Introduction To Windows Movie Maker

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  • Introduction to Windows MovieMakerDTSD C.A.R.A.T.S. Teacher TrainingMelanie

  • Digital Storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, narrative and voice together, thereby giving deep dimension and vivid color to characters, situations, experiences, and insights. Tell your story now digitally.- Leslie Rule, Digital Storytelling Association

  • ObjectivesDefine multimediaDefine digital storytellingCreate a movie using Windows MovieMaker 2Effectively use digital storytelling in the classroom

  • MultimediaMultimedia is the use of several different forms of media to convey informationTextAudioGraphicsAnimationVideoInteractivity

  • Well . . I began to realize that the potential for multimedia to enhance the learning process was just astronomical. . . . Im a big proponent of a new kind of grammar that goes beyond words. To tell a story now means grasping a new kind of language, which includes understanding how graphics, color, lines, music and words combine to convey meaning .- George Lucas, filmmaker

  • Benefits of Using MultimediaAppeals to our digital learnersProcess multimedia as a languageEye-appealingAttention-gettingGives life to contentSensory modalities

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  • Windows MovieMakerVideo creating/editing software that is included in recent versions of Microsoft Windows

  • Digital StorytellingUses some combination of text, still photos, animated, graphics, video and audioShort, personal, multimedia movies that people can make for themselves Use a range of digital tools to connect with content or events to move others to understand a little bit more

  • Digital Storytelling Involves:Script writingPlanningPicture & video selectionPicture & video editingMedia synchronizationSpeakingCreativity

  • Why Use MovieMaker in the Classroom?Hands-on approachLearner-centeredExperimentStudents collaborating with their peersConstructivism model of learning Collectively to establish rubrics

    Windows Movie Maker, Mary McDaniel, Media SpecialistJones County Schools, Gray, GA

  • Why Use MovieMaker in the Classroom?Can address different learning stylesCreates positive classroom environmentIncorporates the multiple intelligencesInspires dedication to workStudent-centeredCreators rather than recipientsMultimedia literacy & digital literacy

  • Video Production Can Improve:Speaking skillsWriting skillsListening skillsCommunication with visualsResponsibility in working with equipment

    Working collaboratively skillsDecision-making skills Oral speaking skillsCritical-thinking & reflective skillsEncourages creativity

    Windows Movie Maker, Mary McDaniel, Media SpecialistJones County Schools, Gray, GA

  • Video Production Can:Engage!Empower!Energize!

    Windows Movie Maker, Mary McDaniel, Media SpecialistJones County Schools, Gray, GA

  • Any Questions?Anyone want to share?

    Introduction to Windows MovieMaker

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