Evaluating Educational Multimedia Design

Take a look at the contemporary educational media samples below and evaluate their design based on Gagne’s 9 Events of Effective Instruction and the SAMR model.

Khan Academy

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Have one of the members in your group create an account for the Khan Academy and then work through some of a course that they offer.

Also you can watch Salmon Khan talk about why he invented the Khan Academy here

Our Choice

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Al Gore’s sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth”

See First Generation iPad at the front of the room.

Also you can watch the Software Developer Mike Matas discuss the design in a TED Talk here

Life On Earth

7_books_stacked-640wE.O. Wilson’s Life on Earth series of digital biology textbooks.

View in ibooks on the iPad Air at the front of the room.

Dino 101

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Dino 101 is a University of Albera Coursera MOOC that received a lot of attention for it’s production value.

Have a member of your group register for current offering of this MOOC and have a look around.

https://www.coursera.org/course/dino101?action=enroll&sessionId=976330

The Future of Storytelling

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This iversity MOOC from the University of Applied Science, Potsdam, Germany.

First take a look at this “Course Trailer” they created and then get your instructor to log you into his account to view the course materials.