Category Archives: Teaching

Pulling and Pushing Forces in Multiform References

Explicit, implicit and indeterminate multiform references (MFRs) maintain pulling and pushing forces between their verbal and visual poles. These forces are the mechanisms that potentially move readers to shift their attention between words and images across a multiform argument (MFA) … Continue reading

Posted in Contemplations, Dissertation, Teaching

Indeterminate Multiform References

Indeterminate multiform References (MFRs) begon with terms whose semantic relatedness with terms in the caption or the image is vague and challenging to classify; it is neither a clear semantic similarity, meronym-holonym or any other relatedness; however, indeterminate MFRs seem … Continue reading

Posted in Dissertation, Teaching

Drawing Childhood Memories on Money as a Teaching Tool

The following article was published in Innovatus,¬†York University’s monthly pedagogical newsletter, on January 19, 2018. It describes an art exercise I gave in my tutorials. In the last tutorial of the fall term, students in the History course¬†Making Money drew … Continue reading

Posted in My Art, Teaching