Visual Literacy

Theo Kuechel, Jeff Beaudry and Sarah Ritz-Swain | View as single page |

Practical competences and skills related to visual literacy

Visually literate learners will;

  • be able to critically discriminate between the visual information that is presented to them
  • will be able to visualise abstract concepts
  • have far greater opportunities to be producers as well as consumers, they will be able to participate in and exploit authentic learning opportunities.

Visually literate teachers will;

  • include visually stimulating materials in teaching materials
  • create engaging learning resources
  • select appropriate media to use for teaching.