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Literacy For Visual Learners

Author : Adele Devine
ISBN : 9781784500542
Genre : Education
File Size : 25.59 MB
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This book takes a fresh look at approaches to teaching reading, writing and communication skills. It presents a wealth of innovative ideas specifically designed to support visual learners, including those with autism spectrum conditions and special educational needs. Some children are more responsive to visual stimulation than spoken words, and this book shows how to engage these children in literacy lessons by using strategies that cover everything from the latest assistive technology to getting creative on a limited budget. There are tips for sharing stories with children who find it hard to sit still, supporting reluctant writers, enabling the pre-verbal child to answer questions and helping the child who never stops talking to develop listening skills. The strategies are supported by practical resources, examples and case studies, to show how to instil in children the confidence to create and share their thoughts. This is a must-have resource for special education teachers and coordinators, as well as speech and language therapists, looking for new strategies for teaching literacy.
Category: Education

Learning Styles And Visual Literacy For Learning And Performance

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ISBN : OCLC:1051862151
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Abstract: Identifying students' learning styles has been found to be a significant factor for planning effective instruction. Also, visuals have been proven to be a learning enhancer if it is connected to the learning styles. The aim of this paper is to address some of the fundamental questions about learning styles and visual literacy for learning and performance. Questions including how people learn; what are the learning styles, and how it is determined. It also focuses on how visuals can be connected to the learning styles including multiple intelligences of individuals with learning disabilities such as agenesis of the corpus callosum. It also differentiates between visuals for learning and performance. Some of the visual and learning theories, along with instructional and graphic design models will also be introduced and discussed.

Visual Literacy

Author : David Mike Moore
ISBN : 0877782644
Genre : Education
File Size : 26.3 MB
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Category: Education

Visual Literacy

Author : Mark Newman
ISBN : 9781475840124
Genre : Education
File Size : 64.99 MB
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Visual Literacy examines how teachers can use visuals to improve learning for all students. It provides teachers with a foundation in visual literacy, defined as the ability to read, think, and communicate with visually presented information. Results of studies of students’ using visual information indicate that most students are clearly lacking in the tools needed to use visuals effectively. The book orients teachers to visual literacy and the world of visuals. It discusses various classroom tested strategies and activities for all students, including second language learners, and students with special needs. Stressing visual literacy skills helps students understand a visual more deeply so they can master the content they are learning. Teachers will learn to employ a literacy triad of reading, thinking, and communicating to aid students in their study of visuals. First, they inquire into the visual, reading it for content and context, including assessing the authenticity of the document. Second, they think about the document by analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating it to come up with answers to their inquiry. Graphic organizers help students decipher the content and understand the meaning of the visual document, connecting it to prior and future instruction. Third, they communicate their findings using visuals.
Category: Education

Visual Learning And Teaching

Author : Susan Daniels
ISBN : 9781631982873
Genre : Education
File Size : 27.20 MB
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A creative guide to visual learning strategies with easy-to-use activities for increasing visual literacy. Emojis . . . avatars . . . icons . . . Our world is becoming increasingly reliant on visual communication. But even as we edge toward a virtual world, it’s still critical for students to comprehend and know how to make simple, meaningful marks. In this easy-to-use resource, Dr. Susan Daniels channels over twenty years of research and experience into a creative guide of strategies that enable educators to present the foundational skills of visual learning in the classroom. Educators will learn how to create a “visual toolbox” of tools that promote visual literacy across the curriculum and discover interac­tive activities to encourage visual learning and communication in all students. Digital content includes customizable forms and a PDF presen­tation. A free online PLC/Book Study Guide is available at
Category: Education

Teaching Visual Literacy

Author : Nancy Frey
ISBN : 9781412953115
Genre : Education
File Size : 59.86 MB
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Presents articles that describe how teachers and literacy specialists can use visual media, including graphic novels, cartoons, and picture books, to motivate reading.
Category: Education

Visible Learning For Literacy Grades K 12

Author : Douglas Fisher
ISBN : 9781506344034
Genre : Education
File Size : 54.72 MB
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Ensure students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of learning during a school year Renowned literacy experts Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey work with John Hattie to apply his 15 years of research, identifying instructional routines that have the biggest impact on student learning, to literacy practices. These practices are “visible” because their purpose is clear, they are implemented at the right moment in a student’s learning, and their effect is tangible. Through dozens of classroom scenarios, learn how to use the right approach at the right time for surface, deep, and transfer learning and which routines are most effective at each phase of learning.
Category: Education

Teaching Learning And Visual Literacy

Author : Billie Eilam
ISBN : 9780521119825
Genre : Education
File Size : 26.90 MB
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This book examines the importance of visual literacy education, offering strategies for improving the visual analytic abilities of teachers and students.
Category: Education

Looking And Learning Visual Literacy Across The Disciplines

Author : Deandra Little
ISBN : 9781119063384
Genre : Education
File Size : 66.92 MB
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"Much of the research in the area of memory and lifelong learning supports the rationale that we learn quickly and deeply through images. Part of our work in higher education is helping students learn to interpret and create the visual images they will encounter during and after their college or university experience. This volume is focused on teaching and learning with visuals and provides innovative examples of teaching with images in both disciplinary and interdisciplinary contexts"--Page four of cover.
Category: Education

A Primer Of Visual Literacy

Author : Donis A. Dondis
ISBN : 0262540290
Genre : Education
File Size : 49.74 MB
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This primer is designed to teach students the interconnected arts of visual communication. This book provides a framework within which to re-examine and revise one's thinking about the basic structure and impact of visual messages. Numerous illustrative examples are employed to clarify the basic elements of design to show how they are used in simple syntactical combinations.
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