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Ferrington, Gary – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1994
This article suggests that the development of listening skills should extend to the "soundscape" of nonspeech acoustical information. It presents a model for effective aural processing, identifies categories of information obtained from nonverbal sound, and explores "ear-tuning" or listening exercises that use sound to glean…
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Auditory Stimuli, Aural Learning, Distance
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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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Moriarty, Sandra E.; Kenney, Keith – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1995
This project looks at the body of literature related to visual communication and the categories that emerge from the writings to develop a taxonomy of topics and some sense of the location of the most important, or at least the most frequently written about, areas of study. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Classification, Intellectual Disciplines, Visual Literacy
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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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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
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Schramm, Carol – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1996
An Internet user talks about her experiences as a result of a graduate-level class, "Telecommunications in the Classroom," at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Discussion focuses on the Internet community and the various kinds of talk on the Internet, including bulletin boards, real time, creative, political, expert, international,…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Discourse Modes, Graduate Study, Group Discussion
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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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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
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Doremus, Mark E. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1992
Describes a study of undergraduates that investigated the tendency of television news viewers to use visual information to interpret ambiguous verbal passages. The use of simulated television news stories is explained, free recall and cued recall responses are discussed, and sentence recognition data is studied. (26 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Higher Education, Recall (Psychology), Simulation
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Cambre, Marjorie A.; And Others – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1992
Describes how instructional television and other existing videos can be repurposed to develop theory-based interactive videodiscs. Barriers to videodisc use in education are discussed; and two models are described that integrate curriculum theory and cognitive learning theory in the creation of social studies and foreign language curriculum…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Educational Television
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Hlynka, Denis – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1993
Responds to comments on a previous article on metaphysics and educational technology that also included a visual parable. The nature of meaning is discussed; the relationship between author, text, and reader is examined; and the binary opposition inherent in technology are considered. (LRW)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Postmodernism, Reader Text Relationship, Visual Aids
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Hunter, John Mark; And Others – Journal of Visual Literacy, 1991
Describes a study that was designed to explore the effects of two teaching presentations (parsed and whole cartoons) and cognitive style (field dependent and field independent) on undergraduate students' ability to understand editorial cartoons. Use of the Group Embedded Figures Test (GEFT) is discussed, and hypotheses tested are explained. (32…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Cartoons, Field Dependence Independence, Higher Education
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