First Year Seminar Visual Literacy One-Shot

This lesson plan was written for a first year seminar course, CNX151: When Black Lives Matter, at Franklin & Marshall College — a small, liberal arts institution in south central Pennsylvania. This lesson was designed for a one time, 80 minute class session with some assigned reading to be completed prior to class, from The Methodologies of Art by Laurie Schneider Adams. Ideally, this lesson was designed for a maximum of twenty students, and asks for a high degree of classroom participation.

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The Digital Image Guide (DIG) Method

The Digital Image Guide (DIG) Method is a resource to help students critically evaluate images. The lesson typically takes a 60 minute class period but can be extended if you have additional time. Originally created by a librarian for other librarians, this teaching resource can be modified to fit most disciplines for most age ranges. Anywhere from 10-40 students/participants is ideal.

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