Thursday, June 29, 2006

Reflection of Lesson 5 & Assessment 2

Project Outline By Daphne Chan and Chris Leung

Objective: Show that learners can learn and retrieve information/knowledge better through visual and interactive learning instead of mere text-based learning?

Theory: Mayer's cognitive theory of multimedia learning and Paivio's dual-code theory

Method: Using multimedia-based vs text-based instructional materials to compare their effectiveness in acquiring new knowledge by learners.?The new knowledge can be a second language, mathematics, history, etc.
A simple quiz may be conducted following the learning session to compare the effectiveness of learning by two different approaches.

Deliverables: Interactive learning objects will be designed and implemented with Flash to maximize the learning effectiveness based on the theories of Mayer and Paivio.

Comments are welcome!

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Task 4---Raindrop shape

Here is my Task 4. You may
click here .


Thursday, June 15, 2006

Task 3-----Digital Story

Digital Story - How to wake up in the morning without feeling sleepy?
By: Daphne Chan & Chris Leung

Please click the link here:-
This the Story
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Sunday, June 11, 2006

My reflection of lesson 3

Today, I explored different softwares which could be used to creat digital stories. They are great and useful. Besides, I could also add special effects, music and narration to help produce my own masterpiece. It's fun!
Here is the link to one digital stories; it's amusing. Please take some time to watch it, I'm sure you would like it.

Review of Photo Story

Major benefits of Photo Story 3

1. Photo editing

§ Perform basic photo editing tasks using the action buttons under the monitor window. The following edits are possible: -Correct color levels
Advanced editing

2. Adding effect
§ We can add a number of effects to the current picture, or to all of the pictures in your story. The following effects are available :
Diffuse Glow
Wash out
Water Colour

3. Removing the border
§ There is an option titled Remove black borders which can help you automatically crop any portrait-oriented pictures so that they are landscape-oriented and zoomed-in on the most important part of the picture.

4. Adding captions and titles
§ We can add title text to the photo story

5. Narration capabilities
§ We can add narration to and customize the motion of my photo story

6. New motion animation and transition features
§ We can customize both the panning and zooming effects for each photo, as well as the transitions between each photo

7. New music features
§ We can apply music per-picture if desired. It also lets us create our own music using a unique feature that dynamically generates a soundtrack based on a selection of genre types, styles, bands, moods, tempo, and intensity. It then customizes that music to match its length to the length of the track of photo story to which it is applied

8. Improved saving and sharing capabilities
§ We 're provided with a set of more extensive options, for example, we can choose between a set of pre-chosen settings like "Save your story for playback on your computer," "Send the story in an email message," and so on.

Major limitations of Photo Story 3
1. Wizard-based applications are complex

2. We cannot burn VCDs directly from the Photo Story interface

3. Although Photo Story 3 is free , we won't be able to download or install the application unless you've activated the OS.

Reference (online)

Thursday, June 08, 2006

Task 2

Here is the visual display of Task 2, please give me any comment!

My Task 2 Click Here! or the picture.

Saturday, June 03, 2006

My reflection of session 2

I like the lesson. It's great. In this module, I can learn different professional softwares like Flash, PagePlus, 3DPlus and PhotoPlus. They not only help me to edit and enhance images, but also create interactive applications. I really enjoy learning these professional tools.

Friday, June 02, 2006

MLIM6323 Digital Portfolio--Daphne Chan Kit Fun

Dear Dr. Churchill and classmates,

My name is Daphne. My favorite pet is hamsters. Here is their photo. They are all two weeks old. Do you want to have them? As I am very busy recently, I don't have enough time to look after them. If you want, Just let me know, I can give you in next lesson.