Teaching and

Learning Visually

A visual practice primer

Nov 17, 2020

jason toal | my practice

  • Drawing/Sketching (art)
  • Visual Thinking (design)
  • Sketch notes (education)

teaching visually | outline

Explore some theory
Practice your visual vocabulary
Create representations of ideas, expressions, and concepts
Draw!

  • What you will need:
  • 1 pen, marker, Dark color.
  • 12 pieces of paper, blank pages

teaching visually | sharing

teaching visually | activity 1

Spiral warm up

  • 1 page
  • 1 pen
  • FOCUS
     

teaching visually | activity 2

Basics

  • 6 pages
  • 1 pen
  • OBSERVATION
     

teaching visually | activity 3

ICON JAM

  • 5 page (smaller if possible)
  • 1 black pen
  • SPEED
     

teaching visually | activity 3

ICON JAM

  • 5 page (smaller if possible)
  • 1 black pen
  • SPEED
     

icon jam| instructions

  • Number your index cards (#1 - #5)
  • Wait for prompt
  • Draw for 30 seconds
  • Gallery walk

Visual - Primer 2020

By Jason Toal

Visual - Primer 2020

In a world of information overload, visual communication can be a powerful means of making your content more accessible and engaging to learners. In this hands on workshop, you will experience some basic drawing exercises and explore strategies for applying them to lightboard video creation and other visual media. Participants will practice short, simple drawing activities that you and your students can use to engage with course material in visual ways. No previous drawing experience needed.

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