An Interactive Multimedia Instruction System: IMPRESSION for Double Loop Instructional Design Process Model

Yuki HIGUCHI  Takashi MITSUISHI  Kentaro GO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E89-D   No.6   pp.1877-1884
Publication Date: 2006/06/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1093/ietisy/e89-d.6.1877
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Human Communication II)
Category: Service and System
Keyword: 
scenario-based instructional design,  instructional design process,  interactive presentation system,  multimedia communication,  

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Summary: 
In this paper, we propose an interactive instruction system named IMPRESSION, which allows performance of interactive presentations using multimedia educational materials in class. In recent years, although many practices of educational methodology with information technology and presentation tools using multimedia resources as educational materials have come into common use, instructors can only present such materials in a slide-sheet form through the use of such presentation tools in class. Therefore, instructors can neither do formative evaluations nor can they present suitable materials according to students' reactions in class. Our proposed methodology employs a scenario-based approach in a double loop instructional design process to overcome such problems. Instructors design an instructional plan as a scenario, and subsequently implement and modify the plan through formative evaluation during the class. They then conduct a summative evaluation based on planned and implemented instructions for redesign. To realize our methodology, in this paper we propose and design an instruction system that provides functions to select and present multimedia materials interactively provided on the Internet during the class; we then record these instructions. After implementing it, we confirmed that we can conduct the class flexibly based on our methodology through its practical use in an actual classroom environment.