Undergraduate Honor's Thesis:

Cognitive Vs. Social Cues in Multimedia

Overview

Designed and executed a senior thesis research experiment involving the integration of cognition, technology, and learning theory over the course of three quarters, with the goal to improve multimedia for learning purposes. The project resulted in experience writing grant proposals, synthesizing and analyzing theoretical and research literature, managing subjects (scheduling, moderating, paying, maintaining their confidentiality); collecting, coding and quantitatively analyzing data (exposure to SPSS); and presenting findings during a colloquium.

Details

Time frame: September 2014 – May 2015

Course: Honors Psychology; Grade: A

Methods: Survey Design, literature review, experiment moderation, between-subjects 1-way ANOVA in SPSS

Outcome

Determined that there was no significant difference between social and cognitive cues in multimedia e-learning, and provided recommendations for future directions

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