1, 2, and the beginnings of 3 are comprehensive and well researched.
You have shown to the reader that you understand the significance
and importance of educational multimedia and how your artifact will
contribute to the educational experience of your chosen target group.
It is also well written with few or no grammar and spelling errors.
It is also well referenced and you have used the APA style guides
1 distinctly states the purpose and rational of using multimedia
or distance learning in the classroom. If appropriate, it also explains
the UK's National Curriculum, including IT goals, and the NGfL.
If your chosen subject has some specific and different approach
to teaching and the use of multimedia (such as language instruction)
this needs to be stated here. You do NOT begin to define your project.
You do, HOWEVER, in the chapter state (very briefly) what your project
will be about, and then refer the reader to the Concept Document
located in the Appendix.
The purpose of this project will be to produce a multimedia artifact
designed to teach the concepts of light and motion to children
aged 7-8 studying science at Key Stage 2. (Appendix 1)
2 is a comprehensive review of the secondary literature
associated with instructional multimedia and distance learning if
appropriate. You have reviewed the literature and managed to understand
what is relevant without having to reference everything that you've
read. This chapter is well written and it is obvious that the words
are your own and that you understand what you've written. You have
also properly referenced all material.
3 has been started and the reviews/competitive analysis
of other educational media have been summarized and discussed. You
have begun the process of explaining your artifact and how it fits
in with the information/purpose stated in Chapter 1 and with the
review of the secondary literature in Chapter 2.
is included and the layout and style are according to the APA manual.
attached. At this point, these would include your Concept Document,
Functional Specification and Node Map.