To take this class, you should have intermediate computer
skills and familiarity with using the Internet. This class is not
a "how-to" course (other classes may be available that
focus on learning to use a scanner, digital camera,
etc.). Instead, this class focuses on integration -- designing multimedia
projects and lessons that will engage students in authentic learning
experiences. Specifically, the following skills are recommended
before registering for this class:
- Word processing
- Accessing Web pages with a browser such as Safari
or Internet Explorer
- Familiarity with a multimedia software program, such as PowerPoint or an HTML editor (DreamWeaver, etc.).
- Scanning or downloading images from the Internet
Realizing that you and your students may not have ready access
to a wealth of multimedia hardware and software, this course only
requires one multimedia "product" -- your final project.
In other words, if you have a scanner in your classroom, but do
not have access to a digital video camera, your final project can
incorporate scanned images, rather than digital movies.