ERIC Number: EJ349682
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Effects of Text Illustration on Children's Learning of a School Science Topic.
Reid, D. J.; Beveridge, M.
British Journal of Educational Psychology, v56 pt3 p294-303 Nov 1986
This study of 272 13-year-old science students in England focuses on the effect of varied text and picture content on learning. A criterion-referenced objective items test was used to measure the effect of pictures on students of varying abilities and compare the effectiveness of traditional worksheet presentation and microcomputer presentation. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Aptitude Treatment Interaction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Criterion Referenced Tests, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries, Illustrations, Intermode Differences, Learning Processes, Media Research, Microcomputers, Predictor Variables, Readability, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)