Visual Learners Visual learners typically learn best by

  • Slides: 9
Download presentation
Visual Learners Visual learners typically learn best by seeing information. Visual learners typically like

Visual Learners Visual learners typically learn best by seeing information. Visual learners typically like to read information and like to have notes from which to revise You may find that when you’re trying to recall information you’ve read, you can remember which side of the page, the approximate placing on the page and possibly in what colour even if you can’t recall the actual fact.

How to spot an Auditory Learner Visual learners make up approximately 40% of the

How to spot an Auditory Learner Visual learners make up approximately 40% of the population- that’s 2 in every 5 people. Visual learners often use auditory specific phrases like: Looks good to me Let’s look at it differently. See how this works for you. I can’t quite picture it. Let’s draw a diagram or map. I’d like to get a different perspective. I never forget a face I’ll see what I can do.

Visual Learners Learn by: Seeing, watching, observing, use of visual patterns, colour cues, shapes

Visual Learners Learn by: Seeing, watching, observing, use of visual patterns, colour cues, shapes of words, use of pictures and images, key words or phrases need to be written when verbal presentations or directions are given. They benefit from mind maps, spider diagrams, story maps and diagrams. Suggestions for studying: • Write things down • Work in a quiet space • Study on your own • Use colour to highlight main ideas in your work. • use colour to learn vocabulary

Visual Learners Setting up your revision space Visual learners often benefit from structure and

Visual Learners Setting up your revision space Visual learners often benefit from structure and appreciate organisation. Because they benefit from writing and reading it is important to set up a productive environment for study. A desk or table is essential for making notes and diagrams effectively. Always make sure you have plenty of coloured pens in order to highlight your work and identify key concepts. Colour coding works very well for visual learners. Visual learners usually work best in a quiet space and working on their own.

Visual Learners Visual learners typically need to see all their study materials: Use colour

Visual Learners Visual learners typically need to see all their study materials: Use colour coding when learning new concepts Use notes and flash cards for review of material, vocabulary, and terminology for a specific course. Retype notes - use different fonts, highlight, bold print, and underline important concepts and facts Use charts, maps, timelines, and filmstrips when learning new material Draw diagrams, mind maps, spider diagrams, flow diagrams

Visual Learners Use pictures: When trying to remember stories or a series of eventscreate

Visual Learners Use pictures: When trying to remember stories or a series of eventscreate a series of images that document the tale. You don’t need to be an artist- you can get images off the internet and add notes to them. This visualisation may help you memorise the story or events. Flow charts can use pictures or words to help you structure and organise revision material. 1 2 3 • Beginning • Middle • end

Visual Learners Alternatively creating an single image with a wealth of information can help

Visual Learners Alternatively creating an single image with a wealth of information can help you recollect facts and information. Imagine trying to recollect the causes of the second world war. . The key components include: • The scramble for Africa • Dispute over Alsace Lorraine • The Russo-Turkish War • Assassination of Franz Ferdinand As a picture this may look like: (you of course could be far more creative)

Visual Learners One technique for representing data is to use spider diagrams. Start with

Visual Learners One technique for representing data is to use spider diagrams. Start with the main idea and think about the associated ideas and how they are connected. Another possible connection Some more ideas Main Idea Other points to be taken into consideration You can colour code your diagram to make it more distinctive and memorable Another related point Other points relating to the main idea that are closely related

Visual Learners Using acronyms can be a useful way of memorising facts or a

Visual Learners Using acronyms can be a useful way of memorising facts or a series of events. An example. If you are trying to remember the 5 pillars of Islam which are: 1) Faith or belief in the Oneness of God and the finality of the prophethood of Muhammad; 2) Establishment of the daily prayers; 3) Concern for and almsgiving to the needy; 4) Self-purification through fasting; and 5) The pilgrimage to Makkah for those who are able. Take the O, P, A, F and M and create a memorable or silly word: M akkah O neness P rayer A lmsgiving Fasting You can even come up with a silly saying to help remember the key letters: Papa Or Father And Mother