TITLE

Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Photographs and Visual Literacy at The University of Montana: A Case Study

AUTHOR(S)
Ravas, Tammy; Stark, Megan
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Art Documentation: Bulletin of the Art Libraries Society of Nort;Spring2012, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The importance of visual literacy in our current media-saturated culture is becoming increasingly apparent. This article explores the experience of using visual media from the exhibit Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs to encourage information literacy in undergraduate students enrolled at The University of Montana. By promoting visual literacy as a cornerstone of lifelong learning, libraries can help users extend their critical thinking skills into the realm of images while simultaneously introducing the complex issues and challenges posed by visual materials.
ACCESSION #
83234558

 

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