Simplify Visual Information
Reducing or simplifying the amount of information that is presented visually is beneficial because it directs students' attention specifically to the most critical information. Examples of simplifying visual information are making presentation slides and handouts monochromatic, using pictures only when they convey important information, limiting the use of lines and color, or providing information in multiple graphics instead of one complex diagram. Faculty are responsible for altering their class content to simplify the visual information for eligible students.
Related Functional Characteristics
Processing Deficit (Visual) : Reducing or simplifying the amount of information presented visually reduces the amount of information to synthesize or analyze.
Attentional Overfocus : Reducing or simplifying the amount of information that is presented visually is beneficial because it directs students' attention specifically to the most critical information.
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