11. Leveraging Examples in e-Learning

  1. Ruth Colvin Clark and
  2. Richard E. Mayer

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255971.ch11

e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning, Third Edition

e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning, Third Edition

How to Cite

Clark, R. C. and Mayer, R. E. (2011) Leveraging Examples in e-Learning, in e-Learning and the Science of Instruction: Proven Guidelines for Consumers and Designers of Multimedia Learning, Third Edition, Pfeiffer, San Francisco, CA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118255971.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874301

Online ISBN: 9781118255971

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Keywords:

  • worked example;
  • worked example principle;
  • self-explanation;
  • instructional explanation;
  • multimedia principle

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Are Worked Examples?

  • The Psychology of Worked Examples

  • Evidence for the Benefits of Worked Examples

  • Worked Example Principle 1: Fade from Worked Examples to Problems

  • Worked Example Principle 2: Promote Self-Explanations

  • Worked Example Principle 3: Include Instructional Explanations of Worked Examples in Some Situations

  • Worked Example Principle 4: Apply Multimedia Principles to Examples

  • Worked Example Principle 5: Support Learning Transfer

  • Design Guidelines for Far Transfer Worked Examples

  • What We Don't Know About Worked Examples