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ALE 2013 bucharest Toni tassani @atassani e cognitive power o f

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ALE2013 presentation about how comics work and why they are interesting as a learning tool, with examples from the graphic novel "Commitment" among others.

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  • ALE2013 bucharest Toni tassani @atassani The cognitivepower of
  • LEARNING
  • VISUAL
  • A picture is worth a thousand words
  • INFORMATION & NEW IDEAS
  • CHaracteristics comicsof
  • LEVELSof ABSTRACTION
  • FIRSTthe whole thenthe DETAILS
  • ACTIVE READER
  • Storytelling
  • SYMBOLS&CONVENTIONS
  • PICTURES & TEXT
  • Words Pictures
  • Levelsof Abstraction storytelling VISUALLANGUAGE ACTIVEREADER PICTURES& TeXT The WHOLEand the DETAILS
  • THANKYOU ALE2013 bucharest Toni tassani @atassani
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