Learning Exercise

Using WAKELET for Visual Literacy Investigations

Students will investigate and curate 5 different resources that demonstrate or model the power of visual literacy in learning.  

Once the resources are collected, students will investigate each and select one on which to write a reflective summary of its application for visual literacy.

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Exercise

  • Find 5 resources in MERLOT that feature visual literacy materials/content.
  • Add those resources to Wakelet
  • Add a annotation of two or three sentences for each
  • After viewing all 5, select one material.
  • Indicate how that material can be used in the discipline of your choice to enhance learning.

Requirements

Account at Wakelet

Access to MERLOT

Understanding of the definition of visual literacy (see above)

Topics

Visual literacy is the ability to interpret, negotiate, and make meaning from information presented in the form of an image, extending the meaning of literacy, which commonly signifies interpretation of a written or printed text.

Learning Objectives

1.  Students will be able to investigate and curate materials that demonstrate or model the power of visual literacy in learning.  

2. Once the resources are collected, students will investigate each and select one on which to write a reflective summary of its application for visual literacy.

     

Assessment

Check for minimum of 5 materials with annotation.

Reflective summary for one of the materials relating the material to visual literacy.