The split-attention effect is in the area of multimedia learning an often examined and researched effect postulating higher learning success when corresponding sources are in spatial proximity. This article shows that it is possible by using new principles of grouping to have at least equal learning results with multimedia sources far away. To prove this it has been conducted an online survey and the data of almost 900 subjects have been analyzed regarding to their retention and transfer performance.
Mazarakis, Athanasios Mr, "Cognitive Psychological Expansions Of The Split-Attention Effect" (2009). MCIS 2009 Proceedings. 9.