The Digital Image Guide (DIG) Method

This teaching resource has been submitted by Dana Thompson at Murray State.

Image credit: Như Vân



Learning Level


Short Overview

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.

Learning Outcomes

– Effectively evaluate images and/or visual media

Resources Required

– Computer
– Internet access
– The DIG Method handout (see PDF)
– Downloads/Attachments


Lesson Outline for the DIG Method (PDF)

The DIG Method (PDF)

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