Developing Visual Literacy: Exploring Form, Content and Context with Faith Ringgold's Tar Beach 2. Artist and author Faith Ringgold's 1991 picture book, Tar Beach (A Caldecott Honor Book), is illustrated with the image of a story quilt with the same title, which she created in 1988.
Tar Beach narrates the dream of young Cassie Louise Lightfoot, to be free to go wherever she wants to go and to do whatever she wants to do. While lying one night on "tar beach" - the rooftop of the apartment building in which her family lives, Cassie's dream comes true. The stars lift her up and she is free to fly. Tar Beach,1988 Tar Beach 2, 1990 In 1990, Ringgold created another story quilt titled Tar Beach 2 . The following sets of exercises will guide you through a detailed exploration of Tar Beach 2. Guiding questions about the Formal Elements of the quilt's construction will appear over a green background. The guiding questions are numbered in order to facilitate your exploration of the image. This site is best viewed in browsers other than Internet Explorer. What is Visual Rhetoric - Example 1. PWR1 - Visual Argument. The Assignment: In your research paper, you used visual rhetoric to augment your written argument, privileging the written word over images.
For this assignment, you will invert this power structure and construct an argument based on your research topic in which the visual is the dominant mode of discourse. The images you use in your visual argument may be identical to the ones you use in your paper, may be a subset of the ones you use in your paper, or may be completely different from those that you use in your paper -- as long as the topic is the same. Relatedly, your argument may mirror that in your research paper, or you may focus on a smaller portion of your overall argument. There are many forms that this final assignment might take: it might be a poster, organized in various ways; an electronic or print photoessay; it might be an op-ad; it might be a web-page or series of linked webpages; it might be self-timed powerpoint slideshow or an i-movie. Rhetvis.doc. PWR1 - Research Project. Format For your research project, you will complete a series of assignments that will culminate in both a 10 to 15 page final argumentative research paper on a visual rhetoric-oriented topic and in a photoessay on the same topic.
The paper will use parenthetical documentation, informational footnotes (as appropriate), and will include a bibliography or works cited page of at least 8 sources. All documentation must follow the guidelines set out by the 6th edition of the MLA Handbook for the Writers of Research Papers. Your paper should also have a title page with a viable title. Unless otherwise indicated on the assignment sheet, all research project assignments should be computer-generated; double-spaced (note: bibliographies and outlines should be single-spaced); with appropriate margins and font; and page numbers where necessary.
They should be spell-checked and proof-read. Why write a research paper? What exactly do you mean by "Research Paper," anyway? Any other questions? Works Cited. C02%20028-055.pdf. Teaching Visual Literacy to Students. 5 Best Mind Mapping Tools. Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real.
Thankfully, there are great tools out there to help you build mind maps, organise them, and save them for later. Here's a look at five of the best, based on your nominations. We asked Lifehacker readers which mind-mapping tools are the best, tallied up the nominations, and now we're going to highlight the top five. Mindjet (Windows/Mac/iOS) Mindjet is more than just mind mapping software — it's a total suite of applications and tools designed to help you and the people you work with brainstorm, stay on top of projects, collaborate on tasks, and stay organised together.
Plus, it integrates with web services and tools you already use, like Microsoft Office, Box,net, and more. XMind (Windows/Mac/Linux) XMind has been around for a good long time. Writing for University Courses - Main Rules of Written English - Starter Level - Skill Check. CLARKE~1.PDF.
Chapter 1: Analyzing Texts.