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Images: Visual Literacy

Identify photographs, graphics, and art images to add a visual dimension to teaching, presentations, and writings.

Visual Literacy

A visually literate individual is able to:

  • Determine the nature and extent of the visual materials needed
  • Find and access needed images and visual media effectively and efficiently
  • Interpret and analyze the meanings of images and visual media
  • Evaluate images and their sources
  • Use images and visual media effectively
  • Design and create meaningful images and visual media
  • Understand many of the ethical, legal, social, and economic issues surrounding the creation and use of images and visual media, and access and use visual materials ethically

Online Sources: Visual Literacy

Martin Scorsese: Visual Literacy