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Visual Literacy

Visual Literacy: 'the ability to recognize and understand ideas conveyed through visible actions or images (such as pictures)" -Merriam Webster Dictionary

 

Examples of Visual Literacy:

  • Doctor examining skin of patient
  • Lawyer presenting visual evidence
  • Teacher creating an infographic
  • People interpreting images and video in media

 

How We Apply Visual Literacy:

  • Finding
  • Noticing
  • Connecting

 

Credits: Summarized from slide show prepared by Eloise Stevens

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