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Duveskog, Marcus; Sutinen, Erkki – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
Secondary school students in Tanzania were involved in the development of a digital platform for HIV education and counseling. A major reason for the failure of most HIV and AIDS campaigns in Sub-Saharan Africa is the lack of understanding the social structures that maintain the actual cause of the problems. Having the target group as co-designers…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Learning, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Govindasamy, Malliga K. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
This study was designed to examine whether embodied agent integrated with the pedagogical approach of learning by asking questions impacts lower academic ability students' perceived science self-efficacy beliefs, immediate and delayed retention and whether the students' cognitive styles interact with the treatment condition in the outcome…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes, Energy, Retention (Psychology)
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Cowan, Pamela; Butler, Ryan – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
The use of new mobile technologies is still in its infancy in many secondary schools and there is limited evidence of the educational and pedagogical benefits on pupils' learning in the formal school context. This qualitative study focuses on the use of handheld devices to teach a topic in geography to an examination class. Action research…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Phirangee, Krystle – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
This paper is a report on the findings of a study involving four full-time elementary teachers, who incorporated technology into their teaching to various degrees. The study was guided by the overarching question: How is participation within Web 2.0 spaces reshaping teaching and learning in the elementary classroom? To explore this question, a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Al-Abbasi, Daniah – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
Poor multimedia comprehenders suffer from a decreased ability in comprehending complex textual and pictorial materials (Maki & Maki, 2002). This deficit will lead to an overloaded working memory and consequently decreased performance (Carretti, Borella, Cornoldi, & De Beni, 2009). The purpose of this research study was to examine the effects of…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Multimedia Materials, Retention (Psychology), Short Term Memory
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Rey, Gunter Daniel – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
The seductive detail effect arises when people learn more deeply from a multimedia presentation when interesting but irrelevant adjuncts are excluded. However, previous studies about this effect are rather inconclusive and contained various methodical problems. The recent experiment attempted to overcome these methodical problems. Undergraduate…
Descriptors: Instructional Material Evaluation, Instructional Materials, Multimedia Materials, Undergraduate Students
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Akhras, Caroline – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
Deciding to go the extra mile to continue self-development does not necessarily mean learning to assimilate online technology into one's field of expertise though it has been found that general-purpose social networking sites are a popular venue for peer socialization where goals are shared, integrated, and mastered virtually. It has been found…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Feedback (Response), Goal Orientation, Masters Programs
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Davidson-Shivers, Gayle V.; Luyegu, Eunice; Kimble, Barbara E. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
Non-participation and poor quality participation in online environments is often discussed in the literature. Interaction and engagement in online discussions are critical for understanding and constructing new knowledge. In this case study, we examined messages posted by graduate students in four online debates for quantity and quality. The…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Persuasive Discourse, Student Participation, Debate
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Downey, Steve – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
Since the mid-1990s, however, the popularity, diversity, and application of virtual worlds have spread rapidly. As a result, existing taxonomies and topologies increasingly are becoming less effective at being able to classify and organize the growing diversification of content available in today's virtual worlds. This article presents the…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Classification, Definitions, Multimedia Materials
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Nichols, Andrea – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
"Blogging across the curriculum: Integrating blogging in the elementary classroom" is an Action Research Project that sought to explore the level of engagement in the writing process by students in grades 3, 4 & 5 while blogging across the curriculum. Blogging took place in homeroom classrooms as well as in the school's math, science and…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Research Projects, Action Research, Writing Processes
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Vandewaetere, Mieke – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
Providing learners with control over their learning does not always result in improved learning. For instance, research on tool-use in computer-based learning environments has demonstrated that tool-use behavior of learners is often suboptimal and does not fully support learning. Advice, or guided instruction, has been recognized as an…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Prior Learning, Student Motivation, Learner Controlled Instruction
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Cao, Jianxia; Nishihara, Akinori – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
More and more videos are now being used in e-learning context. For improving learning effect, to understand how students view the online video is important. In this research, we investigate how students deploy their attention when they learn through interactive slide video in the aim of better understanding observers' learning style. Felder and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Interactive Video
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Ellis, Holly; Howard, W. Gary; Donofrio, Heather H. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
The effects of gender and dominant mental process on learning is an area of increased interest among educators. This study was designed to explore those effects on hypermedia learning. The hypermedia module was created using a modified hierarchical structure, and a pre-test/post-test was conducted. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) was…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Sex, Context Effect, Learning Processes
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Kazakoff, Elizabeth; Bers, Marina – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
This paper examines the impact of computer programming of robots on sequencing ability in early childhood and the relationship between sequencing skills, class size, and teacher's comfort level and experience with technology. Fifty-eight children participated in the study, 54 of whom were included in data analysis. This study was conducted in two…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Programming Languages, Sequential Approach
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Ku, David Tawei; Huang, Yung-Hsin – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
This study developed a decision making process for the selection of rapid e-learning tools that could match different learning domains. With the development of the Internet, the speed of information updates has become faster than ever. E-learning has rapidly become the mainstream for corporate training and academic instruction. In order to reduce…
Descriptors: Industrial Training, Instructional Design, Electronic Learning, Internet
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