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ERIC Number: ED500048
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Apr-1
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 30
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
Application of Multimedia Design Principles to Visuals Used in Course-Books: An Evaluation Tool
Kuzu, Abdullah; Akbulut, Yavuz; Sahin, Mehmet Can
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET v6 n2 article 1 Apr 2007
This paper introduces an evaluation tool prepared to examine the quality of visuals in course-books. The tool is based on Mayer's Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning (i.e. Generative Theory) and its principles regarding the correct use of illustrations within text. The reason to generate the tool, the development process along with the theoretical procedures followed, reliability studies and users' manual of the instrument are provided within the study. Includes appendix: Evaluation Scale for Visuals. (Contains 2 figures.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey