Visual symbols - are representations of direct reality, which comes in the form of signs and symbols. The following is a detailed discussion on the different kinds of visual symbols, which are drawings, sketches, cartoons, comics or strip drawing, diagrams, charts and graphs, maps, and posters.ogy 1
B. CARTOONS - Another kind of visual symbol. It tells its story metaphorically. The perfect cartoon needs no caption. The symbolism conveys the message. -It could also be used as a springboard for a lesson or a concluding activity.ogy 1
C. STRIP DRAWINGS -commonly called comics or comic strip. It is educational and entertaining at the same time. - it could also serve as motivation and a starter of a lesson. It can also be given as an activity for students to express insights gained at he conclusion of a lesson.ogy 1
D. DIAGRAMS - Any line drawing that showsarrangement and relations as of parts to thewhole, relative values, origins and development,chronological fluctuations, distributions, etc. –DALE The word GRAPH is sometimes used asa synonym for diagram.
•Affinity Diagram - used to cluster complex apparently unrelated data into natural and meaningful groups. - is a tool that gathers large amounts of language data (ideas, opinions, issues) and organizes them into groupings based on their natural relationships .ogy 1
Fishbone Diagram - Also called cause-and-effect diagram. It is a structured form of brainstorming that graphically shows the relationship of possible causes and sub causes directly related to an identified effect/problem. It is most commonly used to analyze work-related problems.ogy 1
E. CHARTS - diagrammatic representation of relationships within an organizations. • Time Chart • Tree or Stream Chart • Flow Chart • Organizational Chart • Comparison and Contrast Chart • Pareto Chart • Run Chart or Trend Chartogy 1
Time Chart - tabular time chart that presents data in ordinal sequence.ogy 1
Flowchart - visual way of charting orshowing a process from beginningto end. It is a means of analyzing aprocess. By outlining every step ina process, you can begin to findinefficiencies or problems.
Organizational Chart - shows how one part of the organization relates to other parts of the organization.ogy 1
F. GRAPHS - pictures that help us understand amounts. These amounts are called data.ogy 1
Circle Graph - is shaped like a circle. It is divided into fractions that look like pieces of pie, so sometimes a circle graph is called a pie graph. Many times the fractional parts are different colors and a key explains the colors.ogy 1