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  • Insertinga.wavSoundFileintoaPowerPointPresentation

    WrittenbyAmandaHodges

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    GettingStartedBeforebeginningweneedtoseehowmuchyoualreadyknow.

    Pleasecompletethe Pretest onpg3ofthetestpacketandthencheckyourselfwiththeanswersonpg.4.

    Pleasestopandcompletethatnowbeforegoingontothenextpage.

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    GettingStartedAftercompletingthismoduleyouwillbeableto: Identifya.wavsoundfile.

    Determineappropriateuseofa.wavsoundfileinslidepresentations.

    Inserta.wavsoundfileintoasimplePowerPointpresentation.

    Tocompletethismoduleyoushouldhave:APCwithWindowsXPandMicrosoftPowerPoint

    Thediskprovidedtoyoubytheinstructor

    ImportantSymbolsinthispresentation:PinkHeadings: Thesearemainheadingswithinthepresentation.

    BlueHeadings: Thesearesubheadingsthatrepresentstepswithinthemainheadings.

    GreenText:Textinthiscolorrepresentsimportantinformationand/orprocessesyoushouldfocusonwithinthepresentation.

    Whenyouhavereachedtheendofeachsectionyouwillseeastopsignliketheonebelow.Thistellsyouitistimetostopandcompletethatsectionsassessment.

    Whenyouseethe greenstoplightliketheonebelow,goontothenextsection.

    Stop Go

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    Section1 Inthissectionwewill discuss:

    o Waystoenhanceslideforhigherstudentinterestlevel.o Inappropriatevs.Appropriatesoundfileuse.o Selectinganappropriatesoundfileforyourpresentation.

    Attheendofthissectionyouwillbeableto:o Decidewhichslidesinyourpresentationneedenhancement.

    o Decidewhichsoundsareappropriateforyourpresentation.

    o Chooseanappropriatesoundfiletoenhanceyourinstructionalmaterial.

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    EnhancingSlides

    Whencreatingaslidepresentationtheteacherwantstohold thestudentsinterestforasmuchoftheinstructionaspossible.

    SomeadditionsthatareusedinPowerPointslidestoincreaseinterestandmotivationinclude:

    o Chartso Graphso Movieso ClipArto Pictureso Sound

    Slidesthathave lessinterestingorlessmotivating informationincludedwill needtoincludesomesortofinterest grabbingaddition.

    Theselessinterestingslidesinclude bulletedlists,paragraphsofinformation,ortitleslides.

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    ClassifyingAppropriatevs.InappropriateSounds

    Whenchoosingsoundstoinsertintoyourpresentation,youmustalsotakeintoconsiderationifthey fitthematerialbeingdiscussed.

    Thelearnershouldnotbedistractedbythesound.Insteaditshouldenhancethematerial.

    Someexamplesofappropriate use:o Usingthe soundofa revvingengine inapresentationtoenhancealistofcarpartsforanAutomotiveClass.

    o Use clipofa countrysnationalanthemtointroduceinformationaboutthat country.

    o Use circusmusicontheintroductionslidetoapresentationaboutthe historyoftheAmericanCircus.

    Someexamplesofinappropriate use:o Useofcartoonsounds inpresentationabout plants.o Useofalarmclocksound inpresentationonTheBoxcarChildren.

    o Useofanimalsounds inpresentationabout EdgarAllenPoeslife.

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    SelectinganAppropriateSoundforYourPresentation

    Inordertoselectanappropriatesoundforyourpresentationconsiderthefollowing:

    o Whatinformationareyoucovering?o Whatstageofthepresentationareyouin?

    Intro Informational Examples Conclusion

    Makesure:o Yoursoundfitstheinformation beingtaught.o Yoursounddoesnotoverwhelmthepresentation.o Yoursoundiscontentappropriateandnotoffensive tolearners.

    **AtthispointpleasestopandcompletetheSection1Assessmentonpg.5 ofyourtestbooklet.Whenyouhavefinishedpleaseturntopg.6tocheckyouanswers.Aftercheckingyouranswerspleasereturntothisbooklet.**

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    Section1AssessmentFeedbackIfyouansweredall3questionscorrectlypleasecontinueontoSection2.

    Ifyouansweredanyofthequestionsincorrectly,pleasegobackandreviewSection1beforemovingontoSection2.

    GOON!

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    Section2Thissectionwilloutline theinitial stepsrequiredtosuccessfullyinserta.wavsoundfile.

    Aftercompletingthissectionyoushouldbeableto:o LocateandOpentheInserttoolbar.o LocateandOpentheMoviesandSoundstoolbar.

    **Atthispoint pleaseinsertthediskyouwere givenlabeledmodule andopenthePowerPointpresentationentitledModule.Thiswillprovideyouwiththeslidethatwillbepresentedinthenextstepsofthepresentation.Youmaymanipulatetheslideasneededthroughoutthepresentation.

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    FirstStepstoInsertingaSoundFile

    **ThefollowingimagedisplaysthemainscreenofPowerPointwithaslidethathasalreadybeencreated.**

    Asyoucanseethisscreendisplaysboththeslideandoutlineversion ofthepresentationandincludesthemain,formatting,andeditingtoolbars.

    ThisiswheretheInserttoolbarislocated.WhenyouplaceyourmouseonthewordInsertitwillhighlightinpurple.

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    TheinitialstepininsertingasoundfileislocatingtheInserttoolbaronthemainscreenofMicrosoftPowerPoint.

    **ThefollowingslideshowsthesamescreenofthePowerPointslidewiththeInserttoolbarlocatedandopened.**

    Notethatthe cursorwasplacedonthemenutitleInsertandthenclickedtoopenmenu.

    ThisscreenshowstheInserttoolbarlocatedandopened.ByplacingyourmouseontheInserttoolbarandclickingonityouwillpulldowntheInsertmenu.

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    AfteropeningtheInserttoolbar,thenextstepwillbelocating theMoviesandSoundsfunctionwithintheInserttoolbar.

    Asyouwillseeinthediagrambelowthe Inserttoolbarhasbeenopenedandthe MoviesandSoundFunctionhasbeenlocatedand

    opened byclickingthemouse.

    ThisscreenshowstheInsertmenuopenandtheMoviesandSoundmenulocatedandopened.ThiswasdonebyplacingthecursorontheMoviesandSoundsfunctionandclicking.

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    ***Beforemovingontothenextsectionofthismodule,pleasestopand completetheassessmentforSection2locatedonpg.7ofthetestbooklet.Aftercompletingtheassessmentpleasecheckyouranswersonpg.8.Ifyouanswerthemcorrectlypleasegoon

    toSection3.IfyoumissanyofthequestionspleasereviewSection 2againbeforemovingon.***

    GOON!

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    Section3 InthissectionyouwilllearnhowtousetheMoviesandSoundstoolbarinorderto inserta.wavsoundfilefromtheClipOrganizer(Gallery).

    Attheendofthissectionyouwillbeabletoinserta.wavsoundfilefromtheClipOrganizer.

    Atthispointyourscreenshouldlooklikethis:

    AtthispointboththeInsertmenuandtheMoviesandSoundsmenuareopen.Wearegoingtobeinsertingasoundfromorganizer.

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    OncetheInserttoolbarandtheMoviesandSoundfunctionisopenyouwillneedto locatetheSoundfromOrganizerfunction.

    Pleaseseethe diagrambelow.

    ToopenthecliporganizerclickonSoundfromOrganizer.Thisshouldopenthecliporganizerinawindowonthe rightsideof

    thescreen.

    OnthisscreenyouwillseetheSoundfromOrganizerfunctionhighlighted.Youcanchoosethisfunctionbyplacingyourcursoronthisfunctionandclickingonce.

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    Thecliporganizerlocatedontherightsideofthescreendisplaysiconsrepresentingsoundfiles.

    Each squarerepresentsadifferentsound thatcanbeinserted.Toinsertasound doubleclickontheicon.

    ThisscreenshowstheCliporganizeropenontherightsideofthescreen.Youriconsmaydifferfromtheonesshownbutallrepresentsoundfiles.Youwillneedtodoubleclicktheoneyouhavechoseninordertoinsertitintotheslide.

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    FinalStepsThefinalstepininsertinga.wavsoundfileisto choosewhetherthesoundwillplayautomaticallyintheslideshoworwhenclicked.

    Afterclickingonyoursoundtheprogramwill useapopupwindow toaskyouhowyouwantthesoundtoplay.

    Thisscreenshowsthepopupwindowwhichallowsyoutochoosehowthesoundwillplayinyourpresentation.

    By clickingyesyoursoundwill playwhenthisslideappears inyourslidepresentation.

    By clickingonno yousoundwill playonlywhenyouclickonthesoundiconwithintheslide.

    Thisscreenshowsthepopupwindowthatpromptsyoutochoosehowyouwantyousoundtoplay.Youcanmakethedecisionbyclickingoneitheryesornowiththemouse.

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    **Beforemovingontothenextsectionofthismodule,pleasestopandcompletetheassessmentforSection3locatedonpg.9ofthetestbooklet.Aftercompletingtheassessmentpleasecheckyouranswersonpg.10.Ifyouanswerthemcorrectlygoodforyou!Ifyoumissanyofthequestionspleasereview

    Section3again beforemovingon.**

    **Ifyouarecompletingthismoduleonacomputernetworkedatschoolyoumaymoveontothefinalassessmentlocatedonpg.11and12ofyoutestbooklet.IfyouareworkingonacomputeratanothersiteyoumaymoveontoSection4.**

    GOON!

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    Section4(Completeonlyifworkingoutsideofschool)

    Inthissectionyouwilllearnhowtoinsertasoundfromtheharddriveofyourcomputer.

    Youwillalsolearnhowtoidentifya.wavfileusingthefilesuffix.

    Inorderto beginSection4wewillreviewsomeofthestepsfrom Sections2and3.

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    ThefollowingslideshowsthesamescreenofthePowerPointslidewiththeInserttoolbarlocatedandopened.

    NotethatthecursorwasplacedonthemenutitleInsertandthenclickedtoopenmenu.

    AfteropeningtheInserttoolbar,thenextstepwillbelocatingtheMoviesandSoundsfunctionwithinthe

    Inserttoolbar.

    ThisscreenshowstheInserttoolbarlocatedandopened.ByplacingyourmouseontheInserttoolbarandclickingonityouwillpulldowntheInsertmenu.

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    Asyouwillseeinthediagrambelowthe Inserttoolbarhasbeenopenedandthe MoviesandSoundFunctionhasbeenlocatedand

    opened byclickingthemouse.

    Atthispointtheprocesschangesslightly.InsteadofchoosingtoinsertasoundfromtheClipOrganizeryouwill

    bechoosingtoinsertaSoundfromFile.

    ThisscreenshowstheInsertmenuopenandtheMoviesandSoundmenulocatedandopened.ThiswasdonebyplacingthecursorontheMoviesandSoundsfunctionandclicking.

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    InordertobegininsertingasoundfromfilepleasehighlightandclickSoundfromFile.

    ThisscreenshowstheInsertmenuopenwiththeMoviesandSoundsfunctionopenedaswell.TheSoundfromFilefunctionhasbeen

    highlighted.

    ThisscreenshowsboththeInsertandMoviesandSoundstoolbaropened.TheSoundfromFilefunctionhasbeenhighlightedbyplacingthecursoronthefunction.

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    OnceyouhavelocatedtheSoundfromFilefunction,you willneedtoclickonthehighlightedareatoopentheharddrivesearchtool.