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ERIC Number: EJ1144635
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1051-144X
Visual Guidebooks: Documenting a Personal Thinking Language
Shambaugh, Neal; Beacham, Cindy
Journal of Visual Literacy, v36 n1 p1-19 2017
A personal thinking language consists of verbal and visual means to transform ideas to action in social and work settings. This verbal and visual interaction of images and language is influenced by one's personal history, cultural expectations and professional practices. The article first compares a personal thinking language to other languages (e.g. design, private languages), cites its benefits and identifies its features. The article describes how a visual guidebook can be used as an educational task to document a student's personal thinking language. Recommendations for implementing a visual guidebook are provided for academic and professional settings.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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