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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
The Cambridge Handbook of Visuospatial Thinking part of SERC Print Resource Collection
P. Shah, A. Miyake
This book presents a broad overview of research on visuospatial thinking that can be used by researchers and students in both basic research and applied/naturalistic contexts.
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E. R. Tufte
This book is a classic outline of how complex information can be presented through graphics, charts, and diagrams. Not only does the book show how to display numeric data graphically, it shows how to ...
Envisioning Information part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E. R. Tufte
This book focuses on informational design, but is also useful in designing other print media. Tufte uses historical examples of successful and failed visual communication of data and outlines several ...
Visual Explanations part of SERC Print Resource Collection
E. R. Tufte
Virtual Solar System Project: Building Understanding Through Model Building part of SERC Print Resource Collection
S. A. Barab, K. E. Hay, M. Barnett, T. Keating
This article describes an astronomy course for undergraduates where students use 3-D modeling tools to model the solar system and, in the process, develop rich understanding of astronomical ...
Prospects for Scientific Visualization as an Educational Technology part of SERC Print Resource Collection
D. N. Gordin, R. D. Pea
Scientific visualization has the potential to make science education more accessible and to provide a means for authentic scientific inquiry. The role of scientific visualization within science is ...
Multimedia Instruction: Lessons from Evaluation of a Theory-base Design part of SERC Print Resource Collection
M. Hegarty, J. Quilici, N. H. Narayanan, S. Holmquist, R. Moreno
This paper describes a theoretical model for stages in the cognitive comprehension of a machine from diagrams and accompanying text. From this model, the article discusses the process of designing ...
Making Visualization Accessible to Students part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Daniel C. Edelson, Matthew Brown, Douglas N. Gordin, Duane A. Griffin
The NSF-funded educational research project known as WorldWatcher is outlined. In this work, the authors have focused effort on recognizing the supports needed by learners to aid them in ...