Visual Imagery, Metadata, and Multimodal Literacies Across the Curriculum, 1st Edition

  • Anita August
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  • ISBN-10: 1522528091
  • ISBN-13: 9781522528098
  • DDC: 371.33
  • 295 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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A student’s learning experience can be enhanced through a multitude of pedagogical strategies. This can be accomplished by visually engaging students in classroom activities. Visual Imagery, Metadata, and Multimodal Literacies Across the Curriculum is a pivotal reference source that examines the role of visual-based stimuli to create meaningful learning in contemporary classroom settings. Highlighting a range of relevant topics such as writing composition, data visualization, and literature studies, this book is ideally designed for educators, researchers, professionals, and academics interested in the application of visual imagery in learning environments.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Contextualizing Visual Imagery and Literacy.
1: Visual Rhetoric: A Multi-Disciplinary Review of Recent Literature.
2: “Show Me What You Are Saying”: Visual Literacy in the Composition Classroom.
Using Imagery as Metadata for Agency and Power.
3: The Other Stares Back: Why “Visual Rupture” Is Essential to Gendered and Raced Bodies in Networked Knowledge Communities.
4: I See Therefore I Think: A Cognitive Perspective on Learning How to Write Through Visual Media.
5: Self-Mapping: The Power of Self-Produced “Self” Images as a Stimulus to Action and Empowerment.
Visualizing Across the Curriculum: Literature, History, Food Studies, and Medical Humanities.
6: A Terrible Beauty is Born! Cultivating Critical Consciousness Using Trauma as Visual Metadata in Yeats's Poetry of Resistance, “Easter, 1916”.
7: A Place for Imagery in Composing Histories: Available Means of Memory at the Gettysburg Museum.
8: Unlikely Dinner Guests: Inviting “Everyday” People to the Table of Visual Imagery.
9: I See What You Mean: Using Data Visualization to Inspire Action Across Diverse Curricula.
Multimodal Literacies in Secondary, Post-Secondary, and Graduate Curriculums.
10: The Relation Between an English Language Textbook and a Teacher's Practice in a Brazilian Public School: A Multimodal Literacy Analysis.
11: Visual Literacy, Rhetoric, and Design at the Graduate Level: Preparing Graduate Teaching Assistants to Teach Visual Literacy.
12: From Page to Screen: Creating a Multi-Modal Framework for Transformational Learning in a New Semiotic Domain.
13: Using Eye Movement to Study Adolescents' Comprehension of Visual Texts.
14: Picturing Writing: The Transduction of Meaning Through Multimodal Literacy.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.