Color as an instructional variable
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For specific learning objectives the addition of color in certain types of visuals appears to be an important instructional variable in improving student achievement.
The use of visuals (both black-and-white and color) to complement oral instruction does not automatically improve student achievement of all types of learning objectives.
Different types of colored illustrations differ in the effectiveness with which they facilitate student achievement of identical educational objectives.
Different types of black-and-white illustrations differ in the effectiveness with which they facilitate student achievement of identical educational objectives.
KeywordsStudent Achievement Heart Model Simple Line Oral Instruction Visual Illustration
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