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  • CJones
    Hi, Christine, This is indeed impressive as the others said before me. I wish I had the time to work with it, but I have too many other things to do just now.
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 2, 2005
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      Hi, Christine,

      This is indeed impressive as the others said before me. I wish I had
      the time to work with it, but I have too many other things to do just
      now. Congratulations on a job well done.

      Chris Jones

      --- In evonline2002_webheads@yahoogroups.com, cbauer-ramazani@s... wrote:
      > Thank you, all, for your supportive comments.
      >
      >
      >
      > Ismail-you wondered what platform was used. It was all done in
      PowerPoint,
      > with links to Word files and to sound/song files (.midi, .wav, and
      .wma),
      > which would NOT stay intact if the PPT were simply converted to HTML/web
      > format-the links would be missing since they go to documents that
      reside on
      > your computer locally. You can package a PPT with such links by
      using Pack
      > and Go in PPT, which generates an .exe file that is not accepted by any
      > course management system, so I had to come up with something else. The
      > program that packaged all of the files AND compressed them from 26
      MB to 6MB
      > is called IMPATICA, for which you can download a trial/demo from
      > http://www.impatica.com <http://www.impatica.com/> . This program
      generates
      > an html file plus other files, all of which have to be uploaded to a
      folder
      > on a web site. The link is then made to the html file to get the output
      > that you saw.
      >
      >
      >
      > It was quite a process, as you can imagine, to get the presentation
      into the
      > form it's in. One of the issues was getting the timings right for the
      > song-toward the end the timings turned out to be a bit off. My
      narration
      > was done with a microphone and using PPT's "record narration", which
      > generates .wav files that are embedded into the slide.
      >
      >
      >
      > My college has now bought 2 licenses of Impatica (about $300 each)
      because
      > there are more faculty that need to compress PPTs and upload them to our
      > course management system. It can also be used to compress digital
      video,
      > too, which is the next project that I want to use it for.
      >
      >
      >
      > Christine
      >
      > Christine Bauer-Ramazani
      >
      > School of International Studies phone: 802-654-2642
      >
      > Saint Michael's College fax: 802-654-2595
      >
      > One Winooski Park
      >
      > Colchester, VT 05439-0253
      >
      >
      >
      > web site: http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/
      >
      > online CALL course:
      >
      http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/gsl520_online/demo/CALL_Online_de
      > mo.htm
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