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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

July 2006 Volume 15, Number 3

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Effects of Differential Text Formats on Adult Conceptualization of Science: Evidence from Three Disciplines

    Nora Bird, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, United States

    The World Wide Web (Web), the largest multimedia system in existence, has been heralded by many as the perfect tool for lifelong learning. One topic mentioned in this regard is science, since many ... More

    pp. 249-260

  2. Producing Multimedia Stories with ESL Children: A Partnership Approach

    Hsinyi Peng, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan; Gail Fitzgerald & MeeAeng Park, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    This article describes the development of multimedia stories produced by ESL children using a children-as-designers approach. The rationale for the project was based on the use of technology to... More

    pp. 261-284

  3. Knowledge Acquisition by Hypervideo Design: An Instructional Program for University Courses

    Elmar Stahl, University of Muenster, Germany; Matthias Finke, Computer Graphics Center, Darmstadt, Germany; Carmen Zahn, Knowledge Media Research Center, Tuebingen, Germany

    This article presents an instructional program for collaborative construction of hypervideos. The instructional program integrates (a) hypervideo technology development, (b) assumptions on learning... More

    pp. 285-302

  4. Working With an Imperfect Medium: Speech Recognition Technology in Reading Practice

    Gunizi Kartal, Bogazici University, Turkey

    This study focused on the read-aloud and attendant behaviors of learners working with an experimental computer-based program, which made use of speech recognition technology to provide reading... More

    pp. 303-328

  5. Web-Based Animation or Static Graphics: Is the Extra Cost of Animation Worth It?

    Li Zhu & Barbara Grabowski, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    This quantitative study compared the instructional effects of two web-based animation strategies against static graphics by high and low prior knowledge participants. One strategy used animation to... More

    pp. 329-347

  6. Are Language Learning Websites Special? Towards a Research Agenda for Discipline-Specific Usability

    Lesley Shield & Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, The Open University, United Kingdom

    With the intention of defining an initial research agenda for discipline-specific factors in the usability of e-learning websites, this article focuses on the example of foreign language learning. ... More

    pp. 349-369