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Dual Coding for Teachers Who Can’t Draw: Improving Every Teacher’s Explanations

Adam Boxer

In this session, Adam will outline major findings from cognitive science including the Multimedia Effect, Redundancy and Split Attention – empirical findings which can be placed within a framework called Dual Coding Theory. Dual Coding has become an incredibly popular tool for teachers, and Adam will show which strands of the Theory are most helpful to most teachers most of the time.