Michael Hearn’s Multimedia Project :
Applein a Tornado
First impressions of a new challenge
Moving from vaguely familiar, but still undefined
processes,forms and ideas:
to jumping into the unknown
Being able to learn online guided my decision to attack head on those voids in my knowledge and experience;
enhancing those areas where I knew would enhance my expression as an artist and communication as a teacher
Realizing whimsy and celebrating the
I was able to pursue some notions and create new images for my kids to enjoy , to
communicate humor, to re-examine memories and to practice visual expression
What are toads looked like in their abode
What our toads were imagining (perhaps)
Audio was a Beast !
and after hours of trial and error I have some results.
Working online through Moodle allowed me to create tangential paths out of habitual circles
From an 8 mile walk in the woods …..
Please Hover Here to Play
… to my first attempt at video making: A snapshot of Thanksgiving
Playing with and experimenting with Movie Maker allowed me to get to create the first of what I hope to be many
Instructional videos that could add dimension to my students’ classroom experience (though more editing could help).
Charting 3 characteristics in one experience:
Enjoyment, Usefulness and Success
Editing and Sharing Platforms
Picassa and Flickr
An acknowledgement of thanks to Rich Kiker for
his support and encouragement
during this online journey into the world of multimedia
This Power Point Slide Show is Respectfully Presented by
Michael Hearn December 2013