Understanding visuals in HIV/AIDS education in South Africa: differences between literate and low-literate audiences.

@article{Carstens2006UnderstandingVI,
  title={Understanding visuals in HIV/AIDS education in South Africa: differences between literate and low-literate audiences.},
  author={Adelia Carstens and Alfons Maes and Lilian Gangla-Birir},
  journal={African journal of AIDS research : AJAR},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          221-32
        }
}
This article reports on a research project aimed at determining the scope and nature of differences in picture comprehension between literate and low-literate audiences in the context of HIV and AIDS. Structured interviews were held with 30 low-literate and 24 literate adult speakers of African languages. The responses were coded and analysed both qualitatively and quantitatively. Consistent with previous research, we found that purely analogical visuals pose relatively few interpretation… CONTINUE READING

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