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This Course Guide helps you identify some of the resources available at Mohammed VI Library. For more information please get in touch with Your Librarian whose contact information is listed below on the right.

Vocabulary list

Please use the vocabulary list below to search the library catalog, through the keyword function, to identify materials relevant to this course:

· Visual Communication

· Theories of Visual Communication

· Visual Literacy

· Visual Culture

· Visual Studies


This course about the aesthetics and production aspects of visual communication is designed to help students develop competence in reading and interpreting visual images. The course examines technical and stylistic aspects of the media through which we experience the world and analyzes ways of understanding visual images in a variety of contexts including print, motion pictures, still photography, graphic design, television and video, computers and the World Wide Web. The focus is on media stylistic conventions, the functions of visual images and the intercultural and cross- cultural implications of visual communication, and the contribution of visual images to the promotion of culture.

Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses

Please use the call number below to search the library catalog, through the Call Number function, to browse the library collection listing materials relevant to this course.


· [N1-(9211)] Visual arts

· [P87-96] Communication, Mass media

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