The Effect of Animated Concept Maps on Knowledge Transfer

ID: 27638 Type: Full Paper
  1. Olusola Adesope, John Nesbit, Susan Olubunmi, and Tolulope Adesope, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Wednesday, October 28 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Location: Pavilion Ballroom C

Presider: Olusola Adesope, Washington State University-Pullman, United States

Abstract: An animated concept map is a presentation of a diagram in which nodes and links are sequentially added or modified. A 2 X 2 factorial design was used to compare animated and static versions of text and concept map presentations. 140 participants were randomly assigned to study one of four learner-paced multimedia presentations featuring semantically equivalent information about the organization and function of the human nervous system. The four presentations were an animated concept-map, a static concept map, animated text, and static text. All presentations used the same audio narration. Both concept map groups outperformed the text groups on a transfer test (p<.05). However, no significant difference was detected between the animated and static presentations.

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