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Emotional design in multimedia learning: Effects of shape and color on affect and learning
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Learning and Instruction Volume 29, Number 1, ISSN 0959-4752 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

We examine design factors that may evoke positive emotions in learners and investigate the effects of these positive emotions on learning. Recent research showed that the emotional design of multimedia learning material can induce positive emotions in learners that in turn facilitate comprehension and transfer. We sought to replicate these results with a different population and different mood induction procedure and examine individual emotions, and to decompose the effects of the design elements of

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Plass, J.L., Heidig, S., Hayward, E.O., Homer, B.D. & Um, E. (2014). Emotional design in multimedia learning: Effects of shape and color on affect and learning. Learning and Instruction, 29(1), 128-140. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved December 8, 2019 from .

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Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2013.02.006

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