Visual Literacy

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Visual Literacy by Mind Map: Visual Literacy

1. Definitions

1.1. What is visual literacy

1.1.1. There is no single definition of Visual Literacy

1.1.1.1. ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries)

1.1.1.2. Wikipedia

1.1.2. the ability to read and interpret visual materials

1.1.2.1. codes

2. Evidence

2.1. Understanding Visual Literacy

2.1.1. the history of visual communication

2.1.1.1. visual learning

3. Context

3.1. visualisation strategies

3.2. Format

3.2.1. Images

3.3. Moving Images

3.3.1. Animation

3.3.1.1. gifs

3.4. Maps

3.4.1. Online Maps

3.4.1.1. user created maps

3.4.1.2. MindMaps

3.4.1.3. GIS

3.4.2. Traditional maps

3.4.3. Diagrams & schematics

3.4.3.1. inforgraphics

4. Pedagogical Strategies

4.1. Effectiveness of images

4.1.1. schematics

4.1.1.1. maps

4.1.2. Visual Narratives

4.1.2.1. storylines

4.1.2.2. moving images

4.1.2.3. representaional

4.1.2.4. metaphors

4.1.2.5. VisuaL Literacy in the curriculum

4.1.2.5.1. Teaching Visual Literacies

4.1.2.5.2. Created by students for teachers

5. Resources