ERIC Number: ED343296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The Computer: An Art Tool for the Visually Gifted. A Curriculum Guide.
Suter, Thomas E.; Bibbey, Melissa R.
This curriculum guide, developed and used in Wheelersburg (Ohio) with visually talented students, shows how such students can be taught to utilize computers as an art medium and tool. An initial section covers program implementation including setup, class structure and scheduling, teaching strategies, and housecleaning and maintenance. Seventeen specific activities and projects are then described. Given for each are: program objective, subject objective, area of concentration, teacher preparation and orientation, student exploration and activities, materials and supplies, evaluation, and extensions. Illustrations are included. Following the project descriptions additional information is presented including guidelines for evaluation, a computer art evaluation form, a student evaluation form, a student performance checklist, a student project evaluation form, the standard guideline implementation checklist for art specialists in Ohio schools, a discussion of art criticism, and recommended resources on technical hardware and software used in Wheelersburg as well as lists of suggested magazines and organizations and 18 books. Also included are an extensive glossary, explanations of computer art terminology, a discussion of the principles and elements of visual organization, a brief history of computer art, and a bibliography of 41 references. (DB)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art Materials, Art Products, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Microcomputers, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Talent, Visual Arts
Wheelersburg High School, Computer Art Program, Pirate Dr., Wheelersburg, OH 45694 ($20.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wheelersburg Local School District, OH.