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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

January 2011 Volume 20, Number 1

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Mobile learning. Can students really multitask?

    Joke Coens, Bert Reynvoet & Geraldine Clarebout, University of Leuven Campus Kortrijk, Belgium

    The advent of mobile learning offers opportunities for students to do two things at once in an educational context. Students can learn while performing another activity. Two experiments were set up... More

    pp. 5-20

  2. Comparing Visual Representations of DNA in Two Multimedia Presentations

    Michelle Cook, Clemson University, United States; Eric Wiebe & Glenda Carter, North Carolina State University, United States

    This study is part of an ongoing research project examining middle school girls’ attention to and interpretation of visual representations of DNA replication. Specifically, this research examined ... More

    pp. 21-42

  3. Designing a Discussion Environment to Enhance Connectivity and Sustainability in Asynchronous Online Discussion

    Fei Gao, Ohio University, United States

    Lack of connectivity and sustainability are two common problems in asynchronous online discussions. In this paper, the author proposes that the two problems may have to do with the structure of... More

    pp. 43-59

  4. Improving Technology Competency and Disposition of Beginning Pre-Service Teachers with Digital Storytelling

    Misook Heo, Duquesne University, United States

    This study examined the effects of the digital storytelling experience of beginning pre-service teachers on their self-efficacy in educational technology and disposition toward change with regard... More

    pp. 61-81

  5. Learning at a Distance through Mobile Devices: A Global Choice of Learners in the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) System

    Satya Sethy, Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU), India, India

    In the techno-driven world, mobile learning is an indispensable element of teaching-learning activities. It helps distance learners in many ways by providing their required facilities. The paper... More

    pp. 83-95

  6. Vodcasts and Captures: Using Multimedia to Improve Student Learning in Introductory Biology

    J.d. Walker, Research & Evaluation, Office of Information Technology, University of Minnesota, United States; Sehoya Cotner, Biology Program, University of Minnesota, United States; Nicholas Beermann, Milwaukee Public Schools, United States

    This study investigated the use of multimedia materials to enhance student learning in a large, introductory biology course. Two sections of this course were taught by the same instructor in the... More

    pp. 97-111