ERIC Number: ED246843
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Visual Literacy--Enhancing Human Potential. Readings from the 15th Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association.
Walker, Alice D., Ed.; And Others
This document includes 46 papers presented at the International Visual Literacy Association Conference on topics ranging from prehistoric cave paintings to technology of the future. Major sections are devoted to research and theory, education, computer technology, and phototherapy. Emphasis is on increased understanding of opportunities available for using visual literacy to equip people to deal more effectively with today's problems. Specific topics addressed include an analysis of visual recruitment materials used in higher education; picture legibility, readability, and reading value; visual literacy and cognitive style; assessing field dependency with theatrical slides; helping children to apply a conceptual model to photography; learning from television; mental imagery and participatory instructional design; the effect of visualization as an aid in teaching grammatical concepts in German; cameras in the curriculum; visual/spatial strategies for writing and reading improvement; a whole brain approach to creative problem solving; the potential of computerized multi-image production; creative visualization with microcomputers; visual technology and the development of active visual learning; and the creative elderly. (LMM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: International Visual Literacy Association, Bloomington, IN.