Q3 Creating Your Digital Artifact Vocabulary

17. Creative Communications

Key Vocabulary

Animation: Animation is the capturing of sequential, static images, drawings, or photos of inanimate objects and playing them in rapid succession to mimic real world motion.

Embed: To embed is to put something such as a graphic into a computer program or page on the Internet.

GIF: A GIF is a computer file format (graphics interface format) that stores digital visual information.

Infographic: An infographic is a visual image such as a chart or diagram used to represent information or data.

Remix: A remix is a digital artifact that has been altered from the original by adding, changing, or removing some of it. (e.g. using a photo-editing application to crop a photo, changing it using the paint tools, or adding text to it)

Screencast: A screencast is an application that helps you record anything on your computer screen to show what you are doing, and is great for creating tutorials.

Sequence: A sequence is a particular order in which related events, movements, or things follow each other.

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MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies, are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

5. Computational Thinker
c. Break problems into component parts, extract key information, and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem-solving

6. Creative Communicator
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication
b. Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations
c. Communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations
d. Publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences