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Media Literacy Reference
In the last 20 years the notion that images overpower words, and the belief that a decreasing lexical literacy among the young has been offset by an increasing visual literacy, has been repeated often enough to become accepted wisdom. Yet the precise nature of visual literacy among the young and...
Media Literacy Reference
The article discusses the various approaches in understanding information and visual literacy. John Debes, the person who coined the concept of visual literacy, characterized the concept as a group of vision-competencies developed by individuals from seeing and integrating other sensory experiences. It highlights the opportunity for art information professionals to...
Media Literacy Reference
The role of visual perception in media literacy is paramount in understanding the shift from a linear perceptual process (literacy) to a holistic perceptual process (visuality) by which almost all information is now transmitted through the visual forms of mass media: television, film, and the Internet The media-literate individual must...
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