Cognitive Effects of Multimedia Learning

Cognitive Effects of Multimedia Learning

Robert Z. Zheng (University of Utah, USA)
Indexed In: PsycINFO®, SCOPUS
Release Date: December, 2008|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 440
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-158-2
ISBN13: 9781605661582|ISBN10: 1605661589|EISBN13: 9781605661599
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Description:

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 and identify best practices, multimedia researchers are now expanding their examinations to extend towards the cognitive functionality of multimedia.

Cognitive Effects of Multimedia Learning identifies the role and function of multimedia in learning through a collection of research studies focusing on cognitive functionality. An advanced collection of critical theories and practices, this much needed contribution to the research is an essential holding for academic libraries, and will benefit researchers, practitioners and students in basic and applied fields ranging from education to cognitive sciences.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cognitive effects of multimedia learning
  • Cognitive Load
  • Collaboratively conducted computer simulations
  • Conceptual personalization for multimedia learning
  • Discovery-based learning within simulations
  • External representations in learning
  • Learning with visualizations
  • Literacy Development
  • Multimedia Learning
  • Multimedia learning activities
  • Multimedia materials
  • Multimedia systems
  • Nonspatial integration in learning
  • Spatial integration in learning
  • Transfer in multimedia learning environments
  • User-centered multimedia
  • Web-based multimedia
  • Working memory capacity
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This book addresses pressing needs in multimedia learning and cognition by (a) identifying the role and function of multimedia in learning, (b) bringing together research in multimedia study with a focus on cognitive functionality, and (c) bridging the theories with practices in multimedia by focusing on the effective use of multimedia in teaching and learning.

– Robert Z. Zheng, University of Utah, USA

Contributors from all over the world discuss such multimedia learning topics as cognitive architecture and instructional designs, the influence of temporal and visual dynamics, spatial and non-spatial integratin in learning and training and the measurement of cognitive loads during multimedia learning activities.

– Book News Inc. (February 2009)
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Robert Zheng is an associate professor of Instructional Design and Educational Technology in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah. He also is the director of Center for the Advancement of Technology in Education (CATE) at the University of Utah. His research interests include online instructional design, cognition and multimedia learning, and human-computer interaction. He edited and co-edited several books including Cognitive Effects on Multimedia Learning, Online Instructional Modeling: Theories and Practices, and Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet. He has published numerous book chapters and research papers in the areas of multimedia, online learning, and cognition.
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Editorial Advisory Board
  • Kirsten R. Butcher, University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • Peter E. Doolittle,Virginia Tech, USA
  • Min Liu, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Marian J.A.J. Verhallen, Leiden University, The Netherlands
  • Harrison Yang, State University of New York at Oswego