Zero to Hero: Multimedia Strategies for Developing Super Learning Experiences

Concurrent Session 9

Session Materials

Brief Abstract

Video is one of the most powerful and engaging ways to enhance the learning experience but with great power comes great responsibility. Skillful use of multimedia can help your audience grasp concepts that are difficult to understand using only the written word. In this session, learn about effective strategies to introduce video and other multimedia elements in your training. And, review some of the cutting-edge technology available to make your learning experience out of this world.

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Presenters

David-John Palmer is a dedicated leader in higher education who is passionate about the use of technology to enhance learning experiences. David-John is the Associate Director of Educational Technology at FIU Online where he is charged with oversight of online and blended course development and the multimedia studios. He is responsible for the implementation of new learning technologies, designing and developing instructional courses that bring greater efficiency and effectiveness to acquiring knowledge for learners. David-John serves as an Adjunct Lecturer for the College of Business' Information Systems and Business Analytics department, has presented as part of an opening keynote and facilitated sessions at national conferences. As a certified technical instructor with a proficiency in multimedia software he brings a wealth of knowledge to aid in defining the ultimate learner experience. David-John holds a Bachelors degree in Graphic and Multimedia Design and a Masters degree in Information Systems. His expertise includes instructional systems design, online program management, website development, graphic and multimedia design.

Extended Abstract

Video is one of the most powerful and engaging ways to enhance the learning experience but with great power comes great responsibility. Skillful use of multimedia can help your audience grasp concepts that are difficult to understand using only the written word. In this session, learn about effective strategies to introduce video and other multimedia elements in your training. And, review some of the cutting-edge technology available to make your learning experience out of this world.

After attending this conference session, attendees will be able to:

  • Define the multimedia principle and the role of multimedia in learning

  • Explain how video can enhance a instructor’s presence

  • Review best practices for leveraging instructional video

  • Describe multimedia accessibility requirements

  • Identify cutting-edge technology platforms