As01 : What is Multimedia?

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Multimedia? by Mind Map: Multimedia?

1. More than one concurrent presentation medium

1.1. example: on CD ROM and on website

1.2. What is multimedia? - Definition from

2. Types of Hardware

2.1. Motherboard : electronic circuit board in a computer which interconnects hardware devices attached to it.

2.2. Port : used by a motherboard to interface with electronics both inside and outside of the computer.

2.3. Slots : an opening in a computer where a circuit board can be inserted to add new capabilities

3. Types of Software

3.1. System software

3.2. Application software

3.3. Engineering/scientific software

3.4. Embedded software

3.5. Product line software

3.6. Web Application

3.7. Artifical intelligence software

4. Multimedia Elements

4.1. Dynamic

4.2. Static :

4.3. examples: audio, text, graphic, animation, video

5. Advantages

5.1. + learning effectiveness

5.2. echanting over traditional lecture based learning method

5.3. offer significant potential in improving personal communication, education and training effort

5.4. reduce training cost

5.5. easy to access

6. Disadvantages

6.1. "lost in cyberworld"

6.2. lack of structure

6.3. non interactive: one way communication

6.4. text intensive and linear content

6.5. time consuming

6.6. cognitive overload

7. Challenges in the Implementation

7.1. No educational gains are made from a consistent use of substitution of electronic worksheets for paper worksheets or multiple choice tests.

7.2. Argument could be made for quick formative assessments using electronic multiple choice tests as this could immediately inform instruction for the day.

7.3. Research on the effectiveness of technology-enabled programs and resources is still limited.