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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

January 2012 Volume 21, Number 1

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Improving Grade One Students’ Reading Motivation with Online Electronic Storybooks

    Katia Ciampa, Brock University, Canada

    This qualitative study stemmed from a concern of the perceived decline in students’ reading motivation after the early years of schooling. The current research explored eight grade 1 students’... More

    pp. 5-28

  2. An Analysis of Asynchronous Discussions: A Case Study of Graduate Student Participation in Online Debates

    Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, University of South Alabama, United States; Eunice Luyegu, Franklin University, United States; Barbara E. Kimble, Ocean Springs, MS, United States

    Non-participation and poor quality participation in online environments is often discussed in the literature. Interaction and engagement in online discussions are critical for understanding and... More

    pp. 29-51

  3. Visualizing a Taxonomy for Virtual Worlds

    Steve Downey, University of South Florida, United States

    Since the mid-1990s, however, the popularity, diversity, and application of virtual worlds have spread rapidly. As a result, existing taxonomies and topologies increasingly are becoming less... More

    pp. 53-69

  4. Enhancing Learning from Dynamic and Static Visualizations by Means of Cueing

    Tim Kühl, Dresden University of Technology, Institute of Psychology IV: Psychology of Learning & Instruction, Germany; Katharina Scheiter & Peter Gerjets, Knowledge Media Research Center, Tuebingen, Germany

    The current study investigated whether learning from dynamic and two presentation formats for static visualizations can be enhanced by means of cueing. One hundred and fifty university students... More

    pp. 71-88

  5. Using the Multimedia to Enhance Knowledge of Service Attitude in Hospitality Industry

    Chun Min Kuo, National Chin-Yin University of Technology, Taiwan

    Having used a quasi-experimental research model and the ADDIE (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate) calibration method to gather and implement data, the researcher developed an... More

    pp. 89-105