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Unformatted text preview: nals to help mark transitions within your presentation. This is how Consuela Archuleta applies this idea in her high school biology course. 29 • When I lecture, I like to alert students to transitions between topics. For example, I might say things like, “We are done with this topic and ready to move on to the next topic, which is...” Outlines and spatial/semantic organizers. You can help your students understand how information is organized in a text or a lecture by providing them with an outline or a spatial/semantic organizer for that information. You are probably already very familiar with outlines as a way of representing a linear organization of ideas. Spatial/semantic organizers are instructional tools that represent the organizational structure of information in a visual/spatial manner (Chmielewski & Dansereau, 1998). Visual/semantic organizers go by many names and can take many forms including concept and knowledge maps (Bahr & Dansereau, 2001; Chang, Sung, & Chen, 2001; Novack, 1990), Venn diagrams and webs (Camp, 2000), structu...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.

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