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  1. Virtual Field Trips: Show Your Students The World! Victoria E. Meredith & Audra Robertson Holbrook Middle School

  2. Who are we?

  3. What’s a virtual field trip? • Virtual field trip, virtual tour, electronic exhibit, electronic field trip, podcast, vodcast, interactive feature, multimedia • Commercial, informational, educational Many definitions, many forms!

  4. No, really, what is it? • Images and words • Uses electronic technology • Engages student interest • Gives a sense of place

  5. Example of virtual field trip

  6. Why virtual field trips? • You choose time and place • Free or really cheap • Use only what you need • No permission slips, receipt books

  7. Possible Goals • Prepare students for RL trip • Review from RL trip • Provide info for places class can’t go • Provide info for places teacher visited • Give students “sense of place” From http://www.ncsu.edu/meridian/jan99/vfieldtrip/

  8. How do I design them? Plan it • Storyboard • 5 Themes Plan Sheet Wing it • Audio first • Pictures first

  9. So what? • Have a point / theme / goal • Activities before, during, after • Why Take Field Trips? • Preview, preview, preview! • Is the point obvious?

  10. What free tools can I use to make VFTs? • Windows MovieMaker (comes with XP) • Audacity (make audio tracks) • Irfanview (crop and resize photos) ---Click on above links to download tools---

  11. How do I use the tools? Windows Movie Maker Audacity Irfanview

  12. Using Movie Maker • If you can’t find it, check Start > Programs > Accessories • Sometimes it hides other places—check folders, desktop

  13. Using Movie Maker Task view, collections view Name of open collection Work area Preview window

  14. Add new collections folder Tools menu New Collection folder

  15. Name new folder Type folder name Hit enter or click in white space

  16. Select collections folder Click to select. Blue highlight without black border means it’s selected.

  17. Import into collections File menu Pictures must be imported before use. Import into Collections

  18. Find photos to import 1. Click “Look in” drop-down arrow 2. Click on folder that contains photos

  19. Switch to thumbnail view Click Views drop-down

  20. Switch to thumbnail view Select Thumbnails

  21. Switch to thumbnail view Select pictures by clicking on them.

  22. Select photos to use Click to select one

  23. Select photos to use Shift+click to select several in a row

  24. Select photos to use Ctrl+click to select non-contiguous photos

  25. BE PATIENT! Photos take a long time to load. Go get some coffee or something.

  26. Timeline view

  27. Switch to timeline view Click “Show Timeline” to change to timeline view

  28. Timeline view

  29. Drag and drop to make movie Drag from here… …to here

  30. Click and drag

  31. Drag and drop to make movie

  32. Drag and drop to make movie

  33. Drag and drop to make movie

  34. Let go.

  35. Save! Save! Save!Save early, save oftenNo, really, SAVE!

  36. Save…. Save Project to keep making changes Save Movie File to show it on your computer

  37. A note: (Not Responding) Don’t Panic! Wait a few minutes before you freak out.

  38. Zoom in on timeline When picture is selected, Page Dn to zoom timeline

  39. Zoom in on timeline Scale changed

  40. Add more pictures Now what? (Drag and drop onto timeline)

  41. Four pictures added

  42. Import and add sound and music the same way.Adjust photo length by dragging right side of photo.

  43. Click on picture, hover over right-hand border Click and drag red arrow…

  44. Click on picture, hover over right-hand border Click and drag red arrow… and let go.

  45. Sample movie, take 1

  46. Adjust timing by dragging right edge of photos Start with first photo on left Trial and error: Drag, preview, repeat

  47. How to preview Click on first picture

  48. How to preview Click Play

  49. Trial and error: Drag, preview, repeat

  50. Sample movie, take 2