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ERIC Number: EJ989339
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
Tangible Multimedia: A Case Study for Bringing Tangibility into Multimedia Learning
Tsong, Chau Kien; Chong, Toh Seong; Samsudin, Zarina
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v11 n4 p442-450 Oct 2012
Multimedia augmented with tangible objects is an area that has not been explored. Current multimedia systems lack the natural elements that allow young children to learn tangibly and intuitively. In view of this, we propose a research to merge tangible objects with multimedia for preschoolers, and propose to term it as "tangible multimedia". To evaluate the feasibility of such multimedia prior to actual research, a prototype named "TangiLearn" has been developed for a case study. This paper is the report of what we discovered during the study. The study concluded that "TangiLearn" enhanced the preschoolers' enjoyment and learning performance. (Contains 4 figures.)
Sakarya University. Esentepe Campus, Adapazari 54000, Turkey. Tel: +90-505-2431868; Fax: +90-264-6141034; e-mail: tojet@sakarya.edu.tr; Web site: http://www.tojet.net
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Kindergarten; Preschool Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia