Designing Hypermedia for Learning by Sherwood WangDesigning Hypermedia for Learning by Sherwood Wang

Designing Hypermedia for Learning

bySherwood WangEditorDavid H. Jonassen, Heinz Mandl

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This most unusual book results from the NATO Advanced Research Work­ shop, "Designing Hypertext/Hypermedia for Learning", held in Rottenburg am Neckar, FRO, from July 3-8, 1989. The idea for the workshop resulted from the burgeoning interest in hypertext combined with the frustrating lack of literature on leaming applications for hypertext. There was little evidence in 1988 that hypertext could successfully support learning out­ comes. A few projects were investigating hypertext for learning, but few conclusions were available and little if any advice on how to design hyper­ text for learning applications was available. Could hypertext support learning objectives? What mental processing requirements are unique to learning outcomes? How would the processing requirements of learning outcomes interact with unique user processing requirements of browsing and constructing hypertext? Should hypertext information bases be restruc­ tured to accommodate learning outcomes? Should the user interface be manipulated in order to support the task functionality of learning outcomes? Does the hypertext structure reflect the intellectual requirements of learning outcomes? What kinds of learning-oriented hypertext systems were being developed and what kinds of assumptions were these systems making? These and other questions demonstrated the need for this workshop. The workshop included presentations, hardware demonstrations, sharing and browsing of hypertexts, and much discussion about all of the above. These were the experiences that you, the reader of this book, unfortunately did not experience.
Title:Designing Hypermedia for LearningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:462 pages, 24.2 × 17 × 0.01 inPublished:November 22, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1: Hypermedia and Learning.- 1. Problems and Issues in Designing Hypertext/Hypermedia for Learning.- 2. Hypertext for Learning.- 3. Popular Fallacies about Hypertext.- 4. Models of Hypertext Structure and Learning.- 2: Designing the Information Model.- 5. Macro-Operations for Hypertext Construction.- 6. Concepts as Hypertext Nodes: The Ability to Learn While Navigating through Hypertext Nets.- 7. Graph Computation as an Orientation Device in Extended and Cyclic Hypertext Networks.- 8. Discussion: Formal and Informal Learning with Hypermedia.- 3: Designing the User Interface.- 9. Evaluating Hypertext Usability.- 10. Hypertexts as an Interface for Learners: Some Human Factors Issues.- 11. Designing the Human-Computer Interface to Hypermedia Applications.- 4: Hypermedia and Instruction.- 12. Hypermedia and Instruction: Where is the Match?.- 13. Learning about Learning from Hypertext.- 14. Psychopedagogic Aspects of Hypermedia Courseware.- 15. From Instructional Text to Instructional Hypertext: An Experiment.- 16. Journal Articles as Learning Resource: What can Hypertext Offer?.- 17. Hypertext/Hypermedia-like Environments and Language Learning.- 18. Collaboration in Hypermedia Environments.- 5: Hypermedia Design Process.- 19. The Hypertext/Hypermedia Solution - But what Exactly is the Problem?.- 20. Evaluating Hypermedia-Based Learning.- 6: Conceptual Foundations for Designing Hypermedia Systems for Learning.- 21. Some Examples of Hypertext's Applications.- 22. Hyperinformation Requirements for an Integrated Authoring/Learning Environment.- 23. Elaborating Arguments: Writing, Learning, and Reasoning in a Hypertext Based Environment for Authoring.- 24. Alexandria: A Learning Resources Management Architecture.