The Extent of Problems and Prospects of Enabling Multimedia Classroom in a City Girls’ College in Bangladesh
The aims and objectives of this paper is to justify the urgency and the strength of enabling multimedia classroom. the term ‘urgency’ is deliberately inserted because the paper will try to present how much reliance a student of a city, even a district level big towns, has built up on the online resources, promotional as well as entertaining and educational videos to procure in - text and out –of- text lessons. The dependence of the students on digital/visual format of resources can be epitomized as strength (both from the part of the learners and instructors) of using multimedia in a classroom. The new generation learners are being adapted and adopted with the idea of obtaining, transferring and disseminating information through digital contents via various social media. The educational institutions are now laboring much to materializing the trend of digitized generations to keep them connected with the institutions, teachers and texts. But this paper studies that problem prevails. Enabling multimedia classroom is not an economical process as a lecture method for imparting lessons. It requires several electronic and digital tools as well as the suitable classroom environment to establish those tools, the administrative decision and the academic efficiency. Several internal as well as external factors impede administrative as well as academic proficiency and efficiency which are hindering implementation of multimedia classroom in a girls’ college situated in a city of Bangladesh. This paper aims to curve out the problems in this attributive institutions of Bangladesh. The purpose of this initiative through explorative study is to identify the basic problems, which impede the creation of digitized classroom, and recommend probable ways for solution as the students’ orientation with digital version of learning should extend the plausibility of creating learner friendly multimedia classroom.
Keywords - Multimedia, Prospects, Challenges, Administrative, Academic, Girls, Bangladesh