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Integrating Multimedia Cues in E-Learning Documents for Enhanced Learning

Integrating Multimedia Cues in E-Learning Documents for Enhanced Learning
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Author(s): Ankush Mittal (Indian Institute of Technology, India), Krishnan V. Pagalthivarthi (Indian Institute of Technology, India) and Edward Altman (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)
Copyright: 2008
Pages: 12
Source title: Multimedia Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Mahbubur Rahman Syed (Minnesota State University Mankato, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-953-3.ch078


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The digitization of educational content is radically transforming the learning environment of the student. A single lecture, as well as supporting reference material, textbook chapters, simulations, and threaded chat system archives, may be captured on one hour of video, a set of 20 or more slides, and ancillary text resources. A single course may contain 25 such lectures and a single department may have 30 distinct courses that have been digitized in a single year. If, while taking one course, a student wants to find a relevant definition, example, discussion, or illustration of a concept, then the student would potentially need to search as much as 750 hours of video, 15,000 slides, and a huge volume of text in order to find the desired information. Thus the online student is overwhelmed by a flood of multimedia data which inhibits the development of insight.

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