Using technology to support visual learning strategies

Blanche O'Bannon, Kathleen Puckett, Glenda Rakes

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations


Visual learning is a strategy for visually representing the structure of information and for representing the ways in which concepts are related. Based on the work of Ausubel, these hierarchical maps facilitate student learning of unfamiliar information in the K-12 classroom. This paper presents the research base for this Type II computer tool, as well as the alignment of the National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS*S) and the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS*T). In addition, basic information is provided regarding use of visual tools as diagrams and outlines, along with multiple K-12 lesson ideas, adaptations for special populations, software options, and useful Web links.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationType II Uses of Technology in Education
Subtitle of host publicationProjects, Case Studies, and Software Applications
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780203051672
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012


  • Concept map
  • Graphic organizer
  • Inspiration
  • Instructional strategy
  • Outline
  • Storyboard
  • Type II computer tool
  • Visual learning
  • Webbing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


Dive into the research topics of 'Using technology to support visual learning strategies'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this