Your teaching context
How do you know
the resources will
Meaningful learning requires that the learner engage in
substantial cognitive processing during learning, but the
learner’s capacity for cognitive processing is severely
limited..... [We need to] recognize the need for multimedia
instruction that is sensitive to cognitive load.
Mayer & Moreno 2003
Source: Wileman, R. E. (1993). Visual communicating. Englewood Cliffs, NJ:
Educational Technology Publications, p83.
Pre- Production Production Evaluation
Script double checked CEDIR Feedback
regularly by CEDIR learning learning designers seek peer
Script designers and client for feedback from both other Animation/Design Play Testing Evaluation phase
educational assessment. Handed learning designers & production
CEDIR learning designers (& if need selected CEDIR sta be made evaluating learning from the
to animator ASAP. sta not included in project.
be animator or writer) must initially available to gametest mechanics nal product upon completion.
guide client with script. Mockups Animatics of ash le (no educational edits).
of style, characters, backgrounds roughly animated versions of Programming
& main elements for the mockups for timing &
programmers. position of elements.
why would you use
why would you create
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frame rate equity
ﬁle format student quota
frame size Connection speed
Wileman, R. E. (1993). Visual communicating. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Educational Technology
Littlejohn, A.H. (Ed) (2003) Reusing Online Resources: A Sustainable Approach to
eLearning, Routledge, London
Mayer R & Moreno, R, 2003. Nine Ways to Reduce Cognitive Load in Multimedia Learning,
Educational Psychologist, Volume 38, Issue 1 March 2003 , pages 43 - 52
Oliver, R. (2000). When teaching meets learning: design principles and strategies for Web-
based learning environments that support knowledge construction. In R. Sims, M. O'Reilly &
S. Sawkins (Eds). Learning to choose: Choosing to learn. Proceedings of the 17th Annual
ASCILITE Conference (PP 17-28). Lismore, NSW: Southern Cross University Press.
Image on front cover: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Play_icon.png