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Theory and Research in Social Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (2008) pp. 206–232
This article reports on the findings of a study designed to assess the utility of a multimedia tutorial intended to scaffold the development of historical source analysis through the use of the SCIM strategy. Seventy-seven undergraduate students (29 ...
Theory and Research in Social Education Vol. 31, No. 1 (2003) pp. 72–104
The National Council for the Social Studies has explicitly advocated technology integration into the social studies classroom to transform the teaching and learning of key social studies content and skills. While the call for technology integration...
Using Multimedia to Prepare Preservice Social Studies Teachers for the Teaching of Historical Inquiry
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4796–4800
The purpose of this paper is to detail the collaborative efforts currently underway to prepare social studies teachers to learn to teach historical inquiry through using a multimedia tutorial. The paper discusses (a) the current state of teaching...
Working Memory Capacity and Mobile Multimedia Learning Environments: Individual Differences in Learning While Mobile
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 511–530
The present study examined the effects of individual differences in working memory capacity (WMC) on learning from an historical inquiry multimedia tutorial in stationary versus mobile learning environments using a portable digital media player (i.e....
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2015) pp. 1333–1343
The construction of asynchronous learning environments often involves the creation of self-paced multimedia instructional episodes that provide the learner with control over the pacing of instruction (segmentation); however, does the amount of...
The Effects of Training, Modality, and Redundancy on the Development of a Historical Inquiry Strategy in a Multimedia Learning Environment
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (2009) pp. 255–269
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of training, modality, and redundancy on the participants' ability to apply and recall a historical inquiry strategy. An experimental research design was utilized with presentation mode as the...
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching Vol. 15, No. 1 (2004) pp. 7–30
Distance education has become a major form of education in the United States. This surge in popularity has launched a plethora of scholarship emphasizing the distillation of those strategies which inform effective, learning experiences in the...
Computers & Education Vol. 78, No. 1 (September 2014) pp. 78–86
Students often have their own individual laptop computers in university classes, and researchers debate the potential benefits and drawbacks of laptop use. In the presented research, we used a combination of surveys and in-class observations to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3832–3833
This roundtable is designed to share and demonstrate the potential of multimedia technologies to prepare teachers and students for historical inquiry. The multimedia historical inquiry tutorial leverages current research on historical thinking and...
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching Vol. 15, No. 1 (2004) pp. 87–104
The development of distance and distributed learning environments on college campuses has created a need to reconsider traditional approaches to teaching and learning by integrating research and theories in human learning, pedagogy, and...