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An Investigation Of The Use Of Verbalization To Improve Representational Drawing Performance, Patricia Waters Jan 1990

An Investigation Of The Use Of Verbalization To Improve Representational Drawing Performance, Patricia Waters

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Drawing is a fundamental skill for the creation of art. This investigation set out to discover whether or not the application of verbalization to an efficient drawing strategy increased students' perceptual observation skills to enhance representational drawing ability. The study group consisted of 20 Year 8 art students from a northern suburbs coastal secondary school in Perth. Their ages ranged from 12 to 14 years. They were randomly divided into two groups, experimental and control. The pretest and posttest drawings of the students from both groups were analyzed by four expert judges using an evaluation guide to determine the accuracy ...