This is a comprehensive, practical guide to the most effective use of video and multimedia in open and distance learning. Illustrated throughout, it considers pedagogic design principles for the highest quality learning material, covering:
With insights into the comprehensive process of designing, developing and managing distance learning materials, this book will appeal to those involved in course development, educational video, audiovision and interactive multimedia design, as well as to students of general video and multimedia production.
"…the book is a must for educational television producers, course developers in distance teaching institutions, and anyone interested in the use of video and multimedia in teaching and learning. The guidelines in this book should make educational television more interesting and pedagogically useful, and initiate appropriate research designs to show its effectiveness" - Sanjaya Mishra, BJET, Vol 38, No 2 2007
Study Guide: How You Might Use This Book Part 1: Techniques and Teaching Functions that Exploit Video's Strengths, Adding Pedagogic Value 1. Video That Adds Cognitive Value or Skills Value 2. Video That Adds Experiential Value 3. Video That Adds Nurturing Value Part 2: Optimal Media Selection and Deployment 4. Matching Media Attributes to Learning Tasks and Functions Part 3: Pedagogic Screenwriting Principles for Video 5. Screenwriting for Video in Educational Multimedia: An Overview of the Screenwriting Principles 6. Screenwriting for Video in Educational Multimedia: In-Depth Coverage of the Screenwriting Principles Part 4: Picture-Word Synergy for Audiovision and Multimedia 7. Principles of Picture-Word Synergy for Audiovision 8. Screenwriting Principles for a Multimedia Package - Picture Word Synergy for Mutltimedia With Audio Commentary
This internationally respected series features invaluable contributions from the world's leading experts in the field of online learning. It offers a combination of innovative research and practical advice, offering valuable insights into the comprehensive process of developing, teaching, learning, and managing online and distance learning materials.