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Zydney, Janet Mannheimer – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2005
This pilot study investigated the effectiveness of a multimedia learning environment called "Pollution Solution" on eighth-grade students' ability to define a complex problem. Sixty students from four earth science classes taught by the same teacher in a New York City public school were included in the sample for this study. The classes…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Earth Science, Teaching Methods, Multimedia Instruction
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Swan, Karen – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1994
Describes the design of a hypermedia application, "Set on Freedom," on the American civil rights movement and presents preliminary qualitative and quantitative research on its use in a seventh- and eighth-grade classroom. Results suggest that hypermedia applications can be designed to support development of historical thinking. (Contains…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Repman, Judi; And Others – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1993
Discussion of collaborative hypermedia instruction focuses on a study that compared the achievement of eighth-grade students working individually or in pairs on a hypermedia-based unit on computer ethics. Group composition (i.e., homogeneous versus heterogeneous pairs) and the impact of social context are investigated. (Contains 41 references.)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Analysis of Variance, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction