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Name:ElnvanderWesthuyzen

Unit1.InteractiveMapsandGalleries

Date:1/09/2014

CriterionA.InquiringandAnalysing
Part1.ExamplesofInteractiveMaps
A.Onlineexamples:
Lookfor3onlineexamplesofinteractivemapsusedinschools,communitiesandestablishments.
Herearesomeexamples:
http://samples.mapsalive.com/20019/page1.htm
http://www.sevenoaksschool.org/campusmap
http://samples.mapsalive.com/mall1/
http://www.georgeschool.org/campusmap/index.html
http://samples.mapsalive.com/20088/page1.htm
http://www.stjames.edu/Campustour
http://samples.mapsalive.com/20795/page1.htm
http://res.hostexp.com/#UMAP_2012121276845

Constructatabletocomparethestrongandweakpointsofthe3onlineexamplesofinteractivemapsyouhavechosen.

InteractiveMap1
Link:http://samples.mapsa
live.com/20795/page1.htm

InteractiveMap2
Link:http://samples.mapsa
live.com/20088/page1.htm

InteractiveMap3
Link:http://www.sevenoak
sschool.org/campusmap

StrongPoints

Ithasaverybigcampus
sotheinteractivemapwill
helpstudentsand
teachersfindtheirway.
Allthehyperlinkswork
thewaytheyshould.

Theyshowedtherooms
fromdifferentangles.Ifelt
asifIwasinthehouse
becauseIcouldlookfrom
bothcorners.

Ilikedthismapbecauseif
Iwasspecificallylooking
foraplaceoncampusthis
wouldbetheeasierway.
AllIhavetodoismove
mycursoroverexamples
libraryanditwould
highlightthelibrary
buildingonthemap.

WeakPoints

Mycomputerwouldonly
letmelookatthemapifI
waszoomedin100%it
shouldbemorebecause
100%isverysmall.

Thisinteractivemapwas
okaybutIdidntlikethe
arrowsthatshowedthe
pictures.Ipreferredthe
previousmap.

Icantfindanyweak
points.

B.Paststudentprojects:
InourclassfolderinGroupDocuments(Design8A20142015),compare3examplesofpaststudentprojectson
interactiveAISMcampusmapsandvirtualgalleries.
Constructatabletocomparethestrongandweakpointsofthe3examplesyouhavechosen.

StrongPoints

InteractiveMap1Kabir
Mathur
Allthelinksworked
Itwasveryinteresting
Madethemapcomealive

InteractiveMap2
MuseumomDance

InteractiveMap3
Melissa,Anna,Joeniel

Allthehyperlinksworked Thisoneisamazingand
Thecolourscorresponded myfavourite
tothetypeofdance
Ithasvoicerecordings,

WeakPoints

Itwastoocolourful
Theslideslookedtoo
different,Ilikesomething
thatmatchesmore

cleardescriptionsfor
eachpicture

soundeffectsforthe
elevator
Everythingworks
Thecreditsappear
automaticallywhenyou
gobacktotheground
floor

Alltheroomslookedthe
same
Theyneedtobemore
creativewiththeirroom
andwherethewallsare

Icantfindanythingthatis
wrong.thisgalleryisdone
verywell.

PartII.ProblemandNeed
A.Problem/Need:
TheoldAISMwebsitecontainsanoldAISMsecondaryschoolcampusfloorplanwhichcanbedownloadedin.pdf
file.Checkthecampusfloorplanhere:http://goo.gl/rnHk8l
Thelibrarianalsowantstohaveaninteractivetourforthelibrary.

Explainandjustifytheneedforany1ofthefollowing:(in1paragraph,discussatleast5reasons)
changingtheoldcampusfloorplanintoaninteractivemap
creatingavirtuallibrarytour
creatingavirtualgalleryofcampuslifeoractivities(sports,arts,theater,studentlife,environment,technology,etc.)
Changingtheoldcampusfloorplanintoaninteractivemap

Ithinkthatwillworkbetterbecauseitwillbemoreinterestingtolookat.Itwillbemoreinformative,studentsandteachers
willbeencouragedtolookatitmoreoften.Themapwillcomealiverightbeforeyoureyesanditcouldguideyoubetter.

B.DesignChallenge:
Yourfinalprojectistodesignandcreateanyoneofthefollowing:
a.InteractiveAISMcampusmap
b.InteractiveAISMsecondaryschoollibrarymap
c.VirtualgalleryofAISMsecondaryschoollibrary
d.VirtualgalleryofAISMcampusactivities(sports,arts,theater,environment,technology,etc.)

Choose1optionfromabove.In1paragraph,describewhatyouwouldliketodoforyourfinalproject.

Iwouldliketomakeavirtualgalleryforsportsandsportingequipmentaroundtheschool.Thiswillhelpnewstudents,visitors
andnewstudentstoknowwhatsporttheycanchoosefrom.Iwilltakepicturesofallthesportingequipment,sporting
facilitiesandsportteachers.Myvirtualgallerywillbeinformative,easytounderstandanduse.


PartIII.Research
Studyanexamplehere:http://goo.gl/PTJuja

Rankthe
importanceof
thequestions:
1:Most
important
5:Least
important

a.
HowdoImakea
wellinformedand
interestingvirtual
gallery?

"ArtstepsTakethe
Tour."ArtSteps.
N.p.,2014.Web.9
Sept.2014.
<http://www.artsteps.
com/pages/tour/defau
lt.aspx>.

b.

HowcanIensure
thatallmyfunctions
workproperly?

c.

Whatdoesmy
audiencewanttosee
inmyvirtualgallery?

List5
GuideQuestions
forResearch:

Source:
(MLAformat)
(Use
http://easybib.com)

Typeof
source:
Primaryor
Secondary
Source

Mainpointsofthe
researchinformation
gathered

Significanceofthe
informationtothe
project:

Awellinformedand
interestingvirtual
galleryshouldhave
avarietyofdifferent
sourcesof
information.
ThereforeIwilladd
pictures,soundsand
videos.Thereshould
beaparagraphthat
describeseach
photographorvideo
formoreinformation.

Thisinformationwill
helpmetocreatea
wellinformedvirtual
gallerybutwillstillbe
interestingbyadding
videos,soundand
videos.

"HowCanIEnsure
Primary
ThatAllMyFunctions Source
inMyVirtualGallery
Source
WillWorkProperly?"
Personalinterview.9
Sept.2014.

Checkyour
functionsregularly
sothatyouwillknow
atanearlystageif
thereisa
malfunction.Natalia

Thisisagoodtipto
knowwhenmakinga
virtualgallery.
Checkingregularlyif
thereisaproblem
cansaveyoualotof
workandtimeata
laterstage.Ifyour
functionsdontwork
itcanaffectyourfinal
gradeaswell.

"WhatDoesMy
AudienceWantto
SeeinMyVirtual
Gallery?"Personal
interview.9Sept.
2014.

Iaskedmostofthe
peopleintheclass
whattheywantto
see.Theysaidthat
theywanta
combinationof
video,soundand
imageswithbriefbut
informative
explanationsfor
each.Theywantto
seeaworking
elevatorthatgoes
bothdownandup
withmanyfloorsand
manyroomwith

Allmypeersgave
theiropinionsand
togetherifIaddall
theirsuggestionsI
willmakea
informativebut
interestinggallery
thatpeoplewilluse.

Secondary
Source

Primary
Source

differentwall
positioning.Malik
andPetersaidthat
theywanttosee
videosofcelebrity
sportheroesplaying
thesportavailableat
school.Forexample
swimmingIcould
addavideoofChad
leCloswinagold
medal.Thiswillalso
motivatestudentsto
watchmygallery.
d.

WhatdoesMr.
Damasowanttosee
inmyvirtualgallery?

"WhatDoesMr.
DamasoWanttoSee
inMyVirtual
Gallery?"Personal
interview.9Sept.
2014.

Primary
Source

Iwouldliketosee
photosofAISM
studentsinaction
thereshouldbe
voicerecordingsof
coachesblowinga
whistleorcoachinga
class.The
experienceof
walkinginareal
galleryandinyour
virtualgalleryshould
bethesame.

Thisinformationwill
notonlyhelpmeaim
topleasemypeers
butalsomyteacher.
Asallofthis
informationisfroma
primarysourceifI
incorporateallthe
suggestionsIwillend
upwithagallerythat
pleaseseveryone.

e.

HowdoIaddsound
effectstoavirtual
gallery?

"AddMusicorSound
EffectstoaSlide."
AddMusicorSound
EffectstoaSlide.
Microsoft,2014.
Web.9Sept.2014.
<http://office.microsof
t.com/enus/powerpoi
nthelp/addmusicor
soundeffectstoasli
deHP005194698.as
px>.

Secondary
Source

http://office.microsoft
.com/enus/powerpoi
nthelp/addmusicor
soundeffectstoas
lideHP005194698.a
spx

Thiswebsitegiveme
stepbystep
instructionshowto
addsoundto
powerpoint
presentation.Using
thisinformationitwill
makemyvirtual
galleryinterestingfor
peoplewholearnby
listening.

WorksCited:CreatealistofallthesourcesyouusedinMLAformat.Seesamplehere:http://goo.gl/PTJuja

"ArtstepsTaketheTour."ArtSteps.N.p.,2014.Web.9Sept.2014.
<http://www.artsteps.com/pages/tour/default.aspx>.
"HowCanIEnsureThatAllMyFunctionsinMyVirtualGalleryWillWorkProperly?"Personalinterview.9Sept.
2014.
"WhatDoesMyAudienceWanttoSeeinMyVirtualGallery?"Personalinterview.9Sept.2014.
"WhatDoesMr.DamasoWanttoSeeinMyVirtualGallery?"Personalinterview.9Sept.2014.

"AddMusicorSoundEffectstoaSlide."AddMusicorSoundEffectstoaSlide.Microsoft,2014.Web.9Sept.2014.
<http://office.microsoft.com/enus/powerpointhelp/addmusicorsoundeffectstoaslideHP005194698.aspx>.

PartIV.DesignBrief:Seeanexamplehere:http://goo.gl/oJKHEB
In1paragraph,answerthefollowing:
summarizeandanalysethemainpointsofyourresearch
brieflydescribeyourproposedproduct(Whatareyoumaking?)
identifythetargetaudienceorintendedusersforyourproduct(Whowillbenefitfromyourproduct?)
describehowyouproductwillbeuseful(Howwillyourproductbenefityourtargetaudienceorusers?)

Basedonmyresearchavirtualgalleryshouldbeinformativeinabriefwaybutinterestingandappealing.
Thesefeaturesareimportanttoensurethatmyaudiencewillenjoythevirtualgallery.Iwantmyaudienceto
havethesameexperiencewhentheyentermyvirtualgallery.FormyfinalprojectIwouldliketocreatea
virtualgalleryaboutthesportsavailableatAISM.Iwillhavepicturesofstudentsinaction,Iwilladdsound
effectslikethedingoftheelevator,IwilladdvideosandIwillalsoaddphotosand/orvideosoffamous
peopleforexampleshootingabasketball.Thisvirtualgalleryshouldbeusedbybothstudentsandteachers
ofallgradesthatareinterestedindoingasport.Itwillhelpthemviewthedifferentoptionsavailableand
theywillgettoseestudentscompetingthismaymotivatethemthejoinasport.Thisvirtualgalleryshould
beavailableontheschoolwebsiteforstudentstoaccessathome.