3.01 Basic Parts of Multimedia Presentations

Different types of media including text, video, sound, graphics and animations.
Multimedia Presentation
A computer based, interactive experience that incorporates text, graphics, sound, video, and virtual reality.
Copyright Law
Ensures that the author's rights of images and sounds used in multimedia products are protected and acknowledged. Copyrighted material cannot be used without the owner's permission.
Fair Use
Fair use allows others to use copyright material without infringing on the rights of the owner. Beware that these are only guidelines and do not protect the user from lawsuits!
Build Effect
An effect applied to text that makes it appear on a slide in increments of one letter, word or section at a time; keeps the audience's attention and does not allow the audience to read or see past what the speaker is explaining.
"Hot spots" or "jumps" to locate another file or page; represented by a graphic or colored and underlined text.
Are a list of options (text or images) that link to other parts of the presentation.
Navigation buttons
Allow the user to interact with a multimedia presentation. Allow the end user to navigate between slides, additional elements (i.e. Word and Excel documents), audio, video clips, and other interactive parts of the presentation.
Slide transition
The visual effect of a slide as it moves on and off the screen during a slide show.