Dickter, M. Richard
September 1942
Education Digest;Sep1942, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p17
The article describes the various types of visual aids in current use in schools in the United States, their advantages and disadvantages, and the apparatus necessary for using each. These include: opaque pictorial materials; the glass slide which is viewed and projected by transmitted light; the 35-mm film strip; the three-dimensional picture or stereograph, which has the feature of depth and the advantage of reality being added to visualization; and motion pictures.


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