Multimedia-Based Information System Students Presentation

Assoc. Prof. Leon Abdillah

Multimedia-Based Information System Students Presentation

Leon Andretti Abdillah


L.A. Abdillah, “Multimedia-Based Information System Students Presentation,” in The 1st Creative Media and Innovation Conference 2017 (CMIC2017), Novotel Hotel, Siamsquare, Bangkok, Thailand, December, 2017.


Current young college students was born with native knowledge in information technology field. They have inborn ability to sense and adopt the usefulness of information technology applications. Some of famous current information technology applications nowadays include social media (facebook), blog (wordpress), cloud repository (dropbox), video site (youtube), etc. This article discusses how lecturer involved multimedia-based presentation for those milleneal college students in information systems department. There are 147 sophomore students involved in the observation. Course subjects involved in this research are Supply Chain Management and System Analysis & Design. Both of those subjects consist of 16 (sixteen) weeks of meeting. Every student are asked to join a group and work in a specific theme. Each group must develop the multimedia presentation based on their choosen topic. The students develop their multimedia presentation by using free softwares and tools. At the end of the semester, every team musts present and reports their team project in the form of video presentation. Every student needs to present at least 4 (four) slides as part of group presentation, talk for at least 20 (twenty) seconds, use animation and sound. The results show that students’ groups able to create multimedia-based presentation in the form of video by using various of softwares, formats, durations and sizes. Three most famous video software used by students are Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, and Filmora. Video formats used by them are MP4 and WMV. The duration for their multimedia-based presentation is between 1 (one) minute and 15 seconds until 17 minutes and 14 seconds. The presentation size is between 8.2MB until 1.7GB. The groups that get an A score, are the groups that use: 1) Sony Vegas (MP4, WMV) in 6 (six) to 9 (nine) minutes, 2) Movie (MP4) in 7 (seven) minutes and 3) FreeMake (AVI ) in 13 (thirteen) minutes.

Keywords: Multimedia; Information Systems; Student Presentation.


Trigerring college students to create their multimedia-based presentation is the very useful in current blended learning environment. Several softwares are available to use in creating students’ video presentation. The quality of the presentation did not depend on file formats, size, or duration.The groups that get an A score, are the groups that use: 1) Sony Vegas (MP4, WMV) in 6 (six) to 9 (nine) minutes, 2) Movie (MP4) in 7 (seven) minutes and 3) FreeMake (AVI ) in 13 (thirteen) minutes. For next study, author would like to discuss the publishing student presentation in famous video based online application, YouTube, and combine it with blog activities with WordPress.


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