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Multimedia Learning


Richard E. Mayer, University of California, Santa Barbara


Advances in computer graphic technologies have inspired new efforts to understand the potential of multimedia instruction as a means of promoting human learning. In Multimedia Learning, Third Edition, Richard E. Mayer takes an evidence-based approach to improving education using well-designed multimedia instruction. He reviews 15 principles of multimedia instructional design that are based on more than 200 experimental research studies and grounded in a cognitive theory of how people learn from words and graphics. The result is the latest instalment…

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Key features

  • Examines the scientific underpinnings of multimedia learning
  • Well-suited to graduate and undergraduate courses in psychology, education, computer science, communication, instructional design, and game design
  • Provides basic theory and research on the cognitive science of how people learn from words and pictures
  • Gives practical evidence-based principles for how to design effective multimedia instruction
  • Presents a systematic summary of research studies on multimedia learning, supplemented with complementary evidence from around the globe

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects Cognition,Educational Psychology,Psychology
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 13 August 2020
    • ISBN: 9781107187504
    • Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
    • Weight: 1.14kg
    • Page extent: 450 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 13 August 2020
    • ISBN: 9781316638088
    • Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
    • Weight: 0.99kg
    • Page extent: 450 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 25 June 2020
    • ISBN: 9781316941355

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