Researchers' move from page to screen: addressing the effects of the video article format upon academic user engagement and knowledge-building processes

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Abstract

The present study belongs to an extensive project that explores how academic knowledge is mediated through new generic structures and publishing formats and provides data comprising research video articles from JoVE, the international Journal of Visualized Experiments. In order to deal with the implications of video formats in web contexts upon academic user engagement and knowledge building processes, we adopt a multimodal (inter)action approach in our analysis. We show how exploiting the complex hypermodal configurations contribute to changes in the balance of various types of knowledge and to the potential building of new ones. We also show that by embedding the video in a hypermodal context urges academic users to increase their engagement with the article in unprecedented ways.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEngagement in professional genres
EditorsCarmen Sancho Guinda
Place of publicationAmsterdam
PublisherJohn Benjamins Publishing Company
Publication date1 Jan 2019
Pages179-195
ISBN (Print)9789027202185
ISBN (Electronic)9789027262943
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019
SeriesPragmatics and Beyond New Series
Volume301
ISSN0922-842X

Keywords

  • Knowledge building
  • Knowledge communication
  • Multimodality
  • Research articles
  • Types of knowledge

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