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Multimedia
types of media including text, video, sound, graphics and animations.
Multimedia Presentations
computer based, presentation including text, graphics, sound and video.
Copyright Law
cannot be used without the owner's permission.
Fair Use
allows others to use copyright material without breaking the law
Build Effect
effect applied to text that makes it appear on a slide in word or section at a time
Hyperlinks
Every web page is filled with dozens of hyperlinks, each sending you to some related web page or picture/file.
Menus
A list of commands or options from which you can choose
Navigation Buttons
a graphical bar located at the top of a page
Slide Transitions
the visual movements as one slide changes to another
Asymmetrical Balance
different on each side.
Balance
The same, equal.
Interactivity
Is the ability of the user to interact with an application.
Inter-screen Unity
is the design that users encounter as they navigate from one screen to another; provides consistency throughout a title.
Intra-screen Unity
is how the various elements relate to one another on the same screen.
Linear Presentations
author of the presentation controls the flow of information in the application.
No Balance
a design that has elements arranged on the screen without regard to the optical weight of elements.
Non-linear Presentation
allows the user to interact with a presentation and control how the information will be viewed.
Optical Center
a point slightly above and to the center of the mathematical center of the screen.
Optical Weight
the ability of an element such as a graphic, text, headline, or subheading to attract the user's eye.
Rollover
the act of changing the institution that invests your pension plan without incurring a tax penalty
Sequential Navigational Scheme
Takes the user through a controlled, linear process.
Symmetrical Balance
distribution achieved by arranging elements as horizontal or vertical mirrored images on both sides of an imaginary center line of a screen.
Treatment
care by procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury
Authoring Programs
programs used to create multimedia presentations, such as simulations and tutorials;
Adobe Director
authoring program that uses a movie metaphor with the user as the "director" of the movie.
Adobe Flash
an animation program for developing 2-D animations delivered on the Web.
Players
Are programs that allow users to run multimedia applications on their computers.
Adobe Shockwave Player
Plays web content that has been created with Adobe Director.
Toolbook
a multimedia authoring software program.