A comparison of paper-based and video tutorials for software learning

@article{Meij2014ACO,
  title={A comparison of paper-based and video tutorials for software learning},
  author={Hans van der Meij and Jan van der Meij},
  journal={Computers & Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={78},
  pages={150-159}
}
Instruction on software usage has long been dominated by the paper-based tutorial. This dominance is now being challenged with the rise of facilities for producing and publishing recorded demonstrations (video). Typically, each instructional medium has its own qualities. The present study aimed to optimize the design of a video tutorial for software training by attending to both its strengths and its weaknesses visa-vis a paper-based tutorial. Based on a distinction between two functionally… CONTINUE READING

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