Going Visual

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Description

The Going Visual studio series, spans multiple sessions, and covers topics ranging from drawing basics, to strategies for using technology and best storytelling practices. You can go through many of the activities on the pages below or attend one of the upcoming sessions.

To inquire how to register for one of our upcoming programs, email tlcentre-edmedia@sfu.ca.


Going Visual I

In a world of information overload, visual communication can be a powerful means of making your course content more accessible and engaging to learners. Simple acts such as adding a hand-drawn arrow to a PowerPoint slide can help learners process material in new ways. In this workshop, TLC interaction specialist Jason Toal will guide you through some basic drawing exercises and explore strategies for applying them to your teaching. No previous drawing experience needed.

Going Visual II

Whiteboard animations, video lightboards, digital comics—there are many different tools available to help you create online learning artifacts. These artifacts help students understand complex concepts in new ways and can be reused over time. In this workshop, TLC interaction specialist Jason Toal will guide you through a selection of visual tools and help you identify which ones are best suited to your material. Please bring content that you want to communicate to learners to the session.

Going Visual – The story telling edition

In this hands on design studio, we focus on aspects of storytelling that utilize drawings, icons and other visual practices. Participants will explore different 2d techniques to represent time including; the interplay of panels, sequencing frames, storyboards and icons to unleash their story telling skills.