TOAB: Teacher's (Multimedia) Toolbox

(Task Objective Assessment Item Blueprint)

Learning Task & Item Number Objective Outcome Level Assessment Item
1.0 Audio Recording Using the Shareware audio recording and editing software Audacity, learners will demonstrate the ability to import, record and save clear, high quality, easily understood audio in the form of music and/or narration for use in a multimedia slide show. Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, and Synthesis. Rubric
1.1 Create script for learning object to support instruction based on lesson plan and other course documents.   compose
1.2 Open Audacity and create/ save new, editable recording file(s).   compose  
1.3 Test sound settings and become adept at using recording controls for recording, saving, and importing audio into Audacity.   compose/perform  
1.4 Record initial 'dress rehearsal' narration/ musical soundtrack.   perform  
1.5 Record final, for export version(s) of narration and/or soundtrack.   perform  
2.0 Audio Editing Using the Shareware audio recording and editing software Audacity, learners will demonstrate the ability to edit audio files to transform unedited audio recordings into a high quality sound track incorporating music, narration, or both, for a multimedia slide show. Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, and Synthesis. Rubric
2.1 Listen to final version of recording and note imperfections, over long pauses, mispronunciations, and other flaws in recording(s).   evaluate  
2.2 Using notes from 2.1, use tools in Audacity to remove, re-record, eliminate, or edit flaws and unusable audio from soundtrack.   perform  
2.3 Edit Audio clips for length.   perform  
2.4 Combine all audio clips into a single, final soundtrack for export into multimedia slide show.   perform  

2.5 Format audio and export in proper formats for use in multimedia slide show.

  judge  
3.0 Image Processing Using the Google software application Picasa, learners will demonstrate the ability to select, upload, edit, process, save, and export appropriate, high quality images for use in a multimedia slide show. Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, and Synthesis. Rubric
3.1 Select Images for content   perform  
3.2 Edit images for quality and relevance   perform  
3.3 Process images to adjust for overall quality. (sharpness, composition, color, etc.)   compose  
3.4 Add text or other content to enhance images as learning objects or to support the instruction.   evaluate  

3.5 Save and format images for export. Maintain version control of raw and edited files. Create back up for future reference/reuse.

  perform  
4.0 Slide Show Creation Using the software application ????? learners will demonstrate the ability to combine audio and visual elements and objects to create a pedagogically sound instructional multimedia slide show. Rubric
4.1 Import Audio for multimedia slide show.   perform  
4.2 Import images for multimedia slide show.   perform  
4.3 Arrange and move images to create clear, even, natural flow or information.   perform  
4.4 Synchronize images with narration and/or music.   perform  
4.5 Export Multimedia slide show in usable format.   perform  
5.0 Integrating Multimedia Using the internal upload functions of a Content or Learning Management System, or FTP software learners will demonstrate the ability to integrate a completed multimedia slide show into an existing web page or LMS course page. Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, and Synthesis. Rubric
5.1 Upload Slide show into HTML Web Page, CMS, or LMS for use in supporting instruction. perform
5.2 Place multimedia learning object for best effect in supporting instruction   perform  
5.3 Test multimedia learning object for performance, usability, and effectiveness.   perform  
5.4 Implement use of multimedia learning object in classroom or online instruction.   perform  
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