Archive for March 9th, 2013

Mar 09 2013

Can Graphic Novels Help You Learn Faster? Test It For Free

I provide advice about how to write novels, comic books and graphic novels. Most of my content applies to fiction-writing in general, but I also provide articles specifically about superhero stories.

Short version: Dr. Short at the University of Oklahoma conducted a study which found that graphic novels helped students learn material more easily and were preferred by 80% of the students. You can enroll for free here to test whether they are more effective for you.

 

Here’s an example of the study incorporating visual cues to make business-school material easier to learn/understand:

If you’d like to see for yourself, please enroll for their free option here:

I’m definitely in; diagrams and other visual cues really helped me in school, especially in understanding complex processes with distinct phases like the Krebs Cycle in biology and the earmarking process in congressional budgeting.

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