Integrating Multimedia On The Internet In Higher Education V7Presentation Transcript
Integrating Multimedia on the Internet in Higher Education Bari Courts, PhD email@example.com Jan Tucker, PhD firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Bari Courts PhD – Capella University – Organizational Management / Ecommerce MBA – University of Cincinnati – Management Dr. Jan Tucker PhD – Northcentral University-Business Management MBA – Florida Institute of Technology-Management Background Information
Video on demand
How to create a Podcast
http://radio.about.com/od/podcastin1/a/aa030805a.htm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hrBbczS9I0 What is Multimedia?
In 2008 almost ¾ of U.S. population are Internet users (Internet world stats, 2008).
Almost 90% of college users consider themselves frequent Internet users(Hughes & Dennison, 2008).
Almost 76% of college users use multimedia while on the Internet(Hughes & Dennison, 2008).
This is where the students are….
Why is it needed?
Current generation of college students is visually oriented
Interactive curriculum and instruction
Wide choices of topics can be covered
Content can be delivered to the student in a shorter time period than reading.
Immediate communication of current events
Multimedia and the Classroom
Multimedia today cannot be discussed without also including Social Networking What is Social Networking?
Pitzer College is Teaching a YouTube course
What is RSS? RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication". It is a way to distribute a list of headlines and update notices to a large number of people. People are interested in websites where the content changes frequently. Examples of such websites are: news sites, community and religious organization information pages, product information pages, medical websites, and weblogs. RSS Feeds
Opportunities for classroom camaraderie Requires more student initiative/interaction than traditional lecture based classroom learning Anytime, anyplace learning More one-on-one interaction with instructor Wide variety and amount of material available Benefits of Using Multimedia in conjunction with Social Networking
Does not replicate the experience of a ‘real’ classroom Technology issues are frustrating Impersonal From a student.. “YouTube is … supposed to be more interesting than this. YouTube is … not an education device. YouTube is … a distraction from the intellectual rigors of college, not a substitute for it.” http://www.scribd.com/doc/2096295/Advantages-and-Disadvantages-of-Webbased-Learning Drawbacks to Using Multimedia
Actual examples… Webisodes – for a Business course CanGo case – 30 minute webcast of a “live” employee evaluation CanGo case – 1. Business meeting on selling violent video games 2. Viewing an employee evaluation Wimba – Online chatting during office hours or during a lecture online Recorded lectures – Live Chats Integrating Multimedia into your classroom
Using Twitter to broadcast news to the classroom: 50 Ways to Use Twitter in the College Classroom Make Announcements Brainstorm Take a poll Share interesting websites Follow news stories YouTube welcome announcement http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYD5W3YwcDU YouTube weekly announcement http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8Kym7c5f18 Integrating Multimedia into your classroom
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If you have an example of using Multimedia in the classroom, please share it with us all. Questions??