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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

July 2012 Volume 21, Number 3


Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. The Effects of Modality and Multimedia Comprehension on the Performance of Students with Varied Multimedia Comprehension Abilities when Exposed to High Complexity, Self-paced Multimedia Instructional Materials

    Daniah Al-Abbasi, Texas Tech University, United States

    ** Invited as a paper from SITE 2012 ** Poor multimedia comprehenders suffer from a decreased ability in comprehending complex textual and pictorial materials (Maki & Maki, 2002). This deficit... More

    pp. 215-239

  2. Museums and Twitter: An Exploratory Qualitative Study of How Museums Use Twitter for Audience Development and Engagement

    Mark Osterman, M Thirunarayanan, Elizabeth C. Ferris, Lizette C. Pabon & Natalie Paul, Florida International University, United States; Rhonda Berger, Miami Dade College, United States

    Museums are competing with a vast variety of Internet-based information delivery sites to keep the public interested in their institutions. To keep pace Museums are increasingly turning to the use ... More

    pp. 241-255

  3. How seductive are decorative elements in learning material?

    Günter Daniel Rey, Institute for Psychology, Department Psychology IV, University Würzburg, Germany

    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... More

    pp. 257-283

  4. Educational Scenarios with Smartphones in Cultural Heritage Sites and Environments

    Georgios Styliaras & Dimitrios Koukopoulos, University of Western Greece, Greece

    The needs of everyday life for communication and interactivity anywhere and at anytime have led to the tremendous development of mobile devices and applications. Nowadays, we want to have access to... More

    pp. 285-315