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Visual Literacy

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To go along with Unit 4 of EDIT 605

To go along with Unit 4 of EDIT 605

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    Visual Literacy Visual Literacy Presentation Transcript

    • Addressing Visual Learners
    • What is a visual ? any graphic representation of an idea, concept, or individual
    • What is literacy ? the ability to read or make sense of something (to understand)
    • What is Visual Literacy ? [ability to] interpret, use, and create images…in ways that advance thinking, decision making, communication, and learning. (EnGauge, 2004)
    • Why Visual Literacy?
    • 60,000 3M Corporation found that people process visuals 60,000 times faster than text
    • 1% - taste 3% - smell 2% - touch 83% - sight 11% - hearing How We Learn
    • Learning 83% visual 11% auditory
    • Retention 50%-70% visual & auditory 20% auditory
    • Visual Literacy - Skills Knowledge of Visual Conventions Knowledge of signs & symbols & their socially agreed meaning (we have an expectation based on our culture)
    • Think of a rose (take a moment before clicking to the next slide)
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    • Think of a hot dog (take a moment before clicking to the next slide)
      • Did you think of the following image?
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      • Or….did you think of the following image?
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