Accession Number:

ADA254509

Title:

Efficacy of Multimedia Instruction and an Introduction to Digital Multimedia Technology

Descriptive Note:

Interim technical rept. Jun-Aug 1991

Corporate Author:

FLORIDA STATE UNIV TALLAHASSEE DEPT OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

This paper describes research on the use of multimedia delivery to improve learning. A literature review was conducted to gauge support for the belief that multimedia presentations influence learning and to identify criteria needed for a multimedia presentation to enhance learning. Research contributing to the effective design of multimedia presentations is discussed. A description of digital multimedia technology and its advantages over older technologies is provided. Critical components of digital multimedia technology, applications best suited for the technology, and resources required for successful development of digital multimedia presentations are addressed. Future trends affecting digital multimedia technology are projected. An explanation of the two dominant digital multimedia products Digital Video Interactive and Compact Disc Interactive is also featured.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE