UA Multimodal Composition Resources
Finding and Citing Media
Tools for Educators
Explore, Learn, Question - Visual Rhetoric
Visual Rhetoric - Overview (The Purdue OWL)
This is a good overview of the topic from a trusted source.
Visual Rhetoric and Strategies of Persuasion
This site from Stanford offers various examples and analyses of visual rhetoric.
Jonathan Klein: Photos that changed the world
In this brief talk, Klein discusses what makes images so powerful.
Why Am I Lovin' It? -Visual Rhetoric
A multimodal look at the draw of the Golden Arches and other McDonald's imagery.
Consider These Images
Save Darfur Print Advertisements
As you review the Save Darfur print campaign, think about how the designers used color, perspective, and size to further the argument.
30 Hilarious Print Advertisements
For humor to work, many elements must fall into place for the viewer. If you don't find some (or any) of these ads funny, think about why.
Tools of the Trade
This online image editor is similar to Picnik but has fewer options in terms of effects and text editing.
This online image editor is a bit more sophisticated than Picnik.
Examples of Student Work