Creating Digital Video in Your School: How to Shoot, Edit, Produce, Distribute,and Incorporate Digital Media into the Curriculum, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1586833162
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833169
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 120 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released June 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Using this guide, teachers and media specialists can help their students increase their visual literacy, particularly media literacy and information literacy. This work takes the novice and intermediate user step-by-step through the elements that make up a quality video production, using the most current information. It covers all aspects of video production from the selection of hardware and software, understanding digital compression, pre-production, production and post-production tips and sharing the video in a variety of formats. It describes topics in a simple, straightforward manner, complete with index, glossary of terms and additional resources, both online and print.

Print publication date: 01/01/2005

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Table of Figures.
About the Author.
1: Visual Literacy in Education.
2: Impact of Media on Student Learning.
3: Communication Skills in Video Production.
4: Applying Student-Produced Digital Video to NET Standards.
5: Applying Digital Video to the Information Literacy Standards.
6: Ethical and Legal Issues of Student-Produced Videos.
7: Selecting Hardware.
8: History of Video and the Conversion from Analog to Digital.
9: Selecting Camcorders.
10: Selecting Video Capture Cards.
11: Selecting Cables and Connectors.
12: Selecting Microphones.
13: Selecting Tripods.
14: Selecting Lights.
15: Selecting Lens Filters.
16: Selecting Computer Systems—PC, MAC, and Turnkey Systems.
17: Selecting CD and DVD Burners.
18: Selecting Additional Computer Hard Drives.
19: Selecting Hardware: Summary.
20: Selecting Editing Software.
21: Choosing Video-Editing Software.
22: Audio-Editing Software.
23: Selecting Editing Software: Summary.
24: Organizing a School Media Production Area.
25: Setting Up a School Video Studio.
26: Setting Up a Media Production Room.
27: Media Distribution Unit.
28: Organizing a School Media Production Area: Summary.
29: Pre-Production.
30: Pre-Production Checklist.
31: Storyboards and Scripts.
32: Obtaining Taping Permission for Individual Students.
33: Obtaining Taping Permission for Locations.
34: Preparing and Organizing Students as Videographers.
35: Pre-Production: Summary.
36: Selecting Distribution Formats.
37: Choosing Platforms and File Formats.
38: Transferring Your Desktop onto a VHS Tape.
39: Transferring Video to CD-ROM.
40: Video Conversion.
41: Inserting Digital Video into PowerPoint Presentations.
42: Transferring Video via the World Wide Web.
43: Video E-Mail.
44: Adapting Video for People with Disabilities.
45: Video on Pocket PCs.
46: Selecting Distribution Formats: Summary.
47: Understanding Digital Compression.
48: Fundamentals of Compression.
49: Shooting Compression-Friendly Video.
50: Audio Compression.
51: Digital Still Photo Compression.
52: Lossy versus Lossless Compression.
53: Understanding Digital Compression: Summary.
54: Videotaping and Capturing Guidelines.
55: Preparing a Videotape for Recording.
56: Preparing for an On-Location Scene.
57: Shooting Tips.
58: Composition.
59: Principles of Light.
60: Color Basics.
61: Makeup and Clothing.
62: Videotaping and Capturing Guidelines: Summary.
63: Audio Production Tips.
64: Volume.
65: Frequency.
66: Room Acoustics.
67: Sources for Digital Audio to Include in Video.
68: Audio Channels.
69: Selecting the Right Microphone.
70: Microphone Problems.
71: Recording Directly into a Computer.
72: Editing Audio Clips.
73: Audio Production Tips: Summary.
74: Digital Video Editing.
75: Storyboard and Timeline View.
76: Cutting, Deleting, and Inserting Video Clips.
77: Transitions between Clips.
78: Adding Texts and Titles to Video.
79: Adding Still Images to Videos.
80: Inserting PowerPoint Slides into a Video.
81: Special Effects.
82: Adding Multiple Audio Tracks—Voice Over, Music, Sound Effects.
83: Adding Multiple Video Layers.
84: Finalizing and Rendering a Video.
85: Digital Video Editing: Summary.
86: Evaluating Student Videos.
87: Evaluating Student Videos: Summary.
88: Organizing a School TV News Show.
89: Class versus Video Club.
90: Setting.
91: Content Format.
92: Student Personnel.
93: Tips for Preparing an Interview.
94: Preparing Audio to be Used in a Newcast.
95: Caring for Equipment.
96: Television Production and the School Media Program.
97: Organizing a School TV News Show: Summary.
Works Cited.
Back Cover.