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Critical Investigationfree17 February 2018

Process PortfolioCriterion B Critical investigationTo what extent does the portfolio demonstrate the students critical investigation of artist, artworks and artistic genres, communicating a growing awareness... more

Art Making Forms Requirements17 February 2018

In order to encourage ample experimentation with a range of techniques and media, there is minimum requirement of art-making forms to be addressed in the Process Portfolio. This exposure to various techniques/media,... more

Referencing and Citing Sourcesfree14 February 2018

A reference is a way of indicating to the reader, in an orderly form, where information has been obtained. References must be cited because they acknowledge the sources used, and enable the reader to... more

Reviewing, Reflecting, Refining13 February 2018

The Process Portfolio naturally supports and informs students developing studio work, through the exploration of skills, techniques and processes and critical investigations into artists, artworks, art... more

Art Making Forms Table13 February 2018

In order to encourage ample experimentation with a range of techniques and media, there is minimum requirement of art-making forms to be addressed in the Process Portfolio, The art making forms table... more

Process Portfoliofree13 February 2018

The Process Portfolio, or PP, is 40 % of the final mark and it is the testimony of the student's artistic journey during the course. It is not intended to be of polished, refined, or even resolved work;... more

CS, HL Connections free4 February 2018

Higher Level students have an extra requirement for The Comparative Study ... criterion F, which gives context to their own work in relation to the artwork studied, by making meaningful connections. more

CS Assessment Criteria2 February 2018

There are 5 assessed criteria, with the addition of one more for HL (F). These criteria address the areas of learning within this component (part 1 CS) that are expected of the student: critical thinking... more

Timetabling the CS29 January 2018

Fitting the Comparative Study into your course planning may vary from school to school. Most aim to have it completed in the first months of year 2, some even earlier. Each teacher I've spoken to seems... more

Presentation and Format CS29 January 2018

Your presentation should be visually engaging, interesting to look at, and easy to read. The Comparative Study is not an essay. It is a visual presentation that balances written and visual content; it... more