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. Copyright © 2009 Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education: ICCE 2009|
|Editors||Siu Cheung KONG, Hiroaki OGATA, Hans Christian ARNSETH, Carol K. K. CHAN, Tsukasa HIRASHIMA, Fanny KLETT, Jimmy LEE, Chen Chung LIU, Chee Kit LOOI, Marcelo MILRAD, Antonija MITROVIC, Kiyoshi NAKABAYASHI, Su Luan WONG, Stephen YANG|
|Place of Publication||Hong Kong|
|Publisher||The Hong Kong Institute of Education|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
CitationSo, W.-M. W., Zhong, M., Lo, C., & Chim, M.-T. T. (2009). Pedagogical strategies in a multimedia learning environment: Constructing understanding of animal classification. In S. C. Kong, et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education: ICCE 2009 (pp. 935-939). Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Institute of Education.
- Pedagogical strategies
- Multimedia learning environment
- Animal classification