Tag Archive: Task 2

[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 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 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 4: Task 2 – Question Selection Response A

2. ‘The World of War’ (Mirzoeff, Chapter 3. 99-127) If borders are the product of a struggle for land, then maps as visual texts reflect centuries of shifting power dynamics between the major… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 3: Task 2 (Option B) – Writing Response on the Author’s Voice (Part 2)

Wallace’s tone in the text is very patient and informative; the text is clearly designed to convey information for an academic setting free from emotional language. The repeated use of the pronoun ‘you’… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 3: Task 2 (Option B) – Writing Response Comprehension (Part 1)

Andrew Wallace’s views on critical thinking have expanded on my views of the processes involved in in-depth analysis of visual and literal texts. My understanding of critical thinking was that all products are… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 2: Task 2 – Field Trip Site 2 Description & Analysis

      The San Fran bar and music venue on Cuba Street, Central Wellington is a social site where people meet, drink, eat, and listen to live music and performances. The venue exists as… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 1: Task 2 – Initial Position

Critical thinking is the process of analysing a subject, object or concept beyond face value. It encourages questioning the motives behind its creation, what influenced its conception, the choices behind how it is… Continue reading