multimodal literacy

drawing as a learning tool Emma Louise Pratt

Visual Arts Activities in the English Language Classroom

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Many teachers are daunted by the idea of dealing with the visual arts in the classroom, let alone an English language classroom. They often don’t consider themselves as “arty”. Looking at images created by artists can be confounding. In this article, I’ll offer ideas and activities that can be used when working with the visual arts that empower teacher and learner alike.

Detail of painting From the rooftop we Can See the City by Emma Louise Pratt

Using Image in Language Teaching

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This is a publication I’ve participated in, contributing one of the chapters. The book features articles and practical ideas for using still and moving images in language education.

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Transmedia Storytelling and Convergence

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We don’t just consume stories these days, we add to them, we participate in the writing of them through our collaboration on social media. Storytelling is memorable because of it’s use of image and imagery, rhythm and repetition of theme words or sound. But what do we mean when we refer to transmedia?