How to Do Things with Pictures: Skill, Practice, Performance by Kristof NyiriHow to Do Things with Pictures: Skill, Practice, Performance by Kristof Nyiri

How to Do Things with Pictures: Skill, Practice, Performance

EditorKristof Nyiri, András Benedek

Hardcover | September 25, 2013

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Pictorial meaning involves not just resemblance, but also pictorial skills, pictorial acts, practices, and performance. Especially in the classroom setting, at all levels of education, it is essential to realize that teaching with pictures and learning through pictures is a practical enterprise where thinking is embedded in doing. Promoting visual learning means to be a visionary, and to take on an enormous educational challenge. But while adaptation and innovation are inevitable in a world where technological changes are rapidly and radically altering the learning environment, educational science and the everyday practice of education clearly need to retain a measure of conservatism. And any conservatism worth the name has to take account of visuality, visual thinking, and visual learning.
András Benedek is Professor and Head of the Department of Technical Education at the University of Technology and Economics, Budapest. He has published several papers on human resource development issues. Kristóf Nyíri is Professor of Philosophy at the same Department. His main fields of research are the philosophy of images and the p...
Title:How to Do Things with Pictures: Skill, Practice, PerformanceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:September 25, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contents: András Benedek: Introduction. Paths and Traps in the Forest of the Digitalization of Education – James E. Katz/Daniel Halpern: Is a Tour Worth a 1 000 Clicks? Skill, Practice and Performance in Visualizing and Enjoying a Virtual Museum Visit – Klaus Sachs-Hombach: Epistemic Functions of Pictures. Some Conceptual Preliminaries – Zsuzsanna Kondor: The Riddle of Images Revisited – Andrea Kárpáti: Child Art of the Z Generation. A Multimedia Model of Visual Skills Development – Trischa Goodnow /James J.: Kimble Metaphor, Narrative, and the Visual: On the Role of Cognitive Possibility in Propaganda Appeals – Petra Aczél: Visionary Rhetoric: Teaching Imagistic Communication – Anita Schirm: Pictorial Irony in ARC Billboards – Ágnes Veszelszki: Promiscuity of Images. Memes from an English-Hungarian Contrastive Perspective – John Mullarkey: What Does the Cinematic Background Demonstrate? Depth of Field Thinking in André Bazin – Laura Cull: An Education of Attention: The Perception of Change in Bergson and Performance – Daniel Irrgang: Diagrammatics as a Mode between Gedankenexperiment and Thinking Medium – Barry Smith: Diagrams, Documents, and the Meshing of Plans – Gábor Palló: The Tacit Image: Michael Polanyi Revisited – Kristóf Nyíri: Images in Conservative Education.