[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 4 – Questions to Topic Sentence

Visual texts are a medium through which a viewer may gain an understanding not only of the subjects depicted, but of the worldviews informed by the context in which the visual text was… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 3 – Contextual Understanding

Contestation Compare & Contrast Table: Conventional Perspective: Treatment of Germany as a result of the Treaty of Versailles (1919) was the cause of WWII   Revisionist Perspective: Treatment of Germany as a result… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 2 – Seeing the World: Worldviews

Visual texts hold different depths of meaning depending on the viewer’s degree of contextual understanding. As demonstrated by the ‘myth of photographic truth,’ depictions of subjects in visual texts hold a greater degree… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 1 – Visual Analysis Meaning Making ‘Truth and Value’

‘The myth of the photographic truth’ is the exploration of the fallacy that photographs provide detached accounts of the events and surroundings, free from emotional bias (Sturken and Cartwright 16-17). Society’s treatment of… Continue reading

[237120, A2] A2 Component B: My Best Blog Posts 2016

A2 Component B My Best Blog Posts 2016: [237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 3D – MindMap/BrainStorm [237120, A2] Wk 5: Task 4 – Demonstrate Visual Analysis & Contextual Knowledge in a Blog Post… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 6: Task 4 – Essay Topic Research

The topic of the video is the Atlantic Slave Trade, covering the European motives behind the slave trade, the African tribal motivations to support the European slave trade, and how this fostered racial… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 6: Task 3 – Contextual Understanding

  Ideology (n.): A system of beliefs and/or dogmas subscribed to by social, religious and political groups within all societies. Ideology can be expressed with intention to spread beliefs to other groups, though… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 6: Task 2 – Who Else is Talking About ‘This Stuff’

Key Words: ‘The World of War’ Visual Representations of Politics and Power Asserting Power over Land & People Worldviews Power Dynamics Maps Power Perspectives Online Discussion Groups Found: An interesting blog discussing the… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 6: Task 1 – Library Research

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[237120, A2] Wk 5: Task 4 – Demonstrate Visual Analysis & Contextual Knowledge in a Blog Post

David Low was a cartoonist collaborating with various magazines during WWI and the interwar period (1919-1938), creating a breadcrumb trail of historical records in reaction to major events leading up to WWII. By… Continue reading