The Power of the Image: Using Visuals to Think and Communicate about Science
An effective visual can go a long way toward understanding complex scientific information.
And, with our current deluge of data, visual communication is more critical than ever
before. But effective use of visuals requires some basic visual literacy skills. This
presentation will lay the groundwork for understanding when and how visuals can contribute
to science research, communication, and education. The session will include specifics
that will improve your ability to use visuals to both think and communicate about
science, such as: a) taking advantage of what we know about how the brain processes
information, b) applying basic principles of design and visual narrative, c) using
tools for thinking visually, and, d) crafting solutions to common challenges in science
About the Instructor:Betsy Palay, BFA, MS
Please contact Betsy Palay with any questions about course content, etc.