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Open Here: The Art of Instructional Design part of SERC Print Resource Collection
P. Mijksenaar, P. Westentorp
This book contains hundreds of illustrations and diagrams showing the history of visual design as it pertains to the handling of technology. Instructional design is an important issue and sometimes ...
On Designing Comprehensible Interactive Hypermedia Manuals part of SERC Print Resource Collection
N. H. Narayanan, M. Hegarty
This project explores the use of multimedia for the specific application of developing instructional hypermedia manuals that explain how machines work. This paper describes a theoretical model for ...
Comprehension of Graphics part of SERC Print Resource Collection
W. Schnotz, R. W. Kulhavy
Visual Language part of SERC Print Resource Collection
R. E. Horn
Why a Diagram is (Sometimes) Worth Ten Thousand Words part of SERC Print Resource Collection
J. H. Larkin, H. A. Simon
Information is processed differently when presented in textual form as compared to in the form of a diagram. In this article, the authors compare informationally equivalent diagrams with texts. The ...
Multimedia Learning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
R. E. Mayer
Mayer looks at selected combinations of visual and textual media which produce effective teaching tools. He also examines how various forms and contrasting forms of presentation help or hinder ...
The Hidden Earth: Visualization of Geologic Features and their Subsurface Geometry part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Michael D. Piburn, Stephen J. Reynolds, Debra E. Leedy, Carla M. McAuliffe, James P. Burk, Julia K. Johnson
This paper describes the development and testing of computer-based materials for improving understanding of topographic maps and geologic block diagrams and the associated visualization skills. The ...
Pictorial Aids for Learning by Doing in a Multimedia Geology Simulation Game part of SERC Print Resource Collection
R.E. Mayer, P. Mautone, W. Prothero
How can we help students learn to solve authentic geology problems within a virtual environment? This article describes the results of various scaffolding methods for students who were asked to ...
Spatial Metaphor in Temporal Reasoning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract from this book chapter: We often talk about time in terms of space: of looking forward to a brighter tomorrow, of troubles that lie behind us, or of music that played all through the night. ...
Integration of Field Observations with Laboratory
Modeling for Understanding Hydrologic Processes
in an Undergraduate Earth-Science Course part of SERC Print Resource Collection