Introduction To Windows Movie Maker


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This is the presentation from the DTSD Introduction to Windows MovieMaker professional development training session. It gives a good case why teachers should use digital storytelling in the classroom.

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Introduction To Windows Movie Maker

  1. 1. Introduction to Windows MovieMaker DTSD C.A.R.A.T.S. Teacher Training Melanie Wiscount [email_address]
  2. 2. <ul><li>Digital Storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, narrative and voice together, thereby giving deep dimension and vivid color to characters, situations, experiences, and insights. Tell your story now digitally. - Leslie Rule, Digital Storytelling Association </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives <ul><li>Define multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Define digital storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Create a movie using Windows MovieMaker 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Effectively use digital storytelling in the classroom </li></ul>
  4. 4. Multimedia <ul><li>Multimedia is the use of several different forms of media to convey information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactivity </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Well . . I began to realize that the potential for multimedia to enhance the learning process was just astronomical. . . . I’m a big proponent of a new kind of grammar that goes beyond words. To tell a story now means grasping a new kind of language, which includes understanding how graphics, color, lines, music and words combine to convey meaning” . - George Lucas, filmmaker </li></ul>
  6. 6. Benefits of Using Multimedia <ul><li>Appeals to our digital learners </li></ul><ul><li>Process multimedia as a language </li></ul><ul><li>Eye-appealing </li></ul><ul><li>Attention-getting </li></ul><ul><li>Gives life to content </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory modalities </li></ul>
  7. 7. Frozen motivation from by user robbystyle
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  9. 9. Penn State: White Out 2007 vs Notre Dame from by user jeepdawg
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  11. 11. Windows MovieMaker <ul><li>Video creating/editing software that is included in recent versions of Microsoft Windows </li></ul>
  12. 12. Digital Storytelling <ul><li>Uses some combination of text, still photos, animated, graphics, video and audio </li></ul><ul><li>Short, personal, multimedia movies that people can make for themselves </li></ul><ul><li>“ Use a range of digital tools to connect with content or events to move others to understand a little bit more” </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  13. 13. Digital Storytelling Involves: <ul><li>Script writing </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Picture & video selection </li></ul><ul><li>Picture & video editing </li></ul><ul><li>Media synchronization </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul>
  14. 14. Why Use MovieMaker in the Classroom? <ul><li>Hands-on approach </li></ul><ul><li>Learner-centered </li></ul><ul><li>Experiment </li></ul><ul><li>Students collaborating with their peers </li></ul><ul><li>Constructivism model of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Collectively to establish rubrics </li></ul>Windows Movie Maker , Mary McDaniel, Media Specialist Jones County Schools, Gray, GA
  15. 15. Why Use MovieMaker in the Classroom? <ul><li>Can address different learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>Creates positive classroom environment </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporates the multiple intelligences </li></ul><ul><li>Inspires dedication to work </li></ul><ul><li>Student-centered </li></ul><ul><li>Creators rather than recipients </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia literacy & digital literacy </li></ul>
  16. 16. Video Production Can Improve: <ul><li>Speaking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Writing skills </li></ul><ul><li>Listening skills </li></ul><ul><li>Communication with visuals </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility in working with equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Working collaboratively skills </li></ul><ul><li>Decision-making skills </li></ul><ul><li>Oral speaking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Critical-thinking & reflective skills </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages creativity   </li></ul>Windows Movie Maker , Mary McDaniel, Media Specialist Jones County Schools, Gray, GA
  17. 17. Video Production Can: <ul><li>Engage! </li></ul><ul><li>Empower! </li></ul><ul><li>Energize! </li></ul>Windows Movie Maker , Mary McDaniel, Media Specialist Jones County Schools, Gray, GA
  18. 18. Any Questions? Anyone want to share?