Abstract—The creation of student multimedia projects in university humanitarian education is especially relevant under the conditions of the pandemic and in the context of the necessity to interact, motivate and involve students in cooperation. The purpose of the academic paper lies in developing a methodology for creating student multimedia projects in university humanitarian education under the conditions of the pandemic. The research methodology is based on the requirements, criteria, methods, tools for creating multimedia projects, qualitative analysis of multimedia works on the basis of criteria for work assessment defined by teachers. The academic paper contains content analysis, visual analysis of 3 multimedia projects of students created as part of teamwork during the pandemic (20202021). The results testify to the effectiveness of the proposed flexible methodology for creating student multimedia projects, which has provided the following basic requirements, namely: sufficient quality for public announcement; compliance of audio and video with the requirements of broadcasting, clarity, intelligibility; author’s musical accompaniment of the work; providing students with the opportunity to determine the idea and format of the project. The principal features of creating student multimedia projects are as follows: 1) active use of social networks and websites by students; 2) involvement of various interested parties in projects; 3) participation of teachers as mentors, active participants of projects; 4) flexibility in defining the idea, genre, format, tools for promoting projects, content. The practical significance of the research results lies in the possibility of using the developed methodology for creating multimedia projects. As part of the implementation of projects, students have developed their own technical, organizational, creative abilities, the ability to work in a team and manage resources and time.
Index Terms—Multimedia projects, humanitarian education, students’ competencies, multimedia in education, multimedia technologies.
Mariana Angelova, Olena Brovko, Nina Zrazhevska, Alina Lisnevska, Tetiana Polishchuk, and Yana Fruktova are with the Department of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Ukraine (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).