Education and Visual Literacy

* indicates a metasite of links to imagebases.

ARTSEDGE: Multimedia

National Arts and Education Network, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts *


Getty Education Institute for the Arts, lesson plans

Best of History Web Sites

Center for Teaching History with Technology*


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

CERES (Center for Educational Resources) Project

NASA, Montana State University

CLN: Community Learning Network Theme Pages



National Endowment for the Humanities, lesson plans, image links *

ExInEd: Exploration in Education

Space Telescope Science Institute, NASA


Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco

GEM: Gateway to 21st Century Skills,

National Education Association, click on a subject, then limit to Type: image set

Getty All Curricula

Getty Museum

Health Literacy and Visual Literacy

Domenic Screnci, Executive Director for Educational Media and Technology, Boston University.

History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web

CUNY and George Mason University, Search “images” or Advanced Search check Topic(s) and Types of Resources Images

Learning Page, Library of Congress, Lessons–by Themes,Topics, Disciplines or Eras


Moving Image Collections

Georgia Tech *

National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.) Classroom for Teachers and Students
Online Art Collection

Gottesman Libraries, Teachers College, Columbia University

Online Meteorology Guide,

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Picturing U.S. History

American Social History Project, Center for Media and Learning, CUNY *

Teaching with Documents Lesson Plans

US National Archives, United States history

U.S. Geological Survey and Science Education


Visual Literacy Concepts and Strategies

Focus on Photography: A Curriculum Guide.

Cynthia Way, International Center of Photography

How Do You Look?

Promoting Visual Literacy at Duke University and Beyond.  Duke University Libraries and The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke

Visual Literacy in Higher Education

Ron Bleed, Maricopa Community Colleges

Visual Literacy Portal

International Visual Literacy Association

Visual literacy resources on the Web

Alessia Zanin-Yost, College & Research Libraries News, vol. 68 no. 8, September 2007. BU

Visual Literacy Toolbox: Learning to Read Images

College of Arts and Humanities, University of Maryland.

Visual Rhetoric and Strategies of Persuasion

Stanford University

Visual Rhetoric/ Visual Literacy, Writing Studio, Duke University:

Visual resources online; digital images of primary materials on public Web sites,” Annie Blecksmith, College & Research Libraries News, vol. 69 no. 5, May 2008. BU

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTM): Visual Thinking, Teaching Strategy. In Their Words, and Guiding Principles

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