Pedagogical strategies in a multimedia learning environment: Constructing understanding of animal classification

Wing Mui Winnie SO, Mei ZHONG, Cherie LO, Man Tung Tony CHIM

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Abstract

This research aims to study how pedagogical strategies in multimedia learning environment helps primary students develop better understanding of animal classification. Research methodology includes lesson observation, interviews and analysis of student worksheets, to examine the pedagogical strategies employed by different teachers in 5 primary classes. The findings indicated that integrated use of multimedia resources, teacher scaffolding and provocative questions focusing on classification criteria, as well as students’ collaborative learning have impacted on students’ learning. The paper suggested that practical pedagogical strategies in a multimedia learning environment could enhance students’ understanding of animal classification.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2009

Citation

So, W.-M. W., Zhong, M., Lo, C., & Chim, M.-T. T. (2009, November). Pedagogical strategies in a multimedia learning environment: Constructing understanding of animal classification. Paper presented at The 17th International Conference on Computers in Education ICCE 2009: Community Building of Frontiers in Computers in Education, the Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong.

Keywords

  • Pedagogical strategies
  • Multimedia learning environment
  • Animal classification

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