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20AUT40 The Use of Visual Imagery and Graphic Organisers to develop Comprehension Skills

This workshop will analyse the dual coding theory and how we think in pictures as opposed to words. The world of comprehension compromises 12 key skills that bring children into the world of using reading to learn. There will be a comprehension lesson modelled through the use of a Venn Diagram and a Picture Book.

Catherine Gilliland is a Senior Lecturer in Language and Literacy in St Mary's University College, Belfast. She was the Keynote Speaker at the literacy Association of Ireland in 2016 and her work has taken her across Europe to deliver seminars and practical workshops. She was a speaker at the recent World Literacy Summit. She is a regular contributor to the LAI Newsletter and has a chapter published in, 'Playful Approaches to Learning.'

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Course Details

Course Date 20-10-2020 5:00 pm
Course End Date 20-10-2020 6:30 pm
Registration Start Date 05-10-2020
Capacity 100
Available place 77
Cut off date 20-10-2020 12:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Catherine Gilliland
Number Hours 1.5
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