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Learning Through Multimedia
July/August 1991 (vol. 11 no. 4)
pp. 58-66

The creation of multimedia composition tools for young learners is addressed. The factors to consider in designing composing tools are discussed. Such a set of tools, called the Multimedia Works software environment, is described. It consists of three programs: Media Space, a multimedia database and research program; Multimedia Works Composer, a storyboarding and presentation program; and Video Light Table, a direct manipulation video-clip editor. The use of student participation in developing the tools is also described. Some problems that are being worked on are examined.

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Roy D. Pea, "Learning Through Multimedia," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 58-66, July-Aug. 1991, doi:10.1109/38.126882
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