DOI

10.5703/1288284313275

Report Number

FHWA/IN/JHRP-94/01J

Abstract

Multimedia with its ability to involve various human faculties through the use of various media forms, provides a robust environment in which to learn in. Retention improves significantly when media exercises these various human faculties. Studies indicate that students complete training in one-third the time of the traditional instruction method while reaching up to 50 percent higher competency levels. Utilizing this technology can provide improved training tools and learning environments for the Department. Because of the many potential applications, technical and nontechnical, that may exist within the Department for utilizing this technology; a study was performed to answer questions about the technology; a study was performed to answer questions about the technology of multimedia and how to best utilize it. This report summarizes the work of the study committee as it came up with answers to these questions.

Keywords

multimedia, training, employee assistance, computer, JHRP-017

SPR Number

017

Performing Organization

Joint Highway Research Project

Publisher Place

West Lafayette, IN

Date of this Version

1994