Interactive Multimedia in Education and Training
Release Date: July, 2004. Copyright © 2005. 434 pages.
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DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-393-7, ISBN13: 9781591403937, ISBN10: 1591403936, EISBN13: 9781591403951
Interactive Multimedia in Education and Training emerges out of the need to share information and knowledge on the research and practices of using multimedia in various educational settings. The book discusses issues related to planning, designing and development of interactive multimedia in a persuasive tone and style, offering rich research data. Roles and application of multimedia in different education and training contexts are highlighted, as are case studies of multimedia development and use, including areas such as language learning, cartography, engineering education, health sciences, and others. Authors of various chapters report on their experiences of designing multimedia materials that are pedagogically appropriate and suitable to the cognitive abilities of the target groups.
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Patrick J. Fahy
Multimedia tools, applied with awareness of the realities of organizational culture, structures and finances, have been shown to enhance the...
Loreen M. Butcher-Powell
“We must not forget that almost all teaching is Multimedia” (Schramm, p.37). Today, the magnetism of multimedia is clearly oblivious via the use of...
Peter E. Doolittle, Andrea L. McNeill, Krista P. Terry, Stephanie B. Scheer
The current emphasis, in education and training, on the use of instructional technology has fostered a shift in focus and renewed interest in...
Reviews and Testimonials
This book will be useful to theoreticians and practitioners studying interactive multimedia systems in education and training. It's clear that the chapters are well organized and cover a wide range of topics...information on the design, development, implementation, and application of multimedia systems was presented in an interesting manner. The book seemed fair and helpful in the way that it presented data from case studies to illustrate the successes and challenges in using interactive multimedia for education.
– Rajarathnam Chandramouli, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA, in IEEE Multimedia , January-March 2006