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Title: Narrative, linearity and interactivity: making sense of interactive multimedia
Authors: Plowman, Lydia
Contact Email: lydia.plowman@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: narrative
interactivity
multimedia
education
cognition
design
Issue Date: May-1996
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell / British Educational Communications and Technology Agency
Citation: Plowman L (1996) Narrative, linearity and interactivity: making sense of interactive multimedia, British Journal of Educational Technology, 27 (2), pp. 92-105.
Abstract: A novice to interactive multimedia is confronted by a new medium which transforms narrative structures which have evolved over thousands of years. This article focuses on educational interactive media for which the notion of multiple interpretations has different implications, particularly for comprehension and cognition. It reports on experiments with a number of multimedia packages to see how children make sense of interactive media.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/1139
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8535.1996.tb00716.x
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Affiliation: Education

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