LTC: Is the Visual Ascendant? Images, Imaging, and Education in the 21st Century

Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center, PEPS, Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center


Laurel Bradley, Director of Exhibitions and Curator of the College Art Collection; Cathy Manduca, Director, Science Education Resource Center; Beverly Nagel, Associate Dean of the College; John Schott, James Woodward Strong Professor of the Liberal Arts

Thanks to computer technology and the internet, almost anyone can readily integrate images with text. Film,
video, and websites, while captivatingly visual, are also "multi-media" and multi-sensual. What are the implications of this "shift to the visual" for higher education? For teaching and learning at Carleton? How should the college curriculum address the visual, visuality and visualization?

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