The purpose of this TECHTRENDS special issue is to showcase the latest and leading international research in the design, deployment and evaluation of visual or media literacy practices supported by educational technology. The special issue welcomes submissions from all researchers and practitioners who are designing, developing, and evaluating ICT-supported learning experiences that involve visual or media literacy. The editors encourage proposals regarding new research showcasing and sharing visual or media literacy education as a critical learning element through the use of ICT. The following is a non-exhaustive list of possible topics and foci for submissions.
• Research methodologies for the design, deployment, and evaluation of visual or media literacy
• Comparative and international studies of visual or media literacy
• Theoretical and critical considerations of ontological concerns and issues regarding the integration of visual or media supporting literacy practices.
• Exemplar case studies of the deployment of tools, apps, devices, and infrastructures in support of visual or media literacy development
Submission of ideas will be considered until March 1st. Please send email to Danilo M. Baylen at firstname.lastname@example.org or Brad Hokanson at email@example.com.