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Visual Literacy and Information Design: The Eye, The Mind, The Image
Domenic Screnci, Ed.D; Digital Learning and Innovation, Boston University
Thursday, June 22, 2017
6:15-8:30 PM - Light Buffet Served
Burlington Public Library, 22 Sears St., Burlington, MA
Member Price: $10
Non-member Price: $20
At the end of this session you will be able to:
I. Explore principles and concepts in the field of Visual Literacy and Information Design from an instructional designer’s perspective and understand the role it plays in the development of visual learning materials.

II. Explain the role of perception in visual literacy using Gestalt principles

III. Discuss the elements used to develop visually rich information instruction based materials.

About the Presenter
Domenic Screnci, Ed.D. is a Senior Advisor for Digital Learning and Innovation and the former Executive Director of Educational Technology, Training and Outreach in Information Services and Technology at Boston University. Domenic serves the university as an educational technologist, instructional systems designer and integrator, instructional designer and a producer of curriculum materials for traditional and new media based educational projects. Dr. Screnci has a master degree in educational media and technology and a doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching from Boston University. Domenic has 30+ years of experience in the field of biocommunications and is also the co-director of Boston University’s online Master of Science Health Communications Program and Certificate in Visual and Digital Health Communication.

He has taught an instructional design course at Boston University’s School of Public Health “Teaching Public Health” now made available in his book, Course Design for Public Health: A Competency-Based Approach.

Dr. Screnci is also on the faculty at the University of Massachusetts/Boston in their master’s level Instructional Design Program offering a Visual Literacy and Information Design course. Dr. Screnci is a member of the Association of Talent Development, Association for Educational Communication and Technology, International Society for Technology in Education, and the International Visual Literacy Association as well as other academic and professional organization.
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