ERIC Number: ED233677
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Seeing Ourselves: Visualization in a Social Context. Readings from the Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association (14th).
Braden, Roberts A., Ed.; Walker, Alice D., Ed.
The 40 papers in this collection cover a wide variety of topics within the broad field of visual literacy. Three preliminary papers discuss visualization through film. The second section, which emphasizes visualization in a social context, contains 10 papers addressing cultural, political, social, and psychological issues, touching upon such diverse topics as the work of Marshall McLuhan, the politics of a Rubik's Cube, and the gender issue of gesture. Five of these papers are from a series of phototherapy workshops which were linked by a common interest in the use of visualization and visual literacy skills in the helping professions. The next section contains 15 papers concerned with research, theory, and technologies, including television, microcomputers, and other high technologies. Among the specific topics discussed are improved written communications, research techniques and measuring devices, Telidon, and video utilization in human relations training. The final 12-paper section deals with visualization in education and includes a complete utilization unit on curriculum applications of critical viewing skills. Numerous diagrams, figures, and illustrations are provided throughout the document to contribute to the visual emphasis. (LMM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Visual Literacy Association, Bloomington, IN.