Magna On-Demand Seminars

Hacking Multimedia for Effective Learning

No matter your familiarity with multimedia, you will leave this Magna Online Seminar knowing how to choose and integrate media effectively into your courses.

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Many instructors turn to multimedia to enhance the effectiveness of learning materials and course content.

Animations, images, illustrations, video clips, and audio clips are readily available online. However, these types of multimedia are not always well-designed for learning.

By leveraging some innovative techniques and free and inexpensive tools, instructors can modify and enhance multimedia for maximum learning impact.

You’ll learn research-based multimedia learning principles that will help you modify and optimize the effectiveness of the multimedia you use in your course content.

What are the learning goals?

Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be able to:

  • Determine pedagogical deficiencies in multimedia found online
  • Apply multimedia learning principles to improve learning
  • Choose appropriate tools to reconstruct multimedia and tailor it to your course
  • Explain the educational rationale for multimedia modifications

Here’s what we’ll cover!

  • Multimedia learning
  • Online learning
  • Enhancing videos and images
  • Annotating videos and images

Who should attend?

This seminar will benefit:

  • Instructors
  • Faculty
  • Instructional Technologists
  • Instructional Designers

Why you don’t want to miss this!

By viewing this presentation, you’ll better understand the principles of multimedia, tools for modifying multimedia, and free resources available that foster deeper learning in students and save you time and energy as you create successful courses.

Instructors are always looking for new ways to increase engagement and add color and pop to their course content-this can often be accomplished by using multimedia in learning materials and course content. Though multimedia is widely available online, its often not well-suited for learning.

Register today to learn free tools and techniques for optimizing the multimedia you use in your learning materials! By leveraging the strategies detailed in this seminar, you’ll help reduce cognitive load, ensure focus, mitigate unnecessary distractions, and foster deeper learning.

What’s included?

Your seminar registration includes the following:

  • On-demand access
  • Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
  • Written transcript
  • Supplemental materials
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available on-demand.

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Product Code: PC18MA

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.

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Purchase Options

*On-demand access begins on date of purchase.

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may cancel the order within 30 days of purchase and receive a full refund.