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Talking with pictures: Exploring the possibilities of iconic communication

Yazdani, Masoud and Mealing, Stuart and Dormann, Claire and Beardon, Colin (1993) Talking with pictures: Exploring the possibilities of iconic communication. Association for Learning Technology Journal, 1 (1). pp. 26-39. ISSN 0968-7769

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    Abstract

    As multimedia computing becomes the order of the day, so there is a greater need to understand and to come to terms with the problems of visual presentation. This paper deals with iconic languages as a means of communicating ideas and concepts without words. Two example systems, developed respectively at the universities of Exeter and Brighton, are described. Both embody basic principles of the iconic communication which,, though not unique to learning technology, is forming an increasingly important part of user‐interfaces, including those in the area computer‐assisted learning.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
    L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC1022 - 1022.25 Computer-assisted Education
    Divisions: ALT-J Journal
    Depositing User: Justin Smith
    Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2009 18:48
    Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 10:29
    URI: http://repository.alt.ac.uk/id/eprint/87

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