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Effect of Pictures on Learning Online Nutrition Course
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, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Lugano, Switzerland ISBN 978-1-880094-53-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

The visual representation of WWW provides potential learning interest and stimulates viewer's attention. With the use of images, motions, and dynamic features of the learning tool, learning concepts can be easily clarified. This paper examines the effect of using pictures in learning an online nutritional course. The use of pictures of food sources in the study aims to help students relate the learning content with their daily food intake. Pictures helps students visualizing web-based learning, and interacting with scenario. To test pictorial effect on web-based learning, sixty-one students were assigned to two different treatment groups: text-with-pictures and text-without-pictures groups. From the results, it was found that both learning and affective response of using pictures were significant (p < 0.001). Suggestions for appropriate use of pictures were provided.

Citation

ChanLin, L.J. (2004). Effect of Pictures on Learning Online Nutrition Course. In L. Cantoni & C. McLoughlin (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2004--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 4433-4437). Lugano, Switzerland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved June 3, 2020 from .

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