Teaching the conceptual

Balancing Skills & Techniques with Content   

Color photography students at certain art schools hate to learn Adobe Photoshop. Clicking and dragging on graphs in Photoshop does not hold the allure of a vintage film camera or the sleek qualities of $4000 digital optics. It’s just a program on their laptop, the device they microsoft windows product key use to watch videos while they eat ramen for dinner.

So in order to

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July 16th, 2014 0 comments Meeting our students where they are / Student Driven Classroom / Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical

How Might You Use Inquiry Questions?

Many teachers and students find it helpful to frame or guide a course with questions.
Here's a list of questions, assembled from several websites, to get Parajumpers women you thinking of some possibilities- how you use them is up to you and your students! You might also create questions with your students to help them parajumpersonlinestore guide the content of their work.

Some examples for

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July 2nd, 2014 0 comments Art practice connected to teaching practice / Reflection / Teaching the conceptual

Balancing Skill-Building and the Formation of Ideas

Image: assume vivid astro focus, "assume vivid astro focus VII", 2003. Courtesy Deitch Projects, New York

This content originally appeared in Art21 Magazine, by Joe Fusaro in the column "Teaching With Contemporary Art"

Two questions that recently came up during the Art21 Educators panel at NAEA’s conference in NYC have got me thinking:

How do we balance exploration of process, play & idea formation with

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June 2nd, 2014 0 comments Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical

Spring Term at Marwen

Congratulations to all of our teaching artists and student artists on an incredible Spring 2014 term! Check out highlights from each course below. Special thanks to Bridget Kevin (Now Bridget Carney!) for the great photo documentation of the courses!

Abstract Painting: Teaching Artist- Brad Biancardi, Assistant Teaching Artist- Lee Kintner

 

Advanced Wheel Throwing: Teaching Artist- Christine DeVries, Assistant Teaching Artist- Daniel Sanchez

 

Animation

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May 26th, 2014 0 comments Spotlight: Marwen Course / Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical

You Say You Want Evolution: Looking Backward and Forward with Portfolios

This content originally appeared in Art21 Magazine, by Joe Fusaro in the column "Teaching With Contemporary Art"
While I have used portfolios with students since my first year teaching, the way I use portfolios has changed. Teachers (and not just art teachers) know that they can be a valuable assessment tool, an engaging way for students to reflect on their work, and obviously a way

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May 13th, 2014 0 comments Critique / Reflection / Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical

Feedback Control

This content originally appeared in Art21 Magazine, by Joe Fusaro in the column "Teaching With Contemporary Art"

Giving good quality feedback can sometimes make the difference between students completing mediocre assignments and high quality works of art. This week I want to offer some suggestions for what to do when students are “done” but we know they aren’t. We’ve all been there at some point- a

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May 5th, 2014 1 comment Critique / Meeting our students where they are / Reflection / Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical

Knowing Before Doing

Video courses always present a bit of a challenge for me. Do I have my students go out and shoot to get familiar with the cameras first, or do we sit inside for several weeks discussing concept, technique, brainstorming and bonding. Personally, I always select the latter. While it is imperative that they know how to use a camera, my course Hip-Hop: The Story in

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April 23rd, 2014 0 comments Meeting our students where they are / Reflection / Student Driven Classroom / Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical / Time-Based Media

Winter Term at Marwen

Congratulations to all of our teaching artists and student artists on an incredible Winter 2014 term! Check out highlights from each course below: Art of Making Comics: Teaching Artist- David Downs, Assistant Teaching Artist- David Jones Balancing Act: Kinetic Sculpture: Teaching Artist- Gwen Terry, Assistant Teaching Artist- Julia quality canadian pharmacy Klein   Ceramic Jars and Vessels: Working on and off the Wheel: Teaching Artist-

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March 19th, 2014 0 comments Spotlight: Marwen Course / Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical

Hip Hop Hooray

This spring I’ll be teaching a video course entitled Hip-Hop: Visualizing the Story. I don’t think I’ve been this hyped and nervous about teaching a course in a while. How do I condense the brilliance and culture of hip hop into 8 weeks? Hip-Hop: Visualizing the Story focuses on cialis onset hip-hop as a tool for social change. We’ll discuss the history, culture and social

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March 10th, 2014 0 comments Spotlight: Marwen Course / Teaching the conceptual / Teaching the technical / Time-Based Media

What If? Marwen’s Education Vision

At the center of Marwen’s practice there is an invitation-a sense of welcome, support, and mentorship that permeates every encounter and meeting. Students share the office 2013 key sense of belonging and support that they feel at Marwen in surveys, conversation, and letters of thanks sent to staff. Melissa Wilkes, studio program coordinator, who began as a student at Marwen, says; “I kept coming, and

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