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Rodriguez, Lulu; Dimitrova, Daniela V. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2011
While framing research has centered mostly on the evaluations of media texts, visual news discourse has remained relatively unexamined. This study surveys the visual framing techniques and methods employed in previous studies and proposes a four-tiered model of identifying and analyzing visual frames: (1) visuals as denotative systems, (2) visuals…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, News Media, Evaluation, Identification
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Barromi Perlman, Edna – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2011
An archivist from a kibbutz in the north of Israel has been managing the kibbutz archive for close to a decade. I have chosen to present her enterprise and the role she is playing by means of her archival work, which is changing the historiography of her kibbutz. The archivist at the kibbutz in question reevaluates her kibbutz's history while…
Descriptors: Archives, Photography, Visual Aids, Staff Role
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Ben-Peshat, Malka; Sitton, Shoshana – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2011
We present here the findings of an ethno-visual research study involving the creation of a mental map of images, artifacts and practices in Tel Aviv's New Central Bus Station. This huge and complex building, part bus station, part shopping mall, has become a stage for multicultural encounters and interactions among diverse communities of users.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bus Transportation, Facilities, Visual Aids
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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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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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Coleman, Julianne – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2010
The goal of this study was to gather data on US elementary school teachers' (K-5) instructional practices with graphical representations. The results revealed high percentages of usage for graphical representations but with varying levels of frequency. Overall, the most frequently reported instructional practices by teachers included 1) pointing…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods, Visual Aids, Instructional Materials
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Yeh, Hsin-Te; Lohr, Linda – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2010
This research describes how eight pre-service teachers interpreted and analyzed instructional visuals, defined visual literacy, and assessed the effectiveness of four instructional images. A phenomenological procedure was used to collect, organize, and analyze the data. Findings suggest that pre-service teachers in this study were able to define…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Visual Aids, Instructional Materials, Visual Literacy
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Jin, Sung-Hee; Boling, Elizabeth – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2010
The purpose of this study is to compare an instructional designer's intentions with the learners' perceptions of the instructional functions of visuals in one specific e-learning lesson. An instructional designer created each visual with more than two purposes related to the psychological, cognitive, and affective aspects of learning. Contrary to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Instructional Design, Intention, Visual Aids
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Takahashi, Shinji – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1996
Discusses some of the technological difficulties associated with the use of English or other European languages on the Internet, and uses Japanese computing as an example. Examines the linguistic culture of the language with attention to English, how technology limits/expands communication, and the role of languages in the computer domain.…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Cultural Pluralism, Global Approach, Information Technology
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Ono, Rumi – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1996
Examines how users reveal a reflexive projection of the self in Internet "speech," and how Internet communication encourages users to internalize globalization in their self-identity. Also describes the Internet as a global networked community. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Global Approach, Internet, Self Concept
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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)
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Bopry, Jeanette – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1994
Discusses concepts of semiotics relevant to visual literacy and stresses two important points of intersection: active perception and diversity of sign systems. Argues that an educational program with a semiotic framework would change its focus from content to process, and that a visual literacy component would enhance learning across modalities,…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
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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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Boulet, Marie-Michele – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1995
Discusses data modeling and its relation to computer systems design and describes the components of a distance education course including 13 half-hour videos designed to prepare systems analysts. Highlights aspects of the seventh unit dealing with data modeling. Appendices outline the 13 units of the information technology distance course and…
Descriptors: Computer System Design, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Educational Television
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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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