Pour une littéracie visuelle

Abstract : The general notion of literacy, now widespread in France, doesn’t include visual literacy. This particular branch is already present in the United States for example, where lessons are planned and frameworks are conceived about visual language. Under the name of visual literacy, the field is defined as a set of abilities that enables an individual to effectively find, interpret, evaluate, use, and create images and visual media. We know that the French curriculum from primary to high school, are now up in the image as an object of education and communication. However, the courses are more oriented on reception attitudes than on production capacity. In order to generalize a skill of visual literacy, it may be useful to set up frameworks such as the ACRL, and secondly to make a larger place for contemporary iconotexts and multimodal forms.
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Jean-Paul Meyer. Pour une littéracie visuelle. Spirale - Revue de Recherches en Éducation , Association pour la Recherche en Education (ARED), 2014, Littéracies en contexte d’enseignement et d’apprentissages, pp.133-144. ⟨hal-01512450⟩



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