ICT Essentials Suite

Multimedia Essentials
- Media Technology Domain -

ICT Multimedia Essentilas

The ICT Multimedia Essentials course teaches students fundamental multimedia skills, including how to use presentation software, graphics software, and other digital and multimedia tools. Students will create a slide presentation with titles, text, and images. They will also use transitions, animation, and sound in the presentation. Students will study graphics topics including vector and bitmap images, file formats, and terms related to the creation of graphical images. In addition, they will use graphics software tools to create, enhance, and modify and images. Finally, students will create a multimedia presentation that incorporates edited video, animation, and sound, and that demonstrates good design, smooth transitions, and effective message delivery.

After completing the ICT Multimedia Essentials course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency using presentation software.
  • Demonstrate proficiency using graphics software.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in communication using digital and multimedia technologies and tools.

Course Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Using Presentation Software

Lesson Sections

  • Presentation Software Basics
  • Creating Effective Presentations
  • Storing Your Documents
  • Presentation Software Overview
  • Getting Started with Presentation Software
  • Working with Slide Layouts
  • Working with Slides
  • Working with Slide Masters
  • Finding and Proofing Content
  • Working with Text and Objects
  • Working with Transitions and Animations
  • Working with Speaker Notes
  • Viewing a Presentation
  • Sharing a Presentation
  • Publishing a Presentation to the Web
  • Printing a Presentation
  • Downloading a Presentation

Suggested activity

  • Analyzing Presentation Examples (Hands-on)
  • Inserting Objects and Editing in Google Slides
  • Inserting Objects and Editing in PowerPoint
  • Presentation Terms – Matching (Hands-on)
  • Presentation Terms (Online)

Demonstration video

  • Accessing Google Drive
  • Accessing OneDrive
  • Getting Started with Google Slides
  • Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Themes in Google Slides
  • Themes in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Naming a Google Slide Presentation
  • Naming a PowerPoint Presentation
  • Opening & Closing Google Slides
  • Opening & Closing PowerPoint Slides
  • Using Thumbnails in Google Slides
  • Using Thumbnails in PowerPoint Slides
  • Exploring the File Menu in Google Slides
  • Exploring the Home Tab in PowerPoint
  • Applying themes in Google Slides
  • Applying themes in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Changing Backgrounds in Google Slides
  • Changing Backgrounds in PowerPoint
  • Selecting Slides in Google Slides
  • Selecting Slides in PowerPoint
  • Changing Slide Layouts in Google Slides
  • Changing Slide Layouts in PowerPoint
  • Working with Placeholders in Google Slides
  • Working with Placeholders in PowerPoint
  • Adding New Slides in Google
  • Adding New Slides in PowerPoint
  • Modifying Presentations Google
  • Modifying Presentations PowerPoint
  • Working with Slide Masters in Google
  • Working with Slide Masters in PowerPoint
  • Formatting Text and Objects Google Slides
  • Formatting Text and Objects PowerPoint
  • Working with Objects in Google Slides
  • Working with Objects in PowerPoint
  • Working with Images in Google Slides
  • Working with Images in PowerPoint
  • Adding YouTube Videos in Google Slides
  • Adding Videos in PowerPoint
  • Tables in Google Slides
  • Tables in PowerPoint
  • Working with Transitions and Animations in Google Slides
  • Working with Transitions and Animations in PowerPoint
  • Adding Speaker Nots in Google Slides
  • Adding Speaker Notes in PowerPoint
  • Working with Completed Presentations Google Slides
  • Working with Completed Presentations PowerPoint

Case study

  • Working with a Presentation

Lesson 1 Quiz

Lesson 2: Using Graphics Software

Lesson Sections:

  • Working with Graphics and Graphics Software
  • Getting Started with Pixlr Editor
  • Using the Help Menu
  • Using the Navigator Panel and View Menu
  • Using the Image Menu
  • Using the Tools Palette
  • Using the Layer Menu and the Layers Panel
  • Using the Adjustment Menu
  • Using the Filter Menu

Suggested activity

  • File Types (Online)
  • The Pixlr Toolbar (Online)
  • Reviewing the Pixlr Editor Toolbar (Hands-on)
  • Reviewing the Adjustment Menu (Teacher-led in Pixlr)
  • Graphics Software Fill-in-the-Blanks (Hands-on)
  • Reviewing the Use of Filters (Hands-on in Pixlr)

Demonstration videos

  • Introducing Pixlr
  • Opening an Image on Your Computer
  • Tour of Pixlr
  • Working with Panels
  • View and Navigation Panel
  • Cropping vs. Resizing
  • Using History
  • Creating Layers
  • Using Filters

Case study

  • Creating an Image

Lesson 2 Quiz

Lesson 3: Communication Using Digital and Multimedia Technologies and Tools

Lesson Sections

  • Capturing Video
  • Video editing
  • Capturing and Editing Audio
  • Creating Your Video
  • Creating Your Presentation

Demonstration video

  • Tour of WeVideo
  • Insert Video in Google Slides
  • Insert Video in PowerPoint

Lesson 3 Quiz

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