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How To Get Started With Visual Learning In The Classroom

How To Get Started With Visual Learning In The Classroom | Representando el conocimiento | Scoop.it
Humans thrive on visual stimuli, and interaction. We don’t want to hear about the latest tablet, or even read an article about it. We want to see it for ourselves. More than that, we want to experience it for ourselves. We want to press all the buttons, test out the apps, and personalize every feature. …

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, August 11, 2014 10:10 PM

Research tells us that visuals are an important element of learning, and that when visuals are used in classrooms, yet many classrooms are based on text. This post looks at three areas:

* Bringing Active Learning Back to the Classroom - How much of the time are the learners in your class actively participating as compared to passively listening?

* Embracing Visual - Visuals help many learners understand complex subjects. Experts in many fields can look at images and quickly learn complex information. Are you teaching your learners visual skills?

* Retrieving Practice - "By combining visual training with active learning, students can go from novice to expert in far less time than with traditional study methods."

As many of us prepare to return to school embracing visuals and teaching our students how to interpret visuals has the potential to promote better understanding. This post provides some great pointers and you will find a link to the original research.

Gary Harwell's curator insight, August 12, 2014 10:10 PM

Seems like a good idea.

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Future Internet | Free Full-Text | Using Web 2.0 Technologies for Collaborative Learning in Distance Education—Case Studies from an  Australian University

Future Internet | Free Full-Text | Using Web 2.0 Technologies for Collaborative Learning in Distance Education—Case Studies from an  Australian University | Representando el conocimiento | Scoop.it
This paper explores the use of Web 2.0 technologies for collaborative learning in a higher education context.

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