Society for the Social Study of Mobile Communications

The Society for the Social Study of Mobile Communication (SSSMC) is intended to facilitate the international advancement of cross-disciplinary mobile communication studies. It is intended to serve as a resource and to support a network of scholarly research as to the social consequences of mobile communication.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Visual Learning: Communication -- Cognition -- Curriculum

Budapest, Hungary
December 7-8, 2011

Speakers included: 
Laura Cull 
James E. Katz 
Zoltan Kovecses 
John Mullarkey 
Klaus Sachs-Hombach 
Barry Smith 
Frederik Stjernfelt 

Contributions are invited from educational, communication, and media theorists; philosophers, linguists, psychologists, and other interested scholars on the following and related topics: 
  • educational theory and visual learning pictorial skills 
  • pictorial communication 
  • visual intelligence 
  • the visual mind 
  • ontology of images 
  • the image problem in the history of philosophy 
  • visual argument 
  • diagrammatic reasoning 
  • scientific visualization 
  • visualization and higher education 
  • information visualization 
  • image and language 
  • the use of images in foreign language teaching 
  • image and creativity 
  • images in the network age