Interactive Multimedia Design Considerations
In the last chapter we defined an authoring system as an integrated set of computer programs that allows the user (the author) to produce complex interactive training programs and presentations. In general, authoring systems facilitate the integration of graphics, animations, video, and audio into an integrated presentation and allow the end-user—the trainees, in most cases — to interact with the program to acquire new skills or information.
Suppose you have chosen an authoring system, and you have your content specified and your audience described; you’ve gone through all the preliminary steps of analyzing needs, and perhaps you’ve even done some storyboarding. Now what do you do?
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