ERIC Number: ED377835
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Multimedia and Learning: A School Leader's Guide. A Technology Leadership Network Special Report.
Ward, Anne W., Ed.
Designed for education leaders who seek to apply multimedia technology in schools, this guide addresses not only hardware and software matters, but also a wide range of related issues that schools face. Various facets of the topic are addressed in 12 papers presented under 8 broad headings: (1) Multimedia Technology (Racquel Skolnik and R. G. Kanning); (2) Applications of Multimedia in Education (Ann E. Barron); (3) Theories of Multimedia and Learning--What Multimedia Might Do...and What We Know about What It Does (D. Michael Moore, Robert J. Myers, and John K. Burton), and Multiple Technologies for Multiple Intelligences (Dee Dickinson); (4) Making the Most of Multimedia (Chris Dede); (5) Staff Development for Multimedia--Coping with Complexity (Elizabeth A. Carlson); (6) Planning Facilities That Accommodate Multimedia Technology (Dan Cincoski); (7) Copyright and Multimedia. A Matter of Respect--Copyright Law and New Technologies (Ivan R. Bender), Warning--Protected by Copyright (Kevin Bushweller), and Suggestions for Multimedia Educators (Janis H. Bruwelheide); (8) Case Studies of Multimedia in Schools. Creating Multimedia, Multimedia Authoring Centers, Networking Multimedia, and Special Applications. Also provided are a glossary of computer and multimedia terms; lists of relevant national and regional organizations; education/technology periodicals; general press publications; books and multimedia; directories; and additional sources of information and assistance. Two appendices present an article, "A Remedy to the 'How Much and How Long' Questions" (Tim O. Peterson) and a brief guide to caring for videodiscs and compact discs. (BBM)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programming), Case Studies, Computer Selection, Copyrights, Courseware, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Facility Planning, Guidelines, Hypermedia, Individual Instruction, Information Sources, Instructional Effectiveness, Local Area Networks, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Optical Data Disks, Staff Development, Videodisks
National School Boards Association, 1680 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($35; bulk discounts available).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA. Inst. for the Transfer of Technology to Education.