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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

October 2008 Volume 17, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Media Richness and Social Norms in the Choice to Attend Lectures or to Watch them Online

    John N. Bassili, University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada

    Lectures in a large psychology course were taped and posted online where they could be viewed by streaming video. All students in the course had the option to attend lectures or watch them online,... More

    pp. 453-475

  2. A Case Study on the Relationships between Participation in Online Discussion and Achievement of Project Work

    Chi-Cheng Chang, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan

    "** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2006 ** The objective of the study is to discuss about the correlation between each group's performances of participation in online discussion and their... More

    pp. 477-509

  3. Working Memory Capacity and Mobile Multimedia Learning Environments: Individual Differences in Learning While Mobile

    Peter E. Doolittle & Gina J. Mariano, Virginia Tech, United States

    The present study examined the effects of individual differences in working memory capacity (WMC) on learning from an historical inquiry multimedia tutorial in stationary versus mobile learning... More

    pp. 511-530

  4. Item Attributes Analysis of Computerized Test based on IRT— A Comparison Study on Static Text/graphic Presentation and Interactive Multimedia Presentation FormMultimedia Presentation Form

    Ah-Fur Lai, Taipei Municipal Uiversity of Education, Taiwan; Deng-Jyi Chen & Shu-Ling Chen, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering,National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    The IRT (Item Response Theory) has been studied and applied in computer-based test for decades. However, almost of all these existing studies evaluated focus merely on test questions with text... More

    pp. 531-559

  5. Interactive virtual expeditions as a learning tool: the School of Rock Expedition case study

    Matthew Niemitz, Harvard Graduate School of Education, United States; Scott Slough, Texas A&M University, United States; Leslie Peart, Joint Oceanographic Institutions, United States; Ann Klaus, Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, United States; R. Mark Leckie, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, United States; Kristen St. John, James Madison University, United States

    **Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2006** The use of interactive virtual expeditions in classroom learning environments is an effective means to engage learners in understanding science as an... More

    pp. 561-580

  6. The Effects of Different Voices in Computer-Based Instruction on Children’s Learning

    Haya Shamir, Kent Hercules & Michael Crowther, Waterford Research Institute, United States

    ** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2006 ** Educational software for preliterate children requires audio instruction. To better understand the effect that different voices, adult versus child and... More

    pp. 581-595