ERIC Number: ED408940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Jan
VisionQuest: Journeys toward Visual Literacy. Selected Readings from the Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association (28th, Cheyenne, Wyoming, October, 1996).
Griffin, Robert E., Ed.; And Others
This document contains 59 selected papers from the 1996 International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) conference. Topics include: learning to think visually; information design via the Internet; a program for inner-city at-risk children; dubbing versus subtitling television programs; connecting advertisements and classroom reading through visual literacy; tools for humanizing visual symbols; a review of a video on advertising and obsession with thinness; hypermedia and the fundamentals of electronic literacy; elementary students' perceptions of visuals on the World Wide Web; stereotypes in film; teachers' perceptions of instructional design; visual learning activities; tri-coding of information; diversity in Cyborg images; concept mapping; the meaning of color in trademarks; visual literacy in elementary education; visual learning via computer-based simulations; adapting a paper-and-pencil test to the computer; representational strategies in a documentary about racial relations; studying scientific data through an aesthetic point of view; the role of the media in African American self-hatred; the need for visual literacy in higher education; imagery and synectics for modeling poetry writing; virtual courses; visual icons in myth; the development and demise of 8 millimeter film loops; women's history in visual and audiovisual education; student-developed visual productions; a cartographic interpretation of visual literacy; enabling learners through technology; a graphics systems approach in industry; the philosophy of representation; student nurses' perceptions of hospital staff modelling behaviors; deconstructing visual images of indigenous people; children's spatial visual thinking in a hypermedia environment; creating critical thinkers; perception in physics; using graphics for integrated planning; revisioning in storytelling; a local history preservation project; visual learning in biology; imagery, concept formation and creativity; visual themes in gravestones; visual design principles in World Wide Web construction; digital camera editing; digital cinema principles and techniques for multimedia development; culture reflected in tombstones; challenges for hypermedia designers; visual literacy in Web Page creation; the potential of dynamic computer presentations; technology mass media, society and gender; obstructive interactive television designs; gender equity online; a study of intertextuality in television programming; children's understanding of visuals in television interviews; children's attention in television viewing; instructional design process models; and international use of the electronic presentation. (AEF)
Descriptors: Advertising, Computer Graphics, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Development, Computer Uses in Education, Concept Mapping, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Hypermedia, Information Technology, Instructional Design, Instructional Innovation, Internet, Learning Activities, Mass Media, Media Literacy, Racial Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Student Projects, Teacher Attitudes, Television Viewing, Use Studies, Virtual Reality, Visual Learning, Visual Literacy, Visual Stimuli, World Wide Web
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Visual Literacy Association.
Note: For individual papers, see IR 018 354-412. For the 1995 proceedings, see ED 391 476.