Visual Literacy
The Visual Literacy Reader


1. Rodney J. Clarke, "Towards a Systemic Semiotic Approach to Multimedia Interface Design," in Information, Organisation, and Technology: Studies in Organisational Semiotics, editors, Kecheng Liu ... [et al.]

2. Lawrence R. Sipe, "How Picture Books Work: A Semiotically Framed Theory of Text-Picture Relations," Children's Literature in Education 29.2 (1998): 97-108.

3. Lee Brasseur, "Visual Literacy in the Computer Age: A Complex Perceptual Landscape," in Stuart A. Selber, Computers and Technical Communication: Pedagogical and Programmatic Perspectives

4. Philip Yenawine, "Thoughts on Visual Literacy," in James Flood, et. al., eds., Handbook of Research on Teaching the Communicative and Visual Arts

5. Sue Clive, "Thoughts on Visual Literacy," in Liz Dawley, et. al., ed., Critical Studies and Modern Art

6. Gunther Kress, Theo Van Leeuwen, “The Semiotic Landscape: Language and Visual Communication,” Reading Images: The Grammar of Visual Design

7. Sol Worth, “Pictures Can’t Say Ain’t,” in his book Studies in Visual Communication

8. Barbara Maria Stafford, Introduction to Good Looking: Essays on the Virtue of Images

9. Marie-Laure Ryan, Introduction to Narrative Across Media: The Languages of Storytelling, ed. Marie-Laure Ryan

10. Edward Tufte, from The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

11. Edward Tufte, from Envisioning Information

12. Daniel J. Boorstin, from The Image

13. W. J. T. Mitchell, “What is an Image?” from Iconology (1986)

14. Sut Jhally, “Image-Based Culture” (1990)

15. William H. Phillips, from Film: An Introduction

16. Christian Metz, “The Imaginary Signifier” (1975)

17. Colin McCabe, “Theory and Film” (1976)

18. Roger Fransecky, John Debes, “Toward a Visually Literate Student,” in Visual Literacy: A Way to Learn – A Way to Teach

19. Paul Ten Have, “Teaching Students Observational Methods: Visual Studies and Visual Analysis,” Visual Studies 18.1 (2003)


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