WHAT ARE A.V AIDS???According to Kinder:“Audio visual aids are any device which can be used to make thelearning more effective, more concrete, more realistic and moredynamic”.OBJECTIVES OF USING AUDIOVISUAL AIDS• To increase the effectiveness of the teaching.• To hold the attention span of the learner for the durationof instruction.• To save time.• To make learning experiences last longer.
GUIDELINES FOR DESIGNING AUDIOVISUALS•Use simplified drawings.•Visual should be made to scale.•Use colors and dramatic pictures with humor• Information given should match the pace of learning•Use titles and questions liberally.•Make selective use of audio effects.•Use bold face type letters.•Design learner friendly interactive multimedia systems.
BENEFITS OF USING A.V AIDS• They help your audience understand your ideas.• They help the audience follow your argument, your “train” of thought. In both oral and written presentations readers/listeners must perceive the pattern of organization to comprehend effectively.• They makes your presentation more memorable and thus increase the chances that what you said will be remembered.