Graphic Materials in Educational Technology

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Description of Graphic Materials in Education Technology

Types and detailed explanation as well as categorization of Graphic Materials


Educational technology is a field of study that investigates the process of analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating the instructional environment and learning materials in order to improve teaching and learning. It is important to keep in mind that the purpose of educational technology (also referred to as instructional technology) is to improve education. It is therefore important to define the goals and needs of education first and then use all knowledge, including technology, to design the most effective learning environment for students (Kurt, 2015).

With the increase need aimed at solving educational problems and concerns, which might include motivation, discipline, the drop-out rate, school violence, basic skills, critical thinking, and the whole list of educational concerns; there has been an ever increasing tendency to develop innovative solutions to learning difficulties, thus, giving birth to graphic materials in learning.

Definition of Graphic Materials

Graphic materials are materials used for instruction characterized by their vivid nature, can be clearly described and are able to effectively present message in which it is designed for.

According to Achuonye (2004), graphic materials are arts by which we express ideas in lines, pictures, sketches, and diagrams; it includes materials which inculcate facts and ideas clearly and succinctly through a combination of drawing, words and pictures.

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Ofurum, C. (2018). Graphic Materials in Educational Technology. Afribary. Retrieved from

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Ofurum, Chukwudi "Graphic Materials in Educational Technology" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Jul. 2018, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.


Ofurum, Chukwudi . "Graphic Materials in Educational Technology". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Jul. 2018. Web. 26 Feb. 2024. < >.


Ofurum, Chukwudi . "Graphic Materials in Educational Technology" Afribary (2018). Accessed February 26, 2024.