Apr 18 2013

Contact Information

Jim KirbyJim Kirby

Manager, Internet Technologies, Design & Content
CCRI Web Services, Information Technology Department
Instructor, Computer Studies Department

E-Mail: jkirby@ccri.edu

Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/JimKirby9

Office:
Knight Campus

Suite 2073, Room #2077

Office Hours
Days Times
Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Please email for an appointment.

Oct 30 2014

How to Use YouTube’s Video Editor

  1. Open Firefox browser
  2. Login to Dropbox and open the shared “Students” folder
  3. Open the “VT-student-data-files” folder
  4. Right-click on the “vt_ch06_snowday.mp4” file and select “Download” from the pop-up menu. In the pop-up box, select “Save file” –this will download a copy of the file to your “Downloads” folder.
  5. Login to Google with your gmail account.
  6. (Create an account if you don’t already have one.)login
  7. Click on the “Apps” icon in the top right-hand corner, then click on the YouTube icon:apps
  8. Click on the “My Channel” link in the left column navigation:my-channel
  9. Click the “Upload” button in the top right-hand corner:upload
  10. Select “Private” form the drop-down menu, then type “jkirby@ccri.edu” in the “Share to:” box, then click on the “Select files to upload” arrow:private-select
  11. Browse to and select your “Downloads” folder, then click the “Date” heading to bring the most recent downloads to the top. Click on the “vt_ch06_snowday.mp4” file, then click the “Open” button:open
  12. The next window will show the video processing progress:processing
  13. When it’s finished processing, fill out the Basic Info fields as follows: 1. Title: “Bailey the Corgi gets a snow day” 2. Description: “Bailey gets some exercise on a snow day in January.” 3. Tags: Corgi, snow, dog 4. Change “Private” to “Unlisted” in the drop-down menu 5. Click on the “Advanced Settings” tab:basic-info
  14. On the “Advanced Settings” tab, make sure “Standard YouTube License” is selected and change the “Category” to “Pets & Animals”:advanced-settings
  15. Select “Video Manager” in the bottom right-hand part of the window:video-manager-button
  16. Select “Stabilize”, then click the “Trim” icon and drag the right-hand side of the frames window to 1:00. Click the “Done” button”:trim
  17. Adjust the color and lighting. Change the Contrast to +2. Change the Saturation to –2 and the Temperature to +1. Note the changes in the split-screen Original/Preview window. Click the “Save” button. The save process will take some time –be patient.adjust-color
  18. When video is done processing, open the Video Manager again, click on “Edit” button next to your video:vid-manager-edit
  19. Click on the “Enhancements” tab:enhancements-tab2
  20. Click the “Try YouTube Video Editor” button in the bottom right-hand corner:try-video-editor-button
  21. Click on the “Project” button and then the “New Project” button:project-new
  22. Type “Bailey the Corgi gets a snow day” in the project title field:new-project-title
  23. Drag the Bailey video from the space under the “Search videos” box to the dotted outline box under the video preview screen that says “Drag video here”:drag-vid
  24. Click the “Audio” tab, then type: “Dogs” in the search field and click the search icon:audio1
  25. Click and drag any audio file, that’s at least 1:00 minute in length, into the dotted-outline box that says, “Drag audio here”:audio2
  26. Hover over the right-hand end of the audio frame until you see a double ended arrow appear and some fly-out text that says, “Nudge duration”. Click and hold while you drag the frame to the left, bringing the frame length down as close to 1:00 as you can get it:nudge
  27. Click on the “a” tab:banner-tab
  28. Click, hold and drag one of the titles in front of the video frame and drop:drag-banner
  29. Type, “Bailey the Corgi gets a snow day” in the “Text” field, then change the font, font color, size and background color:title-settings
  30. Click on the slider in the bottom right-hand corner and drag a little bit to the right to expand video frame:slider
  31. This will also trigger the playing of the video. You may see you need to adjust your font size at this point.  After making that adjustment, click on the “Transitions” icon:transitions
  32. Click, hold and drag one of the transitions down to a spot in-between the banner frames and the video frames and drop:drag-transition
  33. Preview and make changes, if needed then click the “Publish” button in the top right-hand corner:publish

Oct 23 2014

The History of Apple in under 10 minutes

Uploaded on Feb 8, 2010

Oct 23 2014

Web Project J: Social Media (F2014)

Social MediaGo to ZDNet.com’s “Social Media” section: http://www.zdnet.com/search?q=social%20media&o=2 pick an article that relates to one of the articles in VT, chapter 8. Write a short (1-3 paragraph) summary of that article in the comments field below. Be sure to point out which part of Chapter 8 to which it relates.

Be sure to cite your source using APA style

Reference List: Electronic Sources (Web Publications)

Please note: There are no spaces used with brackets in APA. When possible, include the year, month, and date in references. If the month and date are not available, use the year of publication.

Article From an Online Periodical

Online articles follow the same guidelines for printed articles. Include all information the online host makes available, including an issue number in parentheses.

Format:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Online Periodical, volume number(issue number if available). Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Example:

Bernstein, M. (2002). 10 tips on writing the living Web. A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites, 149. Retrieved from http://www.alistapart.com/articles/writeliving

Read more at Purdue Online Writing Lab: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Comments must be submitted by 3:45 on Thurs., Nov. 13, 2014

Oct 23 2014

Web Project I: The Internet (F2014)

  • Go to “The Internet” section of zdnet.com: http://www.zdnet.com/search?q=The%20Internet&d=5
  • Choose any one of the articles or reviews there that you find interesting.
  • Write one or two paragraphs in the comments section below summarizing the article or review.
The Internet

Graph theory analysis and distributed computing have combined to provide this all-new view of the Internet, generated using the Lanet-vi program. Image courtesy of the Proceedings of the National Academy

Be sure to cite your source using APA style

Reference List: Electronic Sources (Web Publications)

Please note: There are no spaces used with brackets in APA. When possible, include the year, month, and date in references. If the month and date are not available, use the year of publication.

Article From an Online Periodical

Online articles follow the same guidelines for printed articles. Include all information the online host makes available, including an issue number in parentheses.

Format:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Online Periodical, volume number(issue number if available). Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Example:

Bernstein, M. (2002). 10 tips on writing the living Web. A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites, 149. Retrieved from http://www.alistapart.com/articles/writeliving

Read more at Purdue Online Writing Lab: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Project must be posted by 3:45 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 6, 2014

Oct 21 2014

Web Project H: Multimedia (F2014)

  • Go to the “Multimedia” section of zdnet.com: http://www.zdnet.com/search?q=multimedia&d=4
  • Choose any one of the articles or reviews there that you find interesting.
  • Write one or two paragraphs in the comments section below summarizing the article or review.
MultimediaBe sure to cite your source using APA style

Reference List: Electronic Sources (Web Publications)

Please note: There are no spaces used with brackets in APA. When possible, include the year, month, and date in references. If the month and date are not available, use the year of publication.

Article From an Online Periodical

Online articles follow the same guidelines for printed articles. Include all information the online host makes available, including an issue number in parentheses.

Format:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Online Periodical, volume number(issue number if available). Retrieved from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Example:

Bernstein, M. (2002). 10 tips on writing the living Web. A List Apart: For People Who Make Websites, 149. Retrieved from http://www.alistapart.com/articles/writeliving

Read more at Purdue Online Writing Lab: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Project must be posted by 3:45 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 30, 2014

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