Description of Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (JVIB) July-August 2014 Vol. 108., No. 4
"Graphical literacy is vital to students' success in areas of the curriculum that are related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), as well as standardized assessments of the knowledge of students. . . ." write authors Zebehazy and Wilton in the lead article for this issue of JVIB, which explores the efforts of teachers to promote students' use of graphics and describes the characteristics of students who use graphics successfully. An accompanying article by the same authors presents the reflections of students on using graphics in educational settings, and it offers some interesting findings related to the usefulness and quality of graphics. This issue also includes opportunities for individuals to earn CEUs from the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals.