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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

October 2006 Volume 15, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. The Use of Instructional Simulations to Support Classroom Teaching: A Crisis Communication Case Study

    Mark Shifflet, University of Evansville, United States; Jane Brown, None, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate how exposure to classroom instruction affected the use of a computer simulation that was designed to provide students an opportunity to apply material... More

    pp. 377-395

  2. Improving Students’ Understanding and Perception of Cell Theory in School Biology Using a Computer-Based Instruction Simulation Program

    Joel Kiboss, Egerton University, Kenya; Eric Wekesa, Libinu High School, Kenya; Mwangi Ndirangu, Egerton University, Kenya

    Abstract A survey by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) revealed that students' academic performance and interest in secondary school biology has been generally poor (KNEC, 2000). This... More

    pp. 397-410

  3. Cognitive Overhead in Hypertext Learning Reexamined: Overcoming the Myths

    Joerg Zumbach, University of Heidelberg, Germany

    In hypertext learning, comparative research is mostly dedicated to differences in text-hypertext information retrieval and processing and to optimization on non-linear information retrieval. Most... More

    pp. 411-432

  4. Contentious Issues in Science Education: Building Critical Thinking Patterns Through Two-Dimensional Concept Mapping

    Gregory MacKinnon, Acadia University, Canada

    Using a survey and follow-up qualitative research design, an elaborate model of technology integration has been studied in a science education classroom. Using a coding system known as cognotes,... More

    pp. 433-445

  5. Using Digital Video as a Research Tool: Ethical Issues for Researchers

    Sandy Schuck & Matthew Kearney, Faculty of Education, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

    ** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 ** Digital video and accompanying editing software are increasingly becoming more accessible for researchers in terms of ease of use and cost. The rich, ... More

    pp. 447-463