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Effects of Multimedia Annotations on Vocabulary Acquisition


Modern Language Journal Volume 80, Number 2, ISSN 0026-7902


Discusses studies of German students using "CyberBuch," a hypermedia application for reading German texts that contains annotations for words in the form of text, pictures, and video. The article examines incidental vocabulary learning, the effectiveness of different types of annotations for vocabulary acquisition, and the effect of look-up behavior on performance on vocabulary tests. (28 references) (Author/CK)


Chun, D.M. & Plass, J.L. (1996). Effects of Multimedia Annotations on Vocabulary Acquisition. Modern Language Journal, 80(2), 183. Retrieved February 18, 2020 from .

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