Counts, Jr., Edward L.
December 2000
International Journal of Instructional Media;2000, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p357
Academic Journal
The micro computer provides a number of practical applications that make many routine tasks easier and quicker to accomplish, but the microcomputer is also a very powerful creative tool. One of the more stimulating creative possibilities is in animation. Using simple and inexpensive software, the computer can help students and teachers learn the complexities of animation. Using software usually referred to as GIF builders, they have the ability to create little animated movies for use in web pages or as stand alone creations. The following article describes some ways to begin creating animated GIFS. As with any creative endeavor, imagination and experimentation with a variety of materials and ideas will expand the possibilities.


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