ERIC Number: ED485051
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Reference Count: 14
Are Two Modalities Better Than One When Learning from Online Reference Maps?
Srinivasan, Sribhagyam; Han, Ningchun; Lewis, Daphne; Crooks, Steven M.
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 27th, Chicago, IL, October 19-23, 2004
This study focuses on the effects of map display and modality on learning geographical maps in a computer-based environment. Participants were randomly assigned to four versions of a computer program created by crossing two levels of map display (hypertext vs. rollover) with two levels of modality (audio vs. audio and text). Results showed that the modality factor affects recall and inference test performance of college students in map learning significantly.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.