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Isolated Text as Design Method for Signaling Learners in a Multimedia Learning Task

Abstract Web-based learning resources have been criticized as being developed with minimal consideration as to the effectiveness of the design principles or guidelines used to create them. Extraneous material is oftentimes present and necessary for learners to engage in effective learning with multimedia learning material. Signaling learners towards important information between images and corresponding text has been shown to be an effective method for providing learners a way to quickly find information between the two parts of the learning material. However, not all signaling methods are equally effective in all applications. This study investigates a novel signaling method, using spatial isolation of text, as a way to signal learners in a web-bas... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Chin, Joshua (Author) / Craig, Scotty D (Advisor) / Branaghan, Russell (Committee member) / Roscoe, Rod (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Cognitive psychology / Cognitive Learning / Highlighting / Multimedia Learning / Pedagogical Design / Signaling / Text Isolation
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 80 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Applied Psychology 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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