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  1. 1. Evaluation – Question 4 How did you use new media technologies in the construction and research, planning and evaluation stages?
  2. 2. How did you use new media technologiesin the construction and research,planning and evaluation stages? Adobe premiere Pro is one form of new media technologies which we used to assist us in the construction of our music Adobe premiere allowed us to video. Last year in my foundation portfolio we used I move edit the film accurately, cutting to construct our video, however we felt that the programme clips by each millisecond as well didn’t have as advanced tools as Adobe premiere Pro. as providing a wealth of features to touch up the lighting and Adobe premiere also allowed Adobe Premiere vibrancy of our footage. our group to take advantage of the multiple layer for more advanced and accurate editing. Adobe Construction Photoshop To create a high quality, professional piece for our ancillary tasks we needed to learn to YouTube use Adobe Photoshop. This was proven toAs I mentioned that last year we didn’t use be very difficult, which resulted in a slowAdobe Premiere, it meant that our group didnt start to our ancillary task. However, wehave the basic skill or knowledge of the chosen to dedicated some time to polishprogramme to use it to it full capacity. So we up our skills.decided to use YouTube to look at Adobe After doing so, we came on really quickly andpremiere tutorials to help us use tools to create edited some really good professional photosa professional end product. For example we to use in our ancillary task. Also Adobedidn’t know how to slow a particular clip down Photoshop allowed our group to create arefor special effects, so we used YouTube to solve own identify by design are own record labelthe problem. logo.
  3. 3. How did you use new mediatechnologies in the construction andresearch, planning and evaluationstages? BlogSpot has assisted me in all aspects of BlogSpot has allowed me my Media Alevel. It has allowed me to embed and present other design my own template which I can then It has also allowed me to pieces of software on the set out all my research, planning and final organise my work in a site to show a variety of production pieces in a professional clean effective and non time media to communicate my cut look wasting way which information benefits all users of my BlogSpot blog.YouTubeIn the research stage of my Research Slide Share Slide Share has allowed me toblog, we found YouTube to be present my research in a morea really useful tool. We used interactive way where I can createYouTube to look at and Microsoft PowerPointanalyse current music videos YouTube also supplied us presentations which I can thenon the market which we could with an ebbed code which upload to Slide Share. Slide Sharethen decode current we could link video from then takes that file and creates anconventions within the genre YouTube to our blogs for online PowerPoint which iswe have chosen to execute people to see. Overall compatible with BlogSpot, which I YouTube was a vital asset can then embed on to my blog. to our research as a whole. Bands such SUM 41 and BLINK 182 were had This allows my blog to look posted their official music more clean and presents my videos to promote their research in a professional own song manor.
  4. 4. How did you use new mediatechnologies in the construction andresearch, planning and evaluationstages? Within Microsoft Office, programmes such as Excel has allowed me to PowerPoint and Excel had been a real asset in convert my research the research stages. questionnaire results into graphs ,which allows you to visually evaluate the Microsoft Office results of the questionnaire. I movie Research Even though we didn’t use I movie for our chosen software to create are production piece, The benefits of this is that it makes we still wanted to use all my blog more visually interesting for media technologies available user to read . I then placed the to use in the correct way. graphs into PowerPoint which presents them in a more professional way . I movie help our group record voice overs for are research into current band website. The programme then allowed We felt that I movie use to edit and input elevation music to was more jazz up and research and make it more appropriate for easy listening smaller projects such as research tasks rather than big production pieces
  5. 5. How did you use new mediatechnologies in the construction andresearch, planning and evaluationstages? Quick Time screen recorder Quick Time screen recorder allowed us to record are movement on screen which weSocial Networks could then navigate on different websites which we could thenSocial networks such as compare on the voice over on IFacebook and Twitter has movie.allowed our group to create The benefit of this softwarefan pages and conduct is that it allowed us toquestionnaires to receive visually explore into currentdirect feedback.From doing this project, I could Research band websites within our genre. Once produced, can then be uploaded to YouTubesee the influence and effects that to embed on to our blogs.social networks have on thesuccess or failure of a realproduction piece. The benefit of having such Also our group decided resources is that it is very time to the let our target efficient as many people are audience have a always online, resulting in significant influence on instant feedback. the album cover and advert poster we Therefore feedback and choose, as we felt that communication between producer our target audience and consumer was essential for knew best of what are product to be a success. matched the genre of music
  6. 6. How did you use new mediatechnologies in the construction andresearch, planning and evaluation As I mentioned on my previous slides, BlogSpot has been anstages? essential media technology which I have used throughout this project to present my information. However, in the planning stages of this project BlogSpot was beneficial to me as itYouTube allowed me to upload and display photos which I have found on the internet and wanted to display to make my findings YouTube has played an more clear for users of my blog. essential part in the planning and preparation of this BlogSpot project as it helped us source the original Google Search video of SUM 41’s song Engine in too deep, which later became our chosen Planning Within the planning stages of this project Google was a great song. From that video source of information where I were could then start to could look in to the genre which think creative about the we have chosen to execute. The video product and see benefits of such a resource is how we could either that it helped me gain essential follow or challenge the information within a small conventions of the amount of time. This allowed me genre ‘Punk rock’ Microsoft to spend time on more time PowerPoint Within the planning stages of this project fulfilling tasks such as research Microsoft PowerPoint helped me create a into current music video in the mood board which I then saved as a Jpeg to genre of ‘punk rock’. A specific enable me to upload on to BlogSpot as a example of Google assisting me image. in my research is sourcing the contact information of the record company who manages
  7. 7. How did you use new mediatechnologies in the construction andresearch, planning and evaluationstages? 1 Microsoft PowerPoint has been a major asset Introduction to me by helping me present my evaluation. Without new media technologies I wouldnt of been able to construct and Microsoft PowerPoint 2 create my main production It has allowed me to piece, ancillary task, research evaluated effectively by and planning to such a high combining both text and professional standard of which was required. Evaluation image to make it more visually interactive for the users of my blog 3 However, new media The reason why I have used technologies have also PowerPoint is so that it breaks benefited me in my away from the traditional text evaluation process of the post which you would normally project which I am going to 4 find on a blog. explain what vie used and how. However, by having a variety of different mediums to communicate my evaluation, it allows me demonstrate my broad knowledge and application of the use of new media technologies
  8. 8. How did you use new mediatechnologies in the construction andresearch, planning and evaluationstages? Slide Share Overall BlogSpot as been the most important factor of the project, in Throughout my project Slide Share terms of presenting my findings. has assisted me in communicating my findings and creations to the users of my blog. BlogSpot To offer variety to the users of my blog I decided to produce However in the stages of my evaluation, BlogSpot has Evaluation Microsoft PowerPoints to evaluate my project. Once enabled me to present my produced, Slide Share enabled information in text and me to upload the presentation presentation form in a and turn it into an interactive professional layout. presentation for my users to It has assisted me throughout the navigate through to read my whole project from uploading Slide evaluation Share presentations to embedding YouTube videos The benefits of this is that it makes my blog look more professional and easier to organise information, resulting in effective navigation of the blog by users
  9. 9. How did you use new mediatechnologies in the construction andresearch, planning and evaluationstages? Overall conclusion of the use of new Media technologies Overall new media technologies such as the ones I have just evaluated have been significant factors throughout the whole of my project. I am happy to say that, personally, I believe I have used them to their full potential to help me produce work of high quality in the planning, research, construction and evaluation of my project.