This research report is available in full online.
The researchers used a quasi-expermental design with three groups. They tested for various demographic variables within the groups and there were no differences. The two experimental groups had significantly higher scores in the subject matter tested. Nice links to 24 free animations from the North Dakota State University. The virtual cell animation collection Available to download to mobile devices. Also downloads with captions are available on the website.
“The instructional animation used in this study was entitled “ATP Synthase (Gradients)” and is a part of the Virtual Cell Animation Collection (NSF awards: 0086142, 0618766, and 0918955). This set of multimedia resources was developed using the research-based principles of multimedia design (49, 50), and they are free to use for both instructors and students. The Virtual Cell Animation Collection currently consists of 24 animations available for either streaming or downloading in multiple formats from the project’s website (http://vcell.ndsu.edu/animations/).
J Microbiol Biol Educ. 2017 Apr; 18(1): 18.1.50.
Published online 2017 Apr 21. doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v18i1.1223