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Developing blended OER content - incorporating images and video

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on January 4, 2011 at 5:15:01 pm
 

 

This workshop module introduces you to an important aspect of OER development. Blended OER content  incorporates more than one teaching modality - like text with animation, images, video clips and more. This greatly increases the learner's ability to understand and apply concepts. While there are a variety of tools available to create blended, interactive online resources for education; some basic understanding of the features of digital images, the importance of file size in online resources, available file formats can be very useful.

 

 

This module will provide you with

 

  • definitions to terms widely used in the display and printing of images

            Understanding digital images and resolution 

 

  • Provoke you to try some hands on activities with image resizing

 

  • Learn to judge which file formats suit images/ video files or software flash presentations

 http://wikieducator.org/OER_Handbook/educator/Find/file_formats

 

  • Understand the technology required for developing graphics/videos for OER – you will learn to appreciate the use of open source software and open file formats for sharing and exchange of resources

http://oerwiki.iiep-unesco.org/index.php?title=FOSS_solutions_for_OER_-_summary_report#OER_developers_should_commit_to_open_licenses

 

  • You may also feel encouraged to try and use some of the free open source image manipulation, flash file generation software available in the public domain like: 
  1. www.gimp.org; http://www.getpaint.net

     2.  creating software demonstration videos: www.debugmode.com/wink/download.htm

 

 

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