Graphic training materials: Your genie in the lamp

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In the United States, we have overlooked using illustrated narrative materials (comic books) for training. Illustrated narrative training materials have the following benefits: (1) they promote learning by capitalizing on the visual dependency of the American public; (2) they promote retention by reinforcing the written word with graphic illustrations and with job-related stories; (3) they promote efficient transfer of knowledge to those with limited reading skills and those with limited English comprehension skills; and (4) they increase interest and are read! The Japanese have been successfully using graphic tests for education and training for years. Study comics were developed for ... continued below

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Hartley, D. & Stroupe, P. November 1, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: EG and G Idaho, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
    Place of Publication: Idaho Falls, Idaho

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In the United States, we have overlooked using illustrated narrative materials (comic books) for training. Illustrated narrative training materials have the following benefits: (1) they promote learning by capitalizing on the visual dependency of the American public; (2) they promote retention by reinforcing the written word with graphic illustrations and with job-related stories; (3) they promote efficient transfer of knowledge to those with limited reading skills and those with limited English comprehension skills; and (4) they increase interest and are read! The Japanese have been successfully using graphic tests for education and training for years. Study comics were developed for mathematics, physics, economics, and multi-volume histories of Japan. Our organization decided to capitalize on the popularity and appeal of comic books and develop a graphic text that teaches the On-the-Job Training (OJT) process and good practices.

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OSTI as DE96002049

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  • American Society for Training and Development international conference and exposition, Dallas, TX (United States), 4-8 Jun 1995

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  • Other: DE96002049
  • Report No.: INEL--95/00312
  • Report No.: CONF-9506277--1
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 123194
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618885

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Hartley, D. & Stroupe, P. Graphic training materials: Your genie in the lamp, article, November 1, 1995; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618885/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.