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Ben-Yehudah, Gal; Eshet-Alkalai, Yoram – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2018
The use of digital materials in educational settings is common, despite evidence indicating that comprehension of digital text is inferior to comprehension of printed text. A potential solution to this problem is to use learning strategies for deeper text processing. Text-highlighting is a strategy known to improve comprehension of printed text;…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Study Skills, Study Habits, Notetaking
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Kumi, Richard; Reychav, Iris; Sabherwal, Rajiv – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2016
Many educational institutions are integrating mobile-computing technologies (MCT) into the classroom to improve learning outcomes. There is also a growing interest in research to understand how MCT influence learning outcomes. The diversity of results in prior research indicates that computer-mediated learning has different effects on various…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Outcomes of Education, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Caspi, Avner; Blau, Ina – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2011
The influence of media richness, media attentional load, social influence and users' prior experience with media on selection of media to transmit different messages to peers within an educational organization was tested. Media were discriminated by all potential variables. Support was found for the role of prior experience and social influence in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Influences, Experience, Rural Schools
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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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Caspi, Avner; Gorsky, Paul – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2005
This article examines the impact of several variables on media choice among 51 distance education course coordinators at the Open University of Israel. Hypotheses were drawn from Media Richness Theory (Daft & Lengel, 1984), Social Influence Theory (Fulk, 1993), Media Symbolism (Trevino, Lengel & Daft, 1987), and Experience Account (King…
Descriptors: Media Selection, Influences, Distance Education, Coordinators