Visual Literacy: Reading and Analyzing E-Primary Sources

Pardieck, Sherrie C.
December 2011
Illinois Reading Council Journal;Winter2011/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p28
The article discusses the significance of reading electronic visuals as a functional literacy skill which everyone must possess in a high-technology society. It notes that the theoretical framework for visual literacy is based in reading, analyzing and understanding information which can be derived from a graphic or a digital image. Also, it mentions that the utilization of the Library of Congress (LOC) primary resource collection offers students with authentic materials to develop their skills.


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