Can I use media from the internet in my projects?

Obviously, the simple answer is: what does your teacher say? Depending on the assignment, that answer may vary. In general, however, there are two, more complex issues to consider. If you are using someone else’s work in your project, you need to give that person or organization credit for their work by citing your source.…

Using LucidChart to create flowcharts

Getting Started with Lucidchart An easy-to-use diagramming tool integrated with Google Apps. About Lucidchart is a web-based diagramming tool that allows users to collaborate in real time to create flowcharts online, as well as Venn diagrams, mind maps, and mockups for websites or mobile apps. Students and teachers can make comments, add images, import videos,…

How do I edit a video in Movie Maker?

Once you have imported all of your source footage into Movie Maker (both what you’ve shot and any other source footage you may be using)… Select the video clips (or parts of clips) that you want to use, one at a time… …and arrange them in order in your storyboard. If you’d like to have transitions…

How do I edit a video in iMovie?

Once you have imported all of your source footage into iMovie (both what you’ve shot and any other source footage you may be using), you need to create a new Project. Create the new movie project. Select the video clips (or parts of clips) that you want to use, one at a time… …and arrange them…

How do I import a video into Movie Maker?

In general, you follow the same process to import video from a camcorder into iMovie, no matter what sort of camera you’re using. Make sure your camera is turned on and ready to download. Connect the camera to your computer with the appropriate USB (or Firewire) cable. Click Import in Movie Maker and follow your nose. When…

How do I import video into iMovie?

In general, you follow the same process to import video from a camcorder into iMovie, no matter what sort of camera you’re using. Make sure your camera is turned on and ready to download. Connect the camera to your computer with the appropriate USB (or Firewire) cable. Click Import in iMovie and follow your nose. However,…

What do I need to know about shooting video footage?

Many of us have shot video footage informally in the past. But, if you’re trying to shoot video for a project, there are a few questions that you should ask yourself… Environment Sound. Am I shooting in a quiet place, so that the only audio I’m recording is the audio I want to be recording? (Because it…

Plan your media project

Perhaps unsurprisingly, it turns out that people generally make better projects when they plan ahead. Depending on the scope of your project, it may require more or less planning ahead — some of the steps listed below might be skipped over for shorter, more informal projects: Make an outline… in fact, ideally you would write a…

Using Canvas Templates

You can create reusable templates for assignments, wiki pages and discussions in your courses and then create assignments, wiki pages or discussions from those templates as needed. See below for a quick overview of how the system works: There are some restrictions on specific types of (more complex) documents for which this templating system does…

Unsend an email in Gmail

While we are all absolutely the most careful people in the world all of the time, periodically we do let an email out of the gate before it’s entirely ripe. There is a lovely and wonderful feature of Gmail that lets you unsend those emails if you move quickly and if you have already updated your settings appropriately.…