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Re: computer technology- Judie J


From: Diane Gregory (dianegregory_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Jun 08 2002 - 08:59:24 PDT

Aust ArtClasses wrote:

> It really is the same as thought process in
> sketchbook, just on the computer. I have them paste the
> printout in their sketchbook. It sames on colored pencil use
> also.
> Jackie Aust
> Yes, Jackie I agree it is the same thought process and in the past I have
> supported that position in advocating for the use of technology in the
> classroom. Now I am backing away a bit from that position. Doing art
> only in the computer box somehow leaves me cold and gives a detachment that
> I find strange. I want my students to connect emotionnaly, physically,
> aesthetically as well as conceptually when they make art. I have come to
> believe recently that staying inside the box, the computer box, that is,
> misses something of great value that the visual arts can provide.