Learning From Electronic Texts: Effects of Interactive Overviews for Information Access

@article{DeeLucas1995LearningFE,
  title={Learning From Electronic Texts: Effects of Interactive Overviews for Information Access},
  author={Diana Dee-Lucas and J. Larkin},
  journal={Cognition and Instruction},
  year={1995},
  volume={13},
  pages={431-468}
}
This research investigated the effects of structured and unstructured overviews on learning from electronic text. It compared review strategies and text representations developed for traditional continuous text and for electronic text with a structured overview (a hierarchically organized map of the text content) and an unstructured overview (a menu-like content listing). Both overviews produced better memory for text topics and better breadth of recall compared with traditional text. However… Expand
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