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Ku, David Tawei; Cheng, Yu-Mei – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2016
We adopted an experimental design to investigate the effects of various media presentation modes on the reading attention and comprehension of Taiwanese elementary school students. The participants comprised 138 students from 4 classes of third grade elementary school students from New Taipei City, Taiwan. The participants attended 5 short stories…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Attention Span, Reading Comprehension
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Rikala, Jenni – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2015
This paper examines how a mobile learning application can enhance children's outdoor learning experiences. The study draws upon empirical evidence gathered in one case study conducted in a Finnish primary school setting in the fall of 2012. The data were collected with student and teacher surveys. The case study indicated that the mobile…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Chen, Ching-Huei; Huang, Kun – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2014
An experiment was conducted to examine how different response modes for practice questions and the presence or absence of cues influenced students' self-efficacy beliefs, perceived cognitive load, and performance in language recall and recognition tasks. One hundred fifty-seven 6th grade students were randomly assigned to one of four conditions:…
Descriptors: Cues, Second Language Learning, Cognitive Ability, Self Efficacy
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Govindasamy, Malliga K. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
This study was designed to examine whether embodied agent integrated with the pedagogical approach of learning by asking questions impacts lower academic ability students' perceived science self-efficacy beliefs, immediate and delayed retention and whether the students' cognitive styles interact with the treatment condition in the outcome…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes, Energy, Retention (Psychology)
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Phirangee, Krystle – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
This paper is a report on the findings of a study involving four full-time elementary teachers, who incorporated technology into their teaching to various degrees. The study was guided by the overarching question: How is participation within Web 2.0 spaces reshaping teaching and learning in the elementary classroom? To explore this question, a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Ciampa, Katia – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
This qualitative study stemmed from a concern of the perceived decline in students' reading motivation after the early years of schooling. The current research explored eight grade 1 students' experiences with online electronic storybooks (eBooks). Eight students were given ten 25-minute sessions with the software programs over 15 weeks.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 1, Reading Motivation, Educational Improvement
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Lai, Ah-Fur; Chen, Deng-Jyi; Chen, Shu-Ling – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
The IRT (Item Response Theory) has been studied and applied in computer-based test for decades. However, almost of all these existing studies evaluated focus merely on test questions with text-based (or static text/graphic) type of presentation form illustrated exclusively. In this paper, we present our study on test questions using both…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Semantics, Difficulty Level, Item Response Theory
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Eshet, Yoram; Chajut, Eran – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2007
The story-telling multimedia, Living Book, is one of the most common edutainment genres, in which children hear and play with interactive and animated stories, in a highly-engaging multimedia environment. Living Books are designed so that every word of the story is projected as text on the computer monitor simultaneously with its narration. This…
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials
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Lim, Cher Ping; Pek, Meow Sien; Chai, Ching Sing – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2005
Research studies have shown that effective classroom management is a necessary condition for successful ICT integration in schools. Drawing upon the classroom management practices of teachers in a Singapore primary school, this article describes how the elements of classroom management facilitate the creation of a conducive learning environment to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Techniques, Information Technology, Educational Technology
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Lim, Cher Ping; Tay, Lee Yong – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2003
Based on a case study of an elementary school in Singapore, this article describes and analyzes how different types of ICT tools (informative, situating, constructive, and communicative tools) are used to engage students in higher-order thinking. The discussion emphasizes that the objective of the lesson and the orienting activities, rather than…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Information Technology, Thinking Skills