Creating Content for your  Learning Platform on the Mac on the Mac on the Mac on the Mac Oldham CLC june 09 Julian Coultas...
 
Fundamentals Are we uploading our content direct? (the content will be on our LP server). Are we pointing content from oth...
•  You Tube •  Flickr •  Slide share •  any embed tags What we’ll (try) and cover Creating/Repurposing •  Capturing simple...
Fundamentals key file formats image - jpg audio - mp3 and AAC video - MP4 - AVI - Quicktime
•  Capturing simple pupil vox-pops video with Photobooth with PhotoBooth it’s quite easy! I look rough!
•  Capturing simple pupil vox-pops video with iMovie 09 iMovie How ? Go to File  Open a new project. Select iSight camera ...
•  Capturing classroom activity as audio with GarageBand 09 Choose Voice Record and share to either disk or iTunes - but s...
•  Capturing image, video and sound from the internet for use in the class/VLE Capturing screen shot  (evidence gathering ...
http://plasq.com/skitch Capture the screen and annotate
•  Capturing  still image using Skitch (free Beta) Skitch allows you to add text and highlight areas/add arrows etc
tip - use Safari when googling images right click the files straight into iPhoto
Creating for video 4 playback on hand held devices eg. 3G Phone or iPod/mp3 player the old version of iMovie has this buil...
Creating for video 4 playback on hand held devices eg. 3G Phone or iPod/mp3 player Note - Files  exported by “Shared for i...
iTunes is set up to convert files to Apple’s AAC format This can be changed in the  preferences. Choose mp3 for audio for ...
•  Repurposing existing Powerpoint slides adding voice overs
or simply upload to Slideshare and point using the embed tags http://www.slideshare.net/category/education
 
•  Keynote and voice over - simply hot record slide show and talk!
•  Capturing sound from the internet for use in the class/VLE Option 1.  3.5mm  stereo cable from one mac to an another. S...
Option 2. Free Software  Sound flower -  http://www.cycling74.com/products/soundflower Once installed you can  route audio...
•  Capturing DVD content http://handbrake.fr /
http://rogueamoeba.com/audiohijackpro/
•  Capturing video from the internet for use in the class/VLE
 
Need  Youtube content? But Youtube is blocked? http://www.chimoosoft.com/products/tubetv/ Enables you to download and conv...
Using embed  tags from flickr  <object width=&quot;400&quot; height=&quot;300&quot;> <param name=&quot;flashvars&quot; val...
Managing long urls http://tinyurl.com/l5de25
exporting to PDF Use the Quartz filter to compress These slides have been reduced from Keynote - 22MB exported as PDF 8MB ...
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  1. 1. Creating Content for your Learning Platform on the Mac on the Mac on the Mac on the Mac Oldham CLC june 09 Julian Coultas [email_address]
  2. 3. Fundamentals Are we uploading our content direct? (the content will be on our LP server). Are we pointing content from other sites to our LP ? or
  3. 4. • You Tube • Flickr • Slide share • any embed tags What we’ll (try) and cover Creating/Repurposing • Capturing simple pupil vox-pops video • Capturing classroom activity as audio • Creating for playback on hand held devices eg. 3G Phone or iPod/mp3 player • Capturing image, video and sound from the internet for use in the class/VLE • Repurposing existing Powerpoint slides adding voice overs • Repurposing precious video and other older formats for use within the Learning Platform Directing Web 2 Content
  4. 5. Fundamentals key file formats image - jpg audio - mp3 and AAC video - MP4 - AVI - Quicktime
  5. 6. • Capturing simple pupil vox-pops video with Photobooth with PhotoBooth it’s quite easy! I look rough!
  6. 7. • Capturing simple pupil vox-pops video with iMovie 09 iMovie How ? Go to File Open a new project. Select iSight camera icon save as Quicktime Quicktime will provide more options than the “share” option - but “Share” can publish direct to you tube. Click on “Capture” edit (if required) note - iMovie will provide better quality than Photobooth
  7. 8. • Capturing classroom activity as audio with GarageBand 09 Choose Voice Record and share to either disk or iTunes - but save as Mp3
  8. 9. • Capturing image, video and sound from the internet for use in the class/VLE Capturing screen shot (evidence gathering esp useful @ks3/4) 1. cmd/shift/3 (for full screen) 2. cmd/shift/4 (for cross hairs then choose the area) This can be helpful when creating handouts! Mac screen shots will be in PNG format Save them as .jpg from the “ Preview” software.
  9. 10. http://plasq.com/skitch Capture the screen and annotate
  10. 11. • Capturing still image using Skitch (free Beta) Skitch allows you to add text and highlight areas/add arrows etc
  11. 12. tip - use Safari when googling images right click the files straight into iPhoto
  12. 13. Creating for video 4 playback on hand held devices eg. 3G Phone or iPod/mp3 player the old version of iMovie has this built in as an export feature so don’t delete this version!
  13. 14. Creating for video 4 playback on hand held devices eg. 3G Phone or iPod/mp3 player Note - Files exported by “Shared for iPhone” won’t play on 3G phones.
  14. 15. iTunes is set up to convert files to Apple’s AAC format This can be changed in the preferences. Choose mp3 for audio for most Learning Platforms Converting for Audio for playback on hand held devices eg. Phone or iPod/mp3 player iTunes can provide basic file conversions to change the format go to the preferences in iTunes. How do I know what a file format something is in iTunes? If the file is outside iTunes - simply highlight it and click CMD/I - This will give you info about any file.
  15. 16. • Repurposing existing Powerpoint slides adding voice overs
  16. 17. or simply upload to Slideshare and point using the embed tags http://www.slideshare.net/category/education
  17. 19. • Keynote and voice over - simply hot record slide show and talk!
  18. 20. • Capturing sound from the internet for use in the class/VLE Option 1. 3.5mm stereo cable from one mac to an another. Set GarageBand audio in in the GB preferences to “line in”. Play from web here record from web here connect with
  19. 21. Option 2. Free Software Sound flower - http://www.cycling74.com/products/soundflower Once installed you can route audio from any source like the web browser and record the sound in say GarageBand
  20. 22. • Capturing DVD content http://handbrake.fr /
  21. 23. http://rogueamoeba.com/audiohijackpro/
  22. 24. • Capturing video from the internet for use in the class/VLE
  23. 26. Need Youtube content? But Youtube is blocked? http://www.chimoosoft.com/products/tubetv/ Enables you to download and convert Youtube clips to play back in class/upload to LP
  24. 27. Using embed tags from flickr <object width=&quot;400&quot; height=&quot;300&quot;> <param name=&quot;flashvars&quot; value=&quot;offsite=true&lang=en-us&page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fjuliancoultas%2Fshow%2F&page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fjuliancoultas%2F&user_id=21461298@N00&jump_to=&quot;></param> <param name=&quot;movie&quot; value=&quot; http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 &quot;></param> <param name=&quot;allowFullScreen&quot; value=&quot;true&quot;></param><embed type=&quot;application/x-shockwave-flash&quot; src=&quot; http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 &quot; allowFullScreen=&quot;true&quot; flashvars=&quot;offsite=true&lang =en-us&page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fjuliancoultas%2Fshow%2F&page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fjuliancoultas%2F&user_id=21461298@N00&jump_to=&quot; width=&quot;400&quot; height=&quot;300&quot;></embed></object> The code is simply copied and pasted into the html editor on your Learning P.
  25. 28. Managing long urls http://tinyurl.com/l5de25
  26. 29. exporting to PDF Use the Quartz filter to compress These slides have been reduced from Keynote - 22MB exported as PDF 8MB and exported via preview to 976k

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