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Williams, Wendy R. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2019
Visual storytelling comes in many forms (e.g. films, comics, photographs, commercials) and is used for a range of purposes (e.g. to entertain, inform, persuade). Technological advances are enabling non-specialists to be consumers and producers of these works. Although many people are growing up surrounded by visual works, this does not mean that…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Story Telling, Personal Narratives, Design
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Brugar, Kristy A. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2017
Many researchers, teacher educators, teachers and students view graphics in text as an aspect of student learning (e.g. engagement, comprehension). However, as a field we have not addressed teachers' pedagogical content knowledge and decision-making associated with the use of graphics, student learning and issues of access. This mixed methods…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Visual Aids, Teaching Methods, Mixed Methods Research
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Rodriguez, Lulu; Lin, Xiao – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2016
This study compares two modes of visually presenting information about wind energy--one using photographs and the other using cartoons--on audience's knowledge, attitudes and behavioural intentions. In an online experiment, participants were randomly assigned to the two treatments. Results indicate no significant difference between the two groups…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cartoons, Natural Resources, Energy
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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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Connors, Sean P. – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2012
Literacy educators might advocate using graphic novels to develop students' visual literacy skills, but teachers who lack a vocabulary for engaging in close analysis of visual texts may be reluctant to teach them. Recognizing this, teacher educators should equip preservice teachers with a vocabulary for analyzing visual texts. This article…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Adolescents, Reader Text Relationship, Novels
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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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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