Introduction to Digital Media for Learning

  • Florence Martin
  • Anthony Karl Betrus


In this chapter, we provide an overview of elements that make up digital media/multimedia, along with the common tools used to create them and the description of digital media solutions. We also include the competencies expected of someone developing multimedia. We then discuss best practices for developing digital media, including the use of development models. We conclude with a summary of benefits and challenges of integrating digital media for learning.


Digital media definition Digital media elements Digital media classification Digital media best practices Digital media competencies Digital media benefits and challenges 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florence Martin
    • 1
  • Anthony Karl Betrus
    • 2
  1. 1.University of North Carolina CharlotteCharlotteUSA
  2. 2.State University of New York at PotsdamPotsdamUSA

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