An estimated 65% of people are visual learners. Additionally, research suggests that most people are more likely to remember learned concepts when those concepts are attached to visual aids. Unfortunately, Writing Center tutors often forget the importance of using visual strategies when tutoring writing concepts. The implementation of quick and simple visual strategies in tutoring sessions will help students retain information and help them become independent writers for life.
Smith, Kylie, "Pictures of Words: The Importance of Visual Strategies in Tutoring Writing" (2019). Tutor's Column. Paper 54.