Visual Communication Products

  • How Drawings Work

    A User-Friendly Theory

    By Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino

    Paperback – 2018-08-13 

  • Humanizing Visual Design

    The Rhetoric of Human Forms in Practical Communication

    By Charles Kostelnick

    This book analyzes the role that human forms play in visualizing practical information and in making that information understandable, accessible, inviting, and meaningful to readers—in short, "humanizing" it. Drawing on rhetorical theory, art history, design studies, and historical and contemporary…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Recovering Argument

    Edited by Randall Lake

    This volume presents the best scholarship from the 19th National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Conference on Argumentation, which took place July 30-August 2, 2015, at Cliff Lodge, Snowbird Resort, in Alta, Utah. The Alta Conference, first held in 1979, is the oldest…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26 

  • Screens and Scenes

    Multimodal Communication in Online Intercultural Encounters

    Edited by Richard Kern, Christine Develotte

    This book examines the relationships between online visual interfaces and language use in educational contexts and the features that underpin them to explore the complex nature of online communication and its implications for educational practice. Adopting a case study approach featuring a global…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Visual Culture and Public Policy

    Towards a visual polity?

    By Victor Bekkers, Rebecca Moody

    Traditionally, images have played an important role in politics and policy making, mostly in relation to propaganda and public communication. However, contemporary society is inundated with visual material due to the increasing ubiquity of media and visual technologies that facilitate the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Visual Public Relations

    Strategic Communication Beyond Text

    Edited by Simon Collister, Sarah Roberts-Bowman

    This book brings together a broad and diverse range of new and radical approaches to public relations focussing on the increasingly vital role that visual, sensory and physical elements factors play in shaping communication. Engaging with recent developments in critical and cultural theories, it…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Communicating Science and Technology Through Online Video

    Researching a New Media Phenomenon

    Edited by Bienvenido León, Michael Bourk

    Online video’s unique capacity to reach large audiences makes it a powerful tool to communicate science and technology to the general public. The outcome of the international research project "Videonline," this book provides a unique insight into the key elements of online science videos, such as…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling

    Creating Immersive Stories Across New Media Platforms

    By Kelly McErlean

    Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling provides media students and industry professionals with strategies for creating innovative new media projects across a variety of platforms. Synthesizing ideas from a range of theorists and practitioners across visual, audio, and interactive media,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Focal Press

  • The Structure of Multimodal Documents

    An Empirical Approach

    By Tuomo Hiippala

    This book develops a new framework for describing the structure of multimodal documents: how language, image, layout and other modes of communication work together to convey meaning. Building on recent research in multimodal analysis, functional linguistics and information design, the book examines…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Studies of Video Practices

    Video at Work

    Edited by Mathias Broth, Eric Laurier, Lorenza Mondada

    The last two decades have seen a rapid increase in the production and consumption of video by both professionals and amateurs. The near ubiquity of devices with video cameras and the rise of sites like YouTube have lead to the growth and transformation of the practices of producing, circulating,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches

    Edited by Kathrin Fahlenbrach

    In cognitive research, metaphors have been shown to help us imagine complex, abstract, or invisible ideas, concepts, or emotions. Contributors to this book argue that metaphors occur not only in language, but in audio visual media well. This is all the more evident in entertainment media, which…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03

  • Visible Numbers

    Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics

    Edited by Miles A. Kimball, Charles Kostelnick

    Bringing together scholars from around the world, this collection examines many of the historical developments in making data visible through charts, graphs, thematic maps, and now interactive displays. Today, we are used to seeing data portrayed in a dizzying array of graphic forms. Virtually any…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22

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