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Thinking Through Art

Examines the Visual Thinking Strategies teaching method, in which open-ended group discussions of visual art help learners of all ages to develop critical thinking skills. Students will explore the theory and research underpinnings, practice facilitating discussion, study assessment strategies and consider applications of VTS in both classrooms and art museums. Guest speakers and visits to the Gardner Museum and Museum of Fine Arts are included in the work for this course. No experience in art or art history is necessary. Grohe. 4 sem.

Course details

  • Course number: ART-205
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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