An Interactive Multimedia Instruction System: IMPRESSION for Multipoint Synchronous Online Classroom Environment

  • Yuki Higuchi
  • Takashi Mitsuishi
  • Kentaro Go
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4252)


In order to perform effective synchronous online classes with multimedia educational materials, we have developed interactive instruction system named IMPRESSION, which facilitates interactive presentation of various multimedia materials provided by web server on the Internet. In this paper, we clarify the design concept of our system, and show the design and implementation of it. And we discuss the effectiveness of our system through the practical use in the online class for high school students with high-bandwidth networks.


Laboratory Site Online Class Interactive Presentation Multimedia Material Slide Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuki Higuchi
    • 1
  • Takashi Mitsuishi
    • 1
  • Kentaro Go
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Educational InformaticsTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan
  2. 2.Center for Integrated Information ProcessingUniversity of YamanashiKofu, YamanashiJapan

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