ERIC Number: ED437127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Using Multimedia for Teaching Analysis in History of Modern Architecture.
This paper presents a case for the development and support of a computer-based interactive multimedia program for teaching analysis in community college architecture design programs. Analysis in architecture design is an extremely important strategy for the teaching of higher-order thinking skills, which senior schools of architecture look for in potential transfers. Interactive multimedia learning accommodates self-paced, individual comprehension rates and allows for repetition of material, using the computer to combine text, graphics, audio, and video with links that let the user navigate and communicate. The paper cites various publications for strengths and weaknesses in a multimedia approach to analysis in architecture design. The Cognitive Learning Theory and Bloom's Taxonomy are also referenced to demonstrate the value of analysis as a higher-level thinking skill. An outline is presented listing the areas of expertise and support needed to produce multimedia lectures and related courseware. The paper concludes with a sample lecture schedule to show the integration of analysis and multimedia into a History of Modern Architecture course. (YKH)
Descriptors: Architectural Education, Architectural Programming, Architectural Research, Cognitive Processes, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Content Analysis, Data Analysis, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Epistemology, Evaluation Methods, Learning, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Program Development, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Princeton Univ., NJ. Mid-Career Fellowship Program.