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Unit Overview: Video Editing

Lessons:

6 lessons

What is video?

In this lesson, we will explore a brief history of creating moving images from still images. We will also look at the role and benefits of the use of audio in a video, learning that the purpose of video is to communicate a message to an audience, or to record an event. Lastly, we will plan a video project using a story board.

  • 1 Quiz
  • 24m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Identifying devices

In this lesson, we will explore devices and computer applications that record audio and video. Learners will have the opportunity to investigate the pros and cons of using audio devices such as dictation machines or mobile sound recorders versus fully integrated AV (audiovisual) devices.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 11m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Using a device

In this lesson, we will explore devices and computer applications. We will make a short practise recording to familiarise ourselves with these devices and apps. Then we will locate the functions and practise the safe handling of the equipment. Lastly, we will encourage the use of zoom, angle, and movement (pan and tilt) in our recordings.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 16m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Importing and editing video

In this lesson, we will learn how to export video to a computer (or other suitable device) and to make edits to it by means such as choosing the best recording, clipping videos, and adding transition effects. We will learn how to improve our videos through reshooting and editing. Lastly, we will learn which tools to use to perform the edits that we desire.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 15m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript