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Evidence Based Principles for Designing e-Learning Instructions: Principle #2 The Contiguity Principle

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Principle #2: The Contiguity Principle

The Contiguity Principle posits that learning happens when words are aligned with corresponding graphics (pictures, graphs, diagrams, maps, etc…)

That is, place words and graphics side by side on the screen (meaning, contiguous in space)

To be continued….

 

Based on the Book: E-Learning and the Science of Instruction by Ruth Clovin Clark and Richard E. Mayer

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Posted by on September 16, 2012 in Educational Technology

 

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