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Thinking multimedia

McKenna, Kerri 2002, Thinking multimedia, in Linking ACEC 2002 : Learners : Australian computers in education conference papers, ACEC, [Hobart, Tas.], pp. 1-8.

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Title Thinking multimedia
Author(s) McKenna, Kerri
Conference name Australian Computers in Education. Conference (2002 : Hobart, Tas.)
Conference location Hobart, Tas.
Conference dates 11-13 Jul. 2002
Title of proceedings Linking ACEC 2002 : Learners : Australian computers in education conference papers
Editor(s) TASITE,
Publication date 2002
Conference series Australian Computers in Education Conference
Start page 1
End page 8
Publisher ACEC
Place of publication [Hobart, Tas.]
Keyword(s) Multimedia
K-12
Collaborative, Learning
Summary Children in our society have access to many information resources and communication options. As we witness the convergence of art, literacy and publishing, individuals need to learn how to make sense of information presented in many different forms, and how to construct their own communications in multiple media.
Thinking Multimedia is a program that has developed out of many projects that I have run in several school and some tertiary institutions over the past 12 years. It is an attempt to integrate skills and knowledge from different academic disciplines and to encourage students to understand learning processes and their own learning preferences. The course, offered at this stage at Year 10 level at St Catherine’s School in Melbourne, aims to provide background and basic skills in how to construct and deconstruct information in multiple media and to provide students with the opportunity to explore a ‘real need’ project of their own in a project-based team environment. The course is supported by an online resource and discussion component.
In this presentation I will explain the background to the Thinking Multimedia program and explore some of the work by the students involved.
ISBN 0958118809
Language eng
Field of Research 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
Socio Economic Objective 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
Copyright notice ©2002, ACEC
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30004662

Document type: Conference Paper
Collection: School of Social and Cultural Studies in Education
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