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Choi, Ikseon; Lee, Sang Joon; Jung, Jong Won – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
Although many benefits of case-based instruction with multimedia have been reported, there are few empirical studies of how the benefits of multimedia case-based instructions (MCBIs) are mediated by students' individual differences, such as their learning styles. Understanding the relationships between students' learning styles and the learning…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Dental Schools, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Student Diversity
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Wei, Fu-Hsiang; Chen, Gwo-Dong; Wang, Chin-Yeh; Li, Liang-Yi – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2007
Web-based discussion forums enable users to share knowledge in straightforward and popular platforms. However, discussion forums have several problems, such as the lack of immediate delivery and response, the heavily text-based medium, inability to hear expressions of voice and the heuristically created discussion topics which can impede the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Internet, Telecommunications, Computer Mediated Communication
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Salen, Katie – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2007
Educators and education advocates have recently acknowledged that the ability to think systemically is one of the necessary skills for success in the 21st century. Game-making is especially well-suited to encouraging meta-level reflection on the skills and processes that designer-players use in building such systems. Membership in a community of…
Descriptors: Literacy, Play, Reading Skills, Educational Games
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Bird, Nora – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2006
The World Wide Web (Web), the largest multimedia system in existence, has been heralded by many as the perfect tool for lifelong learning. One topic mentioned in this regard is science, since many adults have little prior knowledge about it and the field is constantly changing. Yet little empirical research has been done to examine how web…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Learning Theories, Lifelong Learning, Internet
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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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Chen, Jueming; Kinshuk – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2005
The use of computers and the Internet has successfully enabled educational institutions to provide their students and staff members with various online educational services. With the recent developments in mobile technology, further possibilities are emerging to provide such services through mobile devices such as mobile phones and PDAs. By…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Technology Integration
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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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Shortridge, Ann; Sabo, George – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2005
In the fall of 1996, the Arkansas Archeological Survey and the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville received a $180,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Teaching With Technology program. The goal of this grant initiative was to encourage creation of content-rich, computer-based materials…
Descriptors: Internet, Grants, Educational Technology, United States History
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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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Vila, Joaquin; Lim, Billy; Anajpure, Archana – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2004
The most common interaction with the Web is through the ubiquitous browser using visual interfaces. Most search engines use traditional visual interfaces to interact with its users. However, for certain applications and users it is desirable to have other modes of interaction with the Web. Current interfaces limit the mobility of the user and…
Descriptors: Interaction, Internet, Search Engines, Search Strategies
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Dodds, Philip; Fletcher, J. D. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2004
Empirical evaluations suggest that use of interactive technologies can reduce the costs of instruction by about one-third. In addition, they can either increase achievement by about one-third while holding time constant or reduce time needed to achieve targeted instructional objectives by about one-third. These technologies can be delivered over…
Descriptors: Semantics, Internet, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
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Chang, Chih-Kai – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2004
As web-based courses using videos have become popular in recent years, the issue of managing audio-visual aids has become pertinent. Generally, the contents of audio-visual aids may include a lecture, an interview, a report, or an experiment, which may be transformed into a streaming format capable of making the quality of Internet-based videos…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Based Instruction, Learning Strategies, Audiovisual Aids
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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)
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Kumta, Shekhar M.; Tsang, Pak L.; Hung, Leung K.; Cheng, Jack C. Y. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2003
Purpose: To study the performance of final year medical students, at the end of module assessments, following exposure to a web-based tutorial programme designed to facilitate critical thinking and logical reasoning. Method: Multimedia enhanced web-based tutorials based on patient oriented problems, designed to develop higher cognitive skills in…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Tutorial Programs, Medical Students, Decision Making Skills
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