The Rich Media Playbook – Full Text

Rich media is a broad set of communication modes, channels, and resources to be used under certain conditions. We coalesce them into a set of media systems used in online learning: multimedia, social network systems, and Web-based tools.


Rich Media: Redefined for Teaching & Learning Online

We redefine rich media for teaching and learning online: Rich media is a class of media systems with favorable capabilities to communicate or organize information so that learners can form meaning or present it.


Instructor Competencies for Using Rich Media

Teaching online calls for a combination of technical and communication skills in a manner that aligns with a instructional goals. Here, we describe the areas of proficiency instructors need for teaching online with rich media, and a framework for organizing them for use in professional development.

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