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Visual Literacy - Metalanguage & Learning

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What it means to be literate today is significantly different to what is
was in the not too distant past. Once, being able to decode text was
sufficient even if barely so. Today literacy involves the ability to make
meaning from a multitude of text types, formats and modalities. An increasingly significant aspect of literacy is an awareness of the visual elements that fall beyond the traditional components of written text. 

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Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners

Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners | Languages, ICT, education | Scoop.it
By engaging ELLs with creating, identifying, and narrating through photographs, you can help them learn language by challenging their thinking in other media.
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Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning

Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning | Languages, ICT, education | Scoop.it

We are now in the age of visual information where visual content plays a role in every part of life. As 65 percent of the population are visual learners, images are clearly key to engaging people in eLearning courses. 

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10 Visual Literacy Strategies

10 Visual Literacy Strategies | Languages, ICT, education | Scoop.it

Do you wish your students could better understand and critique the images that saturate their waking life? That's the purpose of visual literacy (VL), to explicitly teach a collection of competencies that will help students think through, think about and think with pictures.

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Why Infographics are Good for ELearning

Why Infographics are Good for ELearning | Languages, ICT, education | Scoop.it

Graphics can often make or beak an online course.

Rarely today you see a course that doesn’t contain any relevant images. Luckily most elearning will make use of graphics, but sometimes they are not implemented properly.

For example, you may come across pictures or graphics that don’t necessarily relate to the content directly, or don’t provide any real value and are distractions. ...

 

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See also http://neomam.com/blog/13reasons/.

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Visual CVs in the English Classes: Writing for the 21 Century!

Visual CVs in the English Classes: Writing for the 21 Century! | Languages, ICT, education | Scoop.it

It's no question that the notion of literacy has transcended beyond the written word to include the combination of visuals and words. Writing skills has also evolved into the art of combining the written word with visuals such as images and videos. Our students themselves are disengaged from the writing and are more tuned in to the “Visual Word”.

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Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom

Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom | Languages, ICT, education | Scoop.it
Increasingly, educators are acknowledging and welcoming the relative advantages of social media into the teaching and learning process. From creating school Facebook pages to connecting students with
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Jamie Keddie - Visual literacy in ELT

Jamie Keddie - Visual literacy in ELT | Languages, ICT, education | Scoop.it

They say that every picture tells a story. They are completely wrong. The idea that an image can be conveniently associated with a single narrative contradicts everything that we know about language, semantics, art, philosophy and human beings.

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