Generating Meaning and Visualising Self: Graphic Symbolism and Interactive Online Cartoon

By Anne Bamford and Andrew Francois.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

The use of cartooning as a communicative medium in interactive design allows information to be communicated broadly and rapidly.

International Journal of Learning, Volume 8. Article: Print (Spiral Bound), ISBN: 1863352783. Article: Electronic (PDF File; 795.408KB), ISBN: 1863352791.

Anne Bamford

Anne Bamford has lectured in Art Education and is currently lecturing in interactive media and learning design at the nationally and internationally recognised Institute for Interactive Media and Learning at the University of Technology in Sydney. Anne is chair of the Australian Institute of Art Educators National Research Council and on the editorial committee of Australian Art Education. She is the Director of Visual Arts for the Centre for Research in Education and the Arts. Anne has extensive experience in developing curriculum support material for teachers and interactive media in tertiary teaching and learning. Her current research interests are in visual literacy and adolescents and the use of interactive media in teaching and learning.

Andrew Francois

Andrew Fran├žois is currently lead web designer and a part-time lecturer at the Institute for Interactive Media and Learning, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. He is also a Doctoral candidate investigating meaning and persuasion at the interface in interactive media. As an art school graduate exploring film and video he went on to study animation at the prestigious Swinburne School of Film and Television in Melbourne in 1990. He has been involved in teaching and creating animation and interactive media ever since, with an emphasis upon interactive and online media. He has collaborated and exhibited with well known artists like Bruce Petty (animator and cartoonist) and Alyssa Rothwell (interactive media artist). He was a co-participant in the New Talent Pavilion at MILIA'98 in Cannes France and a key team member in the award winning Stuff-Art99 online initiative with War & Peace An experimental interactive online cartoon.


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