Comics and sequential art are increasingly in use in college classrooms. Multimodal, multimedia and often collaborative, the graphic narrative format has entered all kinds of subject areas and its potential as a teaching tool is still being realized. This collection of new essays presents best practices for using comics in various educational settings, beginning with the basics.
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Essays on the Educational Power of Sequential Art
Sequential art combines the visual and the narrative in a way that readers have to interpret the images with the writing. Comics make a good fit with education because students are using a format that provides active engagement.
This collection of essays is a wide-ranging look at current practices using comics and graphic novels in educational settings,... [click here for more]
Essays on Theory, Strategy and Practice
The essays in this collection discuss how comics and graphic narratives can be useful primary texts and learning tools in college and university classes across different disciplines.
There are six sections:
Women's and Gender Studies
Composition, Rhetoric and Communication
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Essential Concepts and Applications
Since the creation of the comic book, there has been a lot of legal conflict and confusion where concepts such as public domain, unincorporated entities and moral rights are involved. As a result, comics creators are frequently concerned about whether they are protecting themselves. There are many questions and no single place to find the answers--that... [click here for more]