ERIC Number: ED370554
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Multimedia: Promise, Reality and Future.
Moore, David M.; And Others
This paper reviews the literature on multimedia research focusing on what it says about the role of multimedia in instruction and whether extant research is sufficient and valid. The following topics are reviewed: definitions of multimedia; using multimedia research to evaluate multimedia programs; concerns over research; and suggestions for research. The conclusions drawn from this review are: neither developers nor researchers universally define the terms multimedia and interactivity; the most prevalent sources for the development of multimedia programs are assumption, intuition, and common sense; there is little useful research on multimedia; and with a few exceptions, there is no body of research on the design, use, and value of multimedia systems. (Contains 41 references.) (JLB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Multimedia Materials; Multimedia Technology
Note: In: Visual Literacy in the Digital Age: Selected Readings from the Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association (25th, Rochester, New York, October 13-17, 1993); see IR 055 055.