Teaching Visual Literacy: Viewing

In this short video, Jennifer Asha introduces visual literacy: viewing. Visual literacy is a critical part of the Australian Curriculum: English, as well as a skill that is continually increasing in importance for students in every day life. This video is one of a pair created by Jennifer Asha. The other video focuses on Teaching Visual Literacy: Representation.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. What do we mean by visual literacy: viewing?
  2. What content knowledge do you as a teacher require to teach visual literacy: viewing?
  3. The 3 key text types and the possible metafunctions within them
  4. Pedagogical knowledge required