Fred T. Hofstetter was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. A graduate of Saint Joseph's College with a Ph.D. from Ohio State University, Dr. Hofstetter is director of the Instructional Technology Center at the University of Delaware. Author of the PODIUM hypermedia application generator, he has written many books and articles about multimedia. He has lectured widely throughout Europe, Africa, Australia, Canada, the United States, and the Pacific Rim.Hofstetter, Fred T. is the author of 'Multimedia Literacy, 3rd Ed.' with ISBN 9780072384406 and ISBN 0072384409.