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Seeing Sense : Visual literacy as a tool for libraries, learning and reader development, Paperback / softback Book

Seeing Sense : Visual literacy as a tool for libraries, learning and reader development Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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Foreword by Sir Philip Pullman, CBE, FRSL Illustrated foreword by Chris Riddell, OBEThe burgeoning field of visualliteracy can be universally understood across a wide variety of culturalbackgrounds, regardless of traditional literacy levels.

A key tool fornavigating digital devices, there is often an antipathy surrounding visualliteracy borne out of stigma and at times, intimidation. Seeing Sense brings together research andbest practice from different organisations and institutions all over the worldto showcase the role of visual literacy as a tool for promoting reading.

Itwill be key in raising awareness among librarians and education practitioners,promoting aspiration and achievement among the children and young people theywork with. Coverage includes:an overview of visual literacy as a tool for reading developmentthe role of visual literacy in design and display within libraries and resource centresadvice for library and information professionals on how to gain greater confidence in using and understanding visual literacy as part of strategies to engage readersa number of practical case studies to illustrate the power and potency of visual literacy as a key tool for making reading accessible, engaging, and appealing for all.

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