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Visual Rhetoric



University of Texas: Viz: Rhetoric-Visual Culture-Pedagogy


Elizabeth Losch: UC, Irvine course: Digital Rhetoric


Maricopa Center for Learning and Teaching: Visual literacy modules


Viz: Blog


Visualization Aesthetics: Blog


VisualsSpeak: blog


VizThink: Community interested in visual aspects of communication


Danielle DeVoss's Digital Rhetoric course, Michigan State University


Visual rhetoric assignments: ways of using visual images in writing assignments


New Media Center: conference on visual literacy: conference papers


Donald and Christine Mcquade: Visual exercises: Seeing and Writing 3


Donald and Christine Mcquade: Researching the Web: Seeing and Writing 3 Donald and Christine Mcquade


Donald and Christine Mcquade Forum: Seeing and Writing 3


Project Poster



Journals related to visual rhetoric


Enculturation: Issue on visual rhetoric


Visible Culture


Journal of Visual Literacy



Composition Textbooks with a Visual Rhetoric Focus


Alfano, C., & O’Brien, A. (2004). Envision: Persuasive Writing in a Visual World. New York: Longman.


Costanzo, 2007.  The Writer’s Eye.  New York: McGraw-Hill.http://www.mhhe.com/constanzo


George, D., Palchik, A., Selfe, C. & Faigley, L. (2005). Picturing Texts. New York: W. W. Norton.


Latterell, C. G. (2006). Remix: Reading + Composing Culture. New York: Bedford's/St. Martin.


Mcquade, D. & Mcquade,C. (2006). Seeing and Writing 3. New York: Bedford's/St. Martin.



Odell, L., & Katz,S. M. (2006). Writing in a Visual Age. New York: Bedford's/St. Martin.



Further Reading


Kress, G., & Leeuwen, T.  (2006).  Reading Images: The Grammar of Visual Design. 2nd edition. New York: Routledge.


Mitchell, W. J. T.  (2005).  What Do Pictures Want?: The Lives and Loves of Images.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


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