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Using Cognitive Constructivist Theory of Multimedia to Facilitate Asynchronous E-Learning Design with Microsoft Producer PROCEEDINGS

, North Carolina Central University, United States

World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Vancouver, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-76-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This paper discusses the use of cognitive constructivist theory of multimedia (CCTM) in designing courseware for e-learning using Microsoft Producer. CCTM advocates for the design of instruction using pictures, videos, audios and words that that tap into the prior experiences of the learner, promote active learning, collaboration, personal autonomy, personal growth and alternative assessment that is aligned with multiple intelligences of learners as espoused by Howard Gardener; Linguistics, Logico-mathematics, Spatial, Musical, Bodily-kinesthetic, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal and Naturalist. Microsoft Producer promotes the use of this CCTM because it of its capabilities to construct knowledge through words, pictures, animations, videos and audio. This paper further explores the importance of using Microsoft Producer for asynchronous e-learning.

Citation

Bull, P. (2009). Using Cognitive Constructivist Theory of Multimedia to Facilitate Asynchronous E-Learning Design with Microsoft Producer. In T. Bastiaens et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (pp. 165-169). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

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