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  1. 1. Effective Use of Multimedia for Teaching
  2. 2. Present ByZhiyan RashidEDUU564Dr. Combs
  3. 3. Outline Definition Background Technology as a Classroom Tool Implementation of Multimedia in Task-based Instruction Student Projects What, Why and How Summary Conclusion
  4. 4. What is a Multimedia?........  … usually recorded and played, displayed or accessed by information content processing devices, such as computerized and electronic devices, but can also be part of a live performance.  … similar to traditional mixed media in fine art, but with a broader scope. Source: Wikipedia
  5. 5. Why Multimedia? Eliminates communication barriers. Allows teachers to individualize instruction. Enables students to learn in a real world context. Entertains, and maintains motivation level. Broadens student mindset and makes them experience real Target Language world. Resources:
  6. 6. Background noteThe use of microcomputers has increaseddramatically in schools across the USduring the past decade: In 1981 there were only 31,000 computers in use in secondary schools. By 1983 this number grew to over 325,000 and has doubled every year since. (Johnson, Johnson, & Stanne, 1985)
  7. 7. Rationale Multimedia serves as an important teaching tool since it facilitates effective use of learners’ comprehension abilities. Multimedia instructional material allows the learner to actually see, hear, and use the content learned.
  8. 8. Multimedia and infrastructureas classroom tools  SMART Board™ • OneNote  Blackboard • Movies  VTT • iPods  Adobe Audition • Internet  Tablet PCs • Games  Integrated Tech Support  Institutional and Online Resources  Materials developed by Individual faculty
  9. 9. Task Based Instructionand Multimedia Listening Skills  Vocabulary – daily words (Adobe Audition and Rapid Rote)  Grammar – online lessons  Audio/video tasks –Video clips, ULEAD, Internet streaming, Direct video display  Reinforcement and refresher – Blackboard, VTTs, and prepared CDs
  10. 10. Reading Skills Internet news and reading texts (Langnet and Langmedia) Websites, prepared and adapted texts Games Presentations
  11. 11. Speaking Skills Student-prepared materials: research and presentation Self recording Pronunciation correction OneNote
  12. 12. Use of SMART Board™ inKurdish Instruction  Adaptation of authentic materials to create meaningful, learner-centered activities that keep students focus and motivation to learn the target Language.  Use of available visual galleries to facilitate learning.  Example:
  13. 13. Movie
  14. 14. How to use movies forclassroom instruction  Pick appropriate subject matter.  Choose or edit a scene.  Create activities related to the scene.  Create questions about the scene.  Have students write a synopsis in Hindi.
  15. 15. Benefits  They make it easy to relate with day-to-day life of Indians living in India and even outside  Better understanding of culture and traditions  Regional colloquialisms  Entertainment value  Easy tool for reinforcing classroom teaching
  16. 16. Music• Music is an integral part of every society. It is a very good source of learning a foreign Language.Some examples……
  17. 17. What can a student learn through music? Consonants Vowels Grammar Vocabulary Numbers Etc.
  18. 18. Why SmartBoard? The interactive electronic whiteboard is great for demonstrations.... The interactive electronic whiteboard is a colorful tool. Research indicates that students respond to displays where color is employed... The board can accommodate different learning styles... All ages of students respond favorably to board use... Distance learning is an excellent setting for interactive whiteboard use... One-computer classrooms can maximize the use of limited computer access... The interactive whiteboard is an excellent tool for the constructivist educator... The boards are clean and attractive tools... Students with limited motor skills can enjoy board use... It is interactive... It can interface well with other peripherals.... The board is great for meetings are lessons where the participants need printed copies... It is a kid magnet! ...
  19. 19. How?  The teacher at the front of the class and the whole class engaged together...  It gives the teacher instant access to a vast array of electronic resources...  It enables seamless links to be made between the technology and the subject material...  Teachers are rethinking their approach to teaching...  The flexibility and the scope for imaginative lesson planning is huge...  Pages can automatically be saved and can be printed, emailed or even pasted into a website...  The flipchart files can be updated or merged with other Windows applications...
  20. 20. Summary
  21. 21. ConclusionWell-designed multimedia helps learners build more accurate andeffective mental models than they do from text alone by providing: 1. Alternative perspectives 2. Active participation 3. Accelerated learning 4. Retention and application of knowledge 5. System understanding 6. Higher-order thinking 7. Autonomy and focus 8. Access to support information