Filling in the Learning Cracks with Multimedia Spackle Illinois Online Conference for

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Filling in the
Learning Cracks with
Multimedia Spackle
Illinois Online Conference for
Teaching and Learning
February 16 – 18, 2005
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Linda Moulton
Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics
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Linda Moulton
[email protected]
Patricia Rahmlow
[email protected]
Roseanne Hofmann
[email protected]
Presentation Web Site
http://faculty.mc3.edu/prahmlow/presentations/index.html
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Here is Our “Spackle” for
Filling in Some “Learning Cracks”
 Identify Problem
Select Topics (Linda)
 Design Solution
Storyboard (Pat)
 Implement Solution
Create & Distribute Learning Objects (Roseanne)
 Evaluate Solution
Assessment (Roseanne)
 Questions & Discussion
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Selecting Topics
Where Are Some Learning Cracks?
 Forgotten Topics
 Difficult Topics
 Generic Topics
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Selecting Topics
Where Are Some Learning Cracks?
Forgotten Topics
• Review grade school topics such as
percentages, order of operations
• Example: Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally
http://faculty.mc3.edu/rhofman/flash03/oct1/menuorder.html
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Selecting Topics
Where Are Some Learning Cracks?
Difficult Topics
• Display a hard to understand topic in a visual
way that might help students with different
learning styles
• Example: Operations with Fractions
http://faculty.mc3.edu/rhofman/flash03/Finalprojectflash/menu.html
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Selecting Topics
Where Are Some Learning Cracks?
Generic Topics
• New or assumed knowledge across
disciplines such as drawing tools in Word,
charting in Excel, Blackboard features, web
options, drive options, file handling
• Example: Copy / Move Files
http://faculty.mc3.edu/prahmlow/movecopy.html
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Pat Rahmlow
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
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Storyboard
Plan Twice – Create Once!
 Purpose
• Review forgotten topic
• New learning style for difficult topic
• Introduce generic unknown topics
 Style
• Serious
• Humorous
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Storyboard Template
 Storyboard Template
• Executive Summary
• Style Sheet
• Application Flow and
Branching Sequence
• Detail Design
Document (one for
each scene)
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Storyboard Template
 Executive Summary
• Delivery Format
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Commercial
Kiosk
Web
CD-ROM
• Authors
• Summary statement
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Executive Summary
Moving and Copying Files
 Delivery Format
Web
 Authors
Pat Rahmlow and Linda Moulton
 Summary
This learning module is an interactive, web based
application that illustrates the difference between
copying and moving a file. It includes a quiz to reinforce
concepts, optional review of concepts, and concept
summary.
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Storyboard Template
 Style Sheet
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Audience
Treatment
Reading Level
Fonts
Background Colors
Buttons
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Style Sheet
Moving and Copying Files
 Audience: Community college students, 18
- adult
 Treatment: fun and informative
 Reading level: 8th grade
 Fonts:
• Main titles: Comic Sans, 36 points
• Menu items: Comic Sans, 18 points
• Text items: Comic Sans, 18 points
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Style Sheet
Moving and Copying Files
 Background Colors:
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Stage: White
Shadows: None
Main Titles: Red
Menu Items: Red
Text Items: Black
 Buttons:
• Exit, replay, review concepts, continue
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Storyboard Template
 Application Flow and
Branching Sequence
• Diagram of scene
sequence
• Scene titles
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Application Logic Flow and Branching Sequence
Moving and Copying Files
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Application Logic Flow and Branching Sequence
Moving and Copying Files
Scene #
Scene Descriptor
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Title / Cast of characters
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Moving and Copying Files Introduction
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Moving a document – conceptual
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Moving a document – using a computer
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Copying a document – conceptual
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Copying a document – using the computer
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Multiple choice quiz
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Concept Summary
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Exit program and credits
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Storyboard Template
 Detail Design
Document
• Scene by scene
description
• Screen and Animation
Detail
• Graphics Detail
• Audio Detail
• Video Detail
• Special Detail
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Detail Design Document – Scene 2
Moving and Copying Files
 Screen and Animation Detail
Moving and Copying Files
Have you ever had that #@$! computer lose one of your files? Just
when you have written the finishing touches on your Pultizer prize
winning novel, saved your work and put it where you can find it, that
computer decided to hide it!
The Mover
The Copier
Never fear! Here come the mover and the copier to the rescue!
Continue
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Detail Design Document – Scene 2
Moving and Copying Files
 Graphics Detail
• Clip art of moving van
• Clip art of copier
 Audio Detail
• Copier sound clip
• Moving van sound clip
 Video Detail
• None
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Detail Design Document – Scene 2
Moving and Copying Files
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Text Detail
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Shown in above illustration
Special Detail
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Animation sequence:
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Title flies in from top.
Dissolve in paragraph 1
The copier flies in from left with sound clip
The mover flies in from right with sound clip
Dissolve in paragraph 2
Continue button appears
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Detail Design Document – Scene 4
Moving and Copying Files
 Screen and Animation Detail
Moving
How do you do that on the computer?
Movie Clip
Replay
Continue
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Detail Design Document – Scene 4
Moving and Copying Files
 Graphics Detail
• Clip art of moving van
 Audio Detail
• Voice over describing process
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Detail Design Document – Scene 4
Moving and Copying Files
 Video Detail
• Video clip of moving file from one folder to another (created
using Camtasia)
• Start at the Desktop
• Right-click on My Computer
• Click Explore
• Navigate to and click source folder
• Right-click and drag Important Document to destination folder
• Release mouse and left-click on Move
• Highlight Important Document in destination folder
• Navigate to source folder and note that Important Document is
no longer there
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Detail Design Document – Scene 4
Moving and Copying Files
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Text Detail
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None
Special Detail
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Animation sequence:
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Title flies in from top
Video plays
Mover graphic appears and sound plays
Replay button appears
Continue button appears
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Roseanne Hofmann
Professor of Mathematics
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Creating Learning Modules
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Search for existing modules
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“Do it yourself”
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Creating Learning Modules
Search For Existing Modules
Yellow Pages of Existing Modules
Appropriate for MCCC’s Curriculum
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Creating Learning Modules
Do It Yourself
 Development Software
• Flash
• Authorware
• Toolbook
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Creating Learning Modules
Development Software
Flash
Positives
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Negatives
Web based
Visual
Downloads quickly
User friendly
– Time line vs flowchart
programming
– Adding menus after
the fact
– Adding audio after the
fact
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Creating Learning Modules
Do It Yourself
 Auxiliary Software
• Screen capture and Graphics editing software
– Print Screen / Paint
– Snagit
– Smartboard
– Photoshop Elements
• Audio recording and editing software
– Recorder
• Video capturing and editing software
– Camtasia
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Creating Learning Modules
Do It Yourself
Mathematical Learning Objects
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Making Learning Objects Available
 Local Shared drive
• Swiff Player: stand-alone desktop
Player plays Flash movies.
• Plug in
 Mathematics Resource Page
 Individual Web Page
 Individual Blackboard
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Informal Assessment
Comments from Teachers and Students
 I love this technology!!!
 The audio and visual components
made learning easy and fun.
 What neat things you can do with
Flash! I loved the graphics. I also
liked the voice over. All were
extremely easy to use and the
visualizations were great.
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Informal Assessment
Comments from Teachers and Students
 It is amazing to see how much
supplemental learning aids
(especially online technology)
was utilized.
 I thought the flash fraction
segments were really cool.
 Ability to break down difficult
concepts in such a clear,
organized manner as well as the
additional resources available at
our fingertips.
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Questions
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