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Multimedia aids to problem-solving transfer q

  title={Multimedia aids to problem-solving transfer q},
  author={Richard E. Mayer},
How can students be helped to understand scienti"c explanations of cause-and-e!ect systems, such as how a pump works, how the human respiratory system works, or how lightning storms develop? This chapter reviews some encouraging evidence that multimedia learning environments can promote constructivist learning that enables problem-solving transfer. It begins with a description of a multimedia learning scenario, a cognitive theory of multimedia learning, and a set of design principles that lead… 

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