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Toward A More Visual Literacy

Author : Jennifer S. Dail
ISBN : 9781475835687
Genre : Education
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This book explores ways adolescents read, engage, and construct meaning within the world around them and examines how teachers can leverage the use of young adult literature with digital practices within their classrooms.
Category: Education

Visual Literacy

Author : Mark Newman
ISBN : 9781475840124
Genre : Education
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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

Literacy In A Digital World

Author : Kathleen Tyner
ISBN : 9781135690854
Genre : Education
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Written for media education scholars and students, literacy educators, and anyone involved with integrating new technologies into the educational process, Literacy in a Digital World explores the changing relationship between literacy and schooling within the context of new communication technologies, and places literacy within the social and historical contexts that expand its potential to enrich teaching and learning in an information age.
Category: Education

Visual Literacy

Author : James Elkins
ISBN : 9781135905330
Genre : Art
File Size : 62.51 MB
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What does it mean to be visually literate? Does it mean different things in the arts and the sciences? In the West, in Asia, or in developing nations? If we all need to become "visually literate," what does that mean in practical terms? The essays gathered here examine a host of issues surrounding "the visual," exploring national and regional ideas of visuality and charting out new territories of visual literacy that lie far beyond art history, such as law and chemistry. With an afterword by Christopher Crouch, this groundbreaking collection brings together the work of major art and visual studies scholars and critics to explore what impact the new concept of "visual literacy" will have on the traditional field of art history. Contributors: Matthias Bruhn, Vera Dünkel, Jonathan Crary, Christopher Crouch, Peter Dallow, James Elkins, Henrik Enquist, W.J.T. Mitchell, Richard K. Sherwin, Susan Shifrin, Jon Simons, Barbara Maria Stafford, William Washabaugh
Category: Art

Teaching Visual Literacy

Author : Nancy Frey
ISBN : 9781412953115
Genre : Education
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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

Engaging The Eye Generation

Author : Johanna Riddle
ISBN : 9781571107497
Genre : Education
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Literacy in the twenty-first century means more than just reading and writing. Today's students must learn how to interpret and communicate information through a variety of digital and print-based media formats, using imagery, online applications, audio, video, and traditional texts. In Engaging the Eye Generation, library media specialist and National Board Certified Teacher Johanna Riddle draws on twenty-five years of education experience to show teachers how to update the curriculum for twenty-first century learners. Technology neophytes need not despair. Johanna suggests enhancements ranging from low-tech to high-tech and explains how teachers, even those with limited technology skills, can effectively guide students to proficiency. Each chapter--filled with meaningful and motivating activities--thoughtfully explains how to elevate traditional learning and add new layers to students' reading comprehension, critical thinking, and communication skills. Through proven methods and practical examples, teachers will discover how to: · use multiple literacies to weave together standards and disciplines; · identify and apply appropriate tools to ensure relevant information literacy; · integrate information and research skills; and · design rubrics collaboratively with students so all learners can effectively assess the learning process. To help students meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving world, teachers must become comfortable in the twenty-first-century learning community. Engaging the Eye Generation isaccessible, manageable, and inspiring; it will help teachers bridge the generational gap with enthusiasm and savvy. Engaging the Eye Generation takes a fresh approach to infusing twenty-first century skills into the classroom. In addition to practical examples of lessons and units, Johanna shares her own learning process, which will allow the reader to easily adopt the best practices outlined in the book] Her attention to sound pedagogical practices, with an emphasis on both visual and information literacy, will support teachers as they move their students toward the skills they will need to succeed! --Kathy Schrock, Creator of Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators and Administrator for Technology for the Nauset Public School
Category: Education

Looking And Learning Visual Literacy Across The Disciplines

Author : Deandra Little
ISBN : 9781119063421
Genre : Education
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In this volume, the authors focus on the importance of inclusiveteaching and the role faculty can play in helping students achieve,though not necessarily in the same way. To teach with a focus oninclusion means to believe that every person has the ability tolearn. It means that most individuals want to learn, to improvetheir ability to better understand the world in which they live,and to be able to navigate their pathways of life. This volume includes the following topics: best practices for teaching students with social, economic,gender, or ethnic differences adjustments to the teaching and learning process to focus oninclusion strategies for teaching that help learners connect what theyknow with the information presented environments that maximize learners’ academic and socialgrowth. The premise of inclusive teaching works to demonstrate that allpeople can and do learn. Educators and administrators canincorporate the techniques of inclusive learning and help learnersretain more information. This is the 141st volume of the quarterly Jossey-Bass highereducation series New Directions for Teaching and Learning. Itoffers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improvingcollege teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructorsand the latest findings of educational and psychologicalresearchers.
Category: Education

Toward A Literacy Of Promise

Author : Linda A. Spears-Bunton
ISBN : 9780805845365
Genre : Education
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"[This book] gives us strategies for bringing life back to school; it allows us to think creatively about connecting instruction to the lives of children who have not been well-served; it helps us learn to value the gifts with words our children of color bring; and it gives us hope for educating a generation that can change the status quo, that will build the America we have yet to see...the one that made that as-yet-unfulfilled promise of âe~liberty and justice for all.âe(tm)" Lisa Delpit, From the Foreword Toward a Literacy of Promise examines popular assumptions about literacy and challenges readers to question how it has been used historically both to empower and to oppress. The authors offer an alternative view of literacy âe" a "literacy of promise" âe" that charts an emancipatory agenda for literacy instructional practices in schools. Weaving together critical perspectives on pedagogy, language, literature, and popular texts, each chapter provides an in-depth discussion that illuminates how a literacy of promise can be realized in school and classrooms. Although the major focus is on African American middle and secondary students as a population that has experienced the consequences of inequality, the chapters demonstrate general and specific applications to other populations.
Category: Education

A Primer Of Visual Literacy

Author : Donis A. Dondis
ISBN : 0262540290
Genre : Education
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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.
Category: Education

Visual Literacy

Author : David Mike Moore
ISBN : 0877782644
Genre : Education
File Size : 62.79 MB
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Category: Education

Homiletical Handbook

Author : Donald L. Hamilton
ISBN : 9781433675010
Genre : Religion
File Size : 82.84 MB
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Homiletical Handbook is a primer for those who are called to preach. It is intentionally simple in its explanation of the homiletical task and straightforward in getting to the point. It is solid in its theology and biblical in its approach.
Category: Religion

Visual Learning And Teaching

Author : Susan Daniels
ISBN : 9781631982866
Genre : Education
File Size : 56.39 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 freespirit.com/PLC.
Category: Education

Visual Literacy

Author : Roberts A. Braden
ISBN : UCSC:32106008364827
Genre : Motion pictures in education
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Category: Motion pictures in education

Early Childhood Experiences In Language Arts Early Literacy

Author : Jeanne M. Machado
ISBN : 9781305544772
Genre : Education
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EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES IN LANGUAGE ARTS: EARLY LITERACY, Eleventh Edition responds to national legislation, professional standards, and public concern about the development of young children's language and foundational literacy skills by providing current research-based instructional strategies in early language development. Activities throughout emphasize the relationship between listening, speaking, reading, writing (print), and viewing in language arts areas. This text addresses the cultural and ethnic diversity of children and provides techniques and tips for adapting curricula. Theory is followed by how-to suggestions and plentiful examples of classic books and stories, poems, finger plays, flannel board and alphabet experiences, puppetry, language games, drama, and phonemic and phonetic awareness activities. Students will also learn how, as teachers, they can best interact with children to promote appropriate language development, and how they can create a print-rich environment in the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Education And Technology L Z

Author : Ann Kovalchick
ISBN : 1576073513
Genre : Computer-assisted instruction
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Category: Computer-assisted instruction

Using Informative Assessments Towards Effective Literacy Instruction

Author : Evan Ortlieb
ISBN : 9781780526317
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Using Informative Assessments towards Effective Literacy Practices offers research driven solutions to improve student literacy success through the exploration of advancements in literacy assessment and instruction. Recommendations are provided on selecting appropriate assessments and effectively using data for planning and instruction
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Investigating Visual Literacy

Author : International Visual Literacy Association. Conference
ISBN : IND:30000037474354
Genre : Visual education
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This volume contains 53 articles grouped under five headings: (1) Research (14 papers on such topics as cognitive style and cognitive strategies, visual literacy training, and the impact of diagrams, type styles, and computer graphics on learning); (2) Theory (nine papers on such topics as the development of visual literacy concepts, cognition and understanding, visual intelligence, instructional design, and hypermedia); (3) Computers and Technology (six papers on such topics as hypermedia, still photography, high definition television, and desktop publishing); (4) Arts (12 papers on such topics as photography, images and meaning, incongruous imagery, visual thinking, and art and computer graphics); and (5) Schools and Curriculum (12 articles on such topics as teaching visual literacy at the elementary, high school, and college levels, illustration of children's books, visual creativity, visual design, and schema construction). Most papers contain references. (KRN)
Category: Visual education

International Handbook Of Literacy And Technology

Author : Michael C. McKenna
ISBN : 9781135609573
Genre : Education
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This Handbook provides a comprehensive and international representation of state-of-the art research, theory, and practice related to principal areas in which significant developments are occurring in the study of literacy and technology. It offers a glimpse of the commonalities faced by literacy educators around the world, together with specific challenges raised by unique circumstances. Volume I of this Handbook endeavored to lay essential groundwork for the study of literacy and technology; it retains an explanatory value that will not weaken over time. Volume II differs considerably in conception. It assumes for the most part a higher level of expertise on the part of readers, and the projects and applications described by the contributors are characterized by greater sophistication. The scope of technology use is broader, and the challenges that have emerged are in sharper focus. A powerful feature of this volume is the addition of commentaries from experts across the field on the potential of technology in key dimensions of literacy. The title of Volume II has changed slightly to reflect the inclusion of contributions on a broad geographic basis. It is now a truly international Handbook, with chapter authors from six countries and five continents. The International Handbook of Literacy and Technology: Volume II is organized in five sections: *The Role of Technology in the New Literacies; *Technology Applications with Specific Populations; *Literacy Software and the Internet; *Teacher Education and Professional Development; and *The Potential of Technology in Key Dimensions of Literacy. The effects of technology on literate activity have been both sweeping and subtle, marked by an increasing variety of changes that are difficult to evaluate and project. Perhaps the only prediction that can be offered with certainty is that the impact of technology is irreversible. Specific changes may come and go, but literacy and technology seem inextricably linked. This Handbook is dedicated to that linkage and to examining the intricacies that define it. International Handbook of Literacy and Technology: Volume II is an essential reference for researchers, professionals, and students in reading/literacy education, literacy and technology, educational technology, and related areas, and will serve well as a text for upper-level and graduate courses on these topics.
Category: Education

Connecting Comics To Curriculum

Author : Karen W. Gavigan
ISBN : 9781598847680
Genre : Education
File Size : 61.99 MB
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Here is the essential guide for librarians and teachers who want to develop a quality, curriculum-based graphic novel collection—and use its power to engage and inform middle and high school students. * Photos of school libraries, classrooms, and students * Model template lesson plans by subject area * A list of recommended resources, such as professional books, websites and blogs * A glossary of common graphic novel terms * Bibliographies of quality classic and contemporary graphic novel titles for libraries and classrooms, broken down into middle school and high school curricular areas
Category: Education