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Lesson Two: Collaborative Review and Research
(3 Components)


Outcome: Understand the terminology of visual arts

  • Key Concepts: Student-Initiated Review of Concepts (10 minutes)
    • Literature: “…people exemplify and actualize the beliefs and values that emerge from their active participation with the world” Congdon, Stewart, and White (2002)
  • Key Words: Student-Initiated Review of Terminology (10 minutes)
    • DBAE driven vocabulary as a measure of assessment for matriculation
    • Literature: DBEA has “functioned as the foundation of most current art education curricula…in preservice programs in U.S. colleges and universities” Tavin and Carpenter (2010)

Outcome: Demonstrate the ability to select and apply contemporary

  • Our Specialties—Bringing it Together (30 minutes Group Work)
    • Literature: A good [project] is built from specific, accurate, and interesting information” Donald Murray (1990)
    • Discuss the following aspects with your group, concentrating on application of key concepts and terms as they apply to the following ideas
      • Artist’s Purpose (intended audience, actual audience)
      • Artist’s Biography (Social, economic, gender, race influences on artist’s style)
      • Societal Influences (Historic/geographic ethos under which artist worked)

  • Homework: Filling in the gaps—final research of artist and project design proposal




Working at Home

Photo by RJ Molyneux-Davis, 2012


Lesson Three: Get Set—Studio Design Day

  • Students are given the opportunity to work on project as they see fit with access to both computer and studio space. They may develop either the PowerPoint discussing their favorite artist or their artistic assimilation (40 minutes)
  • Cleanup (10 minutes)
  • Homework: Completion of projects
DRAFT: This module has unpublished changes.