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ERIC Number: EJ1144193
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1528-3518
Vital Signs for Instructional Design
Ley, Kathryn; Gannon-Cook, Ruth
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v15 n2 p21-34 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between a collaborative design process for selecting instructional graphics and online learner perceptions of graphic appropriateness. At the end of their online graduate course, 9 students ranked how appropriately each of 25 graphics represented 1 of 8 human performance technology concepts. The analysis revealed the collaboration between 2 designer-researchers, 1 with content expertise and 1 with semiotic and graphic expertise, does not ensure appropriate graphics selection. When combining text with an image in a graphic, the image can communicate inappropriateness even when the text is consistent with the concept.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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