The following ETD are amongst those listed on the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) Awards website . They illustrate how multimedia can be used to enhance the presentation of research results in a thesis or dissertation.
- Development and assessment of an innovative video to introduce concepts of adherence in Soweto, South Africa by Ilene Won,, Yale University, U.S.A. (2004).
This ETD includes information about a ‘culturally-sensitive audio-visual patient education program’ and includes a video in mpeg format:
- Universal biosignatures for the detection of life by Evan Dorn, California Institute of Technology, U.S.A. (2005).
This ETD incorporates 15 files. Alongside the main text in a pdf, are mpeg movie, xls spreadsheets and tar compressed data files: http://www.ndltd.org/a/ndltd.org/ndltd/ndltd-awards/innovative-etd-awards/awards/evanddorn
- Adjusting The Margins: Building Bridges Between Deaf and Hearing Cultures Through Performance Arts by Luane Ruth Davis Haggerty, Antioch University, U.S.A (2006).
In addition to the main text, this ETD includes 52 .mov videos: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=antioch1166037841
- The Virtual Pig Head: Digital Imaging in Cephalic Anatomy by Justin Tickhill, Ohio University, U.S.A. (2007).
In addition to the main text, this ETD includes 12 .mov files (computer animations of tomography):
- Mentoring Apprentice Music Therapists for Peace and Social Justice through Community Music Therapy: An Arts-Based Study by Guylaine Vaillancourt, Antioch University, U.S.A. (2009).
In addition to the main text, this ETD includes 21 mp3 audio files:
- Experimental investigations of step-pool channel formation and stability by Andre Zimmermann, University of British Columbia, Canada (2009).
The author of this ETD studied stream erosion through various micro-experiments in the laboratory and compiled time-lapsed photography and video clips to reveal particular phenomena: