Share Paper: Design Interactive: A nonlinear, multimedia approach for teaching introduction to visual communication and principles of design

  1. Jennifer George-Palilonis, Ball State University, United States
  2. Darrell Butler, Ball State University, United States
  3. Pamela Leidig-Farmen, Ball State University, United States
Wednesday, October 19 10:00-10:30 AM Ni'ihau

Abstract: As online teaching techniques continue to evolve, new opportunities surface for research and insight regarding best practices for the development and implementation of interactive, multimedia teaching and learning tools. These tools are particularly attractive for courses that lend themselves to a rich media approach. Such is the case for visual communication curricula due to the visual nature of course content and the fact that students in visual communication courses tend to be very open to tactile visually oriented learning tools. To test these notions, a team of multimedia developers at a Midwest university created a media interface for educational multimedia. ...