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Jeyaraj, Joseph – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2017
Engineers communicate multimodally using written and visual communication, but there is not much theorizing on why they do so and how. This essay, therefore, examines why engineers communicate multimodally, what, in the context of representing engineering realities, are the strengths and weaknesses of written and visual communication, and how,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Technical Writing, Communication Strategies, Written Language
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Corder, Jessica; Irlbeck, Erica – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The agricultural communications academic discipline has existed for more than 100 years. In that time, approximately 40 academic programs nationwide have formed in some capacity to prepare students for success in the classroom and the workplace after graduation. In the past 25 years, numerous studies relating to the skills, abilities and knowledge…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Agricultural Education, Education Work Relationship, Job Skills
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Wille, Beatrijs; Allen, Thomas; Van Lierde, Kristiane; Van Herreweghe, Mieke – American Annals of the Deaf, 2020
The study focused on the adaptation and development of the first diagnostic instrument to assess the visual communication and Flemish Sign Language skills of deaf signing children (age [less than or equal to] 24 months). An adaptation of the standardized Visual Communication and Sign Language Checklist for Signing Children (VCSL; Simms et al.,…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Diagnostic Tests, Deafness, Infants
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Hanasono, Lisa K. – Communication Teacher, 2018
Courses: This single-class teaching activity was designed for courses on critical communication pedagogy (CCP), gender and race, communication education, research methods, and visual communication. Objectives: By completing this activity, students should be able to (1) describe the principles of CCP, (2) examine critically how race and gender are…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Textbook Content, Preservice Teacher Education, College Students
Daniels, Susan – Free Spirit Publishing, 2018
Emojis . . . avatars . . . icons . . . Our world is becoming increasingly reliant on visual communication. Yet our classrooms still heavily focus on traditional oral and written instruction. In this first-of-its-kind resource, Dr. Susan Daniels channels over twenty years of research and experience into a comprehensive guide of visual learning…
Descriptors: Visual Stimuli, Teaching Methods, Visual Literacy, Interaction
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Oliveira, Alandeom W.; Cook, Kristin – Research in Science Education, 2017
Despite growing recognition of the importance of visual representations to science education, previous research has given attention mostly to verbal modalities of evolution instruction. Visual aspects of classroom learning of evolution are yet to be systematically examined by science educators. The present study attends to this issue by exploring…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Evolution, Visual Stimuli, Teaching Methods
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Costandin, Elmarie; Alexander, Neeske – Transformation in Higher Education, 2019
Background: Social transformation in South Africa is a sensitive issue because of the historical realities of segregation and past injustices. Aim: To address transformation, Visual Communication Design students were asked to design an exhibition, event, sculpture or garden to memorialise the forced removals that took place on the site of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Social Justice, Social Change
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Pennington, Kristin; Calico, Carley; Edgar, Leslie D.; Edgar, Don W.; Johnson, Donald M. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2015
The University of Arkansas developed and integrated visual communications curriculum related to agricultural communications into secondary agricultural programs throughout the state. The curriculum was developed, pilot tested, revised, and implemented by selected secondary agriculture teachers. The primary purpose of this study was to evaluate…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Visual Stimuli, Communication Strategies, Prior Learning
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Schumacher, Sara – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2021
When visual literacy ethics instruction in higher education focuses only on teaching academic citation styles and fair use, students are unprepared for professional environments with less-defined ethical rules and harsher consequences. Instructors should look to visual literacy, metaliteracy, and disciplinary information literacy to identify…
Descriptors: Ethics, Decision Making, Higher Education, Ethical Instruction
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Coffelt, Tina A.; Grauman, Dale; Smith, Frances L. M. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2019
Employers provide their interpretation of the meaning of "communication skills" in this qualitative study of 22 managers. Employers understand written communication to be types of documents, a way to write, and a mode of communication. Oral communication skills mean a style of interacting, presenting, and conducting meetings. Visual…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Employers, Communication Skills, Written Language
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Stones, Emily – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Visual Rhetoric, Political Communication, Media and Society, Argumentation. Objective: Students trace a social hierarchy created through the visual reason of memes.
Descriptors: Social Structure, Social Systems, Learning Activities, Behavioral Objectives
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Martyniuk, Stephanie Veronica – Art Education, 2018
In this article, the author discusses how video games can be studied in the Media Arts/Arts classroom in terms of their educational potential through three steps of visual literacy to effectively deconstruct a video game for critical thinking. She first looks at how games demonstrate visual representation; second, how games teach visual…
Descriptors: Video Games, Art Education, Visual Literacy, Critical Thinking
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Fellinger, Johannes; Linzner, Doris; Holzinger, Daniel; Dall, Magdalena; Fellinger, Maria; Fogler, Jason – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2020
People with intellectual disabilities who are deaf face obstacles participating in social environments that do not take into account their need for accessible visual communication. In the present case series, we describe the development of the adaptive skills profiles of eight participants in a fully inclusive therapeutic living community,…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Adults, Deafness, Residential Programs
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Kedra, Joanna – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2018
Competency in visual literacy (VL) is crucial for effective visual communication, and thus for living and working in a visually saturated environment. However, VL across disciplines is still marginalized in higher education curricula. This tendency is partly caused by the lack of knowledge and agreement on what it means to be visually literate.…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Higher Education, Reading Skills, Writing Skills
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Whalen, D. Joel – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2019
This article offers readers 13 "My Favorite Assignments" that were presented at the Association for Business Communication's 83rd annual conference held in Miami, Florida, in 2018. The teaching innovations offered include assignments that present quick, fun icebreaker exercises; visual communication and diversity; rhetoric; email; and…
Descriptors: Assignments, Business Communication, Instructional Innovation, Listening
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