Creating a Visual World

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Creating a Visual World

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With contributions from authors with research, teaching and practical experience in the field of visual literacies, this volume is a must-read for anyone with an interest in visual literacies, visual studies, visual communication, visual culture, visual thinking, visual narratives, visual language, and social imaginaries.

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The critical role of visual literacies in the 21st century realm is widely acknowledged and the construction of the profile of the visual literate person as a responsible participant in the face of global challenges is a top listed goal in nowadays agenda.  With contributions from authors with research, teaching and practical experience in the field of visual literacies, this volume is a must-read for anyone with an interest in visual literacies, visual studies, visual communication, visual culture, visual thinking, visual narratives, visual language, and social imaginaries.

Introduction 
Elena Xeni

Visual Literacy and Social Imaginaries
Hans Alma

REcall Venice: Exploring Disciplines of Visual Literacy through Difficult Cultural Heritage
Tenna Doktor Olsen Tvedebrink, Anna Marie Fisker
and Hans Ramsgaard Møller

Visual Literacy as Systematic Competence in Visual Design and Production
Jaroslav Vancat and Daniel Riha

Keep it Local: Teaching Visual Narrative in the Gulf
Bob Dahm

Chain of Thought: From the Visual in Composition to Experiential Art
Esthir Lemi

Constructing a Vision of the World and the ‘War on Terror’ in the Hollywood Fiction Film The Kingdom
Tanja Sakota-Kokot

‘At first glance you can tell what it is trying to portray’: Audience Reception of Data Visualization Styles in Kenya
Ida Jooste

The Little Guy in the Back: The Psychology of John Vanderlyn’s The Murder of Jane McCrea
Dena Gilby

Elena Xeni is a Teaching Fellow in Language Arts/Literacy at the Department of Education, University of Cyprus. Between the years 2007-2013, she was an Adjunct Teaching Staff in Language Arts/Literacy at the Bachelor Programme in Sciences of Education (BPSE Programme), University of Luxembourg. Her teaching and research interests focus on best practices in language and literature teaching and learning, teacher training and children’s literature translation process research (ChLTPR).