Drawing for Better Learning


“Paint us  a picture of….”

A picture is worth a thousand words, but how much is drawing a picture worth? Researchers at Nottingham university have asked the question: “If a diagram helps understanding, does drawing it help even more?” The Colloquial answer would likely be yes, but having quantitative data backing it up is a big step. I just hope the research paper has some diagrams in it.

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/news/pressreleases/2011/august/drawing-integral-to-science-learning.aspx

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