Info Imaging or Definition-Sentence Writing?
           Pamela Vesely, Ed.D., Western Carolina University, NC
           Nancy Gryder, Ed.S., RAE Educational Services, NC
Vocabulary concept development is a critical skill for proficient reading 
comprehension. In this study the effectiveness of a visual imagery strategy 
(Info Imaging) was compared with a definition- sentence writing strategy for 
learning essential vocabulary. Participants included 64 seventh grade students. 
Results indicate significantly greater gains when using the Info Imaging strategy, 
particularly for students in African American and Hispanic subgroups. Implications 
of these findings and instructional recommendations are also discussed. 

Academic Exchange Quarterly   Spring 2008: Volume 12, Issue 1  
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