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Maxwell, Pat; Smoker, Kari; Stites-Doe, Susan – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2018
The experience of students submitting written homework is compared to those using online homework platforms at a college in the northeastern United States. Results indicate that online homework platforms can increase student engagement in the course when students are satisfied with the platform's functionality and when students believe the…
Descriptors: Homework, Cognitive Style, Accounting, Business Administration Education
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Choi, Ikseon; Lee, Sang Joon; Jung, Jong Won – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
Although many benefits of case-based instruction with multimedia have been reported, there are few empirical studies of how the benefits of multimedia case-based instructions (MCBIs) are mediated by students' individual differences, such as their learning styles. Understanding the relationships between students' learning styles and the learning…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Dental Schools, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Student Diversity
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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
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Dowling, Carolyn – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1997
From dynamic spreadsheets through "microworlds" to virtual reality, the convenience and, in many instances, the seemingly intrinsic appeal of simulated environments exist in some tension alongside concerns regarding the relationship of the simulated to the "real" and the possible consequences for human thought, learning, and behavior. A selection…
Descriptors: Behavior, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Computer Simulation
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Jones, Tricia; Berger, Carl – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1995
Analyzes student use of a multimedia chemistry instructional program used in an undergraduate chemistry course. Examines student time spent on the software and student use of the software's media components. Finds that students have different usage patterns for completing the same assignment, indicating that students are able to use individual…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Chemistry, Cognitive Style, Computer Software