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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

June 2011 Volume 20, Number 3


Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Podcasting, Cognitive Theory, and Really Simple Syndication: What is the potential impact when used together?

    Andersen Lori, College of William and Mary, United States

    The addition of video capabilities to portable media playing devices has engendered a broader definition of the term podcast to include video files. Current research designs on podcast use in... More

    pp. 219-234

  2. Evaluation by university students of the use of applets for learning Physics

    Xavier Bohigas, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain

    We present the results of a study carried out with students in their second year of Industrial Engineering to find out students' levels of satisfaction concerning the use of simulation tools (in... More

    pp. 235-245

  3. Teachers’ initial and sustained use of an instructional assistive technology tool: Exploring the mitigating factors

    Emily C. Bouck, Purdue University, United States

    This qualitative research project explored factors that mitigated teachers implementing an instructional assistive technology and factors that mitigated its sustained use. Specifically, it explored... More

    pp. 247-266

  4. Evaluating the Pedagogical Impact of a Virtual World Using Concept Mapping

    Gregory MacKinnon & Jon Saklofske, Acadia University, Canada

    A virtual world was created in an effort to supplement the study of the novel “The Natural Daughter”. The educational impact of the virtual world experience on college students of English... More

    pp. 267-281

  5. Seductive details in multimedia messages

    Günter Daniel Rey, University of Würzburg, Germany

    The seductive detail principle asserts that people learn more deeply from a multimedia presentation when interesting but irrelevant adjuncts are excluded rather than included. However, critics... More

    pp. 283-314