Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Verbal explanation of the Visual Timeline

Visual Literacy Timeline Verbal Explanation

Visual Literacy to me is using images and symbols to communicate an idea as a form of language.

Circa 29000 – The earliest known cave drawings were discovered in Europe and dated back to 32000 years ago.

1968 – John Debes coins the phrase Visual Literacy.

1969 – The first International Visual Literacy Association meeting takes place

1989 – Joel Benedict establishes the Visual Literacy Collection at the Arizona State University

2001 – Triennial Conferences are established Internationally

2008 – Modern day Scholars continue to study Visual Literacy

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