Advanced Multimedia Production
Cynthia W. Sparks, Ed. D.
Term II 2002
02/22,23; 03/8,9; 03/15,16
MEETING DATE AND TIME:
Friday, 4:30-9:30, Saturday 8:00-6:00.
Students must check in at the quarterdeck for each class session.
Dr. Sparks will be available in the assigned classroom before and after each
class session. She may be reached
at 421-7346 (H) or 547-0153 ext. 199 (W).
This course is an advanced course in computer based multimedia interactive
course design. The course
integrates course design software, multimedia authoring, web design and
presentation graphics in the development of a multimedia lesson or course.
The course concentrates on the total instructional process culminating in
a complete multimedia class delivered either by disk or Internet.
Students develop their own video and audio elements learning the complete
production process necessary for multimedia instructional products.
EDU 6605, 6606, 6607 or permission of the instructor.
Upon completion of this course students will:
Acquire a technology vocabulary and
knowledge of computer concepts.
Acquire an understanding of the
impact of computers on classroom instruction.
Develop competence with and
understanding of the role computers fill in the educational process.
Develop competence in using
computers in the area of education.
Develop a theoretical rationale for
the use of computers in education.
Demonstrate an understanding of the
primary application of computers in education.
Gain exposure to real life
experiences in designing and using multimedia computer applications.
Gain exposure to uses of and be
able to evaluate software for educational application.
Demonstrate the ability to
integrate multimedia computer applications into specific content areas.
Students will fulfill the
requirements for the Virginia Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel:
a computer system and utilize software
Apply knowledge of terms associated with educational computing and
electronic technologies to access and exchange information.
locate, evaluate, and use appropriate instructional technology-based resources
(hardware and software) to support SOL and other instructional objectives.
educational technologies for data collection, information management, problem
solving, decision making, communications, and presentations within the
and implement lessons and strategies that integrate technology to meet the
diverse needs of learners in a variety of educational settings.
This course will be taught in a computer lab with hands on activities. The class
will require participation from students in exploring various ways to use
multimedia computer applications, presentation tools, and the Internet to
integrate technology into classroom instruction.
This class assumes that students have mastery of the basic skills of the
four basic application programs. This is an advanced class is multimedia use in
the classroom and on the web. Students
should also be familiar with web based computer applications (i.e. HTML and web
authoring tools). Students will be using these programs to create integrated
learning experiences for the classroom.
There will be a final exam that counts 25 % and demonstrates studentís
skills. A research paper (case
study) on a topic of the studentís choice which counts 25%.
A multimedia project (35%)--The development of an integrated multimedia
project that demonstrates student skills with video, audio, presentation, and
web development. This may be
delivered over the web or by disk. Each
class member will present the multimedia project 10%. Attendance 5%.
Guidelines for Research
Identify an educational environment or topic related to instructional
technology appropriate for a review. The
topic for study can relate to any concept that you wish to study related to
technology in your particular job.
The length of the paper will depend on the depth of your study but will
be double spaced with an introduction, purpose, summary, and bibliography.
Research must be written according to the APA Publication Manual.
Each paper will include an Executive Summary as the opening page of the
Guidelines for Multimedia
Project and Presentation.
Identify a topic for instruction which incorporates instructional
technology into a lesson or course.
Plan and design the lesson(s) or course to meet the design specifications
discussed by the instructor. These
projects must incorporate the use of presentation software, video, and audio as
well as other instructional techniques. These
projects may be presented over the Internet (as a web page) or by disk.
These multimedia projects are expected to be interactive, i.e., they
require active participation on the part of the learner.
The presentation of the multimedia project requires the use of a
PowerPoint presentation on the project elements.
The projects will be presented at the last class session.
None. Web site address will
be supplied where all handouts and notes will be posted.
of Presenters to be determined.
Vaughan, Tay. Multimedia:
Making It Work. 1998. Current articles from periodicals dealing with
Any student whose disabilities fall within ADA must inform the instructor
at the beginning of the term of any special needs or equipment necessary to
accomplish the requirements for this course.
Students who have or may be dealing with a disability or learning
difficulty should speak with the instructor or contact the Office of Student
Services at 451-8202.
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