Week 1


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Week 1

  1. 1. Special Topics in Digital Media Production DIGI400 Kendall Uwaibi July - October 2010
  2. 2. Class Summary Student/Instructor Expectations Purpose a portfolio piece Help you develop a portfolio
  3. 3. Grading: Projects Project A 15% Project B 50% Exams/ Quizzes 30% Classroom Participation 10% Assignments 5%
  4. 4. Quizzes are 5 points each The lowest grade is dropped Participation counts as two quizzes Extra Credit: For each extra assessment submitted - 1 extra point (Limit = 5 extra assessments)
  5. 5. 90% of all universities offer distance learning Every year US spent 55 to 60 billion dollars in training (corporate and government)
  6. 6. What is e-learning? Content has a learning objectives Educational/Instructional methods to help learning Media Elements reinforces instructional/educational content
  7. 7. What is e-learning? Five types of content Fact – Specific and unique data Concept – Category/ multiple examples Process – Flow of events/activities Procedure – Step by step Principle – Guidelines
  8. 8. What is e-learning? Two types of Learning goals Inform Perform
  9. 9. How People Learn from e-Courses Cognitive Learning Process information: Visually Auditory
  10. 10. User Interface Design Principles and Tips Structure – recognizable to target users Simplicity – communicate clearly Visibility – Keep all needed options visible Consistency - set a standard
  11. 11. kuwaibi@IADT.com skype: uwaibi ichat: uwaibi Office Hours: *will make Arrangements to meet with students in RG213 or within school grounds* I will periodically send updates, revisions, and additional information about requirements for assignments and activities via this email, so you should check it daily.