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Mapping your way to improved student learning

There are many ways to represent information that can help students learn. One of the least utilised is using visual representations with text. In some instances, using text together with visuals leads to improved learning, compared to using only text. This has been called the multimedia principle by Mayer and others. Here we will unpack what the implication of the multimedia principle is for teachers and students and look at a specific type of graphical representation, the concept map. Continue reading Mapping your way to improved student learning