Multimodal Learning

About Us

Imagine walking into a classroom where learning takes on various forms, all designed to engage your different senses. In this approach, known as multimodal learning, you are not just reading text or listening to lectures. You interact with material through videos, podcasts, hands-on projects, and even virtual reality experiences. Your eyes, ears, and even touch are harnessed to provide a richer understanding of the content. This form of learning acknowledges that you, like many others, may have different preferences and strengths in how you learn. By combining visual, auditory, and kinesthetic methods, the content becomes more accessible and meaningful to you. The diverse range of resources can foster your deeper connection with the subject, meeting you where you are and helping you thrive in your educational journey.

Multimodal Learning at CWU

Central Washington University embraces the opportunities afforded by multimodal learning, using innovative technologies to offer increased access to educational resources, address multiple ways of learning, prepare students to live and work in our new information society, and instill a passion for life-long learning.

The Office of Multimodal Learning supports faculty, students, and staff in:

  • Online Learning degree programs and courses
  • Distance Education courses at the Ellensburg campus and University Centers
  • Multimodal Education Center for teaching and learning with technology
  • Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)

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Contact Multimodal Learning

Forrest Hollingsworth, Program Support Supervisor

Samuelson Hall Suite 118