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Wednesday Wisdom:Learning Through Dual Coding (part 5 in education series)

This is part 5 in our 6 part education series and covers enhancing learning using dual coding. What is Dual Coding? The Dual Coding theory supports the notion that there are two pathways for encoding information to memory – one verbal and one visual.1-3  This theory addresses the impact of extraneous cognitive load on learners […]

April 19, 2017

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Tools for Concept Mapping

Keeping Students on Board with Concept Maps Article By: Maryellen Weimer, PhD in Faculty Focus The benefits of concept maps are well established. They encourage students to organize knowledge and do so in ways meaningful to them. They help students sort out, prioritize, and understand relationships between terms, concepts, and ideas. Students can also use […]

January 23, 2015