The multimedia or learning kit has the following characteristics : Check YEAR 2022 Q2b
i. It is a collection of learning materials, methods and activities that is integrated in such a way as to achieve the specified objectives.
ii. It involves more than one medium.
iii. It is organised around a learning experience, topic, unit or module.
iv. It can be used with or without the teacher.
v. It could be used for a whole class or for group or independent study.
vi. The components of the learning kit may be used together at the same time or one after the other.
vii. The multimedia kit may be teacher-made or commercially-made.
viii. The learning kit may contain clearly defined objectives that are stated and supported with suggested teaching strategies for using the materials in the kit.
ix. Multi-media (Learning) kits stimulate active participation, encourage individualized, multi-sensory learning and help to make learning meaningful, exciting and enjoyable.
Imogie (1985) quoting Armsey and Dahl (1973) summarized the functions of educational technology as follows:
1. To improve instruction (qualitative)
2. To educate more people (qualitative)
3. To learn about learning (research)
4. To reform the curriculum (substance)
5. To improve the process (method)
6. To articulate the system (structure)
(PDE717 Pg 19)
2013 (Q2 A) Define a computer.
A computer is a set of electronic devices designed to work together to accomplish input, processing and output functions in order to accomplish tasks desired by a user.
2011 (Q1 A) What are media?
In a nutshell, media are means of communication.
Media are channels through which messages, information, ideas and knowledge are conveyed and/or disseminated.
Medium (singular of media) refers to anything that carries information between a source and a receiver