio

Start and complete Activity 5 the Graphics Communication Module. Follow the Student Handbook to complete the project in activity one once you listen to the video clips.

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

  • Edit text within text layers.
  • Create and format text using the digital imaging program.
  • Manipulate the text using the Warp tool.
  • Create unique text using the Effects and Style tools.

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

September 15, 2014

Day 18 – Graphic Communications Day 4

Today you will be learning more about using Adobe Photoshop manipulation techniques.

Materials Needed:

  • Your class folder with paper (you were to supply this with lined paper)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Graphic Communications (green)
  • Depco Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

Activity for the day:

Write these questions in your folder and find the answers to the questions in the video clips that are provided in Depco Studio at the beginning of the activity for the day. Listen carefully! Log into Depco Studio

  • Activity 4 Photoshop Advance Manipulation II
    1. Explain what are filters and why are they used with photo manipulation.
    2. What is feathering?

Start and complete Activity 4 the Graphics Communication Module. Follow the Student Handbook to complete the project in activity one once you listen to the video clips.

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

  • Perform advanced photo manipulation techniques to change an image.
  • Adjust the levels of an image so they represent the original photograph more accurately.
  • Enhance images with built-in filters from Photoshop.
  • Manipulate the edges of an image.

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