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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

April 2018 Volume 27, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Reasons why some university students avoid the online learning environment in blended courses.

    Robert Ellis, Griffith University, QLD, Australia; Feifei Han, University of Sydney, Australia

    Integrating an online component into a university course is typically done to improve the student experience. However the intent of the teacher’s blended design may not always align to the students... More

    pp. 137-152

  2. The contribution of text-highlighting to comprehension: A comparison of print and digital reading

    |Gal Ben-Yehudah & Yoram Eshet-Alkalai, The Open University of Israel, Israel

    The use of digital materials in educational settings is common, despite evidence indicating that comprehension of digital text is inferior to comprehension of printed text. A potential solution to ... More

    pp. 153-178

  3. Assessment Without Testing: Using Performance Measures Embedded in a Technology-Based Instructional Program as Indicators of Reading Ability

    Alison Mitchell, Lexia Learning, United States; Lauren Baron, MGH Institute of Health Professions, United States; Paul Macaruso, Community College of Rhode Island, United States

    Screening and monitoring student reading progress can be costly and time consuming. Assessment embedded within the context of online instructional programs can capture ongoing student performance... More

    pp. 179-192

  4. Cooperative Learning and Web 2.0: A Social Perspective on Critical Thinking

    Rae C. Schipke, Central Connecticut State University, United States

    This article discusses how cooperative learning as a socioinstructional approach, relates to both socially-based emerging technologies (i.e. Web 2.0) and to critical thinking with respect to co... More

    pp. 193-208

  5. Preparing Students to Kindergarten Using UPSTART at Home

    Haya Shamir, Claudia Miner, Ann Izzo, David Pocklington, Kathryn Feehan & Erik Yoder, Waterford Research Institute, United States

    UPSTART is an in-home preschool program that uses CAI to provide children an individualized reading curriculum. UPSTART forms a partnership with parents to ensure their children use the program for... More

    pp. 209-230

  6. There is More to Digital Learning than Counting on Your Fingers: Transforming Learning and Teaching with Digital Pedagogy.

    Lyudmila Smirnova, Bojan Lazarevic & Veronica Malloy, Mount Saint Mary College, United States

    This paper explores how pedagogy is being influenced by fast developing digital technologies. Results are presented from exploratory research conducted in 2016. The findings are addressed in terms ... More

    pp. 231-244

  7. When Knowledge Isn’t Power: The Influence of Prior Knowledge on Question Generation Training

    Jeremiah Sullins, Harding University, United States; Samuel Acuff, University of Memphis, United States; Daniel Neely, Auburn University, United States; Xiangen Hu, University of Memphis, United States

    Is it possible to teach a learner to become a better question asker in as little as 25 minutes? Given that many teachers and school districts do not have the resources to provide individualized... More

    pp. 245-265

  8. Developing a Big Game for Financial Education Using Service Design Approach

    Myunghee Kang, Seonghye Yoon & Minjeng Kang, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South); JeeEun Jang, Envisible, Inc., Korea (South); Yujung Lee, Financial Education Council, Korea (South)

    The purpose of this study was to design and develop an educational game which facilitates building adolescents’ knowledge and attitudes in financial principles of a daily life. To achieve this... More

    pp. 267-287