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  • 1. Photography in Education TECH2113 Dr. Alaa Sadik Department of Instructional & Learning Technologies www.alaasadik.net [email_address]
  • 2. Photography in Education TECH2113 Week 2 Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
  • 3. Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning
    • 1. Types of Media
      • Text
      • Image
      • Audio
  • 4. A simple representation of forms or objects by means of lines, curves and indicators to explain idea or show relationship. Line Drawing
  • 5. A simple and attractive artwork that helps simplify concept or make an idea or relationship simple and clear. Illustrated Drawing
  • 6. A simple drawing uses symbols, directions, keys and icons t o simplify an actual location or situation. Kroki
  • 7. A group of pictures in a specified sequence that tell a story or illustrate a phenomena with titles and captions. Sequenced Drawing
  • 8. A complex picture aims to explain the similarities and differences between two or more objects. Comparative Drawing
  • 9. A simple comic drawing designed to tell a story and evoke emotions and consists of one or more frames with captions. Cartoon
  • 10. A simple-lined humorous or satirical drawing that simplifies or exaggerates a person or event. Caricatures
  • 11. 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
  • 12. A poster is a graphic advertisement aims to post a specific message quickly and simply in a public place. Posters
  • 13. 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
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. Geometrical Figures A two- or three-dimensional drawing illustrates a geometrical concept or relationship using accurate measures.
  • 17. Screenshots A screenshot is an image captured by the computer to record the visible items on the monitor or another visual output device.
  • 18. A visual representation captured using ordinary or special optical or digital camera. Photographs
  • 19.
    • 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
  • 20.
    • 2. Instructional images as a primary source material
    Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning Dale’s Cone of Experience
  • 21. Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning
    • 3. Using optical & digital photographs in education: Why? How?
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. 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
  • 24. Introduction: Photographs in Teaching & Learning
    • 4. Lab Activities
      • A. Find images
      • B. Define and describe images
  • 25. 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 ”.
  • 26. Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
    • 1. Visual Literacy (VL)
    • “ Visual literacy skills are required for effective learning and teaching via images”.
  • 27. Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
    • 2. The structure/syntax of visual literacy
    • Scale
    • Dimension
    • Motion
    • Depth
    • Location
    • Background
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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.
  • 31. 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?
  • 32. 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?
  • 33. 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.
  • 34. 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.
  • 35. Part One: Literacy Through Photography (LTP)
    • 6. Lab Activities
      • A. Content & image analysis (various student books)
  • 36. Discussions & Conclusions