Multimodal design for hybrid course materials: developing a new paradigm for delivery

Sankey, Michael D. (2004) Multimodal design for hybrid course materials: developing a new paradigm for delivery. In: Online Learning & Teaching Conference (OLT2004): Exploring Integrated Learning Environments,, 3 Nov 2004, Brisbane, Australia.


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The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is currently moving towards
hybrid modes of course delivery across all discipline areas,
reconceptualising many current teaching and learning practices as a
consequence. Central to this new delivery is a resource-rich CD containing
all the essential study materials, support materials and significant
multimedia enhancements. In moving towards this delivery mode, the need to
establish a range of pedagogically sound principles for developing these
materials is regarded as paramount. In establishing these principles this
paper contextualises important issues associated with hybrid delivery at USQ
and considers how catering for a multiliterate clientele, by using a
combination of multimedia elements and online support may enhance the
learning opportunities for students. To support these claims this paper
reports on a current research project investigating this new configuration of
course materials and demonstrates the viability of hybrid delivery.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Distance and e-Learning Centre
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:16
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:30
Uncontrolled Keywords: hybrid course delivery, multimedia, multiple representations, dual coding, cognitive load, multiliteracies, online
Fields of Research (FoR): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing

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