Reading Scientific Images: The Iconography of Evolution

Reading Scientific Images: The Iconography of Evolution

by Richard Mason, Tony Morphet, Sandra Prosalendis
     
 

Recognizing the impact of visual literacy skills, this study critically examines the theory of evolution as represented through images and icons in both scientific and popular contexts. Insightful and educational, this guide aims to help teachers better understand the complexities of evolution through visual means and acquire the skills necessary to read visuals

Overview

Recognizing the impact of visual literacy skills, this study critically examines the theory of evolution as represented through images and icons in both scientific and popular contexts. Insightful and educational, this guide aims to help teachers better understand the complexities of evolution through visual means and acquire the skills necessary to read visuals with accuracy and depth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780796921345
Publisher:
Human Sciences Research Council
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Pages:
44
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Mason is an artist who currently works as an art director and does research into visual communication and popular science. Tony Morphet is professor emeritus of adult education at the University of Cape Town. Sandra Prosalendis is the former deputy director of arts and culture for the Social Cohesion and Integration research program at the Human Sciences Research Council. She is the author of The Subtle Power of Intangible Heritage.

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