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Visual Literacy

Resources for the Seeing to Learn: Visual Literacy Across the Disciplines session for the Teaching and Learning Center.

Visual Literacy Defined

Visual literacy involves the abilities to both decode (make meaning from visual messages) and to encode (compose meaningful visuals). Visual literacy also involves the ability to effectively find, interpret, evaluate, use, and create images and visual media.

Sample Activities

Creative Commons and Image Attribution

Finding Creative Commons and Public Domain Images

Image Licenses & Attribution

Tools for Visual Creation and Collaboration