Review questions

Reflect on your understanding by working through these review questions.

  1. Describe different types of moving and still images and explain how they can be used for research purposes.
  2. What are the key characteristics of (a) psychoanalytic theory, (b) content analysis and (c) semiotics when used to analyse visual images?
  3. How can visual images be analysed using discourse analysis?
  4. How would you collect material relevant to a research study using photo-elicitation?
  5. What are the different ways in which (a) a researcher and (b) other participants in a research project can make visual images for a research investigation?
  6. What ethical issues are specific to visual research?