ERIC Number: EJ619361
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
A Coherence Effect in Multimedia Learning: The Case for Minimizing Irrelevant Sounds in the Design of Multimedia Instructional Messages.
Moreno, Roxana; Mayer, Richard E.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v92 n1 p117-25 Mar 2000
Discusses two studies that explored whether adding music and/or sounds to multimedia instructional messages would improve the quality of college students' retention and transfer. Groups receiving both music and sounds performed worse than groups with neither. Students receiving sound only performed worse than groups not receiving sound. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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