Use of Multimedia in Higher Education
Educators continually search for more effective ways to engage their students during learning as well as to increase student learning outcomes. Various technologies have been touted as being able to provide the ultimate delivery mechanism to achieve these laudable goals. The typical undergraduate student of today is receiving information in variety of terms on daily basis, i.e. multimedia channels. This becomes a challenge for the educators to engage their students in class rooms. In order to assist educators in choosing from the myriad of multimedia options available, this paper provides an overview of what constitutes educational \"Multimedia\" and presents research evaluations of their effectiveness.