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Integrating Multimedia on the Internet in Higher Education<br />Bari Courts, PhD<br />blcourts@aol.com<br />Jan Tucker, Ph...
Dr. Bari Courts<br />PhD – Capella University – Organizational Management / Ecommerce<br />MBA – University of Cincinnati ...
<ul><li>Video on demand
Video conferencing
Audio conferencing
VoIP
Video/simulation games
Podcasting
How to create a Podcast</li></ul>http://radio.about.com/od/podcastin1/a/aa030805a.htm<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
<ul><li>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….</li></ul>Internet Usage<br />
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  1. 1. Integrating Multimedia on the Internet in Higher Education<br />Bari Courts, PhD<br />blcourts@aol.com<br />Jan Tucker, PhD<br />jptucker@tampabay.rr.com<br />
  2. 2. Dr. Bari Courts<br />PhD – Capella University – Organizational Management / Ecommerce<br />MBA – University of Cincinnati – Management<br />Dr. Jan Tucker<br />PhD – Northcentral University-Business Management<br />MBA – Florida Institute of Technology-Management<br />Background Information<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Video on demand
  4. 4. Video conferencing
  5. 5. Audio conferencing
  6. 6. VoIP
  7. 7. Video/simulation games
  8. 8. Podcasting
  9. 9. How to create a Podcast</li></ul>http://radio.about.com/od/podcastin1/a/aa030805a.htm<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hrBbczS9I0<br />What is Multimedia?<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>In 2008 almost ¾ of U.S. population are Internet users (Internet world stats, 2008).
  11. 11. Almost 90% of college users consider themselves frequent Internet users(Hughes & Dennison, 2008).
  12. 12. Almost 76% of college users use multimedia while on the Internet(Hughes & Dennison, 2008).
  13. 13. This is where the students are….</li></ul>Internet Usage<br />
  14. 14. Why is it needed?<br /><ul><li>Current generation of college students is visually oriented
  15. 15. Interactive curriculum and instruction
  16. 16. Wide choices of topics can be covered
  17. 17. Content can be delivered to the student in a shorter time period than reading.
  18. 18. Immediate communication of current events</li></ul>Multimedia and the Classroom<br />
  19. 19. Multimedia today cannot be discussed without also including Social Networking<br />What is Social Networking?<br /><ul><li>Facebook
  20. 20. Twitter
  21. 21. YouTube:
  22. 22. Pitzer College is Teaching a YouTube course</li></ul>Social Networking<br />
  23. 23. What is RSS?<br />RSS stands for &quot;Really Simple Syndication&quot;. <br />It is a way to distribute a list of headlines and update notices to a large number of people.<br />People are interested in websites where the content changes frequently. <br />Examples of such websites are: news sites, community and religious organization information pages, product information pages, medical websites, and weblogs.<br />RSS Feeds<br />
  24. 24. Opportunities for classroom camaraderie<br />Requires more student initiative/interaction than traditional lecture based classroom learning<br />Anytime, anyplace learning<br />More one-on-one interaction with instructor<br />Wide variety and amount of material available<br />Benefits of Using Multimedia in conjunction with Social Networking<br />
  25. 25. Does not replicate the experience of a ‘real’ classroom<br />Technology issues are frustrating<br />Impersonal<br />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.”<br />http://www.scribd.com/doc/2096295/Advantages-and-Disadvantages-of-Webbased-Learning<br />Drawbacks to Using Multimedia <br />
  26. 26. Actual examples…<br />Webisodes – for a Business course<br />CanGo case – 30 minute webcast of a “live” employee evaluation<br />CanGo case – <br />1. Business meeting on selling violent video games<br />2. Viewing an employee evaluation<br />Wimba – Online chatting during office hours or during a lecture online<br />Recorded lectures – Live Chats<br />Integrating Multimedia into your classroom<br />
  27. 27. Using Twitter to broadcast news to the classroom:<br />50 Ways to Use Twitter in the College Classroom<br />Make Announcements<br />Brainstorm<br />Take a poll<br />Share interesting websites<br />Follow news stories<br />YouTube welcome announcement<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYD5W3YwcDU<br />YouTube weekly announcement<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8Kym7c5f18<br />Integrating Multimedia into your classroom<br />
  28. 28. Integrating in your classroom<br />100 Awesome Ivy League Video Lectures<br />http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2008/11/100-awesome-ivy-league-video-lectures/<br />Finance<br />ECON 252 - Financial Markets: Check out this economics course from Professor Robert Schiller which aims to explain financial theory in relation to banking, insurance, securities, futures institutions and where these may be headed in the coming years. [Open Yale] <br />Understanding the Crisis in the Markets: A Panel of Harvard Experts: Get some insights into the factors affecting the market crisis affecting the world economy from leading experts in the fields of economics and finance in this online lecture. [Harvard @ Home] <br />The Business of Baseball: Whether you’re just interested in sports business or have a true love of the game, this lecture will give you some insight into the business workings behind baseball using the Boston Red Sox as an example. [Harvard @ Home] <br />Amazon.com: Customer Experience Matters: Learn from experience as Jeffrey Bezos delivers this lecture on business practices at his alma mater, Princeton. [Princeton] <br />Beyond Freakonomics: New Musings on the Economics of Everyday Life: Well-known author and professor at the University of Chicago, Steven Levitt, offers his insights on economics in this video lecture. [Princeton] <br />
  29. 29. If you have an example of using Multimedia in the classroom, please share it with us all.<br />Questions??<br />

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