ERIC Number: ED370557
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
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Visual Information Strategies in Mental Model Development.
Renk, Jeffrey M.; And Others
This paper examines how visual information strategies may be used to facilitate the development of mental models. Topics covered include: definition of mental models; mental models and visual information; mental modeling concepts; power of modeling, including examples related to physical science, mathematics, writing, and depth of processing; information transformation; and a discussion of Visionnaire, a systems modeling software program. (Contains 16 references.) (JLB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers: Examples; Mental Models
Note: In: Visual Literacy in the Digital Age: Selected Readings from the Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association (25th, Rochester, New York, October 13-17, 1993); see IR 055 055.