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Embedded Multimedia: Trailing Edge Technology Cuts a New Path

Embedded Multimedia: Trailing Edge Technology Cuts a New Path

Embedded multimedia: Trailing edge technology cuts a new path

Bette Chambers explains how video segments embedded in lessons can effectively support teaching and learning.

When I was a child in school, occasionally teachers showed us half-hour long educational films that were tangentially related to topics that we were covering in class. These were seen primarily as a break from our more mundane traditional lessons rather than an effective means of learning, and unfortunately video is still typically used only as a Friday afternoon reward or filler. This chapter describes an innovative application of technology in classroom teaching, where brief video segments are threaded throughout lessons to improve children's learning.

Research on educational programs such as Sesame Street and Between ...

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