Multimedia education : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)
This thesis is involves two parts: a paper discussing the rationale behind the use of multimedia in educational settings and a video illustrating the potential use of multimedia equipment and software. The paper includes an analysis of the different psychological approaches to learning and the corresponding aspects of multimedia that support these approaches. The paper also includes descriptions of the equipment, software, and classroom implementations possible in a multimedia environment.The second part of the thesis is a short video created entirely through multimedia. This video utilizes multimedia hardware and software to provide a brief glimpse of the potential of multimedia equipment. Some of the areas explored in the video include the following: the use of scanners, video, graphics, and animation programs. Along with the demonstrations, the video includes suggestions for possible classroom uses for both teachers and students.