Multimedia Principles

Multimedia in learning must not become an end in itself but must be used in a planned, purposeful way with specific intent. Richard E. Mayer provides a common description of the use of multimedia content – his approach is called Multimedia Principles. Mayer (2009) makes three central assumptions: Two separate sensory channels (visual and acoustic) Read More …

Learning Platform best-fitting for Adult Education

The EBI organized a special course conveying digital competencies for people of the 65+ generation. The course concept used Blended Learning (as the delivery method) and the Flipped Learning 3.0 framework. The Learning Platform was MOODLE (in the version 3.11) During the course, the trainers’ team observed various problems of the learners in using Moodle. Read More …

Video-making with Animoto and Powtoon

Animoto and Powtoon are very interesting tools to make and edit videos. These kinds of websites allow for the creation of videos without having prior graphic design skills. Maybe this can be considered their greatest advantage. You can use videos with several scopes. One idea is to create videos to advertise your own organization. This Read More …

Do you use Infographics?

Infographics are depictions or illustrations of data, processes, and information. They are a useful tool for learning (in Flipped Learning 3.0 mainly in the Individual Learning Space). Unlike longer text, they show a combination of text and illustrations. This makes it easier to convey the content and is, basically, a form of multimedia content. Unfortunately, Read More …

H5P Image Hotspots

What are image hotspots? The Image hotspots content type allows you to place an overlay of hotspots on images and graphics. The user presses the hotspots to reveal an associated text. Image hotspots can be useful for creating infographics fast and simply. Use any image and enrich it with points of interest and in-depth information Read More …

Learning-Teaching-Training Event in Odense (DK)

The LTT1 (Learning-Teaching-Training event) took place in Odense (Denmark) from April 20th until April 22nd. Trainers and trainees from all partners participated in this very specific training. The aim of the training was the presentation of each analyzed tool and the personal practical experience (as a hands-on training) with each tool and to develop the Read More …

Padlet

In the frame of the preparation of the first Learning-Teaching-Training Event in Odense (Denmark) we created a small Padlet. This tool is an extremely easy-to-use tool that allows learners to collaborate online by posting text, images, links, documents, videos, and voice recordings.   What is Padlet? Padlet is a digital tool that can help educators Read More …