ERIC Number: ED352931
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Visible and Viable: The Role of Images in Instruction and Communication. Readings from the Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association (18th, Commerce, Texas, 1987).
Braden, Roberts A., Ed.; And Others
Presentations at the International Visual Literacy Association conference are grouped under five topics, a prologue, and an epilogue: (1) Prologue--"Writing About Visual Literacy" (Roberts A. Braden); (2) Visible Language--four papers concerning picture books, the Macintosh and Laserwriter, the design of library signs, and visual literacy and library programs; (3) Curriculum and Instruction--seven papers including interdisciplinary approach for K-12 students, a critical viewing guide for children, a course in visual communication, media in the integrated curriculum, media education for physically handicapped adolescents, visual processing using computers, and learning styles; (4) Art and Images--four papers about a visual arts index system, visual literacy and the curriculum, art education by radio, and art analysis by computers; (5) Technology--five papers concerning public speaking and computer visuals, computer use in the humanities, educating in the television age, developing computer screens, and electronic images; (6) Theory and Communication--15 papers on the topics of word and image, multi-image presentation in education, graphic design, programmed visualization, mass communications, a reverse design process, library media skills, functions of visuals, reading visual texts, visual literacy in ancient and modern man, the projected and televised image, perceptual flexibility and figure-ground strategies; and (7) Epilogue--"Desktop Confusion" (Darrell G. Beauchamp). (ALF)
Descriptors: Art Education, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Critical Viewing, Desktop Publishing, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Graphic Arts, Library Role, Library Skills, Mass Media, Microcomputers, Nonverbal Communication, Signs, Television Viewing, Visual Aids, Visual Learning, Visual Literacy, Visual Perception
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Visual Literacy Association.
Note: For the proceedings of the 23rd conference, see IR 015 872.