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Carter, Danielle – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2018
In an environment that encourages co-construction and participatory practices, and especially in an educational environment saturated with media and images in which children are considered to be valid and competent contributors to knowledge construction, children's visual literacy becomes increasingly important to the development of educational…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Metacognition, Reflection, Learning Processes
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Pettersson, Rune – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2014
Information design has practical and theoretical components. As an academic discipline we may view information design as a combined discipline, a practical theory, or as a theoretical practice. So far information design has incorporated facts, influences, methods, practices, principles, processes, strategies, and tools from a large number of…
Descriptors: Design, Information Services, Theories, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Latz, Amanda O. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2012
One finding and concomitant new conceptualization of the photovoice methodology derived from a research study conducted with community college students are put forward in this paper. One of the aims of the photovoice methodology is to develop a more critical consciousness within participants. I, however, did not note an increase of critical…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Photography, Consciousness Raising
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Malich, John; Kehus, Marcella J. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2012
In our essay we discuss Louise Rosenblatt's transactional theory of a reading event. Second, we summarize Carole Cox and Joyce Many who applied the transactional theory and designed a 1-5 point continuum to stories and films. Third, we summarize film theorists David Bordwell's constructivism; Richard Wollheim's central imagining and…
Descriptors: Reader Text Relationship, Reader Response, Theories, Constructivism (Learning)
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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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Ma, Yan – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1995
Illustrates reader-response theory by discussing a piece of Chinese art, "A Book from the Sky." Examines the relationship between and among viewer, text or artwork, and artist; and attempts to determine the meanings viewers of different ages, genders, ethnicity, and professions construct in reaction to the work of art and to postmodern…
Descriptors: Age, Art, Art Appreciation, Chinese
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McDonald, Jeannette; And Others – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1996
Results of case studies of elementary and secondary school educators on Internet use indicate that while some teachers use telecommunications simply as a new tool to implement their habitual teaching practices, others are taking advantage of Internet capabilities to employ more innovative methods. (AEF)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning)