ERIC Number: EJ1117553
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Does Visual Redundancy Inhibit Older Persons' Information Processing in Learning?
Zheng, Robert; Smith, Derek; Luptak, Marilyn; Hill, Robert D.; Hill, Justin; Rupper, Randall
Educational Gerontology, v42 n9 p635-645 2016
This study investigated the redundancy effect on older and younger persons' cognitive performance in a caregiver video training. Participants (N = 92) were recruited from one research-intensive university and three senior centers in a midsize city in the western United States. The mixed within- and between-subjects design was used. Participants watched the caregiving video with caption followed by a video without caption or vice versa depending on the condition. The results showed that older persons benefited from the redundancy learning whereas younger persons suffered from the redundancy learning. Implications of the findings are discussed with suggestions for future research.
Descriptors: Age Differences, Older Adults, College Students, Video Technology, Written Language, Hypothesis Testing, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Surveys, Individual Characteristics, Caregivers, Dementia, Statistical Analysis, Scores, Recall (Psychology), Cognitive Processes, Correlation, Educational Attainment, Technological Literacy, Multivariate Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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