Types of Educational Multimedia Resources

Multimedia is a broad term for combining multiple media formats. Whenever text, audio, still images, animation, video and interactivity are combined together, the result is multimedia. Slides, for example, are multimedia as they combine text and images, and sometimes video and other types.

Below you will find a list of various multimedia formats used in educational contexts. Click each one to see an explanation and some examples.

TEXT AND GRAPHICS

AUDIO

VIDEO

OTHER