Professor to discuss visual instruction in Forester Lecture

Kim Erwin, Forester Lecture at Huntington University

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — During the November Forester Lecture at Huntington University, Prof. Kim Erwin will discuss “Visually Stimulating Instruction” in business and education. The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Focusing on how visual inputs can help or bury various endeavors, she will discuss the use of this design in business and education.

Erwin is an assistant professor at IIT Institute of Design with research interests in making complex information easier to understand and use. Her book, “Communicating the New: How to Make the Complex, Unfamiliar or Still-Fuzzy Understandable to Others,” will be published in the summer of 2013.

The Forester Lecture Series is designed to bring interesting individuals and topics to the attention of students and the regional community. The lecture is free and open to the public.

The Forester Lecture Series is coordinated by Dr. David Alexander, assistant professor of philosophy at Huntington University. For more information, contact Alexander at 260-359-4305.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution a “Best Midwestern College.” Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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