Addressing Visual Learners
What is a  visual ? any graphic representation of  an idea, concept, or individual
What is  literacy ? the ability to read or make sense  of something (to understand)
What is  Visual Literacy ? [ability to] interpret, use, and create images…in ways that advance thinking, decision making, ...
Why Visual Literacy?
60,000 3M Corporation found that people process visuals  60,000  times faster than text
1% - taste 3% - smell 2% - touch 83% - sight 11% - hearing How We Learn
Learning 83% visual 11% auditory
Retention 50%-70% visual & auditory 20% auditory
Visual Literacy - Skills Knowledge of Visual Conventions Knowledge of signs & symbols & their socially agreed meaning (we ...
Think of a rose (take a moment before clicking to the next slide)
 
Think of a hot dog (take a moment before clicking to the next slide)
<ul><li>Did you think of the following image? </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>Or….did you think of the following image? </li></ul>
 
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Visual Literacy

  1. 1. Addressing Visual Learners
  2. 2. What is a visual ? any graphic representation of an idea, concept, or individual
  3. 3. What is literacy ? the ability to read or make sense of something (to understand)
  4. 4. What is Visual Literacy ? [ability to] interpret, use, and create images…in ways that advance thinking, decision making, communication, and learning. (EnGauge, 2004)
  5. 5. Why Visual Literacy?
  6. 6. 60,000 3M Corporation found that people process visuals 60,000 times faster than text
  7. 7. 1% - taste 3% - smell 2% - touch 83% - sight 11% - hearing How We Learn
  8. 8. Learning 83% visual 11% auditory
  9. 9. Retention 50%-70% visual & auditory 20% auditory
  10. 10. Visual Literacy - Skills Knowledge of Visual Conventions Knowledge of signs & symbols & their socially agreed meaning (we have an expectation based on our culture)
  11. 11. Think of a rose (take a moment before clicking to the next slide)
  12. 13. Think of a hot dog (take a moment before clicking to the next slide)
  13. 14. <ul><li>Did you think of the following image? </li></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>Or….did you think of the following image? </li></ul>

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