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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

April 2019 Volume 28, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Comparing the Effects of Marginalia and Topic Sentences in Educational Hypertext

    Thorsten Aichele, University of Würzburg, Media Communication, Germany; Maria Bannert, Technical University of Munich, Teaching and Learning with Digital Media, Germany

    Hypertext comprehension often suffers from inadequate representation of the text’s structure. Explication of the local paragraph macrostructure within each node might help to overcome this obstacle... More

    pp. 117-138

  2. Teaching with Narrative Nonfiction Podcasts

    Jessie Lovett Allen, North Platte Community College, United States

    Abstract This is a study of how and why secondary and postsecondary educators use professionally produced narrative nonfiction podcasts in class activities and assignments. Survey and interview... More

    pp. 139-164

  3. Student and instructor opinions about using ePortfolios to learn information literacy skills

    Patricia Fidalgo, Emirates College for Advanced Education, United Arab Emirates; Joan Thormann, Lesley University, United States

    Students and instructors were asked to share their opinions about use of ePortfolios in the context of learning information literacy skills. One hundred twenty nine college students in an... More

    pp. 165-191

  4. Student Engagement in Game-Based Learning: A Literature Review from 2008 to 2018

    Liuyi Shu & Min Liu, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Game-based learning is getting popular in both K-12 schools and colleges. Research is needed to understand how engagement can influence learning and what specific factors of game-based learning... More

    pp. 193-215

  5. High Achievers’ Web Searching Behaviors and Patterns in Two Different Task Types

    Emine Sendurur, Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey; Esra Efendioğlu & Halil Senturk, MEB, Turkey; Neslihan Calıskan, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey

    This case study aims to explore how high-achievers search the web for two different task types: easy vs. difficult. It took place in a science high school accepting students according to national... More

    pp. 217-238

  6. Fostering Learning via Pictorial Access to On-screen Text

    Klaus Stiller, University of Regensburg, Germany

    ** Invited as a paper from EdMedia 2015 ** In three experiments, learners used computerized learning material, which consisted of static pictures and on-screen text relating to the physiology of... More

    pp. 239-260