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The Development And Evaluation Of A Computer Instruction Package Using Multimedia For Teaching About Musical Instruments In Elementary School In Thailand, Paiboon Kiattikomol, Pairoaj Tiranathanagul, Soatwanee Prachayagringkai Jan 2008

The Development And Evaluation Of A Computer Instruction Package Using Multimedia For Teaching About Musical Instruments In Elementary School In Thailand, Paiboon Kiattikomol, Pairoaj Tiranathanagul, Soatwanee Prachayagringkai

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In this paper, the authors present a study aimed at developing and evaluating a self-learning Computer Instruction Package CIP with multimedia. The evaluation focused on the quality of the multimedia, learning effectiveness as well as on students‘ satisfaction. The CIP was designed for the teaching of musical instruments to students in grades 4 and 5 in Thailand. The sample group consisted of 40 students randomly selected from grades 4 and 5 at a public school in Bangkok, Thailand. The CIP development process included five main steps: content analysis; instructional design; prototyping; implementation and; evaluation. The CIP‘s quality was evaluated ...


E-Learning Methods As A Driver For The Internationalisation Of Web Development Courses, Justin Brown Jan 2008

E-Learning Methods As A Driver For The Internationalisation Of Web Development Courses, Justin Brown

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Over the past decade, as software development has moved from a platform specific, desktop based software approach to a web focused environment, the ability to develop courses for wider delivery has increased. At the same time university courses have undergone major changes in teaching mode, with an expectation that online versions of teaching materials should be delivered as readily and to the same quality as in-class materials. This paper examines how the re-development of course materials to support online (off-campus) students as well as on campus students provides an opportunity to deliver those same materials to overseas partners. This is ...