Critical Graphicacy

Critical Graphicacy

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This book explores reading and interpretation practices related to visual materials - here referred to as inscriptions - that accompany texts. Guiding questions include: a€˜What practices are required for reading inscriptions?a€™ and a€˜Do textbooks allow students to develop graphicacy skill required to critically read scientific texts?a€™ The book reveals what it takes to interpret, read, and understand visual materials, and what it takes to engage inscriptions in a critical way.Understanding Visual Representation Practices in School Science Wolff-Michael Roth, Lilian Pozzer-Ardenghi, Jae Young Han. The Lost Field Notebook Erica is a grade 8 student doing research on an ecozone. She wants to find out whether there is a relationship between the density of brambles, a plant with a long narrow stem, and the amount of light these plants receive in different areas of her ... The text of this word problem is a vignette describing studentsa#39; concurrent fieldwork.

Title:Critical Graphicacy
Author: Wolff-Michael Roth, Lilian Pozzer-Ardenghi, Jae Young Han
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-03-30


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