What are the main concepts and keywords?
This assignment requires you to:
Prepare a video clip or voice-over PowerPoint presentation that describes 'climate change issues and strategies for improvement of an organisation from your own country'.
Try to think of words that have similar meanings (synonyms) to the keywords or phrases highlighted.
Here are some examples of keywords or phrases you could use -- what others can you think of?
For more help with keywords, watch this short (2 mins) video.
Once you have decided what keywords to search for you need to combine them. Have a look at our:
This 53 minute video of a Library workshop will show you how to make a video using PowerPoint 2010. Later versions of PowerPoint will allow you to perform the same functions, but please be aware that these may be located in different areas of the screen than those shown in the video.
If you would like to just watch a particular segment, the time sequences are:
This assignment requires you to explore how business responds to sustainability challenges. It will enable you to:
Information for your assignment can come from a variety of sources including company websites.
For the purposes of this assignment a business is defined as a for profit enterprise; business does not include a not-for-profit voluntary citizens' group, principally independent from government, which is organized on a local, national or international level to address issues in support of the public good; business does not include a government department or government-owned enterprise.
Maximum length is 2 minutes.
Simple presentations such as speaking to the webcam and a succession of stills with commentary are acceptable, as are more complex submissions. Students who do not have access to facilities which would allow them to prepare such an audio-visual presentation should approach their tutor before the end of week 3 to make alternative arrangements. The alternative arrangement will most likely be the production of a full-page newspaper advertisement or poster, A3 size.
REMEMBER always check your Unit Outline as it outlines the requirements for each assignment plus assessment details and marking criteria.
Using PowerPoint for Your Video
Where can I access PowerPoint?
You can also borrow a laptop with an inbuilt microphone from the Library. Laptops cannot be booked in advance. Contact Ask the Library (via Chat, email or phone).
Information on how to create your video or autorunning PowerPoint presentation can be found at the links below:
Other resources to help you make your video
Create a movie in iMovie How to create a movie project, add clips to the timeline, rearrange, shorten, and lengthen your clips, add titles, transitions, and effects. Provided by Apple Inc.
Making videos on your Android smartphone Tools and techniques beginners can use to shoot, edit and upload videos from their Android smartphone.
Learn to create a video with Windows MovieMaker includes instructions for capturing and arranging clips, editing, adding effects, transitions, adding music.
Make a Movie on Windows Movie Maker YouTube Video showing how to make a video step by step in the Windows Movie Maker software.
Making movies on your iPhone A beginner’s look at what the iPhone offers for movie makers.
Videomaker ejournal containing articles on pre and post film production, including digital video.
YouTube Use YouTube to find online video and film footage.
You need to acknowledge where the conceptual and audio-visual material you use in your presentation comes from.
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