Dual Coding Techniques

Students can use dual coding by examining how words describe images and how images represent text, explaining images in their own words, and drawing an image based on words. Dual coding allows for two ways of understanding and remembering information by combining verbal material with visuals in teaching practice.

It is important to keep it simple and not combine more than two types of multimedia. Students can also be encouraged to draw something to aid in their understanding of the material.

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