Don't let the name fool you, the images in Artstor extend far beyond the field of art. Studies have shown that incorporating visuals into lectures, papers, and research improves information retention and observational skills, regardless of discipline. Read this guide to learn how Artstor's visual media collections can be used across a variety of subjects.
Image: Domenico Remps. Cabinet of Curiosities. Second half of the 17th century. Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.
Read more about teaching and learning with visuals:
Visual Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
Visual Thinking, Images, and Learning in College
Philip Yenawine and Alexa Miller
14 October 2014
A Case for Using Images to Teach Women's History
Jessica B. Schocker
The History Teacher
Vol. 47, No. 3 (May 2014), pp. 421-450
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