The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning

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Richard Mayer
Cambridge University Press, Aug 15, 2005 - Psychology - 682 pages
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During the past 10 years, the field of multimedia learning has emerged as a coherent discipline with an accumulated research base that has never been synthesized and organized. This reference constitutes an original work devoted to comprehensive coverage of research and theory in the field of multimedia learning. It focuses on how people learn from words and pictures in computer-based environments. Multimedia environments include online instructional presentations, interactive lessons, e-courses, simulation Games, virtual reality, and computer-supported, in-class presentations.

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Richard E. Mayer is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he has served since 1975. He is the author of 18 books and more than 250 articles and chapters, including Multimedia Learning (2001), E-Learning and the Science of Instruction (2003) with Ruth Clark, and Learning and Instruction (2003).

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