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Tseng, Min-chen – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2010
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of reading hypertext on EFL learners' reading comprehension and analysis of contributing factors. Eighty-eight students joined the study. They took two reading comprehension tests: Hypertext Version and Printed text Version. After the tests, they were asked to fill out a questionnaire of…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Test Results, Printed Materials, Hypermedia
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Dabbagh, Nada; Blijd, Cecily Williams – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2009
This study is a third in a series of studies that examined students' information seeking and problem solving behaviors while interacting with one of two types of web-based representations of an ill-structured instructional design case: hierarchical (tree-like) and heterarchical (network-like). A Java program was used to track students' hypermedia…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Graduate Students, Quasiexperimental Design, Problem Based Learning
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Schrader, P. G.; Lawless, Kimberly; Mayall, Hayley – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
When examined across studies and fields, navigation research is fragmented and inconsistent. In this article, we argue that this is the result of navigation research having generally been conducted without guidance from an overarching theoretical framework. In order to illustrate our position, we have included results from a very simple…
Descriptors: Models, Internet, Research Methodology, Student Interests
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Zhu, Li; Grabowski, Barbara L. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2006
This quantitative study compared the instructional effects of two web-based animation strategies against static graphics by high and low prior knowledge participants. One strategy used animation to gain attention; the second to gain attention and provide elaboration. Participants were 111 college student volunteers. Two-way multiple analysis of…
Descriptors: Animation, Hypermedia, Instructional Effectiveness, Prior Learning
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Goh, Tiong; Kinshuk – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2006
Emerging from e-learning, mobile learning is going to be a significant next wave of learning environments. This is an evolving research area and many issues regarding mobile learning have not yet been exhaustively covered. This article focuses on implementing m-learning modules using a simple case study. Most existing typical e-learning systems…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Computers, Internet, Telecommunications
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Zaldivar, Vicente Arturo Romero; Arandia, Jon Ander Elorriaga; Brito, Mateo Lezcano – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2005
In this article, the main characteristics of the educational browser YADBrowser are described. One of the main objectives of this project is to define new languages and object models which facilitate the creation of educational applications for the Internet. The fundamental characteristics of the object model of the browser are also described.…
Descriptors: Internet, Programming, Programming Languages, Computer Software
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Eshet-Alkalai, Yoram – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2004
Digital literacy involves more than the mere ability to use software or operate a digital device; it includes a large variety of complex cognitive, motor, sociological, and emotional skills, which users need in order to function effectively in digital environments. The tasks required in this context include, for example, "reading" instructions…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Technological Literacy, Information Technology, Visual Perception
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Hasegawa, Shinobu; Kashihara, Akihiro; Toyoda, Jun'ichi – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2003
Learning with existing web-based resources has become popular and important, for example, in cases where there are diverse learning resources dealing with the same learning topic. However, many resources do not have a clear description of their characteristics, which makes it difficult for learners to select appropriate resources. This article…
Descriptors: Hypermedia, Educational Resources, Internet, Navigation (Information Systems)