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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 119  

Teaching tips - 10 factors in media selection

Chief, Directorate of Medical Education College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

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Al-Umran K. Teaching tips - 10 factors in media selection. J Fam Community Med 2004;11:119

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  1. What size of group must be accommodated in one room?
  2. What is the range of viewing and hearing distance for the use of the media?
  3. How easily can the media be interrupted? (For pupil response and for providing feedback)
  4. Is the presentation adaptive to the learner's response?
  5. What does the desired instructional stimulus require? (Motion, color, still pictures, written words)
  6. Which media provide best for incorporating the learning objectives?
  7. Which media provide more of the instructional events?
  8. How much disruption does using the media cause?
  9. Is the backup easily available in case of equipment or power failure?
  10. How do cost compare with probable effectiveness?


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