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This chapter discusses the generative drawing principle in multimedia learning. The generative drawing principle states that asking students to create drawings while reading text causes generative processing that leads to better learning outcomes. An important logistical issue when the generative drawing strategy is used is to create a form of drawing activity that minimizes the creation of extraneous cognitive processing by providing appropriate support for drawing. The studies reviewed in the chapter provide evidence for a positive effect of drawing. The results are also consistent with the cognitive theory of multimedia learning, which posits that people who engage in generative processes while learning are more likely than those who do not to construct meaningful learning outcomes. An important logistical issue for instructional designers when using the drawing strategy is to create a form of drawing activity that minimizes the creation of extraneous cognitive processing, by providing appropriate support for drawing.