Pictures, audio, and print: symbolic representation and effect on learning
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- Nugent, G.C. ECTJ (1982) 30: 163. doi:10.1007/BF02766597
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Can presentations by an iconic system (pictures) and a linguistic system (print or audio) aid learning? Tests given fourth-to-sixth graders showed that they alternate between systems, using each to assimilate information. However, when content differed between the systems — and this information was presented simultaneously (visual + audio) — processing of the information was not as effective.