Offered by: OpenLearn
Course Language: English
Course Level 2: Intermediate
Estimated Study Time: 15-20 hours
Why does the way a page looks influence how we interpret the information it contains? This course will examine how typography and images can be combined to improve literary creativity and allow a document to communicate more readily with the reader.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand how visual and verbal modes of communication combine in printed texts to produce meaning(s)
- evaluate how ideas from semiotics, Formalism and postmodern literary criticism may be used in the analysis and interpretation of multimodal texts
- understand the significance of shared cultural knowledge and the way multimodal texts are interpreted and valued by readers and society.
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