This paper presents important issues on the design and implementation of a Multimedia Digital Classroom (MDC) system with its applications. The MDC system is implemented in Java language. It aims at providing important tools to support a distributed interactive education environment. The system consists of a classroom manager and some powerful teaching application tools. The classroom manager is a sharing system with a database. The teaching application tools include of Multimedia Internet Browser, Shared White Board, Multi-Channel Audio Conference, WWW-Based Note-Taking System, and Instruction Evaluation System. The MDC system and these application tools have been implemented and tested on the heterogeneous environment where workstations and PCs are connected through networks.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Media Technology
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering