ERIC Number: ED098968
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Current Research on the Relative Effectiveness of Selected Media Characteristics.
Gulliford, Nancy L.
The literature of research and theory on media, the psychology of learning, and the technology of instruction is reviewed. The focus is on discovering what is currently known about the intersection of these fields. Current thoughts and discoveries about brain structure and processing are discussed. The management of learning as a system is another topic reviewed here. Next, the relationship of certain media characteristics and instruction is discussed, namely: the picture, color, motion, and music. The effects that human perception and research should have on the design of materials and equipment are described. Finally, the optimum medium for different ages is discussed. (WH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh, PA.