Month: October 2013

ACRL’s Keeping Up With…Visual Literacy


VLTF members recently contributed to ACRL’s Keeping Up With… series with a brief on Visual Literacy. Check it out here!

Visual Resources Association Annual Conference


On April 4, Nicole E. Brown presented “Teaching Research With Images:  Integrating Visual & Information Literacy,” as part of a panel session, Eyes Opened: Visual Resources for Visual Literacy  at the The 2013 Visual Resource Association’s Annual Conference in Providence, Rhode Island. Slides are available here.

Carterette Series Webinar


On October 3, 2013, Nicole E. Brown delivered an invited professional development program entitled “Leveraging Visual Literacy for Communication” as part of the Georgia Library Association’s Carterette Series Webinars, which highlight trends, innovation, and best practices in libraries.

The presentation shares techniques for using images in libraries, with a focus on pedagogical considerations. Visual learning objects illustrate how images can frame instruction sessions by capturing learners’ attention and preparing them to delve into conceptual content.

A screencast of the full webinar is available here.