Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

Journal covering the technologies of multimedia/hypermedia for learning.

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 1, Spring

Affective Feedback from Computers and Its Effect on Perceived Ability and Affect: A Test of the Computers as Social Actor Hypothesis
We report an experimental study that examined two questions: (a) The effect of affective feedback from computers on participants' motivation and self-perception of ability; and (b) whether people respond similarly to computer feedback as they do to...
Effects of Navigation Tools and Computer Confidence on Performance and Attitudes in a Hypermedia Learning Environment
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of navigation tools and computer confidence within a hypermedia environment. Twelve course sections containing 354 undergraduate college students were blocked by ability and randomly assigned...
Orienting Tasks and Their Impact on Learning and Attitudes in the Use of Hypertext
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of various external orienting tasks on learning, learner attitudes, and en route behaviors in the use of an educational hypertext system. Thirty-one sophomore students enrolled in three honors...
The Role of Goal Structure in Undergraduates' Use of Self-Regulatory Processes in Two Hypermedia Learning Tasks
We collected think-aloud and posttest data from 60 undergraduates to examine whether they used different proportions of self-regulated learning (SRL) variables in two related learning tasks about science topics while using a hypermedia environment....
The Virtual Patient-Development, Implementation and Evaluation of an Innovative Computer Simulation for Postgraduate Nursing Students
"The Virtual Patient is like a student pilot learning to fly--it draws all your assessment skills together and increases your confidence." (Student user) The Virtual Patient, an interactive multimedia learning resource using a critical care clinical...