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Kang, Myunghee; Yoon, Seonghye; Kang, Minjeng; Jang, JeeEun; Lee, Yujung – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2018
The purpose of this study was to design and develop an educational game which facilitates building adolescents' knowledge and attitudes in financial principles of a daily life. To achieve this purpose, the authors designed a learner-centered big game for financial education by applying an experience-based triple-diamond instructional design model…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes, Money Management
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Jones, Monty; Dexter, Sara – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2018
This mixed-methods study examined the technology integration learning activities of four teachers throughout one year using weekly quantitative surveys and a series of three qualitative individual interviews. Through the teachers' own voices an illustration of their learning processes is presented, and the gap between what is supported by their…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration, Learning Activities, Faculty Development
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Kjaergaard, Hanne Wacher; Fougt, Simon Skov – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2016
This article describes a professional development project for teachers that aimed at developing innovative teaching with ICT in a 21st-century understanding of the term innovative. The article describes the result of the intervention and the practice-based method used for this professional development project. Data from teacher planning,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Competencies, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
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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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Tillman, Daniel A.; An, Song A.; Cohen, Jonathan D.; Kjellstrom, William; Boren, Rachel L. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2014
This mixed methods study examined the impacts of digital fabrication activities that were integrated into contextualized mathematics education. The study investigated the students' mathematics content knowledge and attitudes. Data analysis yielded two key findings regarding our intervention combined with the other mathematics activities resulted…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes
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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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Ohlson, Matthew; Froman, Russell – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
CAMP (Collegiate Achievement Mentoring Program) Gator is a leadership-mentoring program in which collegiate student leaders serve as mentors to at-risk K-12 students. In addition, partnerships with Cisco and Franklin Covey Education have provided the program with the technology resources to conduct "virtual leadership mentoring" sessions…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, At Risk Students, Mentors, Pilot Projects
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Cook, Michelle; Wiebe, Eric; Carter, Glenda – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2011
This study is part of an ongoing research project examining middle school girls' attention to and interpretation of visual representations of DNA replication. Specifically, this research examined differences between two different versions of a multimedia presentation on DNA, where the second version of the presentation was redesigned as a result…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Middle School Students, Females, Eye Movements
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Sullivan, Sarah; Gnesdilow, Dana; Puntambekar, Sadhana – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2011
The incorporation of various textual resources into scientific inquiry is important for establishing background knowledge. Many of these resources are now presented in hypertext or hypermedia environments, which require students to comprehend and actively integrate information from multiple sources. Further, numerous practices employed by readers…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Inquiry, Middle School Students
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Hughes, Janette; Gadanidis, George – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2010
This paper is exploratory in nature and our research goal is to develop a conceptualization of "learning as community service" in a new media context. The setting for the study is an after-school program involving middle school children in a First Nations community. In the after-school program, children developed knowledge about (1) their…
Descriptors: School Activities, After School Programs, Service Learning, Community Services
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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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Goldsworthy, Richard; Schwartz, Nancy – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
STD infection among adolescents is a significant public health concern. Surveys indicate that parents believe STD and HIV/AIDS are appropriate topics for middle school and high school students; however, school-based STD education efforts remain inconsistent, perhaps in part as a result of the lack of standardized, well-distributed curricula.…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Middle Schools, Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Garthwait, Abigail – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2007
During a six-month naturalistic study, the author conducted an ethnographic examination of a seventh grade hypermedia unit. Beginning with the global question, "In what ways are computers used to support the education of middle school students?" the researcher coded and analyzed observations, interviews and projects. Three themes emerged: the…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Computer Uses in Education, Hypermedia, Middle School Students
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Puntambekar, Sadhana; Goldstein, Jessica – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2007
With the proliferation of technology, electronic texts in the form of hypertext and hypermedia systems as well as digital libraries are increasingly being used in scientific inquiry. Digital or hypertext documents are nonlinear and flexible, and enable students to follow their own investigation paths. However, the flexibility also poses challenges…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Hypermedia, Concept Mapping, Grade 6
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Garthwait, Abigail – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2004
The contribution of qualitative research consists in "description, verification (of existing theories, hypotheses, generalizations, or practices), evaluation or prescription, as well as understanding" (Glesne & Peshkin, 1992, p. 16). This qualitative study examined the dynamics and complexities, which occur in the natural setting of a seventh…
Descriptors: Hypermedia, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Benefits, Grade 7