A bout the program: Movie maker is a video program created byMicrosoft . It contains features such as effects,transitions, titles/credits, audio track, timelinenarration, and auto movie. The first version was available for Windows Me in2000, followed by Windows XP in 2001, includingother XP editions.
3D Movie Maker (3DMM)is a program created byMicrosoft Kids in 1995.Usingthis program directors areable to place 3D charactersinto pre- made environment,add actions, sound effects,music, text, speech andspecial effects.
Objectives:Using movies in classes encouragestudents to learn and be attention tosubject.Help students create their ownmovie.Help them to edit already mademovies.Students can combined video, text,sounds and others together.
students’ roles: Teacher s’ roles: Import and add pictures, sounds andIntroduce movies.the software Add titles.for students. Add differentTeach them animationshow to use Add transition.software. Save movies inProvidehelps if need. computer or CD.
Pedagogical features:Students can use movie maker to present theirpresentation.Enhance learners’ understanding.Gain students’ attention. Using movies in classes.make lesson interesting and support learningenvironment.
Technical features:•Provide help menu and tutorials to use the •program.•Provide procedural help (rollover). ••Provide exit button and safety nets to end theprogram.•Provide save option.•Controllable pace, including options forstop/pause/exit the video.•Free download.
How can movie maker enhance learning:The studies refer that “the person remember what he seemore than what he hear”Multimedia help to organize thoughts and ideas andcommunicate students to others in ways that have neverbeen able to be done before.Using movies in classes make most of students’ sensework. Movie maker can create multisensory learningexperiences for students.
Advantages of movie maker presentation Active learning. Creativity.( in designing their learning activities). Collaboration. flexibility:( presentations are able to incorporate severallearning options to achieve the same outcome.) Fun. Motivation.
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