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An exploratory study of students approaches to generating, maintaining and communicating visual-mental images

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posted on 2015-09-15, 18:45 authored by Thomas Delahunty, Niall Seery, Raymond LynchRaymond Lynch, Diarmaid LaneDiarmaid Lane
The ability to synthesise and manipulate graphical information is a core cognitive aptitude. Visual-mental images are crucial to problem solving and design processes. The ability to manipulate and communicate perceptual and conceptual information graphically often leads to creative discovery and aids mental synthesis. Graphical education in Ireland supports the development of these ‘concept driven competencies’ through the study of plane and descriptive geometry and through engagement with design problems 1.

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120th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition 23-26th June, 2013 Atlanta;Paper ID #8176

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American Society for Engineering Education

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English

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