Creating Digital Video Movies for the Classroom

Summer 2002

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COURSE INFORMATION

TITLE: Creating Digital Video Movies for the Classroom
COURSE NUMBER: 60536-21
DATES: July 1 to July 3, 2002
TIME: 8:30 PM to 1:30 PM

CREDITS: 1
INSTRUCTOR: Raymond S. Pastore, Ph.D.
BOOK: None
 
 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Office
1148 McCormick Center

Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Office: 570-389-4236

Home
1401 Monroe Avenue
Lewisburg, PA  17837
570-23-8015

Email
bloomcourse@hotmail.com

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COURSE GRADING

The final grade will be calculated from the total points for the assignments. This is a hands-on course!

The final grade will be based on percentages of total points as follows:

A.....95-100

B.....90-94

C.....85-89

D.....80-84

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COURSE PREREQUISITE

This is not an introductory computer course. You must be familiar with computers. You should know how to launch several applications and how to cut and paste information between them. You should know how to format a disk and make back-up copies. You should be familiar with your operating system and know how to access the Internet.
 
 

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Teachers in this course will learn to create and edit digital movies for classroom projects.  They will create, edit, and add text, sound, and special effects to digital movies.  Final movies will be able to be placed on PowerPoint, on the web, and on VHS tapes.
 

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COURSE GOAL

The goal of this course is to have classroom teachers learn to create, adopt, manipulate, and utilize graphics to enhance their multimedia and web-based class projects.

 

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COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

1. To identify the various types of digital movies

2. To use the digital movie camera

3. To demonstrate the basics of shooting a digital movie

4. To create and edit digital movies

5. To transfer video movies between digital and analog formats

6. To incorporate sounds, text, transitions, and special effects into digital movies

7. To plan meaningful activities for utilizing digital movies with students

 

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COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Your mission is to create and edit a digital movie.


The movie should be a minimum of thirty (60) seconds in length. It should not, however, be any longer than 90 seconds.

The movie must have the following characteristics:

 

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Raymond S. Pastore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education
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1148 McCormick Center
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301
570-389-4236