Activity 1- Designing for
the Lowest Common Denominator (within reason!)
have determined that using audio, video, or both are the BEST technologies
to deliver your content and you want to integrate streaming technology
into your course Website. First, you must think about your audience:
What kind of Internet connection will
your students use to access your course materials?
If they are connecting via MODEM,
what is the speed?
150 Kbps (very unlikely!!)
T1 or T3 (Maybe from school, but definitely not from home!)
to the Media Streaming Technologies Web page at the University of Wisconsin
and evaluate 5 different presentation formats created with RealMedia. Each
presentation format can be viewed at different modem speeds. The presentation