EDLF 589B: Digital Image Collection
One (1) graduate credit
Instructor: Dr. Cynthia Sparks
Course Dates and Times: October 15 (Friday) 4:30-9:30
October 16 (Saturday) 8:00-6:30
October 27 (Friday) 5:00 Final project due
In this course participants will cover the acquisition and use of digital images in presentations and documents. They will learn advanced searching techniques, use of the digital camera, and the scanner. Students will use PowerPoint to learn to insert sounds, video, and digital images. Effective use of each element will be discussed. Participants will plan and design a project and appropriate lesson plan content that meet the Virginia SOL.
Participants should posses a basic knowledge of the computer operating system as well as experience with some applications including word processing, database, spreadsheet, Internet, and presentation tools.
· To effectively integrate presentations created by teachers to address the learning needs of their students.
· To integrate the use of teacher designed presentations to enhance the learning in the K-12 curriculum.
Prerequisite: Electronic Resources and Presentation Tools or a course that introduces basic concepts of presentation software.
· To create and modify images.
· To be able to apply good presentation design practices to the creation of effective presentations
· To create a presentation with logically organized structure.
· To be able to integrate graphic objects into a documents and presentations
· To understand and apply best practices for utilizing images in instruction
· To create presentations to facilitate learning in a variety of classroom settings (one computer to computer lab use)
The Virginia SOL Manual
Students will be expected to:
Successful completion of this course includes
Participation in course discussion
Completion of presentation (a minimum of ten slides) that incorporates
Attendance in class sessions
All work should be pledged in the spirit of the Honor System of the University of
Special Needs: If you are a student with special needs you should let the instructor and the Staff Development Office know as soon as possible prior to the beginning of class.
This course carries the grades of Satisfactory (S) or Unsatisfactory (U). To receive a satisfactory grade, students must earn a minimum of 85 points
Attendance and participation (30 points)
Presentation content/Instructional Relevance (40 points)
Presentation organization and design (30 points)
Creating Essential Questions
Four NETS for Better Searching
Lesson Planning and Web Pages
Digital Image Collections
JAS (NASA) Collection http://images.jsc.nasa.gov/
Scanning Tips http://www.scantips.com/
Instructional design and presentations
Importance of file structure (storage of all multimedia elements)
Review of basic PowerPoint
Searching: Becoming a Better Searcher
Exploring Web Resources
Finding Appropriate Materials on the Web
Evaluating Web Pages
Creating Multimedia with PowerPoint
Designing your presentation (elements of effective presentation research)
Inserting components into a presentation
Integrating digital images and multimedia into instruction
Creating your presentation power for instruction
Participants in this course will create a presentation (10 slide minimum) for use in their classroom with the content they are tasked to teach. Projects will include the following: at least 10 slides, at least one image hyperlinked to the Internet or images produced using 2 different modes with a digital camera, at least one Internet image, at least one digital picture, at least one sound or music clip, and some form of video. Additioiinally, the student will provide a brief explanation of how the presentation will be used in classroom instruction.
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