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The Effect of Coloring on Retention and Transfer in Multimedia Learning

Abstract The current study investigated the task of coloring static images with multimedia learning to determine the impact on retention and transfer scores. After watching a multimedia video on the formation of lightning participants were assigned to either a passive, active, or constructive condition based on the ICAP Framework. Participants colored static images on key concepts from the video, passive condition observed the images, active condition colored the images by applying the concepts, and the constructive condition colored the images by generating new ideas and concepts. The study did not support the hypothesis that the constructive condition would have increased retention and transfer scores over the active and passive conditions. The me... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Williams, Jennifer S (Author) / Craig, Scotty D (Advisor) / Roscoe, Rod (Committee member) / Branaghan, Russell (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Educational psychology / Cognitive psychology / Coloring / Learning / Multimedia Learning
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 63 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Human Systems Engineering 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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