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Stiller, Klaus D. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2019
In three experiments, learners used computerized learning material, which consisted of static pictures and on-screen text relating to the physiology of vision in one of two formats. The formats differed in method of access to text. Accessing text by clicking on picture components was hypothesized to produce superior learning to linear access…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Visual Stimuli, Pictorial Stimuli
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Sendurur, Emine; Efendioglu, Esra; Senturk, Halil; Caliskan, Neslihan – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2019
This case study aims to explore how high-achievers search the web for two different task types: easy vs. difficult. It took place in a science high school accepting students according to national exam scores. 10 voluntary students participated in the sessions. They were assigned two tasks with no time limitation. Screens were recorded and a…
Descriptors: High School Students, High Achievement, Science Education, Special Schools
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Chen, Ching-Huei; Chang, Shu-Wei – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2015
The purpose of this study was to explore the effectiveness of adaptive assessment versus learner control in a multimedia learning system designed to help secondary students learn science. Unlike other systems, this paper presents a workflow of adaptive assessment following instructional materials that better align with learners' cognitive…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Learner Controlled Instruction
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Hilton, Jason; Canciello, Joseph – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2015
This article reports on original research into student perceptions of the implementation of an iPad-based English curriculum within a public secondary education setting. Building upon a theoretical foundation grounded in digital literacy and technology self-efficacy, this study captures the perceptions of male and female students who shed…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, English Instruction
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Kidd, Terry T.; Carpenter, B. Stephen, II – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2014
This paper serves as an exploration into the landscape of social media use in educational research as it relates to urban youth in the United States. Initially, a social and learning context is provided that situates the implications social media may have for urban youth within formal and informal educational spaces. The paper offers a discussion…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Urban Youth, Informal Education, Conventional Instruction
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Rubin, Jim – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
WebQuests have been a popular alternative for collaborative group work that utilizes internet resources, but studies have questioned how effective they are in challenging students to use higher order thinking processes that involve creative problem solving. This article explains how different levels of inquiry relate to categories of learning…
Descriptors: Internet, Problem Solving, Creativity, Computer Uses in Education
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Ware, Jennifer; Stein, Sarah – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
Mentors and role models can play a significant role in high school students' motivation to pursue specific careers later in life. Although the use of role models in the classroom is an important research topic, little research has been conducted on scaling up STEM role models reach through the use of video vignettes. This essay outlines a series…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Mentors, STEM Education, Role Models
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Retter, Shannan; Anderson, Christine; Kieran, Laura – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
This action research project explored the use of the iPad 2 in a special education classroom with high school students who were considered struggling readers to determine if an academic gain in reading comprehension, reading fluency, and vocabulary implementing the intervention of an iPad and four specific applications (apps). The high school…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Learning Disabilities, Special Education
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Casey, Gail – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
This article reports on part of the author's PhD action research study. It examines the complexity of features that social media and Web 2.0 offer when combined with face-to-face teaching and learning. Action research was used to help redesign the learning programs of XXX's thirteen Middle Years classes over an eighteen month period. These…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Interaction, Internet, Web Sites
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Huntington, Heidi; Worrell, Tracy – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
Studies show that use of computer-based information communication technologies (ICTs) can have positive impacts on student motivation and learning. The present study examines the issue of ICT adoption in the classroom by expanding the Technology Acceptance Model to identify factors that contribute to teacher acceptance and use of these…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Use Studies, Secondary School Teachers, Performance Factors
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Clark, Kevin; Sheridan, Kimberly – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2010
The findings from an after-school program entitled Game Design through Mentoring and Collaboration (GDMC) funded by the National Science Foundation's Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program. A total of 139 middle and high schools students in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to learn the basics of…
Descriptors: Mentors, After School Programs, Cooperation, Programming
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Niemczyk, Mary; Savenye, Wilhelmina – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2010
This study investigated the comparative effects of adjunct questions, student self-generated questions, and note taking on learning from a multimedia database. High school students worked individually or in cooperative dyads on a computer-based multimedia unit using a study guide to answer either adjunct questions, generate self-questions, or take…
Descriptors: Study Guides, Statistical Analysis, Scores, High School Students
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Savi, Christine Opitz; Savenye, Wilhelmina; Rowland, Cynthia – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
Web accessibility has become a paramount concern in providing equal access to audiences of all abilities. Unless web accessibility is supported and employed, the internet does not deliver worldwide access as it was intended. This study engaged 60 students in a secondary school setting in order to identify the navigational effectiveness and…
Descriptors: Design Requirements, Web Sites, Adolescents, Learning Modules
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Taylor, Pamela G.; Carpenter, B. Stephen, II – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2005
Teaching for understanding is a traditional goal in education that is enhanced through what curriculum theorists Wiggins and McTighe (1998) called "uncovering." In this article the authors describe the ways that interactive computer technology--hypertext--facilitates this act of "uncovering" as students try out ideas, formulate questions, and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Art Education, Educational Technology, Hypermedia
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Koroghlanian, Carol; Klein, James D. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2004
This study investigated the effects of audio, animation, and spatial ability in a multimedia computer program for high school biology. Participants completed a multimedia program that presented content by way of text or audio with lean text. In addition, several instructional sequences were presented either with static illustrations or animations.…
Descriptors: Illustrations, Computer Software, Biology, Spatial Ability
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