publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Using Selective Redundancy and Testing to Optimize Learning from Multimedia Lessons

Yue, Carole Leigh;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Multimedia learning refers to learning from a combination of words and images. In the present dissertation, a multimedia lesson is defined as an animated, narrated educational video that depicts a scientific process--a format of instructional material becoming increasingly common in online, hybrid, and traditional classrooms. The overarching goal of the present research was to investigate how to optimize learning from multimedia lessons using two related theories of multimedia learning (the cognitive theory of multimedia learning [CTML], Mayer, 2009; the cognitive-affective theory of learning with multimedia [CATLM], Moreno, 2006) as guiding frameworks. A second...
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free text keywords: Psychology, learning, multimedia, redundancy, testing
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