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USD Information Literacy Lessons: Page 30

The broad focus of these lessons is understanding sources of information, including examples that can help you learn how to access information sources at USD. Each lesson is dedicated to a specific element of information competency.

Criteria for Evaluation: Visual Literacy Continued

Now consider the homepage of the Brady Campaign, which supports gun control legislation:

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Notice that the layout has similarities with that of Gun Owners of America:  The same color scheme (red, white, and blue) is used, but this site lacks the Minuteman icon (probably because he owns a gun).  The site makes use of another all-American icon, however:  Mom (and the Million Mom March against handguns).  The message of this site is also:  "Real Americans are for gun control."

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