The purpose of this qualitative case study was twofold: to obtain an understanding of the perceptions of secondary-school visual-arts teachers in Northern California who have facilitated portfolios of student artwork as an instructional strategy and to investigate students' written reflections on the characteristics and merits of their artwork exhibited in portfolios. In California Public Schools, the problem is that explicit portfolio criteria and performance assessment tools to measure students' mastery of the California Content Standards for the Visual Arts in grades 9 to 12 do not exist to gauge the degree that a student has met the content standards or to the degree that a school or school district has met the content standards.How do you encourage your students to reflect upon his or her artwork in his or her portfolios? ... people talked about art, so I put that up, in order of what I think grades should be, and so thata#39;s an assessment, and then the kids argue, aquot;well thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Exploration of Self-reflection and Critical-thinking Exhibited in Visual-arts Students' Portfolios at the Secondary Level|
|Author||:||Barbara E. Hughes|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|