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Multimedia concepts In Education
Introduction Aim is to explore and collect information. Familiar with high tech equipments and their usage, multimedia plays an important role Teachers are encouraged to present their lessons in a way that they can get students full attention Students will be motivated when they use different audio and visual aids. There are many industries that use multimedia
What is multimedia? M ultimedia refers to a computer assisted technology that integrates various digital media types such as text, graphics, sound, video and animation into an integrated multi-sensory interactive application or presentation to convey a message or information to an audience (Lewis,1997).
Elements of multimedia Elements of Multimedia Text Graphic VideoAudio Animation
Text It involves font, size, colours. Other media screen can be linked through the use of hypertext (Mishra, 2005).
Graphics It provides the most creative learning sessions. It can be photographs, drawings, graphs from a spreadsheet, pictures from CD-ROM, or something pulled from the Internet (Li & Drew 2004).
Video It brings a sense of realism to multimedia titles and is useful in engaging the users emotion (Li & Drew, 2004).
Sound Multimedia application may require the use of speech, music, and sound effects The sound used in multimedia is digital sound. The WAVE format is one of the most popular sound formats on the Internet. (lewis,1997)
Animation A set of pictures simulating movement when played in series. Animations are primarily used to demonstrate ideas or illustrating concepts. (Howell & Howell, 2002)
History of Multimedia Explain through book and using black board and chalk. From elementary to universities, multimedia technologies are introduced. Multimedia classes lead to more interaction. Encourage school teachers to present lessons that increase students interest and accustom to modern technology Many schools have multimedia class rooms
Mediums of delivery And Its Advantages. Multimedia lessons can be delivered in; stand-alone CD-ROM lessons on the World Wide Web (WWW) as a part of an e-Learning program.
1.Multimedia Presentation. The easiest way is to create a multimedia presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint. Easy to edit the presentation Can create interesting lessons More effective if use overhead projector. More attractive the hi-fi audio video equipment can use Different learning style of students can be included.
2.Interactive Whiteboard (Smart boards). Effective way to interact with digital content and multimedia The requirements special needs students can be addressed. It can help educators streamline their preparations more efficient in information communication technology (ICT) (STOA, 1997)
3.Internet The World Wide Web offers abundant information which gives any required information can create a blog or website for the students to refer back can get is the large amount of information, which is fast and easy to access and is sufficiently general Some of the places to find such useful data were online encyclopedias, search engines, discussion forums (Muller, Eklund, & Sharma, 2006).
Advantages of Multimedia It enhance student understanding and review processes. It helps to grab the attention it gives more opportunity to be creative It gives the ability to accommodate different learning styles Computer assisted instruction are more attentive (Howell & Howell, 2002)
Disadvantages of Multimedia A lot of time is required to create the multimedia lessons to update it. Requires high-end computer systems and bandwidth is important The prerequisites for using multimedia include to computer with related software Design of multimedia lessons brings more cost for training In case of technical problems, computer may end up with temporary breakups
Recommendation Teachers should be in a position where they are familiar with multimedia technologies and are able to operate them efficiently School managements should facilitate teachers with the different multimedia technologies To ensure that good internet connections are available to apply multimedia applications Multimedia should be available to be used in different types of learning processes.
Conclusion It is a powerful tool that really will help students to produce better results in the exam.
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