The Architect Virtual Capitol website provides a virtual map constructed with layers of information about Washington D.C’s monumental landmarks
This website is used as a detailed virtual map of the main landmarks and establishments of Washington D.C. Within the website users are able to navigate the locations of Capitol Grounds, Botanic Gardens, Library of Congress Buildings, etc. When choosing a tab to discover, all the learner/user needs to do is decide what information they wish to uncover and the website will virtually take them to a new page with information of floor plans, location, and history of each building or location. Each tab of information is scattered and organized so the user does not become overloaded with cognitive information.
Through animation, narration, and links, this website proves to be an excellent example interactivity content.
Two principles that are revealed within The Architect Virtual Capitol website are the coherence principle and the redundancy principle. The animation of this website is structured so that when the user would graze their curser over an animation immediately an narration of text would appear to deceiver the graphic.
This website is also an example of a whole partial presentation. Whole partial presentation allows users to have complete control over the multimedia presentation. Interactivity stresses on the importance of reducing cognitive overload. Through the websites whole partial presentation,users are able to take all the time they need to build their understanding and coordinate with the narration explanation.