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Effects of multimedia on cognitive load, self-efficacy, and multiple rule-based problem solving
This study investigates effects of multimedia on cognitive load, self-efficacy and learners’ ability to solve multiple rule-based problems. Two hundred twenty-two college students were randomlyExpand
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WebQuests as perceived by teachers: implications for online teaching and learning
The WebQuest as an instructional tool has recently been widely adopted in K-16 education. However, its underlying principles and functionality are not well understood, which has resulted in anExpand
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Effects of multimedia and schema induced analogical reasoning on science learning
The present study investigates the effects of multimedia and schema induced analogical reasoning on science learning. It involves 89 fourth grade elementary students in the north-east of the UnitedExpand
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Cognitive Effects of Multimedia Learning
Now established as an effective tool in the instructional process, multimedia has penetrated educational systems at almost every level of study. In their quest to maximize educational outcomes andExpand
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The Impact of Individual Differences on Social Communication Pattern in Online Learning
This chapter describes the college students’ online social communication patterns and behavior with a focus on the impact of individual differences on learners’ online communication. The studyExpand
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Solving complex problems: A convergent approach to cognitive load measurement
The study challenged the current practices in cognitive load measurement involving complex problem solving by manipulating the presence of pictures in multiple rule-based problem-solving situationsExpand
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Presentation of Complex Medical Information: Interaction Between Concept Maps and Spatial Ability on Deep Learning
The purpose was to test the effect of placement of concept maps on learning complex medical information presented online. Blocked by a median split of scores on the Paper Folding Test (Ekstrom,Expand
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Do graphical search interfaces support effective search for and evaluation of digital library resources
This paper explores the cognitive processes and online behaviors in which preservice teachers engage when seeking educational resources for classroom instruction. Participants used graphical andExpand
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Does the Format of Pretraining Matter?: A Study on the Effects of Different Pretraining Approaches on Prior Knowledge Construction in an Online Learning Environment
The current study investigated an important issue pertinent to pretraining and prior knowledge construction. It examined whether different formats of pretraining, namely, concept map and two-phase,Expand
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