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Re: Rosa's question on approaching art ed in the new century

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Thu, 15 Jul 1999 08:17:58 EDT

I think as we approach the new century that we can utilize the "new"
resources at hand - technology and media..... in art education. It's often
difficult to incorporate technolgy with only one computer in your room....
Sooooo sometimes we take "field study" journeys to the media center where we
have 20 new Dell computers. The students can see what's out there as far as
art resources,etc. We also use for word processing about our work. I agree
with you whole-heartedly about NOT always producing a "pretty" finished
product.... That is why I ALWAYS include narrative text and or planning
sketches with all displayed work. It is time consuming, but really is
important to show the depth of your program. People are qenuinely surprised
to find out the cognitive"process" that is involved with art.
Talk with you soon... I enjoy hearing your opinions ... Thanks, LaDonna (aka