Monthly Archives: April 2010

Multimedia Learning in Games Simulations and Microworlds

The following is an annotated bibliography is for Chapter 33 in: Rieber, L. (2009). Multimedia Learning in Games, Simulations, and Microworlds. In R.E. Mayer (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning (pp. 1-16). New York: Cambridge. Rieber first defines, and … Continue reading

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Multimedia Learning with Animated Pedagogical Agents

The following is an annotated bibliography is for Chapter 31 in: Moreno, R. (2009). Multimedia Learning with Animated Pedagogical Agents. In R.E. Mayer (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning (pp. 71-93). New York: Cambridge. In this chapter, Moreno considers … Continue reading

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The Four-Component Instructional Design Model

The following is an annotated bibliography is for Chapter 5 in: van Merrienboer, J., & Kester, L. (2009). The Four-Component Instructional Design Model: Multimedia Principles in Environments for Complex Learning. In R.E. Mayer (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning … Continue reading

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The Worked-Out Examples Principle in Multimedia Learning

The following is an annotated bibliography is for Chapter 15 in: Renkl, A. (2009). The Worked-Out Examples Principle in Multimedia Learning. In R.E. Mayer (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning (pp. 229-245). New York: Cambridge. Renkl’s chapter on worked-out … Continue reading

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In Defense of Advance Organizers

The following is an annotated bibliography is for: Ausubel, D. (1978). In Defense of Advance Organizers: A Reply to the Critics. Review of Educational Research, 48(2), 251-257. In this short piece, David Ausubel addresses some of the critics and criticisms … Continue reading

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Meaningful Learning and Schema Theory

The following is an annotated bibliography is for Chapter 4 in: Driscoll, M. (2005). Meaningful Learning and Schema Theory. In Psychology of Learning for Instruction (3rd ed.). Boston: Pearson A and B. Driscol starts this chapter with an introduction to … Continue reading

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Supporting Visual and Verbal Learning Preferences in a Second-Language Multimedia Learning Environment

The following is an annotated bibliography is for: Plass, J., Chun, D., Mayer, R., & Leutner, D. (1998). Supporting Visual and Verbal Learning Preferences in a Second-Language Multimedia Learning Environment. Journal of Educational Psychology, 90(1), 25-36. In this article the … Continue reading

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Historical Foundations of the Study of Cognitive Abilities

The following is an annotated bibliography is for Chapter 2: Carroll, J. (1993). Historical Foundation of the Study of Cognitive Abilities. In Human Cognitive Abilities: A survey of factor-analytic studies (pp. 30 – 72). New York: Cambridge. In this second … Continue reading

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The Study of Cognitive Abilities

The following is an annotated bibliography for Chapter 1: Carroll, J. (1993). The Study of Cognitive Abilities. In Human Cognitive Abilities: A survey of factor-analytic studies (pp. 3-29). New York: Cambridge. The author uses this opening chapter to provide definitions, … Continue reading

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Learning Styles: Concepts and Evidence

The following is an annotated bibliography is for: Pashler, H., McDaniel, M., Rohrer, D., & Bjork, R. (2008). Learning Styles: Concepts and Evidence. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 9(3), 105 – 119. This article looks at learning styles, which … Continue reading

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