Lesson 1.2: Visual Learning


Surprised googly eyes
“Eyes” by Clker-Free-Vector-Images is in the Public Domain, CC0

Studies indicate that up to 80% of us use our sense of sight as our primary learning style, or modality. Unfortunately, a lot of information in classrooms, workshops, meetings, and so on, is delivered in a lecture format. Nevertheless, there are still visual strategies that can be used to aid the learner.

To see how one teacher expanded her classroom presentations to include more visual strategies (and her success with that), and to offer several more visual strategies that may be helpful for you, too, complete the following exercise.


We will discuss in class what you found, and you will use the information for a writing response assignment at the end of the unit.



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