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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

October 2017 Volume 26, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. WBT and Learning Motivation in Health and Nursing Education

    Lina Bern & Christine Schulmann, Fernuniversität in Hagen, Germany; Theo Bastiaens, Fernuniversität in Hagen (Germany) and Open University of the Netherlands (The Netherlands), Netherlands

    In the study the emphasis is put on web-based trainings (WBT). WBTs are the most common form of e-learning in on-the-job trainings in the private and public sector in Germany, whereas blended... More

    pp. 309-323

  2. Problem-Solving Attitudes and Gender as Predictors of Academic Achievement in Mathematics and Science for Canadian and Finnish Students in the PISA 2012 Assessment

    Maria Cutumisu & Okan Bulut, University of Alberta, Canada

    This study aims to understand the predictive role of attitudes towards problem solving, such as perseverance and openness for problem solving, as well as of gender and country for Canadian and... More

    pp. 325-342

  3. An Authentic Online Community of Learning Framework for Higher Education: Development Process

    Jenni Parker, Murdoch University, Australia

    A key challenge for higher education practitioners is to identify how to construct more engaging online environments that promote key learning skills and encourage self-directed learning. This... More

    pp. 343-356

  4. Anatomy of an Established Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) about Statistics

    Lloyd Rieber, The University of Georgia, United States

    The short history of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has been turbulent. Initial hype has quickly disappeared. MOOCs appear to be experiencing their first stage of maturation offering an... More

    pp. 357-371

  5. The Use of Cues in Multimedia Instructions in Technology as a way to Reduce Cognitive Load

    William Roberts, New York City College of Technology, United States

    This study was designed to address cognitive overload issues through the use of visual cueing as a means to enhance learning. While there has been significant research such as use of color for... More

    pp. 373-412

  6. The value and challenges of using web conferencing technology to integrate online students into campus activities

    Chris Roddenberry, Wake Technical Community College, United States

    Free and low-cost online meeting technology is now ubiquitous enough to allow for the development of live streamed programming of campus activities for online students. This “blended experience”... More

    pp. 413-424

  7. Affordance Analysis of Google+ Features: Advancing Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

    Boshra F. Zawawi, Maimoona H. Al Abri & Nada Dabbagh, George Mason University, United States

    This paper aims to analyze the affordances of the digital technology (DT) Google+. The analysis process was informed by the theory of affordances. Accordingly, this paper highlighted the different ... More

    pp. 425-443