Stop Motion Handbook 3 1
Quite simply the best book in the world for learning how to make stop motion movies on the Mac. Fast track the learning curve to making your own stop motion movies. It's fun, it's crazy, it's addictive. It leads you through simple and robust processes helping both beginner and amateur animators make good decisions when creating stop motion movies. As you learn how to avoid numerous common mistakes, your first movies will have the quality of a more seasoned movie maker. It's a great guide for teachers, parents or children who want to produce their own stop motion movies. Learn key competencies across a broad range of learning areas: * Developing a story and writing it into a SCRIPT * Recording the AUDIO of the script (dialogue, sound effects, and music) in GarageBand, and saving it as a soundtrack * Making PROPS and BACKGROUNDS and creating the CHARACTERS to bring your story to life * Recording the stop motion PICTURES in iStopMotion * EDITING the stop motion movie. Adding a title and credits in iMovie. Stop Motion Handbook is an Official iStopMotion Resource for Boinx Software
Educating the Net Generation
This e-book offers an insightful look into the way today's students think about and use technology in their academic and social lives. It will help institutional leaders help their students to become more successful and satisfied.
Handbook of Usability Testing
Whether it's software, a cell phone, or a refrigerator, your customer wants - no, expects - your product to be easy to use. This fully revised handbook provides clear, step-by-step guidelines to help you test your product for usability. Completely updated with current industry best practices, it can give you that all-important marketplace advantage: products that perform the way users expect. You'll learn to recognize factors that limit usability, decide where testing should occur, set up a test plan to assess goals for your product's usability, and more.
The Green Screen Handbook
The Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition is a comprehensive how-to manual that walks you through the many integral techniques required in preproduction, production, and postproduction to use green screen effectively. Step-by-step instruction and time-saving tips cover matting and keying basics; lighting and digital camera essentials; setups using fabric, portable background panels, and paint; broadcast TV hardware switchers; professional HD and major motion picture compositing; multi-colored screen composites; directing storyboards and talent; working with virtual sets; motion tracking; and much more. Additionally, this new edition has been updated to include: Coverage of the latest digital camera technologies, lighting gear, and compositing and editing software Advice on using apps for portable devices that will help you light and shoot better green screen Examples and case studies of real-world green screen and compositing projects in film and television productions An extensive companion website (www.focalpress.com/cw/foster) featuring downloadadble project files and streaming video tutorials You can’t afford to miss out! The Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition is a one-stop shop for all of your green screen solutions.
Everyone s an Author
Built on the keystones of rhetoric, Everyone's an Author provides a strong foundation for authoring in the digital age: in college essays, but also on Twitter; in print, but also online; with words, but also with sound, video, and images. It shows students that the rhetorical skills they already use in social media, in their home and religious communities, at work and in other nonacademic contexts are the same ones they'll need to succeed in college. Examples and readings drawn from across multiple media and dealing with topics that matter to students today make this a book that everyone who takes first-year writing will relate to.
How to Make Money with YouTube Earn Cash Market Yourself Reach Your Customers and Grow Your Business on the World s Most Popular Video Sharing Site
“How Can I Profit from YouTube®?” Ever since its creation in 2005 the video-sharing phenomenon has been newsworthy not only for videos: users were making media appearances about how they parlayed their hobbies into six-figure incomes, but they’ve been tight-lipped when it comes to their secrets. Luckily, e-commerce experts Brad and Debra Schepp have written this complete guide to using YouTube for fun and profit. By the time you're done with this book, you'll know everything there is to know about: Planning, creating, and sharing your own videos that "don't suck" What makes a video go viral Harnessing YouTube's power for branding, advertising, and fundraising Inside you’ll find real-life YouTube success stories-—from video makers who used the site to launch successful consulting businesses to a company’s humorous “Will It Blend?” videos that brought thousands of new customers to its Web site.
The Future of Library Space
This volume of Advances in Library Administration and Organization will focus on the future of library spaces. Libraries are dealing with unprecedented changes on several fronts and these factors understandably impact physical library space. Looking toward the future what changes can we expect to see in how libraries use space?
Digital Humanities in the Library
In the past decade there has been an intense growth in the number of library publishing services supporting faculty and students. Unified by a commitment to both access and service, library publishing programs have grown from an early focus on backlist digitization to encompass publication of student works, textbooks, research data, as well as books and journals. This growing engagement with publishing is a natural extensions of the academic library's commitment to support the creation of and access to scholarship.
MacBook For Dummies
Brush up on the next generation of MacBooks Learning how to use a new laptop can be as challenging as trying to decipher ancient hieroglyphics—but don't let that intimidate you! MacBook For Dummies, 6th Edition is your straightforward guide to all things MacBook, including setting up and configuring your laptop, navigating your way around the desktop, familiarizing yourself with the operating system, working with files and folders, using the Finder and Finder Tabs, working with Dashboard, Mission Control, and Spaces, searching your computer with Spotlight, surfing the Internet with Safari, syncing your data with iCloud, communicating with friends and family with email, Messages, and FaceTime, discovering new apps, and creating and printing documents. Additionally, this approachable, yet comprehensive text offers insight into working with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, and more. MacBooks are incredibly popular for both their sleek, appealing hardware and easy to use, relevant software. Whether you're a PC convert or just want to brush up on the latest updates to the MacBook line, this helpful book gets you started in a snap. Get up and running on your new MacBook by starting with the basics Share and protect your data with insight regarding networking, sharing access and information, connecting with wireless devices, backing up and restoring your files, and troubleshooting common problems Satisfy your hunger for entertainment with iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand Explore both your MacBook's hardware and software, including the latest operating system, iLife, and iWork versions MacBook For Dummies, 6th Edition takes you on a tour of your next-generation MacBook, offering you the information you need to get your new laptop up and running.
A Literature Companion for Teachers
"This research-based book is intended as a 'companion' or reference to enhance pre-service and practising teachers' knowledge about how literature is created. Offering practical insights, it supports teachers' understanding of the writer's craft related to the quality literary texts they read with their students. While the major emphasis is on the Literature Strand and its sub strands, the book takes the three strands of the Australian Curriculum: English as a starting point for the book's content and offers explanations, interpretations and examples for each strand."--Publisher.