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ERIC Number: EJ793087
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Pages: 11
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 39
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Show Me: Principles for Assessing Students' Visual Literacy
Callow, Jon
Reading Teacher, v61 n8 p616-626 May 2008
This article examines assessment of students' visual literacy. In the context of current theory of multimodal texts, the author presents key features for visual literacy assessment and how this assessment might be undertaken. The article then proposes a set of principles and a framework for developing assessment tasks in authentic classroom settings. (Contains 1 figure and 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 3
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia