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Ap Studio Art Going Digital


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Ap Studio Art Going Digital

  1. 1. AP Studio Art Going Digital SCAEA Conference North Charleston 2007 Mary Lou Hightower, USC Upstate
  2. 2. AP has entered the Digital World <ul><li>No more slides after 2008! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Before we talk about the digital change! <ul><li>What’s new for 2008 submission? </li></ul><ul><li>Reading the poster is the key. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Changes for 2008 Submissions <ul><li>Any work submitted in the Drawing Portfolio that incorporates digital or photographic processes must address drawing issues such as those listed above, as well as mark-making. Using computer programs merely to manipulate photographs through filters, adjustments, or special effects is not appropriate for the Drawing Portfolio. This is the only change from previous years </li></ul>
  5. 5. Advice from the Chief Reader <ul><li>High quality slides are critical! </li></ul><ul><li>If slides are too dark or too light when projected, readers cannot fairly evaluate what they see. </li></ul><ul><li>Order of the slides are important to show development of skill and idea. The most developed work should be in the bottom right corner. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Join AP Central <ul><li>Sign up for AP Central </li></ul><ul><li>Join the listserv </li></ul>
  7. 7. Digital Changes <ul><li>The submission will be completed through open web browser. </li></ul><ul><li>This will be stored on a server at ETS/ College Board </li></ul>
  8. 8. For Each Student <ul><li>Receive a username and password to save their work to the server at ETS. </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher will have a class page with all the student’s work portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>It will not matter if you are using a Mac or PC. </li></ul>
  9. 9. AP Teacher will control the final submissions <ul><li>Just because the work is stored on the ETS server – it is not submitted until the teacher OK’s </li></ul><ul><li>The images will have the same information of media, size and comment </li></ul><ul><li>The concentration will still have space to answer the questions about the work </li></ul>
  10. 10. Teachers will have: <ul><li>A username and password </li></ul><ul><li>Can interface with the student electronically by leaving them comments about the progress of the work and suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Images can be re-ordered to reflect growth. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mary Adams John Dean Matt Helms Rick Steves George West Zack Winder Teacher: Robert Urban School: Paul M. Dorman High
  12. 12. Breath Slides for 2d Portfolio Of course there will be 12! Mr. Urban Teacher OK ___ Submit to AP___ Student: Mary Adams School: Paul M. Dorman
  13. 13. Mr. Urban Teacher OK ___ Submit to AP___ Student: Mary Adams School: Paul M. Dorman
  14. 14. Quality Section <ul><li>This will still be scored from the original pieces </li></ul><ul><li>Five art works will be sent to the scoring site </li></ul>
  15. 15. Changes for the Readers of the portfolios <ul><li>Instead of light tables, readers will be sitting in front of monitors </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolios will be delivered to the monitors through a random system </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of the images should be improved </li></ul>
  16. 16. Changes for the Teacher <ul><li>Need to purchase a high resolution digital camera </li></ul><ul><li>Need at least two computers </li></ul><ul><li>Need to have space set aside on the school server for back up of the portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Buy CD’s instead of slide film! </li></ul>
  17. 17. Disclaimer <ul><li>This is the information that I was shown in this presentation was gathered from a presentation at the 2007 reading. </li></ul><ul><li>The final digital format is still be revised so there may be changes </li></ul><ul><li>College Board will have the digital format soon but I do not any date when it will be ready to be previewed. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Finally AP has entered the digital age