ERIC Number: EJ542521
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Can Questions Facilitate Learning from Illustrated Science Texts?
Iding, Marie K.
Reading Psychology, v18 n1 p1-29 Jan-Mar 1997
Examines the effectiveness of using questions to facilitate processing of diagrams in science texts. Investigates three different elements in experiments on college students. Finds that questions about illustrations do not facilitate learning. Discusses findings with reference to cognitive load theory, the dual coding perspective, and the generative theory of textbook design. (PA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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