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hypermedia:

see hypertexthypertext,
technique for organizing computer databases or documents to facilitate the nonsequential retrieval of information. Related pieces of information are connected by preestablished or user-created links that allow a user to follow associative trails across the database.
..... Click the link for more information.
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hypermedia

[′hī·pər‚mē·dē·ə]
(computer science)
Hypertext-based systems that combine data, text, graphics, video, and sound.

hypermedia

hypermedia

The use of hyperlinks, regular text, graphics, audio and video to provide an interactive, multimedia presentation. All the various elements are linked, enabling the user to move from one to another. See hypertext and adaptive hypermedia.
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A possible mapping of states into pages of a hypothetical hypermedia application specified by the statechart in Figure 1 is illustrated in Table I.
However this book does provide a well-researched, detailed analysis of the use of hypermedia to engage, motivate and enthuse students with the aim of improving student learning outcomes.
stand-alone systems, which managed all links and data, into the "open hypermedia systems" which use externalized links to provide links between different applications.
How does the metacognitive scaffolding influence CL and LA in students that learn in a hypermedia environment covering philosophy content?
"A mixed approach to modelling learning styles in adaptive educational hypermedia." Advanced Technology for Learning 1(4): 210-215.
Frankenstein has become a metaphor for hypermedia and hypertext.
Hypermedia elements, such as blinking text, flashing onscreen objects, scrolling marquees, pop-ups, and/or continual animations, can distract (Crow, 2008; Peters-Waiters, 1998) the learner from selecting the correct link or following an appropriate planned pathway.
While in the use of hypermedia, a database (information) is organized in a network.
Other scholars believe that hypermedia may actually inhibit learning because of the additional challenges they present students.