ERIC Number: ED463945
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Visual Literacy and Learning in Science. ERIC Digest.
This digest explains the concept of visual literacy in science and provides a guide to resources for further study. The case is made that the capacities to both understand and generate technical pictures are fundamental to scientific and technological literacy for students at many levels, from early elementary school to the university level. Teaching suggestions on developing visual literacy are included. (MM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Science Education, Scientific Literacy, Visual Literacy, Visualization
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.