I’ve Been Assigned A Multimedia Project!Now What Do I Do? J2001W – Spring 2010 Maeve Ryan Instructional Developer Journalism Department University of Connecticut
First Things First … What kind of multimedia project is this? Podcast/audio recording Photo slideshow (with or without audio) Video What materials will you need? Digital recorder Digital camera Flip camera
Where Can I Get Equipment? To sign out digital recorders, digital cameras or Flip cameras, see John in Arjona 423 (on Thursdays) or your professor. Digital camera Digital recorder Flip camera
What materials will you need? Digital recorder ✔ Digital camera ✔ Flip camera ✔
What software do I need to know? If it’s a PODCAST or AUDIO RECORDING… Audacity (free download, in all labs) DID YOU KNOW? You can also record your voice directly in PowerPoint. Just go to Insert > Sound & Music and select “Record Sound…”
What software do I need to know? If it’s a PHOTO SLIDESHOW, you have many options! In all of the labs, we have…
PowerPoint (with audio) ✔
Photoshop CS3; Automated Web Photo Gallery (no audio)
or you may want to try….
Other Slideshow Creators PhotoPeach (free, online)
Other Slideshow Creators cont’d… Soundslides (for purchase online, in 438) * *Can only be embedded onto web pages.
Other Slideshow Creators cont’d… SlideShare (free, online) The easiest and fastest way to put your PowerPoint presentations online. Audio possible ✔ Can be embedded onto blogs & web pages.
Other Slideshow Creators cont’d… NEW! VUVOX Collage
What software do I need to know? If it’s a VIDEO… iMovie (in all of the labs) Final Cut Express (in 433) demo
Did You Know… You can also use your Mac laptop as a video camera? If you have a built-in web cam and iMovie ‘08, open up iMovie and click on the Built-In iSight button on the left.
Move the laptop so that it will capture what you want to capture.