Towards an Integrated View of Learning From Text and Visual Displays

  title={Towards an Integrated View of Learning From Text and Visual Displays},
  author={Wolfgang Schnotz},
Visuo-spatial text adjuncts such as static or animated pictures, geographic maps, thematic maps, graphs, and knowledge maps that have been analyzed in the articles contained in this special issue provide complex pictorial information that complements the verbal information of texts. These spatial text adjuncts are considered as depictive representations that can support communication, thinking, and learning. An essential precondition of this supportive function is that the visuo-spatial… CONTINUE READING


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