Textual conventions still apply to most learning situations. Information and instructions are usually presented in words, even though there is a well-established perception that images are very important. The Internet is part of the visual culture, but it is still in many ways characterized by textual superiority.
But the Internet as a location, with its properties and conditions, does offer opportunities for active use of virtual environments and interactive narratives as a method of creating broadening learning environments through image-based language.
In my degree project I have started a prototype teaching aid which uses the Internet’s visual properties and in which the image constitutes the main source of information. This teaching aid is the result of a theoretical investigation and an analysis of teaching aids on the Internet.
Year of birth 1982 Place of birth Kyrkhult, Sweden