Assessing Functional Effectiveness of Pictorial Representations Used in Text
ECTAJTRD Volume 35, Number 2, ISSN 0148-5806
Describes study of undergraduates conducted to test the effectiveness of illustrations in texts, based on two hypotheses concerned with the differences between analogical and literal illustrations in serving two specific instructional functions and ways in which male and female students utilize illustrations. Results are analyzed, and recommendations for further studies are given. (LRW)
Hurt, J.A. (1987). Assessing Functional Effectiveness of Pictorial Representations Used in Text. Educational Communication and Technology: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Development, 35(2), 85-94.