In recent years there has been a resurgence in the use of video in teaching and training contexts, due to technological advances that enable good quality moving pictures through CD-Rom, DVD and broadband Internet. This book offers advice and assistance to a growing group of teachers and trainers, technical and support staff in the most effective deployment of video and multimedia in open and distance learning.
A bridge between research and practice, "Designing Video and Multimedia for Open and Flexible Learning" discusses:
· what to teach on video and how to teach it
· when to choose and how to use other media for teaching
· a framework of pedagogic design principles for video and multimedia
· practical development advice for interactive multimedia
With insights into the comprehensive process of designing, developing and managing distance learning materials, this book will appeal to readers with varying interests and responsibilities, including course development, educational Video, Audiovision and interactive Multimedia design, as well as to students of general video and multimedia production.