Practice Test Project 5
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer each question below. Enter your name and click the 'Grade Test' button to receive a graded study guide. You will not get a grade until all questions are answered.
1.
What tool allows individuals to learn by completing exercises using instructional software on computers?
 A: edutainment
 B: electronic book downloads
 C: distance learning
 D: computer-based training
2.
Which of the following uses text, graphics, sound, animation and video to explain a topic or provide additional information.
 A: iPod Books
 B: electronic reference text
 C: hyper-training
 D: digital media newspaper
3.
What music industry standard defines how digital musical devices represent sound electronically?
 A: MIDI
 B: MPEG
 C: JPEG
 D: ASCII
4.
What term describes a nonlinear approach to instruction, in which alternative paths through a lesson are provided based on students' responses?
 A: remediation
 B: branching
 C: self-pacing
 D: tutoring
5.
In a multimedia application, what function does a link serve?
 A: It allows users to access the program codes that run the application.
 B: It offers users the answers to test questions asked by edutainment software.
 C: It allows users to access information quickly and navigate from one topic to another in nonlinear fashion.
 D: none of the above
6.
What are educational software applications?
 A: computer software products used to support teaching and learning of subject-related content
 B: computer software products that rely on multimedia applications
 C: computer software products that provide opportunities for self-paced training
 D: both a and b
7.
Which is an example of a practical, commercial use of virtual reality?
 A: a magazine in electronic format
 B: a business course taught on the Web
 C: a simulated showroom that lets customers wander around and inspect products
 D: a check-in station that allows travelers to pick up airline tickets using a credit card
8.
Creating a digital media presentation involves ____.
 A: producing digital media elements
 B: defining elements relationships
 C: sequencing the elements
 D: all of the above
9.
What is an electronic book?
 A: a book-sized computer that allows users to read, save, highlight, bookmark, and add notes to online text
 B: a book-sized computer that presents PowerPoint slide shows
 C: a tool for sending and receiving messages electronically
 D: none of the above
10.
The interaction of virtual reality with live performance is called ____.
 A: e-performance
 B: e-zine
 C: converged media
 D: branching
11.
What does video consist of?
 A: visual frames that are played back at speeds of 15 to 60 frames per second
 B: visual frames that provide full motion in real-time
 C: an educational element required by most school districts for teaching students core subjects
 D: both a and b
12.
What is special about Walden University?
 A: All of its classrooms are Web-enhanced.
 B: All of its courses are taught entirely online.
 C: Students learn through edutainment.
 D: Students learn using information kiosks.
13.
What is text composed of?
 A: characters
 B: multimedia applications
 C: multimedia software programs
 D: data representations
14.
What is computer-assisted instruction?
 A: software that assists teachers with self-paced learning
 B: software designed to help teach facts, information, and/or skills associated with subject-related materials
 C: software that first supplies factual information and then uses repetitive exercises
 D: software that uses virtual reality technology to convey subject-related materials
15.
What is Web-based training?
 A: the use of multimedia applications for educational purposes
 B: a form of distributed education
 C: an approach to computer-based training that uses the technologies of the Internet and the World Wide Web
 D: the delivery of education from one location to another
16.
Which term describes a digital representation of nontextual information?
 A: link
 B: simulations
 C: graphics
 D: remediation
17.
Which of the following accurately describes Project Gutenberg?
 A: an electronic reference text
 B: an online resource that makes literary and reference books available for free
 C: a multimedia application used in businesses to train employees
 D: a software program that translates electronic books into different languages
18.
A(n) ____ course has the combination of face-to-face class meetings and online course sessions.
 A: online
 B: blended
 C: virtual reality
 D: enhanced
19.
What is one way that video compression works?
 A: through use of the MIDI standard
 B: by deleting certain portions of a video in order to save time during playback
 C: by taking advantage of the fact that only a small portion of an image changes from frame to frame
 D: by creating a series of three-minute segments that can take an entire gigabyte of storage each
20.
What is an open learning system?
 A: an integrated learning system in which students teach and teachers learn
 B: an integrated learning system that includes software titles from leading publishers
 C: an integrated learning system that focuses on providing students with remedial lessons
 D: an integrated learning system that combines educational simulation software with drill-and-practice lessons

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