Title: Functional analysis of a multimedia-enhanced distance delivery prototype

Authors: Debra L. Pahal

Addresses: Business Technology Education Program, Taylor County School District, 3233 U. S. 19 South Perry, Florida, USA

Abstract: This paper provides a functional analysis and describes the multimedia prototype that was chosen by the author for completion of the requirements for Multimedia and Technology 7005/7006 Courses during the 1997 Summer Institute at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The paper describes in detail the audience, complete change event, strategies incorporated during the construction process, and a post-mortem of the production design including what went well and what was difficult. Also included is a discussion and conclusion as to the effectiveness of the project, as well as future plans. Complete descriptions along with figures of screen captures of each screen from the website are included.

Keywords: multimedia; website design; distance education; distance delivery training; rural school district training; rapid prototype; web-based training; teacher training; teacher professional development.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.2000.000366

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 2000 Vol.10 No.1/2/3/4, pp.236-246

Published online: 16 Jul 2003 *

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