O'Reilly logo

Graphics for Learning: Proven Guidelines for Planning, Designing, and Evaluating Visuals in Training Materials by Chopeta Lyons, Ruth C. Clark

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 13. How to Visualize Facts

CHAPTER OVERVIEW

Factual information may not be as exciting as other content types but facts are critical to complete many job tasks! Facts are unique specific information related to job tasks. Concrete facts such as computer screens and specific equipment are two- or three-dimensional. Discrete facts may be qualitative such as product color, or quantitative such as product weight. When teaching facts, it's important to present them in job context and to provide memory support.

In this chapter we present research, psychological rationale, and examples to support the following guidelines on ways to visualize facts:

  • Use representational visuals to show concrete facts in job context

  • In the work or training environment, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required