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Generating understanding between content experts and multimedia designers : some pedagogic insights for web design derived from research into a CD-ROM production project

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Mark SinclairMark Sinclair, Lorin Aldred, Richard SmithRichard Smith
Flexible leaning entails the use of packages such as CD-ROMs, in addition to and often in tandem with Web-based materials. There is always a need to build pedagogy into these learning media, but the task is not straightforward. This paper offers some insights from a funded research project that investigated precisely this sort of task in relation to the interactions of content and multimedia design experts engaged in the production of a blueprint for an ESL CD-ROM. The paper first outlines the particular project that served as the vehicle for the investigation, and explains the generic applications of the project to education technology more broadly. It then draws on some of the data elicited during the project to focus attention on the ways in which content and multimedia design knowledge can be progressively integrated in order to develop the pedagogic power of a product. It pays particular attention to reciprocal changes in the project's content and multimedia design participants' conceptions of each other's expert knowledge and abilities. It concludes by outlining some arguably generic strategies for formalising such realisations in an educational technology design protocol.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Start Page

1

End Page

7

Number of Pages

7

Start Date

01/01/2002

ISBN-10

0958126100

ISBN-13

9780958126106

Location

Melbourne, Australia

Publisher

Australian Society of Educational Technology

Place of Publication

Melbourne, Vic.

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Conference; Faculty of Education and Creative Arts;

Era Eligible

No

Name of Conference

Australian Society for Educational Technology. Conference.

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