The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning

The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning

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In recent years, multimedia learning, or learning from words and images, has developed into a coherent discipline with a significant research base. The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning is unique in offering a comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of research and theory in the field, with a focus on computer-based learning. Since the first edition appeared in 2005, it has shaped the field and become the primary reference work for multimedia learning. Multimedia environments, including online presentations, e-courses, interactive lessons, simulation games, slideshows, and even textbooks, play a crucial role in education. This revised second edition incorporates the latest developments in multimedia learning and contains new chapters on topics such as drawing, video, feedback, working memory, learner control, and intelligent tutoring systems. It examines research-based principles to determine the most effective methods of multimedia instruction and considers research findings in the context of cognitive theory to explain how these methods work.Frequently, it consists of a diagram of the heart, lungs and body, with arrows indicating the direction of blood flow in the veins and arteries. ... through arrows and labelling, that blood entering the aorta is pumped back into the body and that blood from the ... Anyone looking at the diagram is very likely to read the text as well.

Title:The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning
Author:Richard E. Mayer
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2014-07-28


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