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ERIC Number: EJ1126955
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Oct
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2203-4714
A Cognitive Semiotic Study of Students' Reading a Textless Image versus a Verbal Image
Ali, Roaa Hasan; Aslaadi, Shatha
Advances in Language and Literary Studies, v7 n5 p1-13 Oct 2016
This study explores fourth year college students' content retrieval from reading textless versus verbal images. Furthermore, it examines the extent to which the respondents comprehend and understand them. The procedures include selecting an image from the internet, designing a written test with its rubrics and exposing it to jury members to ascertain its face validity. The data of this study were analyzed according to the adopted of Peirce's model (1931) of "icon, index and symbol". The researchers find out that most of the results were in favor of the verbal images, captions restrict readers' creativity to infer any additional message.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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