Read Sturken and Cartwright (Chapter 10 pp. 389–397).
Think: Not only is art involved in commercial sales and
commodities, but it is intrinsic in science and technology. How many of
our medical technologies rely on visual imaging? What would our lives be
like if news programming did not have access to images?
Prepare a two-page paper to debate the value of teaching visual
literacy to primary and secondary students. Discuss the pro and con
positions for this debate. Defend your final stance on the topic. Be
sure to include ideas from several of the units through this course to
justify your stance.