, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 19–24 | Cite as

A theoretical framework for studying educational media: A pilot study

  • Walter Wager


Are different media equally effective for a given learning task when each presents the same event of instruction? Are given instructional materials equally effective for different types of learning outcomes? This pilot study used three types of stimulus materials—text, film, and live demonstration—to teach cardiopulmonary resuscitation to graduate students. Learning outcomes measured were verbal learning and a motor skill task.


Motor Skill Learning Task Verbal Information Multiple Choice Test Basic Life Support 
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© Association for Educational Communications and Technology 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Wager
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  1. 1.Educational Research, Development, and FoundationsFlorida State UniversityTal-lahassee

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