||Requires student to have
networked computer to listen and view.
||Each presentation can
be completed just prior to release.
||Referenced material can
be incorporated in presentation by the simple use of a hypertext
||Requires a media-server
for optimal delivery although a basic Web-server (http) will suffice.
||Can be run on an off-network
computer and, in the case of DVD, a TV with DVD-player.
||Presentations need to
be completed far enough in advance to allow for compilation of reasonable
amounts of material and physical distribution of disks.
||If the referenced material
is to be viewed off-network, it must be harvested, formated and
integrated on the disk alongside the audio material. Permissions
may also be an issue.
||Disk-production has moved
to the desk-top and is, taking account of the distribution costs
alone, remarkably inexpensive.
||Once downloaded, can
be run on a portable music player or PDA as well as a computer.
||If distributed via download
can be completed just prior to release.
||No tight connection to
referenced material although the audio can provide instructions
to view particular text or a chart, separately distributed.
||Requires only a Web-server
to hold the files for student download.