Idowu Lanre, Michael Olubunmi Odewumi


The use of multimedia in teaching and learning leads to permanent learning. Multimedia refers to any interactive application that integrates text, color, graphical images, animation, audio sound, and full motion video in a single application. Multimedia learning systems offer a potentially venue for improving student understanding about arts. Teachers try to find the most effective way to create a better arts teaching and learning environment through multimedia technologies. In this paper, the researchers defines multimedia, relevance of multimedia in teaching, and the needs to make full use of multimedia to create an authentic visual arts teaching and learning environment where students can easily acquire natural skill and effectively.


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