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Simple, Fast, Cheap: Success Factors for Interactive Multimedia Tools

Davide Bolchini, Nicoletta Di Blas, Franca Garzotto, Paolo Paolini, Aldo Torrebruno
2007 PsychNology Journal  
This paper discusses key factors contributing to the "success" of interactive multimedia development tools in non ICT professional contexts.  ...  In this perspective, we argue that simplicity, low-cost, and ultra short "time-to-market" are key requirements for interactive multimedia development tools to be accepted and widely adopted by non ICT  ...  Simple, Fast, Cheap: Success Factors for Interactive Multimedia Tools.  ... 
dblp:journals/psychnology/BolchiniBGPT07 fatcat:h63nhtn6krfz5kvo3vhenrcflm

The experiences using alison.com easy and cheap platform for English for Specific Purposes [article]

Muhammad Fahreza Hidayat
2021 Zenodo  
E-learning stands for electronic learning, e means electronics that utilize technology as a tool in the learning process involving hardware, software, and other electronic processes.  ...  There are so many platforms or web and also elearning that can be used and utilized for independent learning, both for developing a skill  ...  effective and creative tool to support teaching and face-to-face interaction.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5944837 fatcat:tkch7lxklnbnpjgprpg6q7urrq

When is Cheap, Cheap Enough to Bridge the Digital Divide? Modeling Income Related Structural Challenges of Technology Diffusion in Latin America

Martin Hilbert
2010 World Development  
The model allows the creation of scenarios for potential cuts in access prices and/or required subsidies for household spending in Mexico, Uruguay, Brazil and Costa Rica.  ...  The results show how much it would cost to bridge the digital divide or, alternatively, when cheap is cheap enough for the market to close the divide.  ...  Converter -set-up boxes‖ can upgrade analogue television sets with digital interactivity and have been manufactured for less than US$40.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2009.11.019 fatcat:omslmmaz7ff77kmadxga3e6iri

Development of Multimedia Authoring Tool for Educational Material Disseminations

Mohamad Nizam AYUB, Santhimathy T. VENUGOPAL, Nurul Fazmidar Mohd NOR
2005 Informatics in Education. An International Journal  
The development of this authoring tool will provide the basis for identifying practices that can be use of core multimedia technologies for supplementing educational resources.  ...  This paper will try to explain the process of development a multimedia tool that will be used to construct educational teaching and learning materials or otherwise known as courseware.  ...  Simple time based tools are often used to generate multimedia presentations. Authoring Interface The interface of an authoring tool plays an important role in attracting the users to use the tool.  ... 
doi:10.15388/infedu.2005.01 fatcat:rc557cgahnaijdtwu2p2lqegzu

Guidelines for effective online instruction using multimedia screencasts

Joanne Oud
2009 Reference Services Review  
These students are used to multimedia environments and to figuring things out online for themselves (Lippincott, 2005) .  ...  If instruction programs are successful, demand for in-person sessions can overwhelm staff resources, and traditional models of in-person library instruction often reach only a minority of students.  ...  She finds that the streaming media version has more of the factors needed for successful learning, and is therefore presumably more effective (2006) .  ... 
doi:10.1108/00907320910957206 fatcat:jltkkgftmvexffv7yuw2oqznoy

The Coevolution of Society and Multimedia Technology

James Stewart, Robin Williams
1998 Social science computer review  
The technology is very fluid, and its development is shaped by a great many social factors.  ...  For example, a component technology such as an operating system may be a technical success compared to other Operating Systems (OSs), and evolve with developments in theory and practice of OS design.  ...  provided a cheap way for consumers to gain early access to films.)  ... 
doi:10.1177/089443939801600304 fatcat:twiyncyzjvcbbgjogrs35xwnne

Ingredients for a New Wave of Ubicomp Products

Thomas Kubitza, Norman Pohl, Tilman Dingler, Stefan Schneegass, Christian Weichel, Albrecht Schmidt
2013 IEEE pervasive computing  
Electric Imp Electric Imp (http://electricimp.com) uses the SD card form factor for convenience, because it's easy and cheap to get connectors for SD cards; otherwise, it has little in common with a conventional  ...  interaction with the physical world as well as for communication.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mprv.2013.51 fatcat:xprfibldjbb4zhrdcmdpjzhuwa

Universal instructional design principles for mobile learning

Tanya Elias
2011 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
The problems and opportunities of mobile learning are discussed as is the need for educators to focus on content design issues rather than on searching for the next new technology.  ...  Eight principles with particular relevance for distance education are selected, and their recommendations are discussed in relation to the design of educational materials for a range of mobile devices.  ...  Universal Instructional Design Principles for Mobile Learning Elias  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v12i2.965 fatcat:kg7y4hxkxfcchptwyzf6itsxdy

"ICT in educational design. Processes, materials, resources" – summary of the first stage of the international research project

Eunika Baron-Polańczyk
2017 Cognitive Science ? New Media ? Education  
We take under consideration the following content areas: 1) definition related to the scope and characteristics of designing; 2) solving problems in relation to spawning of ideas and creative success;  ...  The reflections indicate at methods of conception which condition "creative success" and efficient (in the spirit of praxelogy: practical, efficacious and economical) endeavors in the designing of didactic  ...  for the functioning of educational media -educational platforms, e-learning, ICT tools (hardware and software).  ... 
doi:10.12775/csnme.2016.005 fatcat:j5ohbw4d2nefpoz2detnpaakrq

Featherweight multimedia for information dissemination

Gerry Chu, Sambit Satpathy, Kentaro Toyama, Rikin Gandhi, Ravin Balakrishnan, S. Raghu Menon
2009 2009 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD)  
While these initiatives and other factors such as increased penetration of mobile phones will undoubtedly have tremendous impact in providing the global poor with better communication tools and access  ...  We present a taxonomy of featherweight multimedia devices and also derive design recommendations from our experiences deploying featherweight multimedia in the agriculture and health domains in India.  ...  The simple interface of featherweight multimedia also seems to reduce barriers for the first-time user.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ictd.2009.5426695 dblp:conf/ictd/ChuSTGBM09 fatcat:flq474i5uzhozgxfvgtmkmctfu

Lifelong Learning and Technology

Marjan Laal
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Today, interaction of technology can be seen in almost every aspect of our daily life.  ...  This review article seeks to shed light on the interaction of the rapidly changing world of information and technologies to the learning and education.  ...  Online courses have the potential to significantly increase the possibilities for cheap and fast research through access to ever expanding databases of e-texts, bibliographies and links to major holdings  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.06.182 fatcat:rvtss4lvvrcedjj6jkrn6uz47y

Evaluation of E-Learning Practices in Undergraduate Medical Education: Results of a Survey in Sri Lanka

Sisira Edirippulige, Rohana B. Marasinghe, Anthony C. Smith, Yoshikazu Fujisawa, Walisundara B. Herath, M. T. M. Jiffry, Richard Wootton
2007 European Conference on eHealth  
The majority of respondents said that they had not used web-based learning material or multimedia resources for medical education.  ...  Only 19% of respondents stated that they had used e-learning modalities for educational purposes.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the University of Queensland (New Staff Start-Up Research Fund) for funding this research.  ... 
dblp:conf/eceh/EddiripuligeMSFHJW07 fatcat:uqrnckmi6bal5b2eqm44oobepa

New IR - new evaluation: the impact of interaction and multimedia on information retrieval and its evaluation

Stephen W. Draper, Mark D. Dunlop
1997 New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia  
The emergence into widespread use both of multimedia and of interactive user interfaces has extensive implications for this field and the evaluation methods on which it depends.  ...  One is that between comprehensive models that have a place for every possible relevant factor, and lightweight methods.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are grateful to the Commission of the European Union for funding the Mira working group on evaluation frameworks for interactive multimedia information retrieval applications  ... 
doi:10.1080/13614569708914686 fatcat:k6epkqfzjrc4dnd36atwqst4ci

The iPad and EFL Digital Literacy [chapter]

Robert C. Meurant
2010 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
Opportunities for computer-mediated second language learning need to be increased, providing multimedia-capable, mobile web solutions that put the Internet into the hands of all students and teachers.  ...  With its fast Internet connections, Korea is the most wired nation on Earth; but ICT facilities in educational institutions need reorganization.  ...  . • The iPad is simple to use.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-17641-8_27 fatcat:w5ntsh5bojdybpesmhtmhvvxiq

Smart Boards in Language Classes

Mozhgan Alsadat Ghaffarzadeh Hassankiadeh
2013 International Journal of Language and Linguistics  
Smart boards are one of the interactive electronic technologies that attracted the peoples' attention all over the world.  ...  Electronics technologies can be introduced as one of the most fast-developing kinds of technologies. All over the world we can observe its steps and effects in our lives.  ...  with templates, images and multimedia • Writing notes over educational video clips • Using presentation tools that are included with the white boarding software to enhance learning materials" "Interactive  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.ijll.s.20130101.18 fatcat:mvc6gt2e35h3pfkyq2jj5d3jie
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