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‘Visual Acuity’: the Development of an Application for the Online Review, Grading and Assessment of Digital Art
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, National University of Singapore, Singapore ; , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore ; , National University of Singapore, Singapore

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Orlando, Florida, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-83-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

This paper chronicles the development of a online application (‘Visual Acuity’) for the review, grading and assessment of digital art to be used by students and faculty at the School of Art Design and Media (ADM), Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Covered will be an outline of problems particular to the grading of digital art and of the shortcomings of systems that were already in place in the University. It is proposed that an enabling of comparative analysis is key to the fair and consistent grading of visual art. Also covered will be the circum-stances of the project’s development and of issues particular to pedagogical practice within a S. E. Asian University. Although the project is just leaving Beta stage testing, the results are positive.

Citation

Constable, M., Jones, K. & Gagnon, P. (2010). ‘Visual Acuity’: the Development of an Application for the Online Review, Grading and Assessment of Digital Art. In J. Sanchez & K. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2010--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 457-466). Orlando, Florida, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 16, 2019 from .