1st Edition

Designing Texts
Teaching Visual Communication

ISBN 9780895037855
Published May 30, 2013 by Routledge
300 Pages

USD $130.00

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Book Description

'Designing Texts' is an edited collection dedicated to teaching visual communication in non-visual disciplines, with a particular focus on the fields of technical and professional communication, rhetoric, and composition.

Table of Contents

Introduction Meeting the Challenge of Teaching Visual Communication
Eva Brumberger and Kathryn Northcut

PART 1 Visual Thinking and Problem Solving

 CHAPTER 1 How to Read Landscapes: A Method for Integrating Visual Communication in the Technical Communication Classroom
Lisa Meloncon

 CHAPTER 2 Design as Problem Solving
Teena A. M. Carnegie

 CHAPTER 3 Designing a Visual Argument Course in an Era of Accelerating Technological Change
Linda Driskill

 CHAPTER 4 Teaching Form and Color as Emotion Triggers
Nicole Amare and Alan Manning

PART 2 Contexts for Teaching and Learning

 CHAPTER 5 Teaching Visual Communication Through Community-Based Projects
Eva Brumberger

 CHAPTER 6 Teaching Visual Communication Online: Methods for a Changing Classroom
Claire Lauer

 CHAPTER 7 Integrating Visual and Verbal: A Framework for Teaching and Assessment
Lee Odell

PART 3 Evaluation and Assessment

 CHAPTER 8 Evaluating Visual Communication
Kathryn Northcut

 CHAPTER 9 A Practical Guide to Classroom Assessment in Visual Communication Design
Suguru Ishizaki

 CHAPTER 10 Evaluating and Assessing Designed Documents: Assignments, Projects, Portfolios, and More
Dànielle Nicole DeVoss

PART 4 Tools and Technologies

 CHAPTER 11 Balancing Act: A Guide to Analyzing Context and Developing a Technologically Appropriate Approach to Visual Communication Instruction
Jennifer Sheppard

 CHAPTER 12 Teaching Students to Design Rhetorically: A Low-Tech Process Approach
Charles Kostelnick

 CHAPTER 13 Filling in the Gaps: Learning to Live With—and Teach With—Microsoft SmartArt
Mike Markel

PART 5 Concluding Thoughts

 CHAPTER 14 Teaching Visual Rhetoric
Stephen A. Bernhardt




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