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Multimedia Literacy

This research guide will help you to get started on your multimedia project.


Getting Started: Multimedia Literacy

Multimedia literacy is the set of abilities that enables an individual to effectively find, interpret, evaluate, use, and create multimedia. This guide is intended to help students and instructors with multimedia-based projects-- whether a video, podcast, or other audio-visual assignment. 

The guide is divided into three sections, which follow the multimedia-design process: from pre-production, which is the planning phase, to production, which is the gathering phase, to post-production, which is the editing phase. We've also included helpful resources for students and faculty. Feel free to contact one of the librarians at the Student Multimedia Design Center if you have any questions, or to set up a consultation session to go over the technical aspects of the multimedia assignment. You can also make an appointment for a consultation session at the Multimedia Writing Center to go over the rhetorical effectiveness of your multimedia project.