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Hilbig, Annemarie; Proske, Antje – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2014
Although academic writing is a complex interplay of comprehending and producing text the aspect of collecting information from source texts is hardly addressed in writing research. This study examined the impact of instructions supporting the collection process on writing quality, as well as the role of prior motivation and computer experience.…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Writing Assignments, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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Solvie, Pamela A. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
This research project sought to examine the ways in which early childhood preservice teachers develop an understanding of diversity and the teacher's role in supporting learning in diverse classrooms. Preservice teachers in their initial foundations course and in their initial placements in early childhood settings were participants in the…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Teacher Role, Preschool Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Andrei, Stefan; Osborne, Lawrence; Smith, Zanthia – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
The current learning process of Deaf or Hard of Hearing (D/HH) students taking Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) courses needs, in general, a sign interpreter for the translation of English text into American Sign Language (ASL) signs. This method is at best impractical due to the lack of availability of a specialized sign…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, College Students, STEM Education
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Moos, Daniel – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
Distinct theoretical perspectives, Cognitive Load Theory and Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) theory, have been used to examine individual differences the challenges faced with hypermedia learning. However, research has tended to use these theories independently, resulting in less robust explanations of hypermedia learning. This study examined the…
Descriptors: Difficulty Level, Cognitive Processes, Prior Learning, Learning Strategies
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Siko, Jason; Barbour, Michael – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
Research on educational games often focuses on the benefits that playing games has on student achievement. However, there is a growing body of research examining the benefits of having students design games rather than play them. Problems with game design as an instructional tool include the additional instruction on the programming language…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Teaching Methods, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
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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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Moreno, Andres; Joy, Mike; Sutinen, Erkki – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
Computer generated animations are resources used to explain how programs are executed in order to clarify the relevant programming concepts. However, whilst trying to understand new programming concepts it is not clear how and when students benefit from an animation if they are using the tool on their own. To clarify the role of an animation tool…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Animation, Video Technology, Programming
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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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Erhel, Severine; Jamet, Eric – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2011
A large body of research has shown that incorporating text in the corresponding sections of an illustration facilitates the learning of illustrated documents. More recently, a series of studies has revealed that the use of interactive windows located close to the illustration causes similar effects. The aim of this paper is to help bring about a…
Descriptors: Illustrations, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Multimedia Instruction
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Foley, Alan – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2011
In this paper, data obtained from a university website accessibility and usability validation process are analyzed and used to demonstrate how the design process can affect the online experience for users with disabilities. Interviews, observations, and use data (e.g. where users clicked on a page or what path taken through a site) were collected.…
Descriptors: Standards, Special Needs Students, Testing, Evaluation Criteria
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Banister, Savilla; Reinhart, Rachel Vannatta; Ross, Cindy – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2010
Effective educators have incorporated media (images, diagrams, animations, simulations, audio, video, etc.) into their classroom instruction for many years, recognizing that these elements support student learning in powerful ways. Twenty-first century teaching and learning emphasizes media literacy as an integral skill and this type of literacy…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Media Literacy, Workshops, Inservice Teacher Education
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Demirbilek, Muhammet – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2009
Navigation issues and disorientation have been of interest to many researchers with different scientific and theoretical questions. However, previous work on this type of comparative and experimentation has been limited. In particular, little is known about the relationship among ease of use, disorientation, and interface windowing modes in a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Hypermedia, Correlation, Educational Environment
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Heo, Misook – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2009
This study examined the effects of the digital storytelling experience on pre-service teachers' self-efficacy towards educational technology. Additionally, this study examined professional dispositions including openness to change towards educational technology, degree of willingness to participate in professional development and technology…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Preservice Teachers
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Lee, Szu Hsin; Tseng, Hui Ching – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
In today's studies of how computer technologies are used in college art lessons, limited examples are focused on both digital instructional technology design and learning achievement. This study attempts to measure the learning achievement of college students from two intact groups in an art class when a multimedia form of instruction was utilized…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Art Education, Academic Achievement
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Ellison, Nicole; Wu, Yuehua – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
This exploratory study uses quantitative and qualitative data to explore (1) whether educational blogging is associated with gains in student comprehension, (2) the relationship between writing medium (online or hard copy) and student time on task, and (3) student perceptions of blogging in the classroom. College students (n=52) completed a series…
Descriptors: Writing Assignments, Student Attitudes, Time on Task, Journal Writing
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