Utilizing slides to augment instruction is a common and promising practice among language educators. However, slide design matters. While well-designed slides can support students' comprehension and engagement, poorly designed slides can produce misunderstanding, frustration, and disengagement. This article describes five basic graphic design principles teachers can apply when creating slide presentations. Through the application of these principles, instructional materials have a higher potential of being both visually appealing and pedagogically effective.
Case, A. F. (2022). Creating Pedagogically Effective and Visually Appealing Instructional Slides: Design Tips for Language Educators. Journal of English Learner Education. (14)2.
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