Demonstration Using TVnima  for Creating Multimedia  Presentations October 23, 2009 Presenters: Towanda Jones Sharon Husto...
Presenters <ul><li>Towanda Jones –  Specializes in instructional development, Web 2.0 and multimedia technologies, Web dev...
Agenda <ul><li>What is TVnima? </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits and Lim...
What is TVnima <ul><li>A Web-base 3D application </li></ul><ul><li>Provides elements for creating 3D Avatars using  person...
Examples of TVnima Presentations <ul><li>Principles and Strategies of Successful Learning  http://polaris.umuc.edu/de/csi/...
Getting Started <ul><li>FREE service by  Dassault Systemes </li></ul><ul><li>A leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle </li></u...
Process Overview <ul><li>Create a PowerPoint and Export Slides </li></ul><ul><li>Create Narration </li></ul><ul><li>Start ...
TVnima Demo <ul><li>http://www.tvnima.com   </li></ul>
Dashboard <ul><li>My TVnima </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Shows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Avatars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
TVnima Features <ul><li>The tool is organized into three screens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Screen </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Personal Photos
Customization Screen <ul><li>Avatar Styles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Customization Screen <ul><li>Customize avatar, style, stage setting, & background  </li></ul>
Director Screen <ul><li>Add media, camera and gestures on the timeline </li></ul>
Director Screen <ul><li>The interface is divided into 5 sections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top-Menu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Benefits <ul><li>Offers faculty and students creative method for delivering content  </li></ul><ul><li>Engages a variety o...
Limitations  <ul><li>No export function (in development) </li></ul><ul><li>No internal recording feature </li></ul><ul><li...
Student Feedback
Student Feedback
Student Feedback
Student Feedback
Student Feedback <ul><li>“  . . . enjoyed the video format much more than the written version. The video version made me f...
Student Feedback <ul><li>“ It did nothing more to help me understand the presentation than to read the slides for me.” </l...
Student Feedback <ul><li>“ I’m a visual/tactile learner, so this form of learning is better for me, versus the standard re...
Student Feedback <ul><li>“ The material presented was not exciting but informative and found it easier to take in.” </li><...
Student Feedback <ul><li>“  . . . . I still need to have a copy of the presentation or at least take good notes” </li></ul>
Resources <ul><li>Tvnima.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tvnima.com/tutorial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://share....
Resources <ul><li>Articles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation: Virtual Presentations Using TVnima </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul>
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A Web-base 3D application
Provides elements for creating 3D Avatars using personal headshots and voice
Import photos, images, videos, and audio
Customize camera angles, presenter’s gestures, and background

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Demonstration Using TVnima for Creating Multimedia Presentations T Jones

  1. 1. Demonstration Using TVnima for Creating Multimedia Presentations October 23, 2009 Presenters: Towanda Jones Sharon Huston Instructional Support Specialists
  2. 2. Presenters <ul><li>Towanda Jones – Specializes in instructional development, Web 2.0 and multimedia technologies, Web development and podcasting. </li></ul><ul><li>Sharon Huston – Taught face-to-face and online Web design/multimedia classes such as video podcasting, Flash, and Second Life for a community college in the southwest. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>What is TVnima? </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits and Limitations </li></ul><ul><li>Student Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Resources and Q&A </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is TVnima <ul><li>A Web-base 3D application </li></ul><ul><li>Provides elements for creating 3D Avatars using personal headshots and voice </li></ul><ul><li>Import photos, images, videos, and audio </li></ul><ul><li>Customize camera angles, presenter’s gestures, and background </li></ul>
  5. 5. Examples of TVnima Presentations <ul><li>Principles and Strategies of Successful Learning http://polaris.umuc.edu/de/csi/tvnima/edcp100/edcp100habitsSnagIt.swf </li></ul><ul><li>Cool Hunting http://polaris.umuc.edu/de/csi/tvnima/coolhunting.swf </li></ul><ul><li>Hilltop Kite Festival http://polaris.umuc.edu/de/csi/tvnima/kitefestival.swf </li></ul>
  6. 6. Getting Started <ul><li>FREE service by Dassault Systemes </li></ul><ul><li>A leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle </li></ul><ul><li>Beta stage </li></ul><ul><li>System Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Request a registration key </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supports all browsers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3D-Life Player (plug-in) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video capture software </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Process Overview <ul><li>Create a PowerPoint and Export Slides </li></ul><ul><li>Create Narration </li></ul><ul><li>Start New TVnima Project </li></ul><ul><li>Upload Content </li></ul><ul><li>Customize Avatar and Stage Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Add Content, Gestures and Camera Angles </li></ul><ul><li>Capture TVnima Presentation </li></ul>
  8. 8. TVnima Demo <ul><li>http://www.tvnima.com </li></ul>
  9. 9. Dashboard <ul><li>My TVnima </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Shows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Avatars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Speeches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Logos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My Profile </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. TVnima Features <ul><li>The tool is organized into three screens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Screen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customization Screen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Director Screen </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Personal Photos
  12. 12. Customization Screen <ul><li>Avatar Styles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Top </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bottom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shoes </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Customization Screen <ul><li>Customize avatar, style, stage setting, & background </li></ul>
  14. 14. Director Screen <ul><li>Add media, camera and gestures on the timeline </li></ul>
  15. 15. Director Screen <ul><li>The interface is divided into 5 sections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top-Menu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time-Line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animation Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real-Time 3D Preview </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Benefits <ul><li>Offers faculty and students creative method for delivering content </li></ul><ul><li>Engages a variety of learning and teaching styles </li></ul><ul><li>Provides new ideas for using technology in an online environment </li></ul><ul><li>Offers new ways to make PPTs more interesting and dynamic </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual presentations add “human” elements and a personal touch </li></ul>
  17. 17. Limitations <ul><li>No export function (in development) </li></ul><ul><li>No internal recording feature </li></ul><ul><li>Limited scenes, presenter styles, body types, and gestures </li></ul><ul><li>Can only access content from hard drive </li></ul><ul><li>Steep learning curve due to video capturing software </li></ul>
  18. 18. Student Feedback
  19. 19. Student Feedback
  20. 20. Student Feedback
  21. 21. Student Feedback
  22. 22. Student Feedback <ul><li>“ . . . enjoyed the video format much more than the written version. The video version made me feel like I was actually in a class room, over the feeling of &quot;teaching myself&quot; from the written version.” </li></ul>
  23. 23. Student Feedback <ul><li>“ It did nothing more to help me understand the presentation than to read the slides for me.” </li></ul>
  24. 24. Student Feedback <ul><li>“ I’m a visual/tactile learner, so this form of learning is better for me, versus the standard reading and replying via conference.” </li></ul>
  25. 25. Student Feedback <ul><li>“ The material presented was not exciting but informative and found it easier to take in.” </li></ul>
  26. 26. Student Feedback <ul><li>“ . . . . I still need to have a copy of the presentation or at least take good notes” </li></ul>
  27. 27. Resources <ul><li>Tvnima.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tvnima.com/tutorial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://share.tvnima.com/tutorial.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://share.tvnima.com/documentation.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video Capturing Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SnagIt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Camtasia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Camstudio (FREE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jing (FREE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fraps </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Resources <ul><li>Articles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation: Virtual Presentations Using TVnima </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why Use Multimedia in Your Online Classroom </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul>

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