Art As A Window Pp Ii

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Art As A Window Pp Ii

  1. 1. Art As A Window Ayse Demir, George Hartman, Debra McDowell, Suzanne McGuirk
  2. 2. Collaborative Project <ul><li>Our collaborative project focuses on the use of art as a window into various cultures. </li></ul><ul><li>Our site is meant to motivate kids to see and develop insight into both the differences and similarities between these cultures </li></ul>
  3. 3. Voicethreads <ul><li>Two or more voicethreads reflecting the art, jewelry, dress, and customs of different cultures are posted to our site. </li></ul><ul><li>We will use these voicethreads to promote student involvement & participation </li></ul><ul><li>Students will add their voicethread in response to what they see and questions asked by the teacher </li></ul>
  4. 4. Assessment of Voicethreads <ul><li>Students will be assessed based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio responses to pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment criteria: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clarity of response </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Depth of response </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contribution to the discussion </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Originality </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written exam performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exam questions based on voicethreads will assess students comprehension of what they saw and heard </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Mosaic Art <ul><li>One or two art mosaics will be posted to the site for students to view. We have used mosaickr.com to produce these pieces. </li></ul><ul><li>The pieces will reflect a culture or cultures for students to examine and decipher. </li></ul><ul><li>A collage of pictures created using picasa.com will also be used to present interesting photos reflective of various cultures . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Assessment of Mosaic Art & Collage <ul><li>Students will be assessed based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Written reflections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student will write reflections on the wiki or paper. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment criteria: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interpretation, observations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Art project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students will create a collage that is reflective of a culture of their choice. They should use information they have learned from either the site’s voicethreads, mosaics, collage, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment criteria: </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creativity, accurate representation of culture </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Site Evaluations <ul><li>Formative Evaluation of Site: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have our own children, nieces, nephews and/or friends view voicethreads for content changes, comprehension and comments. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have same children view collages, mosaics and other pages for understanding of concept. Make sure we’re getting our point across </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make appropriate changes </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Student Evaluation <ul><li>Summative Evaluation of Student Learning: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio responses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki entries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quantitative evaluations : Graded using letter or numeric grading system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exams – Multiple choice, matching, true/false questions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Essay responses </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Student Outcomes <ul><li>It is our expectation that students visiting our site will be engaged in learning the differences and similarities between cultures. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be actively engaged in their learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Our goal is to familiarizes students with a variety of cultures and make them see that although they may be different from their own, in some ways they are similar. </li></ul><ul><li>Our intention is to make children more aware and more accepting of the practices, dress and customs of a variety of cultures. </li></ul><ul><li>Children will be more aware of cultural diversity. </li></ul>

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