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Gadelshina, Gyuzel; Cornwell, Arrian; Spoors, David – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2019
Interest in the role of visual literacy within education has grown significantly over the last 50 years. Many scholars maintain that living in an image-rich culture in the twenty-first century requires preparing visually literate graduates who are capable of a critical reading and understanding of visual texts, as well as constructing images…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Visual Learning, Freehand Drawing, Critical Thinking
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Loerts, Terry; Belcher, Christina – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2019
As modes of language have changed to incorporate more robust multiliteracies, thoughtful interactions are required for teaching and learning within higher education. This qualitative case study considers how new methods of instruction are perceived in higher education through the inclusion of academic visual journals over two semesters of required…
Descriptors: Visual Learning, Skill Development, Student Journals, Journal Writing
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Stenliden, Linnéa; Nissen, Jörgen; Bodén, Ulrika – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2017
In a world of massively mediated information and communication, students must learn to handle rapidly growing information volumes inside and outside school. Pedagogy attuned to processing this growing production and communication of information is needed. However, ordinary educational models often fail to support students, trialing neither…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Foreign Countries, Social Sciences, Visualization
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Bintz, Carol – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2016
The twenty-first century hosts a well-established global economy, where leaders are required to have increasingly complex skills that include creativity, innovation, vision, relatability, critical thinking and well-honed communications methods. The experience gained by learning to be visually literate includes the ability to see, observe, analyze,…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Visual Learning, Leadership Qualities, Critical Thinking
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Ecoma, Victor – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2016
The paper reflects upon the tools, approaches and applications of visual literacy in the Visual Arts Department of Cross River University of Technology, Calabar, Nigeria. The objective of the discourse is to examine how the visual arts training and practice equip students with skills in visual literacy through methods of production, materials and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Literacy, Visual Arts, Art Education
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Andreou, Eleni; Vlachos, Filippos – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2013
The present study examined the link between learning styles and dyslexia in secondary school students, using the Visual-Auditory-Kinesthetic (VAK) learning styles model. According to the VAK model, most people possess a dominant or preferred learning style, however some people have a mixed and evenly balanced blend of the three styles. Our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Cognitive Style, Learning Modalities
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Emanuel, Richard; Challons-Lipton, Siu – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2013
A conceptualization of visual proficiency is offered. A survey is described which asked college students (N = 358) to identify five photographs, five symbols, and five paintings that are generally recognized to be "famous". About 27% of all respondents claimed to recognize all the photographs, 23% recognized all the symbols, and 3%…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Visual Literacy, Visual Learning, Visual Perception
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Avgerinou, Maria D.; Pettersson, Rune – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2011
Despite the fact that to date Visual Literacy (VL) scholars have not arrived at a general consensus for a theoretical organization of the VL field, important conceptual investigations have emerged over the past four decades. In this paper we discuss and synthesize those studies. We then present a first attempt toward a cohesive theory of VL. The…
Descriptors: Visual Learning, Visualization, Visual Perception, Visual Literacy
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Brumberger, Eva – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2011
The so-called millennial learners who currently populate college classrooms are purportedly digital natives whose repeated exposure to a host of new technologies has allegedly resulted in enhanced skills in several areas, including those related to technology and visual communication. By extension, the argument has been made that digital natives…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Age Groups, Visual Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Shambaugh, R. Neal – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1995
From a cognitive point of view, students construct new knowledge frameworks by relating new information to prior knowledge. Visual constructions help students reestablish unity of knowledge from "bits" of information received in linear note taking. Discusses the benefits of note taking and review, and summarizes visual note-taking…
Descriptors: Cognitive Mapping, Constructivism (Learning), Epistemology, Notetaking
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Moriarty, Sandra – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1994
Discusses several philosophies of linguistics and semiotics that debate the importance of words and their relationship to signs, language as the primary modeling system, and the historical primacy of verbal versus visual communication. Describes human communication as both language-based and nonverbal, both aspects inviting arbitrary and abstract…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Communication (Thought Transfer), Interpretive Skills, Language Processing
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Damarin, Suzanne K. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1993
Discussion of visual literacy, visual cognition, visual thinking and learning, and visual knowledge focuses on women and gender differences. Topics addressed include educational equality and the visual, including equality versus difference; women and mass culture; difference and the design of visual instruction; and feminist education and the…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Females, Instructional Design, Popular Culture