[237120, A2] Wk 5: Task 3A – Essay Topic Research

a) The image depicts a shadowy room with four men seated on chairs encircling a globe. Two of the men are dressed in military uniform, seated with legs crossed, chests jutting forward wearing… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 5: Task 2 – Sturken & Cartwright Doing Visual Analysis

Sturken and Cartwright’s discussion of the photographs by the photographer Weegee working from the US was incredibly adept in showing the power of visual imagery. The theme of violence prevalent in the discussion… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 5: Task 1 – Visual Literacy Discussion

In his TED Talk on ‘The Power to Tell the Difference: Visual Literacy in a Visual Age,’ Don Levy discusses – among other topics – the need for an anchor in the world. This… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 4C – Visual Analysis of Selected Images Blog Task

   The production of the visual text entitled “In the Rubber Coils” by Linley Sambourne provides great insight into its purpose. It was made in 1906, first published in an English political review… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 4B – Image Selection Blog Task

As previously mentioned in Blog Task 3F of week 4, I would like to work with the satirical political cartoon by the David Low, entitled after its caption, “What, no chair for me?”… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 4A – Video Review Blog Task

The video above discussing the importance of visual literacy and critical thinking created by the Toledo Museum of Art is very passionate in its delivery. It strongly puts forward a case for the… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 3G – Glossary

Visualise (v.): The process of being able to see a subject or landscape in the mind’s eye, without necessarily having the subject of visualisation present. Visualisation implies a thoroughness of seeing that would… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 3F – Bringing your own Knowledge to the Topic

Related Concepts to Discuss: In the context of the Scramble for Africa and the map of partition laid down at the Berlin West Africa Conference of 1884: The definition of civilisation plays a… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 3E – Locating Relevant Credible Material

2. ‘The World of War’ (Mirzoeff, Chapter 3. 99-127)   Boddy-Evans, Alistair et al. “What Caused the Scramble for Africa?” 8 August 2013. Selinsgrove Area School District. Web document. 7 April 2016. <https://www.seal-pa.org/hs/staff/teachers/ahuber/_layouts/15/WopiFrame.aspx?sourcedoc=/hs/staff/teachers/ahuber/SiteAssets/SitePages/WAHG%20II/What%20Caused%20the%20Scramble%20for%20Africa%20KINDLE.docx&action=default&DefaultItemOpen=1&gt;.… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 3D – MindMap/BrainStorm