A communication tool that uses visual symbols to represent structured thinking. Graphic organiser makes thinking processes visible by showing connections between ideas and data. Examples include concept maps, flowcharts and cause-and-effect patterns. The use of graphic organisers has become more popular with the availability of software to create, edit and display them.
A technique used to communicate ideas and plans, for example, sketching, drawing, modelling, making patterns, technical drawing, computer-aided drawing. (The graphical representation techniques for each band are included in the band description.)
Visual images, pictorial representations or designs produced on a surface such as paper, canvas or a screen. Images generated by a computer are known as computer graphics. The purpose of these images, representations or designs is to inform, illustrate or entertain.