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"How visuals help us learn" | EDUDEMIC

"How visuals help us learn" | EDUDEMIC | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

"Since we talked yesterday about the plethora of different types of visuals available to present information, we thought it might be useful to take a look at why visuals are useful as classroom tools, and some do-s and don’t-s of using visuals. Enter the handy infographic below. While this particular visual isn’t necessarily geared towards teachers, …"

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Most interesting & useful... for language teachers as well ;o)

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visualizing.org : Data Visualizations, Challenges, Community

visualizing.org : Data Visualizations, Challenges, Community | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

"A community of creative people making sense of complex issues through data and design."

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The BY-NC-SA Creative Commons licensing the website is the icing of this cake ;-)

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7 principles of learning design | e4innovation.com

7 principles of learning design | e4innovation.com | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

"In this blog post I want to describe seven principles of learning design. [...] The second [principle] is that many of the tools use the power of visualisation as a means of representing the designs. These can then be shared and discussed with other.

 

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Bande dessinée | Formation &culture numérique - Thot Cursus

Bande dessinée | Formation &culture numérique - Thot Cursus | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

Dossier BD sur Thot Cursus 


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Top 48 ads that would never be allowed today » | OWNI.eu

Top 48 ads that would never be allowed today » | OWNI.eu | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

"Would the nostalgics and apologists of the “good old days” still hold the same views after viewing these vintage ads ? This list may clash with the upscale world of Mad Men… but is far removed from our times ?"

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Tim Burton | MoMA Interactive Exhibition

Tim Burton | MoMA Interactive Exhibition | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

"Taking inspiration from popular culture, Tim Burton (American, b. 1958) has reinvented Hollywood genre filmmaking as an expression of personal vision, garnering for himself an international audience of fans and influencing a generation of young artists working in film, video, and graphics. This exhibition [...] brings together over 700 examples of rarely or never-before-seen drawings, paintings, photographs, moving image works, concept art, [... and other visuals]."

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Data visualization

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"Data visualization is the study of the visual representation of data, meaning "information that has been abstracted in some schematic form, including attributes or variables for the units of information"

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Metropolis Coffee logo : Art Deco-style branding

Metropolis Coffee logo : Art Deco-style branding | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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It is aimed at selling, actually.

It is about (making big) money.

... nevertheless their new logo's pretty nice !

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The Ultimate Guide To Infographics | Edudemic

The Ultimate Guide To Infographics | Edudemic | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

"What Are Infographics?

I found many definitions of what Infographics are as well as explanations of how they are useful in a variety of settings. Here are a couple of the definitions I liked followed by their sources [...]"

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Ben Slow - London | STREET ART

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Au hasard d'une balade ce matin, nous sommes tombés nez à nez avec un artiste en pleine action sur un mur du 11ème arrondissement.

Via Francis Verger, Lucile Debethune
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Avril 2012, Ben Slow s'appropriant un mur parisien...

Aujourd'hui, un merci à Lucile DebethunesansdoutedansleNord pour la découverte de ce street artist britannique :-)

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An infographic on the use of infographics - rickmans's posterous

An infographic on the use of infographics - rickmans's posterous | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

An infographic on the use of infographics

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Visual Literacy | writingcommons

Visual Literacy | writingcommons | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

"Why is it that when you’re flipping through the pages of a magazine, walking through an art gallery,  or browsing on the Internet,  some  images  capture  your attention more than others ? Why are you drawn to particular photographs, advertisements, political cartoons, or protest posters ? [...]"

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How 5 Artists Use Pinterest

How 5 Artists Use Pinterest | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

"If you are a visual artist, chances are you collect tons of images. [...] What if there was one digital space in which to house those ideas? Unless you have been living under a non-WiFi connected Internet rock, you've probably heard the hubbub about Pinterest, the Web's new social network darling. [...]"

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Le langage des images

Le langage des images | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

S'initier à la lecture de l’image fixe ainsi que de la sculpture, de la bande dessinée, de la peinture, du cinéma et de la télévision avec les ressources de Philippe Van Goethem, professeur belge sur le site Fralica.


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