Module 13

Learning from The Web

Multimedia Learning in the Web-based Environment

Goals and Outcomes

Outcomes

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • identify key dimensions of video-based learning environments
  • explain what and how individuals learn as they interact with video over time
  • examine the role of multimedia theory in the design of and research on video-based learning environment
  • explain learning from multiple documents from a cognitive standpoint
  • identify two core principles for multimedia learning from multiple documents
  • identify evidence-based implications of multimedia learning in e-courses
  • identify the research suggestions for multimedia learning in e-courses.

Selected Readings

Required

  • Derry, S., Sherin M. G., & Sherin B. (2014). Multimedia learning with video. In R. E. Mayer (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning. (pp. 785-812). New York: Cambridge.
    (e.g. Chapter 32)
  • Rouet, J. & Britt, A. (2014). Multimedia learning from multiple documents. In R. E. Mayer (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning. (pp. 813-841). New York: Cambridge.
    (e.g. Chapter 33)

Recommended:

  • Clark, R. C. (2014). Multimedia learning in e-courses. In R. E. Mayer (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning. (pp. 842-881). New York: Cambridge.
    (e.g. Chapter 34)

“To Do” List

Discussions

Multimedia Learning Principles for e-Courses

If you are to design and develop an interactive multimedia instruction for an online learning module. Based upon the analysis of multimedia learning in e-courses (Clark, 2014, pp. 871-872), identity all principles you’ve applied in the design and development of your interactive multimedia production.

Make your initial posts before 11:59 p.m. U.S. EST/EDT on Day 5 of this module. After making your initial postings, review at least two of your classmates’ postings and reply to their threads.Complete your replies before 11:59 p.m. U.S. EST/EDT on the next Monday.

Discussion postings should always be thoughtful and courteous and include some references or direct evidence from the module’s content, readings, or assignments to support your statements. In order to ensure that postings are appropriate in length and substance, please limit your initial postings to 100 – 200 words and each of your responses to 25 – 50 words.

Assignments

Multimedia Product Critique Paper #3

Please read the Multimedia Product Critiques page for details about this assignment. 

Overview

Throughout this course, students will identify three multimedia products and compose a critique paper for each of them. This assignment is designed to sharpen your critical thinking in evaluating multimedia products.

Due Dates

  • Critique Paper #3: (Due: the 1st day on Module 14)
Annotated Bibliographies for Module 13

Please read the Annotated Bibliographies for Module Reading page for details about this assignment. 

Outcomes

After completing this assignment, you will be able to:

  • identify key dimensions of video-based learning environments
  • explain what and how individuals learn as they interact with video over time
  • examine the role of multimedia theory in the design of and research on video-based learning environment
  • explain learning from multiple documents from a cognitive standpoint
  • identify two core principles for multimedia learning from multiple documents
  • identify evidence-based implications of multimedia learning in e-courses
  • identify the research suggestions for multimedia learning in e-courses.

Instructions

  1. Read all assigned reading carefully and thoroughly.
  2. Summarize the most important ideas and questions for ALL journal articles or book chapters covered in the week (including the one you find).
  3. For EACH journal article or book chapter, the summary should be between 150 – 300 words in length. This is not a reaction paper or an excerpt, but rather your synthesis of the main ideas and related questions. View an synthesis example at the Template page.
  4. Compose all of your annotated bibliographies in MS Word and check for spelling/grammatical errors.
  5. Post your synthesis text onto a Weebly page as online text (not file attachment) and label the page appropriately.

Submitting and Posting 

  1. To submit your work, copy and paste your synthesis text onto the corresponding link under Submissions inside Moodle before 11:59 p.m. U.S. EST/EDT on the following Monday.

Grading
Grades on the synthesis will be based on the requirement listed in the Annotated Bibliographies for Module Reading page. Read it carefully to get a sense of the instructor’s specific expectations.