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  2. 2. Why is visual learning so important?<br /><ul><li>Do you want to learn effectively?
  3. 3. Do you know how to use visual aids for teaching?
  4. 4. Do you know how to use visuals to clear the fog inside your mind?</li></li></ul><li>What is Visual Learning ?<br />★Visual learning is a teaching and learning style in which ideas, concepts, data, and information are associated with images and techniques.<br />★From a psychological standpoint it is a type of sensory learning controlled by the cortical visual areas of the brain. <br />
  5. 5. How many Learning Styles do you know?<br />There are seven kinds of learning styles <br />and each of them have different techniques.<br />For example, visual provides spatial understanding.<br />
  6. 6. We’re Different<br /> Among those learning styles, everyone in our group is different. You can try to create your own on the website:Learning-styles-online.com<br />
  7. 7. Visual Learning<br />Why do we need Visual Learning?<br />Because…<br />1)Widely Used<br />2) Universal<br />3) Effective<br />4) Communicate Quickly<br />5) Simple Techniques<br />
  8. 8. Dual-Coding Theory<br />Allan Paivio proposes that we process verbal and visual information differently.<br />
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  10. 10. A Brief History of Visual Learning<br />From an era approximately 40,000 years ago, man began using images that they painted on cave or rock walls and ceilings to tell their stories. <br />
  11. 11. Cuneiforms and Hieroglyphs<br />
  12. 12. Renaissance<br />People begin using painting<br />
  13. 13. The first computer in the world.<br />History shows that the development of visual communications <br />has been the underlying fire and drive to visual learning. From mans’ early cave drawings to the latest in graphic design, we have seen visual learning evolve from its simplest form to the technological marvel it is today.<br />
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  15. 15. Video in the classroom<br />Teachers can…<br />Create a library of related video shorts and clips<br />Record their own videos to upload<br />Students can…<br />Be asked to find video examples<br />Create and submit their own videos<br />View videos related to specific topics<br />Nova. (2009, October 22). The Elegant Universe - M Theory (9/11). (NewParadigmScience, Submitter, & Nova, Producer) Retrieved November 22, 2009, from YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fb2vWj6ITGo<br />
  16. 16. One of the best tools to help you learn<br />
  17. 17. The whole picture<br />
  18. 18. A Mind Map uses words, pictures, signs, numbers, colors, <br /> and other attributes <br /> to organize thoughts. <br />
  19. 19. 1. In 1960s, Collins and Quilliandeveloped the theory of Mind Maps. Collins can be considered the father of modern mind map.<br />2. In 1970s, Tony Buzan invented modern <br /> mind mapping.<br />
  20. 20. Left and Right Brain<br /> Mind maps help you use your right brain.<br />
  21. 21. Different Formats<br />★ There are different formats such as flow chart, concept map, tree chart, fish bone chart, and others.<br />★ They all have different purposes.<br />
  22. 22. Mind-mapping Programs<br /><ul><li>There are more than </li></ul> a hundred programs <br /> for creating mind maps.<br />
  23. 23. Example<br /><ul><li>Paul Foreman created a mind map for children </li></ul> who asked ”What would you do if there was a monster in the cupboard?”<br />From: Mind Map Switch Blog<br />
  24. 24. Visual Learning in a K-12 Classroom<br />(from a Math Teacher’s perspective)<br />
  25. 25. Traditional Math Teaching<br />
  26. 26. U5, Lesson 1 – The Shape of Things (TATS - p. 326)<br />a) List 3D space-shapes you see in Biosphere 2.<br />b) Give at least two examples of the 2D plane-shapes used to make up a space-shape.<br />c) Pick a space-shape in this room & sketch it. What parts would you need to measure to describe its size?<br />Resource from: http:// http://www.b2science.org/<br />
  27. 27. Finding Visuals on the Internet(Graphics, videos, simulations, etc.)<br />
  28. 28. Gizmos-Interactive simulations<br />Resource from: http://www.explorelearning.com/<br />
  29. 29. SmartviewInteractive graphing calculator<br />Resource from: http://www.tomreardon.com/TI_SmartView_files/TI_SmartView_Primer_V2.pdf<br />
  30. 30. TI Navigator Networked student calculators<br />Resource from: http://www.sharinginspiration.org/contribs/contrib_22/part_A/Berlin_Mai_2008.pdf<br />
  31. 31. Google SketchupFree 3D Drawing Program<br />Resource from: http://sketchup.google.com/<br />
  32. 32. Interactive ‘periodic table’ of visualizations<br />Click pic to go to site<br />Resource from: http://visual-literacy.org<br />
  33. 33. Data Visualization ExampleDouble bar graph<br />HIV Cases in World & Africa<br />
  34. 34. Data Visualization Example3D Pie Chart<br />
  35. 35. Data Visualization Example3D Data Map<br />
  36. 36. Data Visualization ExampleA wordle for an article about Web 2.0<br />Resource from: http://manyeyes.alphaworks.ibm.com<br />
  37. 37. Data Visualization ExampleMap of overpopulation vs. environmental effects<br />Resource from: http://www.alwayswithhonor.com/#7439<br />
  38. 38. Web Trend MapThe leading internet names & domains mapped onto the Tokyo metro map.<br />Resource from: http://informationarchitects.jp/wtm4/<br />
  39. 39. Data Visualization ExampleInteractive graph of inflation’s parts <br />
  40. 40. Data Visualization Example<br />Life expectancy<br /><ul><li>Hans Rosling at a 2006 TED conference </li></ul>Shows how world economic and social conditions have changed over time<br />Resource from: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/hans_rosling_shows_the_best_stats_you_ve_ever_seen.html<br />
  41. 41. Data Visualization Example<br /><ul><li>Jonathon Harris at a 2007 TED Conference</li></ul>Visualizing the world’s feelings via the internet<br />Resource from: http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/jonathan_harris_tells_the_web_s_secret_stories.html<br />
  42. 42. Questions?<br />

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