Supporting Visual and Verbal Learning Preferences in a Second-Language Multimedia Learning Environment

@inproceedings{Plass2001SupportingVA,
  title={Supporting Visual and Verbal Learning Preferences in a Second-Language Multimedia Learning Environment},
  author={Jan L. Plass and Dorothy M. Chun and Richard E. Mayer},
  year={2001}
}
English-speaking college students who were enrolled in a German course read a 762-word German language story presented by a computer program. For key words in the story, students could choose to see a translation on the screen in English (i.e., verbal annotation) or view a picture or video clip representing the word (i.e,, visual annotation), or both. Students remembered word translations better when they had selected both visual and verbal annotations during learning than only 1 or no… Expand

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