Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Multimedia Technologies

Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Multimedia Technologies

Video Annotation, Multimedia Applications, Videoconferencing and Transmedia Storytelling

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Emerald Group Pub Ltd
Multimedia and video related technologies are reshaping and reframing the practice of teaching and learning in higher education. This volume critically examines new research on how multimedia technologies are being used in higher education to increase learner engagement and collaboration in and out of the classroom.
Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Multimedia Technologies: Video Annotation, Multimedia Applications, Videoconferencing and Transmedia Storytelling examines new research on how videoconferencing, video annotation, video mapping, and related technologies are being used in higher education to increase learner engagement in an epoch of increasing globalization and diversity. These enabling technologies are reshaping and reframing the practice of teaching and learning in higher education. Through case studies, surveys, and literature reviews, this volume will examine how video, mapping, and related technologies are being used to improve writing/publishing skills, academic literacies in students, and create engaging communities of practice through digital storytelling, narratives, and inter-culturalism. This volume will also discuss a framework for deploying and assessing these technologies.

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Contributors from Australasia and the US, with a special contributor from Turkey, describe using different types of multimodal, multimedia, and transmedia technologies to create technology-rich learning environments that have the potential to enable higher levels of academic motivation, participation, and engagement. Among the topics are higher education as a medium in search of a message, using technology and digital narratives to engage doctoral students in self-authorship and learning partnerships, promoting engagement through a student-built digital atlas of Maori studies, learner engagement in an intercultural virtual experience, and innovative teaching methods for using multimedia maps to engage students at a distance. Distributed in North America by Turpin Distribution. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Bingley, United Kingdom : Emerald, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781781905135
Characteristics: viii, 298 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm

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