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Cowan, David A.; Dolgoy, Reva – Art Education, 1984
A K-12 visual arts program in Ontario, Canada, which used observational drawing to increase students' visual observation skills is described. Students had to observe and draw objects associated with intimate use, objects that were physically more distant and unfamiliar, and objects in the rural countryside. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Comparative Education, Course Descriptions, Educational Practices
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Evans, Jane Turnbull – Art Education, 1984
The Mackenzie Art Gallery in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, provides an internship program for students enrolled in the art education program at the University of Regina. The gallery trains teachers in the concepts of aesthetic education and the use of art objects and gallery resources in the teaching of those concepts. (RM)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Community Resources, Comparative Education
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Stephen, Virginia – Art Education, 1991
Provides illustrations and activities to help students at all grade levels understand how artists look at the world and how each artwork is a result of that personal vision. Suggests questions based on an art criticism model that moves from stages of impulse, description, analysis, interpretation, and information to personalization. (KM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art History
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MacGregor, Ronald N. – Art Education, 1992
Reviews alternative assessment practices in several nations and questions whether these techniques should be used in the United States. Focuses on moderation, a technique in which trained evaluators adjust grades to ensure equitable distribution among participating schools. Concludes that evaluation in art education presents special problems and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Alternative Assessment, Art Education, Educational Testing