ALE2013
bucharest
Toni tassani
@atassani
The cognitivepower of
LEARNING
VISUAL
A picture is worth
a thousand words
INFORMATION
&
NEW IDEAS
CHaracteristics
comicsof
LEVELSof ABSTRACTION
FIRSTthe whole
thenthe DETAILS
ACTIVE
READER
Storytelling
SYMBOLS&CONVENTIONS
PICTURES
&
TEXT
Words Pictures
Levelsof Abstraction
storytelling
VISUALLANGUAGE
ACTIVEREADER
PICTURES& TeXT
The WHOLEand the DETAILS
THANKYOU
ALE2013
bucharest
Toni tassani
@atassani
• McCloud, Scott. (1994). Understanding Comics. Kitchen Sink
Press
• Tufte, Edward. (1992).TheVisual Display of Quantitati...
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ALE2013 presentation about how comics work and why they are interesting as a learning tool, with examples from the graphic novel "Commitment" among others.

The Cognitive Power of Comics

  1. 1. ALE2013 bucharest Toni tassani @atassani The cognitivepower of
  2. 2. LEARNING
  3. 3. VISUAL
  4. 4. A picture is worth a thousand words
  5. 5. INFORMATION & NEW IDEAS
  6. 6. CHaracteristics comicsof
  7. 7. LEVELSof ABSTRACTION
  8. 8. FIRSTthe whole thenthe DETAILS
  9. 9. ACTIVE READER
  10. 10. Storytelling
  11. 11. SYMBOLS&CONVENTIONS
  12. 12. PICTURES & TEXT
  13. 13. Words Pictures
  14. 14. Levelsof Abstraction storytelling VISUALLANGUAGE ACTIVEREADER PICTURES& TeXT The WHOLEand the DETAILS
  15. 15. THANKYOU ALE2013 bucharest Toni tassani @atassani
  16. 16. • McCloud, Scott. (1994). Understanding Comics. Kitchen Sink Press • Tufte, Edward. (1992).TheVisual Display of Quantitative Information. Graphics Press. • Eisner,Will. (1985). Comics and Sequential Art. Poorhouse press. • Eisnerr,Will. (1996). Graphic Storytelling andVisual Narrative. Poorhouse press. • Sousanis, Nick (2012). Comics as a Tool for Inquiry. uniata College. [http://www.juniata.edu/services/jcpress/voices/pdf/ 2012/jv_2012_162-172.pdf] • Sousanis, Nick. [Blog] .Spin,Weave and Cut. [http:// www.spinweaveandcut.blogspot.com.es/] • Cohn, Neil. [Blog]. .Visual Language Lab. [http:// www.visuallanguagelab.com/vislang.html]
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