An audio-visual aids is an instructional device in which
message can be heard as well as seen.
Audio-visual aids are those aids which help in
completing the triangular process of learning.ie,
Motivation, classification, stimulation.
Carter .v. Good
Audio-visual aids are any device which can be used to
make the learning experience more concrete,more
realistic and more dynamic.
CONCEPTS OF A-V AIDS
Audio-visual aids are sensitive tools used in teaching
and as avenues for learning.these are planned
educational materials that appeal to the senses of the
people and quickens learning facilities for clear
A CHINESE PROVERB:
“If I hear I Forgot , If I see I remember , If I do I know
Says the importance of sensory perception of teaching,
PURPOSES OF A-V AIDS
Improve and make teaching effective.
Enable the audience to look, listen and learn.
Make learning interesing and profitable.
Quicken the phase of learning.
Economise teachers effort.
Foster/develop the knowledge.
It helps in newness in lesson and provide vicarious
Brings expected behavioral changes among the learners.
The students acquires clear,accurate and vivid image
during the process of learning.
Increase and sustain attention and concentration.
Provide an opportunity for situational type of learning.
Stimulate thinking and motivate action.
Saves time and energy.
Changes attitude or view of learners.
Develop continuity or thought.
Increases the concreteness ,clarity,effectiveness of
ideas and skills being tranferred.
Economise teacher effort.
Helps in learning process.
Helps to improve the students skills.
To gain practical skills.
Helps to develop knowledge.
helps to develop vocabulary development.
Facilitates freedom among learners.
They direct dramatise the experiences.
Audio-visual aids educate children for life,promotes
Provide a basis for more effective perceptual and
Helps to develop thinking process.
Develop higher faculties among the students and it
promote memorization,thinking process and
PRINCIPLES OF A-V AIDS
1. Principle of selection
2. Principle of preparation
3. Principle of proper presentation
4. Principal of physical control
5. Principle of response
6. Principle of evaluation
CLASSIFICATION OF AV AIDS
1. Projected and Non-projected aids
2. Audio-material, visual material and Audio-visual
3. Big media and little media
4. Three dimensional aids