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ERIC Number: ED396672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
HyperGLOB/Freedom: Preparing Student Designers for a New Media.
Slawson, Brian
The HyperGLOB project introduced university-level graphic design students to interactive multimedia. This technology involves using the personal computer to display and manipulate a variety of electronic media simultaneously (combining elements of text and speech, music and sound, still images, motion video, and animated graphics) and allows viewers interactive control. The task of each student was to use interactive multimedia to document or express the concept of "freedom," whether personal, social, philosophical, political, or otherwise. The HyperGLOB project required students to work in a collective and collaborative mode, as well as individually. Each student established a hypermedia link between their individual stack and two stacks designed by others. The final result was a large network of convergent ideas. Design factors are discussed in light of their influence on interactivity, presentation structure, and educational objectives. Reproductions of computer screens provide partial examples of student projects. (Author/BEW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Interactive Computer Systems; Links (Indexing); Technology Utilization
Note: In: Recreating the Revolution. Proceedings of the Annual National Educational Computing Conference (15th, Boston, Massachusetts, June 13-15, 1994); see IR 017 841.