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Picture pedagogy : visual culture concepts to enhance the curriculum.

Picture pedagogy : visual culture concepts to enhance the curriculum.
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Record Number 20580
ISBN 9781350144644 (paperback)
Location 371.335 DUN
Author Duncum, Paul (author.).
Title Picture pedagogy : visual culture concepts to enhance the curriculum.
Published London : Bloomsbury, 2020.
Contents Note Machine generated contents note: Picture power -- People power -- 1.What is Visual Culture? -- Defining visual culture -- Visual culture today -- Why is visual culture important? -- Pictures and reality -- Questions -- Activities -- 2.Representation -- How pictures represent -- What is represented -- What is not represented -- Idealized representation -- False representations -- A final note -- Questions -- Activities -- 3.Visual Rhetoric -- Pictures argue -- Defining rhetoric -- Fine art as rhetoric -- An aesthetics of emotion versus a rhetoric of emotion -- Reimagining the history of art as an aesthetics of emotion -- The elements of rhetoric -- Summary -- Questions -- Activities -- 4.The Pleasures of Aesthetic Seduction -- Aesthetics defined -- A pluralist view of aesthetics -- Seductive pleasures -- The many pleasures of pictures -- Questions -- Activities -- 5.Some Problems of Pleasure -- Everyday pleasures and their problems -- Summary and implications -- Questions --
Contents note continued: Activities -- 6.Gazing and Glancing -- The concept of the spectator's gaze -- Among the many ways to look -- The picture, people and place dynamic -- The pleasures of the gaze -- The power of the gaze -- An ethical agenda -- Reflexivity and responsibility -- Questions -- Activities -- 7.Intertextuality -- What is a text? -- What is intertextuality? -- Social semiotics -- Intertextuality and rhizomic structures -- Collective cognition and distributed creativity -- Online youth culture as smart swarms -- Summary and implications -- Questions -- Activities -- 8.Picture Appraisal -- What is appraisal? -- A linear sequence -- The Visual Culture Appraisal Compass -- Summary -- 9.Postmodern Curriculum 1: Intertextual Connections -- Recapping intertextuality -- An intertextual, rhizomatic curriculum conceptualized -- Addressing teacher anxiety -- A curriculum journey -- Summary -- Questions -- Activities -- 10.Postmodern Curriculum 2: Movie Making --
Contents note continued: The dominance of visual narratives -- Collective creativity -- Stupid swarms -- Enter education -- Movie making in the classroom -- Operating online -- Finally -- Questions -- Activities.
Summary Note "Contemporary societies are saturated with pictures. They are globally a part of everyday life, and they are seductive, offering values and beliefs in such highly pleasurable forms that it is often difficult to resist their power to persuade. Yet interpreting pictures is largely neglected in schools. Picture Pedagogy addresses this head on, showing that pictures can be used as a powerful form of classroom pedagogy. Duncum explores key concepts and curriculum examples to empower you to support students to develop a critical consciousness about pictures, whether teaching art, media, language or social studies. Drawing on the interpretive concepts of representation, rhetoric, ideology, aesthetic pleasure, intertextuality and the gaze, Duncum shows how you can develop your students' skills so that their power as viewers can match the power of pictures to seduce. Examples from the history of fine art and contemporary popular mass media, including Big Data and fake news, are drawn together and shown to be appealing to the same aesthetic pleasures. Often these pleasures are benign, but also problematic, helping to promote morally questionable ideas about a range of topics including gender, race and sexual orientation, and this is explored fully." -- Publisher.
Topical Term Visual communication -- Study and teaching
Visual perception -- Study and teaching
Visual learning
Visual literacy
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