3rd Visual Learning Conference – Budapest, Dec. 7–8, 2012
Venue: Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 1117 Budapest, Magyar tudósok körútja 2, Bld. Q, Wing A, 1st floor, Department of Technical Education.



Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

10:00 – 10:20 Opening addresses
Prof. Attila ASZÓDI, Vice Rector for Science and Innovation, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Prof. András BENEDEK, Head, Department of Technical Education
Plenary session      Chair: András Benedek
10:30 – 11:05 KATZ, James E. – HALPERN, Daniel:
Is a Tour Worth a Thousand Clicks? Visual Information Processing as Affected by Spatial Abilities and Individual Differences in a Museum Environment   Presentation
11:05 – 11:40 Balázs BALOGH:
The Role & Possibilities of Visual Skills in a Technology-Driven Architecture
11:40 – 12:15 SACHS-HOMBACH, Klaus:
Epistemic Functions of Pictures. Some Conceptual Preliminaries    Presentation    Muybridge animation    Pythagorean theorem animation
Parallel sessions
Section A      (Room 139)      Chair: Franz Dotter Section B      (Room 102)      Chair: Klaus Sachs-Hombach
12:25 – 13:00 SZABÓ, György:
Digital Cities – Reality, Vision, Cognition, Virtuality
KONDOR, Zsuzsanna:
The Riddle of Images Revisited
13:00 – 13:35 HARGITTAI, Eszter:
Visual Learning through Games: The Case of GPS-Based Treasure Hunting
Promiscuity of Images.
Memes from an English-German-Hungarian Contrastive Perspective
13:35 – 14:30 Lunch break
Parallel sessions
Section A      (Room 139)      Chair: Jean-Rémi Lapaire Section B      (Room 102)      Chair: Eszter Hargittai
14:30 – 15:05 ACZÉL, Petra:
Visionary Rhetoric: Teaching Imagistic Communication
Emotion and Memory as Explanation for Intertextual Art
15:05 – 15:40 KIMBLE, James J. – GOODNOW, Trischa:
Metaphor, Narrative, and the Visual:
On the Role of Cognitive Possibility in Propaganda Appeals
Digital Finger Paint. Mobile Phone Painting. Altamira Revisited?
15:40 – 15:55 Coffee break
Parallel sessions
Section A      (Room 139)      Chair: James J. Kimble Section B      (Room 102)      Chair: Petra Aczél
15:55 – 16:30 SCHIRM, Anita:
Pictorial Irony in ARC Billboards   Presentation
Visual and Philosophical Pedagogies    Presentation
16:30 – 17:05 SZLÁVI, Anna:
Billboards: The Distorting Mirrors We Live By
PALLÓ, Gábor:
The Tacit Image: Michael Polányi Revisited   Presentation
17:05 – 17:40 NAGY, Réka:
Advertising as Pictorial Perlocutionary Act
NYÍRI, Kristóf:
Images in Conservative Education   (<== Presentation and abstracts)

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012

Plenary session     Chair: Rob Farrow
10:00 – 10:35 MULLARKEY, John:
What Does the Cinematic Background Demonstrate? Depth of Field Thinking in Bazin
10:35 – 11:10 CULL, Laura:
An Education of Attention: The Perception of Change in Bergson and Performance
11:10 – 11:25 Coffee break
Parallel sessions
Section A      (Room 139)      Chair: Gábor Palló Section B      (Room 102)      Chair: Celia Andreu-Sánchez
11:25 – 12:00 LAPAIRE, Jean-Rémi:
Viewers as Performers: Dynamic Approaches to Gesture Observation and Gestural Meaning-making
DOTTER, Franz – LEITNER, Johann:
Three-dimensional Analysis Software for Languages   Presentation
12:00 – 12:35 REMÉNYI, Judit:
Visual Literacy: the Stepchild in Reading Comprehension Teaching and Testing
12:35 – 13:10 VARGA, Ádám – VARGA, Máté – THEKLESZ, Tamás – EITLER, Tamás:
Visual Equality or Visual Bias? The Visibility of
Multiculturalism in Language Course-books
JÓZSA, Eszter – HERCEGFI, Károly – KOMLÓDI, Anita – KÖLES, Máté:
Eye Tracking Analysis of Learnability of Various User Interfaces
13:10 – 14:10 Lunch break
Parallel sessions
Section A      (Room 139)      Chair: Barry Smith Section B      (Room 102)      Chair: Laura Cull
14:10 – 14:45 GOETHE, Norma B.:
Reasoning about Form, Shape & Structure
KÁRPÁTI, Andrea:
‘Child Art’ of the Z Generation – A Multimedia Model of Visual Skills Development   Presentation
14:45 – 15:20 IRRGANG, Daniel:
Diagrammatics as a Mode between Gedankenexperiment and Thinking Medium   
Draft talk
DARITS, Ágnes:
The Potential Role of Visualization in the Vocational Training and Continuous Education of Adults   Presentation
15:20 – 15:35 Coffee break
Parallel sessions
Section A      (Room 139)      Chair: James E. Katz      
15:35 – 16:10 BENEDEK, András:
Paths and Traps in the Forest of the Digitization of Education
Plenary session      Chair: Norma Goethe
16:15 – 16:50 STJERNFELT, Frederik:
Peirce’s Notion of Diagrammatical Reasoning    Presentation
16:50 – 17:25 SMITH, Barry:
Diagrams and Time    Slides    Video
17:25 – 17:40 Concluding discussion

Farewell party