Graphics for Learning: Proven Guidelines for Planning, Designing, and Evaluating Visuals in Training Materials
Are you getting the most learning value from visuals? Thoroughly revised and updated, Graphics for Learning is the second edition of the bestselling book that summarizes the guidelines for the best use of graphics for instructional materials, including multimedia, texts, working aids, and slides. The guidelines are based on the most current empirical scientific research and are illustrated with a wealth of examples from diverse training materials. The authors show how to plan illustrations for various types of content, including facts, concepts, processes, procedures, and principles. The book also discusses technical and environmental factors that will influence how instructional professionals can apply the guidelines to their training projects.
Praise for the First Edition
"For years I've been looking for a book that links cognitive research on learning to graphics and instructional design. Here it is! Ruth Clark and Chopeta Lyons not only explain how to make graphics work—they've created a very interesting read, full of useful guidelines and examples."
"Finally! A book that integrates visual design into the larger context of instructional design and development."
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Plan Graphics for Motivation and Learning
Plan Graphics to Leverage Individual Differences
HOW TO VISUALIZE LESSON CONTENT
How to Visualize Procedures
How to Visualize Concepts
Design Your Visual Approach
Visualize Individual Graphics
Communicate and Lay Out Your Graphic Plans
Apply the Principles
About the Authors
The Power of Visuals
How to Visualize Facts
How to Visualize Processes
Getting the Most from This Resource
THE FOUNDATION 1
How to Visualize Principles
HOW TO PLAN AND COMMUNICATE YOUR VISUALS
Determine the Context