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Technology Defined. Can be used to refer to software Creative media Administrative applications Web apps Can refer to hardware Computer Audio/Visual. Technology is an important ministry Component. It helps a children’s leader be more effective It can save the leader time

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Technology defined

Technology Defined

  • Can be used to refer to software

    • Creative media

    • Administrative applications

    • Web apps

  • Can refer to hardware

    • Computer

    • Audio/Visual


Technology is an important ministry component

Technology is an important ministry Component

  • It helps a children’s leader be more effective

  • It can save the leader time

  • It assists in building relationships

  • It gives your ministry a modern vibe

  • It aids in professionalism


Technology helps bridge the gap between large and small ministries

Technology helps bridge the gap between large and small ministries

  • The level of media a small church is able to produce can match that of larger churches

  • The cost of technology has fallen dramatically.

  • Creativity is the deciding factor


Where do you find children s ministry technology

Where do you find children’s ministry technology?

  • Internet

  • Retail Stores

  • Resellers

    • Retail

    • Non-Profit


What is open source software

What is open source software?

  • Programmers volunteer their time and effort to create programs that are made available for free or evolve into low cost software

  • Some of these programs began as retail products first


Office applications

Office Applications

  • Retail

    • Microsoft Office: $149 - $679

    • Corel WordPerfect: $279

    • iWork: $79 (Mac only)

  • Open Source

    • Google Docs: Free

    • OpenOffice: Free


Video editing

Video Editing

  • Retail

    • AVID: $2295

    • Adobe Production Suite: $1699

    • Adobe Premiere Elements: $79

    • Pinnacle Studio: $49 - $99

    • iMovie: included w/ Mac purchase

    • Final Cut Express: $149


Video editing cont

Video Editing cont…

  • Open Source

    • Wax: Free

      • www.debugmode.com/wax

    • [email protected]: Free

      • http://www.zs4.net/downloads

    • Avidemux: Free

      • http://avidemux.sourceforge.net/index.html

    • Cinerella: Free


3d animation

3D Animation

  • Retail

    • Maya: $3495

    • 3DS Max: $3495

    • Carrera 3D Express: $29.95

  • Open Source

    • Blender: Free

    • DAZ 3D: Free


2d animation

2D Animation

  • Retail

    • Toon Boom Animate: $699

    • Adobe Flash: $699

    • Anime Studio: $49

  • Open Source

    • Pencil: Free

      • www.pencil-animation.org


Photo editing

Photo Editing

  • Retail

    • Photoshop: $699

    • Photoshop Elements: $79

    • Paint Shop Pro: $99

  • Open Source

    • Gimp: Free

      • www.gimp.org

    • Sumo Paint: Free or $9.99 per year

      • www.sumopaint.com


Graphics

Graphics

  • Retail

    • Illustrator: $599

    • Corel Draw: $489

  • Open Source

    • Inkscape: Free

      • www.inkscape.org


Presentation software

Presentation Software

  • Retail

    • Easy Worship: $399

    • Media Shout: $429

  • Open Source

    • Openlp: Free

      • www.openlp.org


Web design software

Web Design Software

  • Retail

    • Adobe Dreamweaver: $399

    • Microsoft Expression Web: $149

  • Open Source

    • Coffee Cup: Free or $49 version

      • www.coffeecup.com

    • NVU: Free

      • download.cnet.com/Nvu/


Script writing software

Script Writing Software

  • Retail

    • Final Draft: $249

    • Screenwriter: $249

  • Open Source

    • Celtx: Free

      • www.celtx.com


Non profit discounts

Non-Profit Discounts

  • Microsoft Office

    • $60 per license (5 license minimum)

  • Adobe Production Premium

    • $599 per license

  • Must usually buy from a reseller

    • CDW


Education discounts

Education Discounts

  • Usually need a faculty or college student ID

  • More software choices

  • Buy from a reseller

    • www.journeyed.com

  • Read license agreement first


Additional free software options

Additional Free Software Options

  • Audacity: Sound Editor

    • audacity.sourceforge.net/download

  • Garageband: Sound Editor (w/ Mac)

  • AVG: Anti-Virus

    • free.avg.com/us-en/homepage

  • Ning: Private social network

    • www.ning.com


Additional free software options1

Additional Free Software Options

  • Handbrake: DVD Ripper

    • Handbrake.fr

  • Xtranormal: Animated movie maker

    • www.xtranormal.com

  • Animoto: Free or $30 per year

    • Automated slideshow software

    • www.animoto.com


Additional free software options2

Additional Free Software Options

  • Filezilla: FTP program

    • filezilla-project.org/

  • Wordpress: Blog software

    • www.wordpress.com or .org

  • Blogger: Blog software

    • www.blogger.com


Media content

Media Content

  • Cartoon Solutions

    • $18 per professionally drawn character

  • iStockphoto.com or fotolia.com

    • Around $1-$2 per credit

  • Digital Juice

    • Professional motion backgrounds


Don t forget

Don’t Forget…

  • Facebook

    • Social Networking

  • Skype

    • Video Conferencing

  • iTunes

    • Music


  • Login