ERIC Number: ED211047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Better Bulletin Boards. Revised Edition.
Anderson, Cheryl A.
This handbook, a revision of a 1960 publication, stresses a systematic approach to the actual planning process and the utilization of basic principles of composition in designing visually effective displays. A list of five personal responsibilities the teacher should assume is given, 12 instructional uses are described, and four common limitations of bulletin boards are discussed. Content and purpose, selection of resources and materials, and possible sources of free materials are discussed with respect to planning a display. Various aspects of design, including elements and principles of design, design tips, and arranging the design, are provided with a 6-point checklist and a sample analysis. Techniques for constructing the display--i.e., the creation of lettering, materials and picture selection, mounting visuals, and attaching materials to the board--are described. Questions are given to use in evaluating the content and the design of the display to determine its effectiveness in terms of the learning objectives and the design. Line drawings illustrate the text, and a list of 16 other sources of information is provided. (CHC)
Descriptors: Bulletin Boards, Design Requirements, Display Aids, Educational Equipment, Illustrations, Letters (Alphabet), Media Selection, Planning, Production Techniques
University of Texas, Austin Film Library, Box W, Austin, TX 78712 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. General Libraries.