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How geographic maps increase recall of instructional text

  • Raymond W. Kulhavy
  • William A. Stock
  • William A. Kealy
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Abstract

This article reviews research on how geographic maps influence the recall of associated text. Drawing on literature from cartography and educational, experimental, and cognitive psychology, the authors describe a model of map-text learning based on dual-coding theory and focused on activities that take place during working memory operations. The instructional implications of the model are explored, and recommendations for instructional applications are given.

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Cognitive Psychology Educational Technology Memory Operation Instructional Text Instructional Implication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond W. Kulhavy
    • 1
  • William A. Stock
    • 1
  • William A. Kealy
    • 2
  1. 1.Arizona State UniversityTempe
  2. 2.Texas A&M UniversityUSA

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