Exploring the Promise of Multimedia to Expand Educators’ Perceived Efficacy at Engaging Learners and Enriching Student Achievement
Abstract: Multimedia tools and resources play a ubiquitous role in the lives of society’s younger generations. They consume, create, and publish multimedia content at an unprecedented rate. This particular study purposes to explore the potential of multimedia integration to expand teachers’ perceived effectiveness at engaging learners and enhancing achievement. The method of inquiry is a qualitative case study consisting of in-class and online discussion forums and written reflection papers, each of which offer graduate education students the opportunity to share observations relating to the impact of multimedia integration upon their students’ levels of engagement and progress towards identified learning objectives.