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ERIC Number: ED370549
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
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Fifteen Reasons To Study Visual Literacy.
Sutton, Ronald E.
This paper is a report on a decade of teaching visual literacy at the American University (Washington, D.C.). Visual literacy is defined as an awareness that comes with appropriate development of basic visual and aural competencies. The 15 reasons for studying visual literacy are perception, drawing, expression, brain awareness, design elements, analysis/appreciation, museums, cartoons, graphics, photography, phototherapy, image manipulation, film video, documentaries and reality, and advertisements. (JLB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: American University DC; Visual Thinking
Note: In: Visual Literacy in the Digital Age: Selected Readings from the Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association (25th, Rochester, New York, October 13-17, 1993); see IR 055 055.