Milkova, Teaching and Learning with Collections of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College (2018)

Description: This publication outlines five models for teaching with original works of art across academic disciplines. It highlights content-related curricular connections, as well as how art engagement can develop or enhance specific skills and thinking [...]

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FS102: Academic Discourse II Writing for Art Exhibitions

Description: This course is designed to help you develop the writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills you will need for academic success. We will be developing these skills while we investigate current theory and practice [...]

Dissecting Works of Art

Description: This short assignment can be used in any exhibition in order to make students feel more comfortable discussing works on display. This exercise is primarily used with classes outside of art disciplines because it [...]

Visual Thinking, Art, and University Teaching Across Disciplines

Description: Wondering how Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) could work in your field? Dabney Hailey shares her experiences facilitating VTS discussions for a wide variety of surprising disciplines. Visual Thinking Strategies is a museum pedagogy practice [...]

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Visual Analysis How-To – Nasher Museum of Art

Description: Outlines the basics of Visual Analysis, a key component of close-looking and meaning-making when engaging in visual material, from the Thompson Writing Program at Duke University.   Submitted by: Oberlin College Click the following [...]

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Visual Thinking, Images, and Learning in College

Description: Philip Yenawine and Alexa Miller introduce the practice of Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) and explain how class discussions using the art-based pedagogical model support the development of critical thinking not just in the arts [...]

Museum Staff, Oberlin College|