or this Final Visual Analysis Project, you will choose one website that you visit frequently (it must be a
professional business website, not your own personal website). Feel free to use websites such as Nike, Apple,
Northwestern Mutual, etc. or a website that applies to your career choices.
Once you choose your website, you will begin to consider the effects the visual elements have on the viewers
and create a thesis statement and outline using the response elements 1-5 below.
MMC3407 Thesis and Outline Template.docx
will be attached to file so you can look on there and see how it should look.
For this assignment please note the following expectations:APA title page, reference page, and formatting.
Use at least four academic/scholarly sources.
Use properly cited quotes and paraphrases when necessary.
Complete, polished, and error-free cohesive sentences.
Contains an introduction, body, and conclusion.
Sensory Response – When analyzing the viewer’s sensory response to a particular visual, it is important to
consider the visual elements that attract the eyes. Close your eyes when considering a visual. When you open
your eyes, what are the first visual elements that you see? When analyzing a viewer’s Sensory Response, you
may consider analyzing at least two of the following effects:
Perceptual Response – When analyzing a viewer’s perception of visuals, it is important to consider the
audience. Consider who is or is not attracted to this type of visual communication. When analyzing a viewer’s
Perceptual Response, consider at least two of the following effects:
Target audience specifics (age, profession, gender, financial status, etc.)
Cultural familiarity elements (ethnicity, religious preference, social groups, etc)
Cognitive visuals (viewer’s memories, experiences, values, beliefs, etc.)
Technical Response – When analyzing a viewer’s response to certain visuals, we need to consider the
technical visual aspects that may affect perception. Describe how visuals affect the interpretation of the
intended media communication message. Address specific technological elements that impact perception.
When analyzing the Technical Response, consider the Laws of Perceptual Organization (similarity, proximity,
continuity, common fate, etc), and at least two of the following types of visuals:
Quality of visuals
Emotional Response – When analyzing a viewer’s Emotional Response, it is important to consider the targeted
audience preferences and emotional intelligence. Discuss what the viewer might want to see and what type of
visual presentation will set the tone for that response. When analyzing the Emotional Response, consider the
effects of at least two of the following types of visuals:
Mood setting colors
Mood setting lighting
Positioning of search or purchase buttons
Social media icons and share options
Ethical Response – When analyzing a viewer’s Ethical Response, it is important to consider the targeted
audience values and beliefs. Identify any negative messages about certain ideas, groups, or cultures. Describe
and pinpoint images that may be inappropriate for a variety of viewers. Keep in mind that your website can be
accessed by all ages and groups. When analyzing the Ethical Response, consider at least two of the following
types of visuals:
Limitations in diversity
Inappropriate images for all audiences