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Re: aesthetics

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Wed, 24 Sep 1997 01:31:55 -0400 (EDT)

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Sometimes I find it interesting to have the students critique something other
than a piece of traditional two or three dimensional art. I inform the
students they make the same aesthetic decisions when choosing most things
they purchase--clothes, cars, CDs, posters, etc., or for that matter when
choosing or meeting new friends. They use the same or similar four critique
steps in the process--describe, analyze, interpret, and judgment. Add a
different twist and have the class "critique" ad photos of new cars--or some
item that they are very interested in.

Let me know if it works with your students.

Judie J

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