Developing and Using Multimedia in Your Class

2011 June 15
Developing and Using Multimedia in Your Class

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TLTC Summer Series – Developing and Using Multimedia in Your Class

The TLTC Summer Series event – Developing and Using Multimedia in Your Class – was held on June 15th 2011. This session focused on the following:

The access to a variety of multimedia, either preexisitng or self-created, is growing exponentially. Using such visuals can positively impact teaching and learning by presenting concepts in different ways and to reinforce skills. Conversely, improper use of these materials can impede learning by adding a distraction or excess information therefore causing confusion. This session will demonstrate various multimedia tools and their place in teaching and learning. Best practices for integrating preexisting media as well as best practices for self-created materials will be discussed.

Please see below for a copy of the presentation and handout materials. As always, please contact your Instructional Designer for additional information on this or any other topic.

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