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San Diego State University

Center for Visual Literacies and Research Methods

Conference Presentations

2016 Arts Empower Mega Conference: Keynote 
Our director, Dr. Marva Cappello will be giving a keynote to San Diego County of Education visual arts teachers in Balboa Park on Thursday, October 13, 2016.
Learn more about her talk and register here: 


Past Conferences 

AERA 2016
Monday 4/11/16 from 2:15-3:45pm
Marriot Marquis, Level Four, Independence Salon B
Visual Education Research: Exploring Photographic Research Methods in Education
Dr. Marva Cappello-Visual Representations of Identity: Teacher Education in the Pacific
Dr. Rhianna Casesa-Photography, Identity, and Dialogue: Visual Discourse Analysis and Photo-Elicitation Interviews with Latino Elementary Students
Lisa Davis- The Internship Selfie Project: A Visual Analysis of Immersive Out-Of-School Time High School Internship Experiences

2015 Literacy Research Association Conference: Literacy, Equity, and Imagination
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Wednesday December 2, 2015 8:45-10:15
Visual Thinking as a tool to Access Literacy Across the Disciplines
Dr. Marva Cappello & Dr. Nancy Walker
Thursday December 3, 2015 3:00-4:15
Visual Methods and Meanings: Collaborative Analyses of Children’s Multimodal Texts
Dr. Marva Cappello, Dr. Angela Wiseman, & Dr. Jennifer Turner
Click here to Register 
AERA 2015
A Center team presented on our innovative qualitative method, Visual Discourse Analysis. 
Sunday from 8:15-9:45 am in the Hyatt East Tower
Presented: In.Love: Re-imagining performance evaluation through an exploration of participants' visual data.