I think highlighting an area on your screen to draw attention to the main focus is a great tip. In some videos it is difficult to tell which item to focus in on as a viewer. It can also be distracting to have a mouse scrolling around on the slides pointing to the item. I will definately be changing how I highlight the focus item.
Week 2: Explore Research on Graphics in Learning
Communication Functions in Graphics
Psychological Functions of Graphics
How have these ideas changed your thinking about graphics for learning? Do you disagree with any of the material presented in this task? What role have graphics played in your multimedia? Will you change how you use graphics in the future?