IOLE 6: Tools for creating content, inside and outside of Second Life, with emphasis on use for team projects.
IOLE 6: Tools for creating content, inside and outside of Second Life, with emphasis on use forteam projects.Preliminary Questions1. Have you some ideas for your project?2 What tools do you already have / know how to use on a computer? (text, image, sound, video,etc.)3. Are you going to create something in SL as part of your project and creation?4 Are you going to create something outside of SL in your project and creation?5. Are you going to present in SL?6. Are you going to present outside of SL?Part 1: Working with Second Life tools; A handson sessionWe are going to be working in a sandbox, a safe place to create and work with objects in SL.Exercise 1: Make a Sign! 1. Take a cube 2. Find the cube 3. Take a screenshot 4. Find the screenshot 5. Drag a copy of the cube into the sandbox 6. Drag a copy of the screenshot onto the cubeExercise 2: Upload a Photo! 1. Find a small photo on your PC 2. Upload it to SL 3. Find the photo 4. Drag a copy of the photo onto the cubeExercise 3: Add a Script! 1. Take a rotation script 2. Find the rotation script 3. Drag a copy of the rotation script onto the cubeExercise 4: Save your Work! 1. Name your cube 2. Take a copy of your cube 3. Find the copy of your cubeExercise 5: Free Swim! 1. Edit your cube
2. Play with it (color, size, shape, etc.)Part 2: Integrating Tools to Make a MachinimaA machinima is a video made using 3D computer graphics. Making a machinima involves toolsinside and and outside of Second Life.Step 1: Planning 1. Where is the setting and what is the story? 2. Will there be sound and if so what kind? (live, voice over, music, etc.) 3. Will there be actors and if so what will they be doing? 4. Do I need to adjust or add to the existing settings? (signs, props, etc.)Tools: Pencil, Paper, Search, Email, Skype, Chat, SL Build, SL Edit, SL Voice, Google Docssetting: Dublin Conference Areastory: what are all these buildings?sound: music, church bellsactors: taking fresh air, photos like tourists, popeadd: local history tour signsStep 2: Footage 1. Go to location 2. Take screen shots, including high resolution 3. Take video footage, including from a variety of angles and points of view and motionTools: SL Camera, SL Preferences, FRAPS,Step 3: Sound 1. Get sound track(s) 2. Get narrative(s)Tools: SoundTap, Skype, Web Royalty Free Music, FRAPSStep 4: Produce Movie 1. Drop footage and sound into editor and arrange 2. Add titles, captions and creditsTools: Windows Live Movie Maker, iMovieSelected List of Creation / Presentation ToolsText, Tables, Diagrams, Drawings, Presentations Creation ● Open Office / Office / Google DocsImage Creation ● ArtRage
Animated Presentations Creation ● http://prezi.com/Image Capture ● Scanner ● Smart Phone CameraVideo Capture ● Smart Phone Camera ● FRAPS ● Bandicam ● Camtasia ● Skype PamelaAudio Capture ● Smart Phone Camera ● FRAPS ● SoundTap ● Skype ● Skype PamelaImage Editing ● Windows Live Photo Gallery / GIMP / PhotoShop / http://www.befunky.com/ / http://pixlr.com/Video Editing ● Windows Live Movie Maker / iMovie / VirtualDub / Camtasia / Sony Vegas ProAudio Editing ● SoundTap / Audacity / GoldWave