• So, what did this [a2ru] conference really have to do with the arts? Actually, quite a lot. Even though it wasn’t explicitly a traditional conference about the fine arts, I felt like there was an underlying message that artists should always be part of the larger conversation about creativity and innovation. After all, artists have the unique trait of being communicators by training.
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NASAD: Assessment on Our Own Terms

  • November 19, 2013
  • By a2ru      
Explaining how assessment works is supported by expert judgement.This paper informs professionals external to art and design.


 

Assessment on Our Own Terms examines the question of assessment from an internal disciplinary perspective. This policy brief discusses issues related to evaluation in the visual arts and design; why art- and design-specific evaluations are important to the true nature of these fields; and explaining our craft to those outside the profession. This document is particularly applicable in situations where expert knowledge of the visual arts and design professions is challenged and focus on quality assessments is being diminished in favor of external control.

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