NP2010_IM_Chapter08 - New Perspectives on Computer Concepts...

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New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2010 Instructor’s Manual 1 of 20 Computer Concepts Chapter Eight: Digital Media A Guide to this Instructor’s Manual: We have designed this Instructor’s Manual to supplement and enhance your teaching experience through classroom activities and a cohesive chapter summary. This document is organized chronologically, using the same heading in blue that you see in the textbook. Under each heading you will find (in order): Lecture Notes that summarize the section, Figures and Boxes found in the section (if any), Teacher Tips, Classroom Activities, and Lab Activities. Pay special attention to teaching tips, and activities geared towards quizzing your students, enhancing their critical thinking skills, and encouraging experimentation within the software. In addition to this Instructor’s Manual, our Instructor’s Resources CD also contains PowerPoint Presentations, Test Banks, and other supplements to aid in your teaching experience. For your students: Our latest online feature, CourseCasts, is a library of weekly podcasts designed to keep your students up to date with the latest in technology news. Direct your students to , where they can download the most recent CourseCast onto their mp3 player. Ken Baldauf, host of CourseCasts, is a faculty member of the Florida State University Computer Science Department where he is responsible for teaching technology classes to thousands of FSU students each year. Ken is an expert in the latest technology and sorts through and aggregates the most pertinent news and information for CourseCasts so your students can spend their time enjoying technology, rather than trying to figure it out. Open or close your lecture with a discussion based on the latest CourseCast. Table of Contents Chapter Objectives 2 Section A: Digital Sound 2 Section B: Bitmap Graphics 5 Section C: Vector and 3-D Graphics 9 Section D: Digital Video 12 Section E: Digital Rights Management 16 Glossary of Key Terms 19
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New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2010 Instructor’s Manual 2 of 20 Chapter Objectives Students will have mastered the material in Chapter Eight when they can: Describe the formats used for digital music Explain how to download music files and transfer them to portable audio players Describe the advantages, disadvantages, and uses for digital media, such as bitmap graphics, vector graphics, 3-D graphics, 3-D animations, desktop video, digital audio, and MIDI music List the equipment and software that can be used to work with various types of digital media Identify digital media files by their file extensions Understand the advantages and disadvantages of using each type of digital media on the Web Explain how resolution, image size, color depth, and color palettes can be manipulated to adjust the file size of a bitmap graphic Recap key points about image compression Describe procedures required to convert bitmap graphics into vector graphics and
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2010 for the course CS 343 taught by Professor Katzman during the Spring '09 term at ITT Tech Tucson.

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