Blog Assignment: Internet Based Multimedia Resources for Online Learning
PBS Teachers is an excellent source of multimedia resource for the online learning experience. In the multimedia resource it offers a wide range of options such as portability, flexibility, individualized learning, collaboration community building and a broader view of the world. Providing an opportunity of a lifetime for your adult learners to engage in interactively, whether it’s by podcast, video clips, online games, and data sets. As a learner, I have enjoyed and value the use of the multimedia videos that Walden University provides through Laureate Education, Inc. Which are all things that can be helpful and useful for working in the postsecondary educational field. You can access the website at http://www. tc.pbs.org/teachers/_files/pdf/PBS_Teachers_TipSheet.pdf .
While considering the rise and upcoming anticipation of the future of adult education. You have to wonder will the training and technology keep up with the rise of training for the technology that is being infiltrated into the schools, community, and world. As we know its growing more quicker than we can anticipate or actually prepare for the growth.
Mayer, said it best – “people learn more from pictures than words”. Including the importance of just how process information in the three memory stages; sensory – stores it in short term, schema – actively process information to create mental constructs, and long term – the repository of all things learned. So, http://www.learning-theories.com/cognitive-theory-of-multimedia-learning-mayer.html.
Mayer, R. E., (2001). Multimedia learning. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.