Chapter 2

One Time Through the Process—A 30,000-Foot View

Before we start with video, let's take a step back and look at a design and development process for multimedia generally. If you understand the process described here, you'll see how the production of video fits into a larger process. When we're producing digital video for learning, it is rarely the case that we're producing fifteen- or thirty-minute videos, used like movies in the old days of instructional film. Most often now, we're using shorter video clips within a larger production, typically a website. We do that because using several media gives us flexibility in budget and time to use each medium for what it does best. Static images do some things really well, and they cost significantly ...

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