Why Use Instructional Multimedia?

    • Addresses multiple learning styles
    • Provides a common base of knowledge among students
    • Extends walls of the classroom to enrich student experiences
    • Helps students make associations between existing knowledge and new information
    • Facilitates transfer of learning from one discipline to another
    • Engages students through multiple modalities
    • Activates emotional involvement to increase learning and student retention
    • Stimulates class discussion to reinforce instruction and reading
    • Reaches students who do not respond well to traditional methods of teaching
Media-Enriched Cone of Learning