Multimodality, multiliteracy and visual literacy: where does assessment fit?

Ian Brown, Lori Lockyer, Peter Caputi, Jim Tognolini

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The how and why of assessment still eludes many in the area of visual literacy. The researchers aim to provide a theoretical foundation for why current assessment practices should be examined in light of the current changes to curriculum offerings. The paper outlines current research being undertaken into test development for measuring outcomes to check for improved student learning. The paper will explore both the success and failure of the methodology, examining both quantitative and qualitative responses.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCritically engaging the digital learner in visual worlds and virtual environments
EditorsMaria D. Avgerinou, Robert E. Griffin, Patricia Search
Place of PublicationLoretto, PA
PublisherInternational Visual Literacy Association
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780981683386
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSelected reaadings of the International Visual Literacy Association
PublisherInternational Visual Literacy Association


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