The material listed below is from www.scantips.com, an excellent resource for scanning information. We are going to do a two are part lesson. For part one, you will examine scantips.com and highlight three things you did not know about scanning and be ready to share with the class. Part two, in teams you will research topics from the list below and present a slide show to the class sharing your new knowledge of the topics.
Part 1 – Individual Research
- Everyone Read: The First Fundamental Concepts
- Find answers for these questions
- What is resolution?
- What is DPI, PPI and SPI?
- What is the differences between printed and screen images?
- Share your findings with the class
Part 2 – Team Research
- In groups, pick three topics to research from the list below
- Prepare a small presentation about what you read to share with the class
- Include details and images in a slideshow
- Video Resolution – How much to scan?
- Say No to 72 dpi – It’s a false notion
- Images for television or for PowerPoint
- Printing Resolution – Scaling and Resampling
- Finding the Scaling and Resampling Menus
- Printer Resolution – How much to scan?
- Line art and Threshold – Copy and OCR, Printed Text
- Line art and Grayscale
- Scanning for Fax
- Descreen to remove Moiré Interference
Images in magazines/books/newspapers
- Interpolated Resolution – 9600 dpi?
- Photo Resolution – How much can we scan?
- Image File Formats – Which format?
- Video Boards
- Transparent Media Adapter – 35 mm slides?
- Dynamic Range – 24 bit or 36 bits?