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Teaching and Learning Computer Media AMREF Seminar Introduction Why use computers ? Computers can make things easier Improved distribution and manipulation of information Computers are becoming integrated with society People are interested in computer-presented information

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introduction
Introduction
  • Why use computers ?
    • Computers can make things easier
      • Improved distribution and manipulation of information
    • Computers are becoming integrated with society
      • People are interested in computer-presented information
      • People are beginning to expect to receive information on computers
media types
Media Types
  • Visual
  • Audio
  • Video
  • Interactive
visual
Visual
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Graphic Design / Layout
word processing
Word Processing
  • Programs
    • Text Editor (Notepad, Wordpad)
    • Microsoft Word
    • OpenOffice Writer
  • Aspects
    • Good for lots of information (e.g. reports)
    • Familiar (well understood, common)
  • Demo
spreadsheets
Spreadsheets
  • Programs
    • Microsoft Excel
    • OpenOffice Calc
  • Aspects
    • Used for numeric data, e.g. accounting
    • Good for analysis, e.g. charts, graphs
  • Demo
graphic design layout
Graphic Design / Layout
  • Programs
    • Visio
    • PageMaker
    • Quark
    • Adobe
  • Aspects
    • Very accurate, professional design
    • Expensive, complicated
office suites
Office Suites
  • Microsoft Office
    • Common
    • Expensive; often illegally copied
  • OpenOffice
    • Less common
    • Free!
    • Can read all Microsoft files
    • Available for nearly all kinds of computers
audio
Audio
  • Pre-recorded audio
    • CD
    • MP3, WMA
  • Streaming Audio
  • Players
    • Windows Media Player
    • RealPlayer
  • Demo: “A Teachers Story” (MP3)
video
Video
  • Formats
    • MPEG
    • RealMedia
    • Shockwave, Flash
  • Players
    • Windows Media Player
    • RealPlayer
    • Shockwave, Flash
  • Demo: “No Time to Drop Your Guard” (SWF)
interactive
Interactive
  • Presentations
  • Internet/Web
  • E-mail
presentations
Presentations
  • Programs
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • OpenOffice Impress
  • Aspects
    • Similar to word processing, but optimized for presentations
  • Demo
internet
Internet
  • Probably the most valuable computer tool
    • Access to most of the information in the world
    • Searching (yahoo, google)
    • Specialized content
  • Aspects
    • Lots of information; sometimes hard to find
    • Can be biased or wrong!
    • Inadvertent, inappropriate content
  • Demo: Google search
internet hiv aids resources
Internet HIV/AIDS Resources
  • http://www.globaldialogues.org
  • http://www.avert.org/africanstories.htm
  • http://www.tactp.org.za/content/view/21/21
  • http://www.thebody.com/inspire.html
  • http://www.avert.org
  • http://www.hsrc.ac.za
  • http://www.tac.org.za
  • http://www.unaids.org
  • http://www.sahara.org.za
  • http://www.kff.org
  • http://www.mttaids.com/site
  • http://www.ukzn.ac.za/heard
e mail
E-Mail
  • Fast, cheap communication
  • Easy to broadcast information
  • Easy to exchange lots of information via attachments
  • Demo
summary
Summary
  • Lots of information available
  • Lots of things to learn
    • Don’t worry ! Everyone is just as overwhelmed by computers as you are.
    • Share information
    • Experiment
    • Work with experts (become an expert !)
thank you
Thank you
  • Questions ?
  • My e-mail: alingelb@yahoo.com