DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2012.02.002
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Sara Bahia, José Pedro Trindade

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to show how activating perception, imagery and creativity facilitate the mastery of specific skills of visual arts education. Specifically, the study aimed at answering two questions: How can teachers enhance visual and creative expression?; and What criteria should be used to evaluate specific learning of visual arts skills? Based on a literature review on visual language two specific exercises were devised: one concerning the elaboration and meaning attribution of an image and t…

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