Using Multimedia in Education

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Learning on the Brain



Dr. Joanie Farley Gillispie or contact Dr. Joanie at:


Berkeley City College


Berkeley City College
Multimedia Arts Department and Programs


Science Education for Public Understanding Program,
Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California at Berkeley.


Bubonic Plague video clip:


KQED Education Network
Media literacy resources


PBS Independent Lens
“Please Vote for Me” video


APA Stress Link
American Psychological Association


BioDot® Skin Thermometers


Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire
From the University of North Carolina
Dr. Richard Felder


 Complete the test, click submit, and then explore the Learning Style explanations.


Howard Gardner’s Theories of Multiple Intelligences
Organized by Alan Chapman, Leicester, England, Business Balls Website

Click on the first test (self-calculating) then save to disc and browse the explanations.


TED Conference Sound Bytes: Whole Brain Living


 TED Conferences on YouTube – Technology, Entertainment, & Design


Elizabeth Gilbert
“Creativity & Fear: What Are We Put on this Earth To Do?”
(see also Amy Tan)


Jill Taylor
“Dreams, Delusion, and Reality: Stroke of Insight”


 Lawrence Lessig User
“Generated Content on Your Mind: How the Law Strangles Creativity”


Mattieu Ricard, Molecular Biologist-Buddhist Monk
“The Habits of Happiness”


Yale University
Academic Earth


McGill University
The Brain


University of Michigan
What is Psychology?


JOLT – Journal of Online Teaching and Learning


 Mind Mapping


Tony Buzan
“Thinking Tool”


John Medina
“Brain Rules”


Dr. Oliver Sacks
Neurologist, best-selling author of “Awakenings” and “Musicophilia”, and inspiration for the NOVA documentary “Musical Minds”, Oliver Sacks believes musical training should be a part of early education because of music’s huge effect on the brain.


Stephen Pierce
“Mind Mapping to Retain What You Read”


Free browser-based mind mapping tool


Free mind mapping software written in Java


 Media Literacy



 National Association of Media Literacy Education


Media Literacy Curriculum Model


Center for Media Literacy


“Steal this Film”
Culture as Copying


John Suler, Rider University
“The Psychology of Cyberspace”


Spike Lee
“You Choose the Best Babelgum”
Babelgum Online Film Festival


Internet Memes
“An interactive view of the all the memes that swept across the internet and burrowed in our zeitgeist. Built from Wikipedia and Memelabs, open for you to add and maintain”

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