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ERIC Number: ED261934
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
A Structure for the Critique of Student Photographs.
Cary, Rick
A technique for critiquing secondary and college level students' photography is described. The structure of the students' photography assignment should include the following categories of information: (1) artist's intention; (2) subject; (3) technique; (4) composition; (5) miscellaneous considerations, such as mood and symbol; and (6) presentation--matting and framing craftsmanship. The student is asked to consider plans and options in each category and to provide written narratives. The instrument for the critiquing process is constructed as a Likert scale. The student responds to statements about the photograph and records a number corresponding to that response on the chart. The statements are organized under four categories that correspond to the categories in the assignment plan. They are intention, subject, technique, and composition. The instrument is especially effective with elective students and with those students who do not have extensive prior experience in art or photography. The scale can be used by the teacher to critique student work, by the student for self-critique, and by a group of students to evaluate one another's work. (RM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A