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Title Effects of different types of images on the understanding of stories: basic research to develop Japanese teaching materials for use on the internet
Author Ikeda, N.
Source System, 27, 1, pp. 105-118
Year 1999
Database ScienceDirect
Access date 26.05.2004
Abstract This research was conducted as basic research to develop Japanese multimedia teaching materials for use on the Internet. This research verified the effects of different types of images used in multimedia teaching materials on the story understanding and story reproduction ability of Japanese language learners based on a Japanese fairy tale. As a result of the experiment conducted with 58 elementary Japanese language learners, images were shown to promote both story understanding and story reproduction. In terms of story understanding, dynamic pictures were not always more effective than still pictures with designated standards; it was more effective to present important images selected from the story development. In terms of story reproduction, however, dynamic pictures were more effective than still pictures. Based on these results, when creating teaching materials for use on the Internet, it is essential to determine the type of images to be incorporated based on the objectives of the teaching materials.
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Year of publication1999
Bibliographic typeJournal article
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