Visual Rhetoric

Visual Rhetoric
Rhetorical perspectives on the theory, criticism, and production of images and other visual texts, including visual elements of literary texts.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 325
Course Outcomes

Research and Theory

Discuss current research and theory regarding the presentation of visual information.

Rhetorical Discourse

Explain the purposes, modes, and persuasive effect that visual communication has in various forms of rhetorical discourse.

Design Vocabulary and Visual Conventions

Use current design vocabulary and demonstrate an understanding of accepted visual conventions.

Visual Texts in Multiple Media

Identify, analyze, create, and critique visual texts in multiple media, using the appropriate terminology and theories.

Content, Organization, and Style

Make decisions regarding content, organization, and style in a variety of visual genres.

Visual Discourse Considerations

Articulate ethical, cultural, technical, and legal considerations implicit in visual discourse.