Successfully Using Visual Aids

in Your Presentation




The goal of this module is to help instructors more effectively deliver their message to their students by adding impact and interest to their presentation / lecture content through the use of visual aids.


Module Objectives:


Upon completion of this module, the instructor will . . .

  • be able to distinguish among the various ways that students can best receive and process information.

  • understand how the effective use of visual aids can impact a learner's information retention.

  • understand how effective visual aids can strengthen a presentation.

  • recognize the common types of visual aids and describe ways to effectively use each type.

  • know what factors to consider when selecting visual aids.

  • recognize the characteristics of effective visual aids.

  • recognize some disadvantages of using visual aids.

Several questions are interspersed throughout the material so that you can check your understanding of the information presented.






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