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ERIC Number: ED352931
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: 310
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Visual Literacy Association.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For the proceedings of the 23rd conference, see IR 015 872.