Visual Learning

Welcome to the Visual Learning Workshop

The learning materials, workshop resources, and all information contained in this website supports the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) modified Standard 1, Performance Indicator 2 as illustrated below.

1.2 - Standard 1, Performance Indicator 2

The visually literate student determines the nature and extent of the visual materials needed.

Performance Indicator:

2. The visually literate student identifies a variety of image sources, materials, and types.

Learning Outcomes:

a. Explores image sources to increase familiarity with available images and generate ideas for relevant image content

b. Investigates the scope, content, and potential usefulness of a range of image sources and formats (e.g., digital, print, subscription databases, open web, books or articles, repositories, personal creations)

c. Identifies different image and visual media types and materials (e.g., paintings, prints, photographs, born-digital images, data models)

d. Articulates ways images can be used to communicate data and information (e.g., charts, graphs, maps, diagrams, models, renderings, elevations)

e. Recognizes that existing images can be modified or repurposed to produce new visual content