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
films, television, web series, and video
new video formats: creation and production
screens: Netflix generation
videos and accessibility
transmedia and participatory experiences
‘copywright’ and ‘fair use’ for language teaching with media
interactive digital media
the role of emerging technologies for fostering student agency
new assessment models (video essays, wikis, blogs, and social networking activities)
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.
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.