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Does Combining the Embodiment and Personalization Principles of Multimedia Learning Affect Learning the Culture of a Foreign Language?
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 24, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 161–177
The purpose of this study was to investigate how social cues associated with the personalization and embodiment principles in multimedia learning affect the learning and attitude of students studying the culture of a foreign language. University...
Fethi A. Inan; Steven M. Crooks; Jongpil Cheon; Fatih Ari; Raymond Flores; Murat Kurucay; Dmitrii Paniukov
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 1 (Jan 30, 2015) pp. 123–130
The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of modality on learning from multimedia instruction. This study utilized a factorial between-subject design to examine the effects of modality on student learning outcomes, study patterns and...
The effects of verbally redundant information on student learning: An instance of reverse redundancy
Fatih Ari; Raymond Flores; Fethi A. Inan; Jongpil Cheon; Steven M. Crooks; Dmitrii Paniukov; Murat Kurucay
Computers & Education Vol. 76, No. 1 (July 2014) pp. 199–204
This study aimed to examine the effects of redundant on-screen text on student learning outcomes (i.e. comprehension, matching, spatial labeling, and diagram reconstruction) when learning from multimedia instruction. An interactive, learner...
An investigation of mobile learning readiness in higher education based on the theory of planned behavior
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 3 (November 2012) pp. 1054–1064
This study investigated the current state of college students' perceptions toward mobile learning in higher education. Mobile learning is a new form of learning utilizing the unique capabilities of mobile devices. Although mobile devices are...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 39, No. 1 (2011) pp. 87–103
This study aimed to investigate the effects of modality and gender on learning from a computer-based matrix graphic organizer. A 2 x 2 factorial experiment was created by crossing two presentation modes (visual text vs. spoken text) and gender....
Examining Online Learning Patterns with Data Mining Techniques in Peer-Moderated and Teacher-Moderated Courses
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 40, No. 2 (2009) pp. 183–210
The student learning process is important in online learning environments. If instructors can "observe" online learning behaviors, they can provide adaptive feedback, adjust instructional strategies, and assist students in establishing patterns of...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 37, No. 4 (2007) pp. 369–391
Previous research on graphic organizer (GO) note taking has shown that this method is most effective when the GO is presented to the student partially complete with provided notes. This study extended prior research by investigating the effects of...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 33, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 259–281
This study examined the effects of contiguity and feature animation on the recall, map reconstruction, inference performance, and en-route behavior of university students studying a computer-delivered reference map with associated text. Participants ...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 49, No. 2 (2005) pp. 40–45
This paper reviews the literature relative to academic dishonesty in WBDE settings assuming the average class size to be 30-50 students with the instructor filling the role of facilitator, concept expert, grader and mentor when necessary. It shows...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 31, No. 2 (2003) pp. 103–13
Describes a survey that was designed to examine faculty perceptions about the navigability and content of a specific Web-based resource and their attitudes about the instructional use of Web-based resources in general. Discusses teaching experience...
Examining the Effects of Notetaking Format on Achievement When Students Construct and Study Computerized Notes
Learning Assistance Review Vol. 6, No. 1 (2001) pp. 5–23
Describes two experiments conducted to investigate the effects of notetaking format on achievement. Students constructed and studied different types of notes: partial (framework and partial notes), skeletal (framework with no notes), and control (no ...
Journal of Experimental Education Vol. 66, No. 3 (1998) pp. 223–44
Studied effects of instructional method (cooperative vs. individual) and learner control of options on achievement, option use, attitudes, and interactions of college students during computer-based instruction. Achievement benefits of cooperative...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 29, No. 2 (1996) pp. 109–23
Investigated the effects of cooperative instruction, individual instruction, and learner control of instructional elements (practice items, summary material, review material) on 128 undergraduate students' test performance, attitudes, option use,...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 5, No. 3 pp. 243–254
Today's technology has reached new heights that have not been fully implemented. One of the areas where technology has not yet reached its full potential is in education. This study examined the effects of concreteness of location names and...
An Investigation of the Effects of Different Types of Activities during Pauses in a Segmented Instructional Animation
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 296–306
Since the complex and transient information in instructional animations requires more cognitive resources, the segmenting principle has been proposed to reduce cognitive overload by providing smaller chunks with pauses between segments. This study...