Learning Experience Questionnaire for Multimedia Case-Based Instruction: Development, Validation and Implications for Design

  • Tingting Yang
  • Heng LuoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10309)


To explore the key constructs of multimedia case-based instruction (MCBI), this study developed and validated a questionnaire to examine learners’ learning experience with MCBI with tests for reliability and validity. Based on the literature review, the questionnaire was initially designed with 39 questions and was administered to 86 graduate students taking an instructional design course. Item analysis and exploratory factor analysis were conducted sequentially with the questionnaire data, and the statistical results informed the deletion of 13 problematic questions from the overall scale. The revised questionnaire yielded a strong internal reliability, and can be further reduced into four distinct factors measuring MCBI’s contextuality, effects, design features and explorative nature respectively. The study results are expected to enhance people’s understanding of MCBI and provide implications for the design, development and delivery of multimedia cases for instruction.


Multimedia case-based instruction Questionnaire development Reliability Validity Instructional design 



This study has been supported by the research project named “Crowdsourcing-based assessment research in the context of large-scale online education” (Project No. 16YJC880054), funded by China’s Ministry of Education’s Youth Scholar Research Funding Grant in the fields of humanities and Social Sciences.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Educational Information TechnologyCentral China Normal UniversityWuhanChina

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