Visual Literacy: December 2009 Archives

I recently watched the Blended Librarians Webinar, "Collaborating With Faculty on IL Instruction: Using Visual Methods to Enhance Student Learning" about a sociology professor and librarian at Indiana University who created an assignment on creating concept maps and drawing connections with the literature they found in the class. Helped for students to think about organizing information and evaluating.

Here are a couple of examples and stuff that came up in the discussion:
infographic.jpg27+ Beautiful Examples of Infographics
"Infographics refers to visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics are used where complex information needs to be explained quickly and clearly, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, and education."

Sketchcast
"Record a sketch with or without voice. Explain something, have fun, or create art."

Visual Understanding Environment
Open Source project based at Tufts University. The VUE project is focused on creating flexible tools for managing and integrating digital resources in support of teaching, learning and research. VUE provides a flexible visual environment for structuring, presenting, and sharing digital information.


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