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1976
This compilation of objectives was prepared by 35 industrial education teachers in the state of Michigan. It is indicated that these performance objectives should not be viewed as complete course objectives but rather as a listing of objectives which can be used where appropriate. After an introductory section, providing a general outline of a…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Construction (Process), Graphic Arts, Industrial Education
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Rosenblum, L. Penny; Cheng, Li; Zebehazy, Kim; Emerson, Robert Wall; Beal, Carole R. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2020
Teachers of students with visual impairments clearly have an important opportunity to promote graphics literacy skills for students with visual impairments through providing descriptions to make educational content accessible. Guidelines for appropriate image descriptions have been developed by the National Center on Accessible Materials (NCAM), a…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Blindness
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Ruiz, Miguel – Public Services Quarterly, 2014
Providing successful library services requires efficient and effective communication with users; therefore, it is important that content creators who develop visual materials understand key components of design and, specifically, develop a holistic graphic design process. Graphic design, as a form of visual communication, is the process of…
Descriptors: Library Services, Library Development, Graphic Arts, Multimedia Materials
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Peers, Chris – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2011
The popularity of visual literacy may have resulted, in part, from some school authorities rushing the process of determining school curriculum. This article argues that the haste is reflective of pressure placed on educational discourse to conform to neo-liberal reforms of the sector, and is not the result of a careful and complex debate within…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Visual Literacy, Visual Arts
Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, CA. – 1978
This junior high teaching unit on graphic communication is one in a series of career guidebooks developed by Project CHOICE (Children Have Options in Career Education) to provide the classroom teacher with a source of career-related activities linking classroom experiences with the world of work. The unit follows a typical format that includes the…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Development, Career Education, Educational Resources
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Thompson, John – SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2009
Graphic storytelling is a medium that allows students to make and share stories, while developing their art communication skills. American comics today are more varied in genre, approach, and audience than ever before. When considering the impact of Japanese manga on the youth, graphic storytelling emerges as a powerful player in pop culture. In…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Cartoons, Graphic Arts, Art Activities
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Walsh, Lynda – Written Communication, 2018
This report details the second phase of an ongoing research project investigating the visual invention and composition processes of scientific researchers. In this phase, four academic researchers completed think-aloud protocols as they composed graphics for research presentations; they also answered follow-up questions about their visual…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Scientific Research, Visualization, Values
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Sanchez, Lilia A.; And Others – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 1995
In a freshman engineering graphics course at Santa Clara University (California), mechanical engineering students learn to solve ill-structured design problems using graphic communication skills. Integration of a critical thinking component has guided the faculty's own iterative, interactive process of designing a more effective teaching method.…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Instruction, Communication Skills, Course Descriptions
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Reed, Deborah K.; Jemison, Emily; Sidler-Folsom, Jessica; Weber, Ashley – Journal of Experimental Education, 2019
This study investigated the content learning of fourth graders (N = 92) randomly assigned to complete electronic Frayer Models on life science vocabulary by themselves or while engaging in synchronous online discussions with a partner. The use of the graphic organizers was interspersed with other science activities. After seven weeks, all students…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Biological Sciences
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Danielson, Robert W.; Sinatra, Gale M.; Kendeou, Panayiota – Discourse Processes: A multidisciplinary journal, 2016
Refutation texts have been shown to be effective at promoting knowledge revision. It has been suggested that refutation texts are most effective when the misconception and the correct information are co-activated and integrated with causal networks that support the correct information. We explored two augmentations to a refutation text that might…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Logical Thinking, Misconceptions, Visual Aids
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Branoff, Ted – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 1998
Reports on a study to determine whether the presence of coordinate axes in a test of spatial-visualization ability affects scores and response times on a mental-rotations task for students enrolled in undergraduate introductory graphic communications classes. Based on Pavios's dual-coding theory. Contains 36 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Uses in Education, Concept Formation, Design
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Kambouri, Maria; Pampoulou, Eliada Salowm; Pieridou, Myria; Allen, Michael – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The study investigated early years teachers' understanding and use of graphic symbols, defined as the visual representation(s) used to communicate one or more "linguistic" concepts, which can be used to facilitate science learning. The study was conducted in Cyprus where six early years teachers were observed and interviewed. The results…
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Visual Aids
Weir, E. Lee – 1970
An experimental study, involving a sample 252 male freshmen students who were not enrolled in industrial arts or technology classes, was designed to investigate the effectiveness of printed graphic communication media in recruiting. The sample was randomly assigned to one of two experimental groups containing 85 students each and a control group…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, College Freshmen, Doctoral Dissertations, Enrollment Influences
Walker, Marlon A. – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2006
Most students enter college with the intent of graduating in four years. However, a growing number of students are taking six years to don the cap and gown. There are any number of reasons why that is so, say students and educators. Diane Hall, the director of high school and community college relations at Florida A&M University's School of…
Descriptors: Time to Degree, Bachelors Degrees, Academic Persistence, Student Financial Aid
Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant. – 1973
This teacher's guide is one of a series of publications focusing on the occupational preparation of persons with special education needs. The material was developed and tested by cooperating teachers over a period of three years. Task analysis information is presented using occupational descriptions from the Dictionary of Occupational Titles,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Cooperative Education, Drafting, Employment Qualifications
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