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Teaching with Visual Media. The TENN TLC The Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center November 2, 2010 Taimi Olsen Kelly Ellenburg Dorothy Stulberg. Visual Reflection Activity. Write for a few minutes about what you have learned as a teacher or researcher this past year.

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Teaching with visual media

Teaching with Visual Media

The TENN TLCThe Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center

November 2, 2010Taimi Olsen

Kelly Ellenburg

Dorothy Stulberg


Visual reflection activity

Visual Reflection Activity

  • Write for a few minutes about what you have learned as a teacher or researcher this past year.

  • Thinking only generally about what you wrote, select an image that is evocative of your thoughts.

  • Reflect on the image and record thoughts about the image itself, its details, and about the connection to your paragraph.

  • Report to your small group about your image and your thoughts.


Workshop outline

Workshop Outline

  • Reflection Activity

  • Session1

    • The Visual Process and Implications for Visual Literacy

    • Visual Analysis Activity

  • Session 2

    • Using Visuals to Target Learning Outcomes

    • Exploration of Visual Resources Activity

  • Session 3

    • How Students Create Visually

    • Q &A


  • The visual process and implications for visual literacy

    The Visual Process and Implications for Visual Literacy

    Session 1


    Instructions

    Instructions

    • Listen as if you are students in a class.

    • After a few slides, I will stop and ask you to take visual notes using the handout.


    Teaching with visual media

    Beyond course content objectives, what learning outcomes do you have for your students?

    • Promote learning and long-term memory.

    • Promote complexity of thinking.

    • Enhance likelihood of transfer of knowledge.

      Engagement leading to deep learning is the goal.


    Why pay attention to visual materials in teaching

    Why pay attention to visual materials in teaching?


    Pathways to learning

    Pathways to Learning

    VISUAL perceptions may be our oldest system of knowing about the world and is integrated with auditory, motion, and emotional information.


    Pause and take visual notes on the previous slides

    Pause and take visual notes on the previous slides


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    Vision process:

    what are the implications for learning?

    What’s my immediate emotional reaction? My motivation?

    What are my priorities?


    Our brains

    Our Brains

    • Parts of the Brain

      • Frontal Lobe

      • Occipital Lobe

      • Brainstem

        etc.

    • Environmental Impacts

      • Changes in the brain etc.


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    “Again and again…creative minds explain their creative thought generation in terms of visual imagery and their reliance on mental images as springboards for extending their understanding well beyond the parameters of verbal language.”Ann BarryBoston College


    Visual literacy activity

    Visual Literacy Activity

    Visual literacy is “the ability to find meaning in imagery. It involves a set of skills ranging from simple identification (naming what one sees) to complex interpretation on contextual, metaphoric and philosophical levels.

    Many aspects of cognition are called upon, such as personal association, questioning, speculating, analyzing, fact-finding, and categorizing. Objective understanding is the premise of much of this literacy, but subjective and affective aspects of knowing are equally important."

    Philip Yenawine, (1997) “Thoughts on Visual Literacy”


    Using visuals

    Using Visuals

    Session 2


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    http://prezi.com/jr-yju4iwrfs/visual-media/


    Exploration activity

    Exploration Activity

    • Take ten minutes to explore links and find four that interest you.

    • In the next ten minutes, talk with a partner at your table about these four links, discussing how you might use the link in a course.

    • We will take a few minutes to hear about some of your discussions.

    • Optional: use the course planning sheet in your folder to record ideas for using visuals to meet learning objectives.


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    Slides and Resources at http://tenntlc.utk.edu/visual_media.html


    How students create visually

    How Students Create Visually

    Session 3


    Q and a

    Q and A


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    Contact Us

    Question: Where do UT teachers go to…?

    Engage students and enhance learning,

    Improve their teaching practice,

    Access and apply information on new pedagogies,

    Discover how to best address problems,

    Request facilitation on program-wide curriculum revision,

    Explore avenues for scholarly teaching and faculty inquiry,

    Discuss issues regarding career and professional development?

    Answer: the TENN TLC

    The Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center

    (865) 974-3807

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: www.tenntlc.utk.edu

    Follow our blog: http://tenntlc.blogspot.com

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    We provide completely confidential consultation services to all teachers at UTK


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