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Fragou, Olga; Papadopoulou, Maria – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2020
Today's society is highly visual, imposing the use of respective practices in Higher Education; under this scope the importance of images and multimedia alters the way 21st digital literacy is perceived. As technology advances, it is important for education professionals to learn how to read visuals through practicing and analyzing techniques, but…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Material Development, Visual Aids, Graphic Arts
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McLeod, Gary – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2019
Rephotography involves making one or more pictures of the same subject in order to repeat an existing image, usually to show change. Recognized early on as a rigorous visual method for natural sciences, rephotography in popular culture has grown into a popular visual strategy of displaying images of the past within or alongside images of the…
Descriptors: Photography, Visual Literacy, Electronic Learning, Graduate Students
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Dunlap, Joanna C.; Lowenthal, Patrick R. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2016
People learn and remember more efficiently and effectively through the use of text and visuals than through text alone. Infographics are one way of presenting complex and dense informational content in a way that supports cognitive processing, learning, and future recognition and recollection. But the power of infographics is that they are a way…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cognitive Processes, Visual Aids, Learning Processes
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Farrell, Teresa A. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2015
An abridgment of the dissertation "Measuring Visual Literacy Ability in Graduate Level Pre-Service Teachers" by Teresa A. Farrell, this quantitative descriptive study was designed to establish a baseline of VL ability within this population using a national pool of graduate level students enrolled in teacher preparation programs.…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Preservice Teacher Education, Statistical Analysis, Preservice Teachers
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Farmer, Lesley S. J. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2015
This article explains information architecture, focusing on comic arts' features for representing and structuring knowledge. Then it details information design theory and information behaviors relative to this format, also noting visual literacy. Next , applications of comic arts in education are listed. With this background, several research…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Information Management, Design, Visual Literacy
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Kovalik, Cindy L.; Williams, Matthew A. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2011
This exploratory study investigated student reaction to the use of cartoons as advance organizers for online discussions in an online course. A convenience sample of 15 students participated in the study by contributing cartoons, participating in online discussions, and completing a survey. Overall, survey results indicated student reaction to the…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Student Reaction, Online Courses, Cartoons
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Jeong, Allan – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1996
Describes the nature of online chats in terms of how graduate students structured their conversations in online group discussions, and how they participated and conversed in and across concurrent conversations. Characteristics of the computer medium contributed to the conversational structures and the kinds of structures affected interactivity and…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Discourse Modes, Graduate Students, Group Discussion