International Conference on Visual Literacy and Communication (VILDIC’20)

The International Conference on Visual Literacy and Communication (VILDIC’20) welcomes expert researchers and scholars from across the world to meet for a premier online conference experience. Scholars and educators will engage in professional development and explore a wide range of topics relevant to audio-visual culture and language teaching.

VILDIC’20 aims at providing a forum for researchers, teachers and educational representatives to share their knowledge and promote creativity and innovation in the area of visual literacy and digital communication.

Abstracts are invited on topics related, but not limited to:

critical visual literacy

media literacy

digital storytelling

audiovisual cultures

films, television, web series, and video

new video formats: creation and production

screens: Netflix generation

videos and accessibility

transmedia and participatory experiences

multimedia productions

‘copywright’ and ‘fair use’ for language teaching with media

educational media

multimodal compositions

interactive digital media

the role of emerging technologies for fostering student agency

teaching materials

new assessment models (video essays, wikis, blogs, and social networking activities)

multilingual media and multilingual learning

translanguaging and visual cultures

You can download submissions guidelines here and get more information about what promises to be an innovative and thought-provoking conference here.

Registration for the Image Conference,Athens, is now open

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Poster Image Conference with Website

Registration for the Image Conference in Athens on 6th and 7th October is now open.

The Image Conference is the annual conference of the Visual Arts Circle, and this year it is being hosted and co-organised by New York College, Athens with the collaboration of the Global Issues SIG of IATEFL. Leading experts and practitioners in the use of images in language learning will share their experiences, insights and know-how and provide participants with an excellent opportunity to enhance their competence in the innovative, critical and creative use of images in language education.

We look forward to seeing you in historic and vibrant Athens.

The Visual Arts Circle at the Virtual Round Table Web Conference

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We are delighted to announce the Visual Arts Circle is going  live on the Virtual Round Table Friday this 27th at 7pm CET for a few hours of take-aways for your classroom from the people behind the Image Conference.  With Kieran Donaghy, Rob Howard, Magdalena Brzezinska, Magdalena Wasilewska and Valeria Benevolo Franca.

Make sure you join us !

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