Using and Creating  Mobile Video  in the Classroom                                                                        ...
Introduction and Agenda <ul><li>Uses of mini-movies </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware alternatives  </...
How Can Mini-Movies Be Used? <ul><li>For professional development </li></ul><ul><li>For communications </li></ul><ul><li>T...
What Are the Benefits  of Mini-Movies? <ul><li>Engagement of multimedia format </li></ul><ul><li>Mobility </li></ul><ul><l...
What Devices Can Be Used?  <ul><li>Desktop and laptop computers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online, offline </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Sample Mini-Movies
 
 
 
 
Where Can I Find Mini-Movies That Are Already Produced? <ul><li>Shareable sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Video </li>...
What Legal Issues Do I Need to Think About? <ul><li>Public domain, copyright, and “copyleft” </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Co...
How Can I Convert Streaming Movies for Offline Use? <ul><li>Streaming vs. downloadable </li></ul><ul><li>Some sites have o...
What Do I Need to Know About Formats and Conversion? <ul><li>There are a lot, and it’s confusing </li></ul><ul><li>Try to ...
What Do You Need To Make a Mini-Movie? <ul><li>Required: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Movie editing software </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Basic Movies <ul><li>Free software:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Movie Maker (Win) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iMovie (Ma...
Windows Movie Maker
Converting a PowerPoint  Into a Video <ul><li>Open PowerPoint and Save As JPEGs </li></ul><ul><li>Import into movie editin...
Screencasts <ul><li>Free software:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Camstudio (Windows) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More advanced softwar...
CamStudio
Talking Whiteboard Movies <ul><li>Need hardware to capture writing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive whiteboard with recor...
Movie Making Tips <ul><li>Crop and size images first  </li></ul><ul><li>Think about your final output size(s) </li></ul><u...
Movie Making Tips (cont.)  <ul><li>Use separate audio editing software, especially for critical segments </li></ul><ul><li...
Where Can I Find Media Resources? <ul><li>Wikimedia  Commons  –  1,639,813  media files (probably more by the time you see...
Q&A
<ul><li>Karen Fasimpaur   </li></ul><ul><li>K12 Handhelds </li></ul><ul><li>email: info@k12handhelds.com </li></ul><ul><li...
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Using (And Creating) Mobile Video

  1. 1. Using and Creating Mobile Video in the Classroom                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  2. 2. Introduction and Agenda <ul><li>Uses of mini-movies </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Sources for already-produced movies and media (photos, video, audio) you can use </li></ul><ul><li>Legal issues </li></ul><ul><li>Format and conversion issues </li></ul><ul><li>Making your own movies </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
  3. 3. How Can Mini-Movies Be Used? <ul><li>For professional development </li></ul><ul><li>For communications </li></ul><ul><li>To differentiate instruction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review, remediation, enrichment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For students who miss class </li></ul><ul><li>For assessment </li></ul><ul><li>As an option for student projects </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Are the Benefits of Mini-Movies? <ul><li>Engagement of multimedia format </li></ul><ul><li>Mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Manageable chunks of information </li></ul><ul><li>Time shifting </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to be watched multiple times </li></ul><ul><li>Support for special needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Close captioning, multiple languages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cross-platform use on multiple devices </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Devices Can Be Used? <ul><li>Desktop and laptop computers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online, offline </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Handheld computers </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile video players (including iPods) </li></ul><ul><li>Game machines </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phones </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sample Mini-Movies
  7. 11. Where Can I Find Mini-Movies That Are Already Produced? <ul><li>Shareable sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TeacherTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blip.tv </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commercial sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>United Streaming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SAFARI </li></ul></ul>
  8. 12. What Legal Issues Do I Need to Think About? <ul><li>Public domain, copyright, and “copyleft” </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Read the Terms of Service </li></ul><ul><li>If you have purchased a licensed collection, ask your rep for permission to download and/or remix </li></ul><ul><li>Always cite your sources </li></ul>
  9. 13. How Can I Convert Streaming Movies for Offline Use? <ul><li>Streaming vs. downloadable </li></ul><ul><li>Some sites have options for both streaming and downloadable versions </li></ul>
  10. 14. What Do I Need to Know About Formats and Conversion? <ul><li>There are a lot, and it’s confusing </li></ul><ul><li>Try to identify your primary playback device </li></ul><ul><li>Work out an optimal process early on </li></ul><ul><li>Watch for free conversion software that includes spyware </li></ul><ul><li>Some tools I use: Zamzar, Jodix, QuickTime Pro </li></ul>
  11. 15. What Do You Need To Make a Mini-Movie? <ul><li>Required: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Movie editing software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Images, video clips, sound </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Optional: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio editing software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Still or video camera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screen capture software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive whiteboard, tablet PC, or graphics tablet with annotation software </li></ul></ul>
  12. 16. Basic Movies <ul><li>Free software: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Movie Maker (Win) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iMovie (Mac) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More advanced software: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Premier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final Cut Pro </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AVID </li></ul></ul>
  13. 17. Windows Movie Maker
  14. 18. Converting a PowerPoint Into a Video <ul><li>Open PowerPoint and Save As JPEGs </li></ul><ul><li>Import into movie editing program </li></ul><ul><li>If you need video or animation, add separately </li></ul>
  15. 19. Screencasts <ul><li>Free software: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Camstudio (Windows) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More advanced software: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Camtasia Studio (Windows, Mac) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 20. CamStudio
  17. 21. Talking Whiteboard Movies <ul><li>Need hardware to capture writing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive whiteboard with recording capability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tablet PC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphics tablet (least expensive) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Need annotation software </li></ul>
  18. 22. Movie Making Tips <ul><li>Crop and size images first </li></ul><ul><li>Think about your final output size(s) </li></ul><ul><li>When recording audio, speak out and show your personality! </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t worry about being “perfect” </li></ul><ul><li>Record audio and video segments in small chunks </li></ul><ul><li>Record video first, speaking narration only to establish timing. Then record final audio separately. </li></ul>
  19. 23. Movie Making Tips (cont.) <ul><li>Use separate audio editing software, especially for critical segments </li></ul><ul><li>Edit ! Less is more, and too much music or silence can be boring. </li></ul><ul><li>Save frequently </li></ul><ul><li>Save all your source files and don’t change the name or location of files </li></ul><ul><li>Use a system for file naming and stay organized </li></ul>
  20. 24. Where Can I Find Media Resources? <ul><li>Wikimedia Commons – 1,639,813 media files (probably more by the time you see this) </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Government web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Open Photo Project, MorgueFile, and more for images </li></ul><ul><li>ccMixter, MusOpen, and more for music </li></ul><ul><li>See k12handhelds.com/mashups for sources </li></ul>
  21. 25. Q&A
  22. 26. <ul><li>Karen Fasimpaur </li></ul><ul><li>K12 Handhelds </li></ul><ul><li>email: info@k12handhelds.com </li></ul><ul><li>web: www.k12handhelds.com </li></ul><ul><li>phone: 800-679-2226 </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>Graphics reprinted with permission from ClipArt.com

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