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Using Neuroeducation As A Model To Evaluate The Effect Of Imagery On Chinese Character Writing, Ellyn L. Arwood, Carol X. Lam May 2017

Using Neuroeducation As A Model To Evaluate The Effect Of Imagery On Chinese Character Writing, Ellyn L. Arwood, Carol X. Lam

Education Faculty Publications and Presentations

Using imagery as a strategy for language learning may be helpful to encode linguistic forms into conceptual networks for long-term memory. Based on Arwood’s neuroeducation model of language learning, this research evaluated the effect of imagery in Chinese character writing by English-speaking adolescent students. After comparing imagery effects under three instructional conditions (i.e., English translation, pictorial presentation, and verbal-contextual interpretation), the results showed that the use of imagery predicted significantly better writing results in the immediate and one-week writing tests, but not in the four-week writing test. Cognitive analyses found that imagery was commonly used as a mediational ...


This Is Not A Fable: Using Storytelling In A College Classroom To Enhance Student Learning, Diann C. Moorman Mar 2015

This Is Not A Fable: Using Storytelling In A College Classroom To Enhance Student Learning, Diann C. Moorman

SoTL Commons Conference

This research endorses storytelling as means to enhance student learning in the college classroom. Indeed, many of our earliest learning experiences may have involved storytelling—from Esoph’s Fables to Grimm’s Fairy Tales. Rare is the American adult who has not heard “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” or “The Ugly Duckling”. Both are childhood stories that provided reflective life messages. As such, storytelling is an enduring form of communication. Although many educators use storytelling in their classrooms, the stories are often presented spontaneously and may not be considered integral to the day’s learning and teaching activities. In fact ...


The Widening Gyre: Images As Central To The Global Village, Mark Smith Dec 2000

The Widening Gyre: Images As Central To The Global Village, Mark Smith

The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

The image is emerging as the lingua franca of technological culture, both resurrecting characteristics of pre-literate classicism and consolidating the global community.