EDT 620 Telecommunications Across The CurriculumDr. Mark P. Fazioli
Cognitive Model of MultimediaLearning Online Multimedia Sensory Long-Term Memory Working Memory Memory Instruction Selecting Organizing Words Words Words Ears Sounds Verbal Model Integrating Prior Knowledge Selecting Organizing Images Images Pictures Eyes Images Pictorial Model (Mayer, 2001) 2
What is instructional multimedia?Computer-Based Instruction The combination of audio, graphics, video, and text delivered via electronic means to foster learning.
Multimedia PrincipleStudents learn better from words andpictures than from words alone.
Learning ObjectsWhat do you think they are? A learning object is a independent collection of content and media elements, a learning approach (interactivity, learning architecture, context), and metadata.
Reusable Learning ObjectsTo be reusable, learning objects must also contain searchdata so the user can find these objects and reuse them.
Reusable Learning Objects What makes them searchable? Metadata – collection of keywords, attributes, and descriptive information that tells the author, learner, and systems about a learning object.
Learning Objects Ideally, they should include: They should be objective based They should be interactive They should be self-contained
Learning Objects Benefits to Learners Used for just-in-time training or information, giving learners what they need just when they need it. Learning can be easily individualized Allowing the learner to focus on areas where they need improvement
Learning Object Repositories MERLOT – http://www.merlot.org The Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching GEM – http://www.thegateway.org The Gateway to Educational Materials Wisc-Online – http://www.wisc-online.com/ListObjects.aspx Wisconsin Online Resource Center Nottingham – http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/nmp/sonet/rlos/ The University of Nottingham
ProjectLocate 3 learning objects that pertains to yourcurrent topic.These objects need to be part of your instructional plan.Link them to your PPT in the Project II area.WEEKLY READING — Solomon & Schrum, - CHP 6Weekly Activity: Post your Reflection Blog