> In a message dated 98-03-31 12:17:32 EST, astroboy writes:
> << Highschool I probably wouldn't like it either because it is judging
> others work. I wouldn't mind having a class discussion on Critiqing
> or possibly introducing it in the senior year. I think it depends on the
> program and age you are in. >>
> When I went to highschool the artroom was my second home. We NEVER critiqued.
> Then I went on to college and felt the sting of not being able to verbalize
> what I or others were doing. I was at a real disadvantage! It was a hard and
> mostly painful uphill battle to learn this in college! I think it is a big
> mistake not to teach and hold critiques throughout all the highschool years.
> I am not talking about holding college type critiques--but more like 'how to
> use basic visual vocabulary' , making students aware of visual clues and how
> to verbalize them.