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    Literacy Through Photography (LTP) Literacy Through Photography (LTP) Presentation Transcript

    • Photography in Education TECH2113 Dr. Alaa Sadik Department of Instructional & Learning Technologies www.alaasadik.net [email_address]
    • Photography in Education TECH2113 Week 2 Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
    • Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning
      • 1. Types of Media
        • Text
        • Image
        • Audio
    • A simple representation of forms or objects by means of lines, curves and indicators to explain idea or show relationship. Line Drawing
    • A simple and attractive artwork that helps simplify concept or make an idea or relationship simple and clear. Illustrated Drawing
    • A simple drawing uses symbols, directions, keys and icons t o simplify an actual location or situation. Kroki
    • A group of pictures in a specified sequence that tell a story or illustrate a phenomena with titles and captions. Sequenced Drawing
    • A complex picture aims to explain the similarities and differences between two or more objects. Comparative Drawing
    • A simple comic drawing designed to tell a story and evoke emotions and consists of one or more frames with captions. Cartoon
    • A simple-lined humorous or satirical drawing that simplifies or exaggerates a person or event. Caricatures
    • A map is a simplified depiction of a space or specific region, which highlights relations between objects within that space with navigational aids and appropriate scale. Maps
    • A poster is a graphic advertisement aims to post a specific message quickly and simply in a public place. Posters
    • A chart is a visual representation of data ( using lines, bars, pies… ) that displays the relationship among variables, usually cast along x and y axes. Charts
    • Flowcharts A flowchart is a diagram consisting of a set of specified symbols ( rectangles, diamonds, circle.. ) and connecting arrows that shows step-by-step progression through a procedure, process or system.
    • Hierarchical Diagrams A way to organize or categorize data, people or things using levels of organization, moving from broader general categories to narrow specific ones.
    • Geometrical Figures A two- or three-dimensional drawing illustrates a geometrical concept or relationship using accurate measures.
    • Screenshots A screenshot is an image captured by the computer to record the visible items on the monitor or another visual output device.
    • A visual representation captured using ordinary or special optical or digital camera. Photographs
      • Line Drawing
      • Illustrated Drawing
      • Kroki
      • Sequenced Drawing
      • Comparative Drawing
      • Cartoon
      • Caricatures
      • Maps
      • Posters
      Charts Flowchart Hierarchical Drawing Geometrical Figures Screenshots Photographs Types of Instructional Images
      • 2. Instructional images as a primary source material
      Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning Dale’s Cone of Experience
    • Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning
      • 3. Using optical & digital photographs in education: Why? How?
    • Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning
      • 3. Using optical & digital photographs in education: Why?
      • Learner preferences and styles can more effectively be addressed.
      • Enhanced learning and retention take place through the use of visual material.
      • Bring deeper understanding to complex subject matter.
      • Help students focus attention.
      • Improve the decision-making process.
      • Speed adoption of major change.
      • Motivate learners.
    • Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning
      • 3. Using optical & digital photographs in education: How?
      • Print format
      • Books
      • Portrait
      • Newsletters
      • Presentations
      • TV screen
      • Image CD
      • The Web
    • Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning
      • 4. Lab Activities
        • A. Find images
        • B. Define and describe images
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 1. Visual Literacy (VL)
      • “ Visual Literacy means being able to read and compose images”.
      • “ The ability to discriminate and interpret visual actions, objects and other images, while gaining meaning from them ”.
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 1. Visual Literacy (VL)
      • “ Visual literacy skills are required for effective learning and teaching via images”.
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 2. The structure/syntax of visual literacy
      • Scale
      • Dimension
      • Motion
      • Depth
      • Location
      • Background
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 2. The structure/syntax of visual literacy
      • LTP uses photography to teach critical and creative thinking, communication and visual literacy.
      • LTP increases student competence in constructing meaning from images that incorporate various curriculum-based subjects.
      • LTP helps students sharpen their powers of observation.
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 2. The structure/syntax of visual literacy
      • LTP increases’ ability to locate information, analyze, reason and form conclusions about the photograph.
      • LTP opens up new worlds for students and engages them to write in more meaningful ways.
      • LTP helps students to think more consciously about the details they see.
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 3. Enhancing student’s literacy through photography: How?
      • By asking your students the right questions, they can learn to read photographs and discovering the story behind the image.
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 3. Enhancing student’s literacy through photography: How?
      • For Example:
      • What information is conveyed by:
        • gesture?
        • expression?
        • the clothing worn in the photograph?
        • the background?
        • the use of props?
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 3. Enhancing student’s literacy through photography: How?
      • For Example:
      • - Who created the image?
      • - Who is the audience of the image?
      • - For what purpose was the image created?
      • - What is the message of the image?
      • - Why was the image arranged that way?
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 4. Student Objectives/Roles in LTP
      • Practice the skills of observing and interpreting photographs.
      • Transform visual information into strong descriptive language.
      • Find/create images that describe/illustrate a specific point of view or issue.
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 5. Teacher Objectives/Roles in LTP
      • Facilitate discussions of photographs, helping students find the story behind details.
      • Ask the questions and encourage the responses - that direct students.
      • Validate and explore the meaning of the interpretative comments of students.
    • Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
      • 6. Lab Activities
        • A. Content & image analysis (various student books)
    • Discussions & Conclusions