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<ul><li><p>AP Studio Art:Exploring Low, Medium, and High Scoring Portfolios p g , , g g</p><p>to Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p><p>i l A d i A i i C f 20 3National Art Education Association Conference 2013</p><p>Alice Sims-Gunzenhauser, Educational Testing Service Wendy Free, Advanced Placement Program</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p><p> is</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p><p> is</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p><p>Score: 1 </p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p><p>Score: 2</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>AP Studio Art: Help Students Leap to the Next Level</p></li><li><p>Readersaretrainedoneachoneofthe6scalepointsforeachsectionof</p><p>all three portfolios.allthreeportfolios.</p><p>The importance of sin the scorinTheimportanceofusingthescoringguidelinestomaketheirjudgmentsisstressedrepeatedlythroughoutthe</p><p>evaluation processevaluationprocess.</p></li><li><p>Trainingisdonewithsetsofsamplesatavarietyofscorepoints,unlikethis</p><p>presentations organization.presentation sorganization.</p></li><li><p>*Eachscorepointischaracterizedbyavarietyofdescriptorsofwork that would receive that score.workthatwouldreceivethatscore.*Becausethereareonlysixdifferentpointsonthescale,eachscorepointrepresentsabandorrangeofaccomplishment.* S f h d i di h h*Someofthedescriptorsmayseemtocontradicteachotherbecausetherangeofpossibilitiesforworkatagivenscorepointissogreat.g*Thedescriptorsareexamples;itisnotexpectedthatallthedescriptorsforascalepointwillapplytoanyoneparticularportfolioportfolio.*Thedescriptorsintentionallydiscussgeneralaspectsofartworkateachscorepoint;thereisnopreferred(or</p><p>bl ) lunacceptable)contentorstyle.*Thedescriptors,takenasawhole,capturecharacteristicsofworkthatmeritseachscore.</p><p>(fromtheintroductiontothescoringguides)</p></li><li><p>2DDesignConcentration,allscorepointsKeyScoringDescriptorsKeyScoringDescriptors</p><p>A.IntegrationoftheTopicoftheConcentrationandtheWorkPresentedB.DecisionMakingandDiscoveryThroughInvestigationC. Originality and Innovative ThinkingC.OriginalityandInnovativeThinkingD.EvocativeThemeandEngagementoftheViewerE.UnderstandingandApplicationof2DDesignPrinciplesF G h d T f iF.GrowthandTransformationG.TechnicalCompetencyandSkillwithMaterialsandMediaH.AppropriationandtheStudentVoiceI.ImageQuality(forWeakandPoorConcentrationOnly)J Overall Accomplishment and QualityJ.OverallAccomplishmentandQuality</p></li><li><p>Scoreof1</p><p>Myconcentrationismainlyabouttrees.Somearemade up from imagination and some are real and amadeupfromimaginationandsomearerealandafewarecartoon.</p><p>Thesecondtreeconcintrationismorofsomethingmadeupit[is]treesbutnotthewholetreejustthetrunck(2) The last picture(12) is some what of atrunck(2).Thelastpicture(12)issomewhatofacartoonimageofapalmtree.</p></li><li><p>Scoreof1</p></li><li><p>2DDesignConcentration,Score1:PoorConcentration</p><p>1.AThereisverylittleornoevidenceofaconcentrationtopicintheworkpresented,orthereisp p ,notenoughworktorepresentaconcentration.1.BThereislittleornoevidenceofdecisionmakingorinvestigation.1.CAnideaforaconcentrationmaybepresent,butthe work comprises trite simplistic or appropriatedtheworkcomprisestrite,simplistic,orappropriatedsolutionsthatarepoorlyexecuted.1.D A theme that could engage the viewer with the1.DAthemethatcouldengagetheviewerwiththeworkisabsent.</p></li><li><p>2DDesignConcentration,Score1:PoorConcentration</p><p>1.ETheworkshowsverylittleornounderstandingofdesign principles and their applicationdesignprinciplesandtheirapplication.1.FTheworkshowsverylittletechnicalcompetence;itisnaveandlacksskill.1.GOveralltheworkshowsnoindicationofgrowthortransformation.</p><p>h bl l b1.ITheimagesareimpossibletoseeproperlybecausetheyaretoosmall,unfocused,orpoorlylighted.</p></li><li><p>1.CAnideaforaconcentrationmay be present but the workmaybepresent,buttheworkcomprisestrite,simplistic,orappropriatedsolutionsthatarepoorly executedpoorlyexecuted.</p><p>1.ETheworkshowsverylittleorno understanding of designnounderstandingofdesignprinciples andtheirapplication.</p><p>1.F The work shows very little</p><p>1 G O ll h k h</p><p>1.FTheworkshowsverylittletechnicalcompetence;itisnaveandlacksskill.</p><p>1.GOveralltheworkshowsnoindicationofgrowthortransformation.</p></li><li><p>Scoreof2:Studentcommentary</p><p>ThisyearIwasblessedwiththeopportunitytogotoIrelandforSpringBreak,andthatiswherethevastmajorityofmyinspirationcamefromasIwentthroughouttheyear.</p><p>AtthebeginningofmysenioryearIknewthatcomeSpringBreak,IwouldbegoingtoIreland,soImadethismymajorinfluenceonmyartworkthisyear.WhenIthinkaboutIreland I think of castles, midevil times, cold and lush colors. All of my pictures run prettyIrelandIthinkofcastles,mid eviltimes,coldandlushcolors.Allofmypicturesrunprettymuchlikeastoryboard.SothisishowIplannedforittobeperceived;(1)Entitled:AStormyNight,isofaCastlethathasbeencaughtinalightningstormandoffinthedistanceyoucanseeitsinhabitantsfleeingonaship(castlesareofcourseiconicofIreland,alongwithits</p><p>th ) (2) E titl d Th M i Aft i j t th titl i li it i th i ftweather).(2)Entitled:TheMorningAfter,isjustasthetitleimplies,itisthemorningafterthestormhit,andoffinthedistanceyoucanseetheshipreturninghome.(3)Entitled:TheKnight,youwouldthinkthateverycastleneedsitsownknight,soIgavemineone.(4)Entitled:TheBlacksmithsDwelling,theknightsweaponsandtoolshavetocomefromg g psomewhere.(5)Entitled:TheUnbeatenPath,whichisthepathheadingtowardstheblacksmithshouse.(6)Entitled:AJunctioninTime.(7)&amp;(8)Entitled:CastleinRuins&amp;BlarnyCastle,ifyoulookheardenoughyoucanseeeachoftheminpictures(1)&amp;(2).(9)Entitled: Eire Creek Which runs into (10) Entitled: Cold Waterfall which empties out intoEntitled:EireCreek,Whichrunsinto(10)Entitled:ColdWaterfall,whichemptiesoutinto(11)Entitled:LunaLake.(12)isanInkBlockentitled:IrishKnot</p></li><li><p>Scoreof2Scoreof2</p></li><li><p>2 WEAK CONCENTRATION</p><p>2.A Thereisasenseofaconcentration,butintegrationofthetopicandtheworkisinadequatelyconsidered.o t e top c a d t e o s adequate y co s de ed2.B Decisionmakingislacking;theworkappearsinadequatelythoughtoutandinsufficientlyexplored.2.C Anideaforaconcentrationispresented,buttheideasintheworkareunoriginalorrelymostlyon</p><p>i tiappropriation.2.D Apotentiallyengagingthemeispresentbutislargely unsuccessfullargelyunsuccessful.2.E A concentrationisevident,buttheworkshowsaweakunderstandingorrandomapplicationofdesignprinciples.</p></li><li><p>2 WEAK CONCENTRATION, contd.</p><p>2.FOveralltheworkdemonstratesmarginaltechnicalcompetenceandawkwarduseofmaterialsandmedia.p2.GTheworkismostlyrepetitive;onlyafewpiecessuggestgrowthorshowslightsignsoftransformation.2.HTheworksappeartobedirectcopiesofpublishedorphotographicsourcesortheworkofotherartists;th i littl di ibl t d t i i di id lthereislittlediscerniblestudentvoiceorindividualtransformation.</p></li><li><p>2.AThereisasenseofat ti b t i t ti fconcentration,butintegrationof</p><p>thetopicandtheworkisinadequatelyconsidered.</p><p>2.FOveralltheworkdemonstratesmarginaltechnicalcompetenceandawkwarduseofmaterialsandmedia.</p></li><li><p>FromtheAPStudioArtposter:</p><p>Foryourconcentration,youareaskedtomakeacommitmenttothethoughtfulinvestigationofaspecificvisualidea.</p><p>From the student commentary:Fromthestudentcommentary:</p><p>AtthebeginningofmysenioryearIknewthatg g y ycomeSpringBreak,IwouldbegoingtoIreland,soImadethismymajorinfluenceonmyartworky j ythisyear.WhenIthinkaboutIrelandIthinkofcastles,mideviltimes,coldandlushcolors.</p></li><li><p>2.A Thereisasenseofaconcentration,butintegrationofthetopicandtheworkisinadequatelyconsidered.p q y</p><p>2.BDecisionmakingislacking;theworkappearsinadequatelythought out and insufficiently exploredthoughtoutandinsufficientlyexplored.</p></li><li><p>Scoreof3</p></li><li><p>Thecentralideaofmyconcentrationistheintertwiningofthemechanicalandorganicaspectsoflife.Steampunkfashion and my personal interests in the mechanics of livingfashionandmypersonalinterestsinthemechanicsoflivingthingsinspiredmanyofthepiecesIhavedone.Ihavealwaysbeeninterestedinhowthingswork,andliketoplaywith the idea of things being broken down intowiththeideaofthingsbeingbrokendownintorepresentationsofmachinery.PeopletodayoftengetabsorbedintotechnologyandIwantedtoshowthatbyincorporatingaspectsofmachineryintolivingthings.</p></li><li><p>TheworkIhavedoneinmyconcentrationreflectsbackupontheexplorationoftheideaofmechanicalversusorganicandonsteampunkfashion.Usingtheincorporationofgearsasakeyfactor,Iwantedtotieallofthepiecestogether,withoutbeingconstrainedtoonespecifictopic.Ibelievethatbyusingsimilarcolorschemesorrepeatingasymbolsuchasagearthroughoutthepieces,itbringsp g y g g p gthemalltorepresentoneunifiedconcept. Thehumanbodyandallotherlivingthingscanbelookedatasmachines,whichimages6,7and9areusedtorepresent.Images5and11inparticulardealwithp g phowtheaveragepersoncanbecomesoabsorbedwithtechnologythattheycanfailtoseethebeautyofeverydaylife.Theworkinmyconcentration demonstrates the exploration of the idea of organicconcentrationdemonstratestheexplorationoftheideaoforganicmaterialsversusmechanicalmaterials,whileincorporatingaspectsofsteampunkcultureandfashion.</p></li><li><p>3 MODERATE CONCENTRATION</p><p>3.ATheconnectionbetweentheconcentrationtopicandtheworkisevidentbuterratic.3.BDecisionmakingissporadic,andtheworkdemonstrateslittlesenseofinvestigationordiscovery.3 C An idea for a concentration is presented and some original3.CAnideaforaconcentrationispresented,andsomeoriginalideasorattemptsatinnovationwithmaterialsandtechniquesseemtobeemerging.3 D A t ti ll i th i h t di ibl b t3.DApotentiallyengagingthemeissomewhatdiscerniblebutisinadequatelyconsidered.3.ESomedevelopmentisevident,butonlyamoderateunderstandingandsuperficialapplicationofdesignprinciplesaredemonstrated.</p></li><li><p>3.FThoughuneven,theworkdemonstratesemergingtechnicalcompetenceandsomeknowledgeableuseofmaterials and media.materialsandmedia.3.GSometransformationisdiscernible,butthescopeoftheworkisnarrow,repetitive,orboth.3 H If published or photographic sources or the work of3.HIfpublishedorphotographicsourcesortheworkofotherartistsareappropriated,theworkappearstobenearlydirectreproductions;eveniftheworkisskillfullyrendered,thestudentsvoiceandtheindividualtransformationoftheimagesareminimal.3.JTheremaybeanemerginglevelofaccomplishmentJ y g g pamongtheworksfortheconcentration,andoveralltheworkisofmoderatequality.</p></li><li><p>3.ATheconnectionb h ibetweentheconcentrationtopicandtheworkisevidentbuterratic.</p><p>3.ESomedevelopmentisevident,butonlyamoderateunderstandingandsuperficialapplication of designapplicationofdesignprinciplesaredemonstrated.</p></li><li><p>3.CAnideaforaconcentrationispresentedandsomeoriginalideasorattemptsatinnovation withmaterialsandtechniquesispresented</p><p>3.FThoughuneven,theworkdemonstratesemergingtechnicalcompetenceandsomeknowledgeableuseofmaterialsandmedia.</p><p>presented.</p></li><li><p>My concentration revolves around flowers because of theirMyconcentrationrevolvesaroundflowers,becauseoftheirbeautyandcolors.</p><p>Myfirstconcentrationworksweresimplyimagesofimagesof flowers As my concentration developed I exploredofflowers.Asmyconcentrationdeveloped,Iexploreddifferentwaystopresentflowers,anddidbotanicalillustrationswhichgavemoremeaningimages(#4,#5).Inmyl t k th iti b f tlaterworks,thecompositionsbecomemorefantasy.</p></li><li><p>Scoreof4of4</p></li><li><p>4 GOOD CONCENTRATION4 GOOD CONCENTRATION</p><p>4.ATheconcentrationtopicandtheworkpresentedarecloselyrelated.4.BSomecleardecisionmakinganddiscoveryareevidentinthe investigation of the concentrationtheinvestigationoftheconcentration.4.CTheconcentrationdemonstratessomeoriginality,andtheworkshowssomeinnovativethinking.4 D A l th th t th i ith f th4.DAclearthemethatengagestheviewerwithsomeoftheworkisdiscernible.4.ETheworkisinconsistentinquality,butoveralltheunderstandingandapplicationofdesignprinciplesisgood.</p></li><li><p>4 F Th k d t t d t h i l t d4.F Theworkdemonstratesgoodtechnicalcompetenceanduseofmaterialsandmedia;technicalaspectsandarticulationofideasdonotalwaysworktogether.4.G Apparenttransformationisnoticeable,butthescopeoftheworkislimitedorrepetitive.4.H With the apparent appropriation of published or4.H Withtheapparentappropriationofpublishedorphotographicsourcesortheworkofotherartists,thestudentsvoiceisdiscernible;theimageshavebeenmanipulatedtoexpress the students individual ideasexpressthestudent sindividualideas.4.J Theremaybeunevenlevelsofaccomplishmentamongtheworksfortheconcentration,butoveralltheworkisofgoodquality.</p></li><li><p>4.DAclearthemethatengagestheviewerwithsomeoftheworkisdiscernible.</p><p>4 E The work is inconsistent in quality but overall the understanding and application4.ETheworkisinconsistent inquality,butoveralltheunderstandingandapplicationofdesignprinciplesisgood.</p></li><li><p>4.BSomecleardecisionmakingand discovery are evident in theanddiscoveryareevidentintheinvestigationoftheconcentration.</p><p>4.GApparenttransformationisnoticeable, butthescope oftheworkislimitedorrepetitive.</p></li><li><p>TheconcentrationIchosewascomicart.Eachpieceisdesignedtotell its own unique story through a graphic novellike format They aretellitsownuniquestorythroughagraphicnovel likeformat.Theyareinspiredbysongsorbooks,bothofwhichareimportanttome,andwhichIlove.</p><p>EachworkshowsastoryinspiredbyeitherasongorbookthatIloveandthatinspiresme.ThefirstoneisbasedonthesongTheGamblerby Fun a generally pleasant love story that deserved a wide range ofbyFun,agenerallypleasantlovestorythatdeservedawiderangeofcoloranddetail.Thatpieceisveryvibrantandhappy.2isbasedonaSayAnythingsong,IWanttoKnowYourPlans,withamorenegative,somewhat mournful mood 3 5 are a sequence made to the song Notsomewhatmournfulmood.35areasequencemadetothesongNottheSunbyBrandNew,thepolaroppositeofnumber1,moodwiseandcolorwise.Iwantedasparsecolorpaletteandaresigned,li htl i t t th i t I i d t th tslightlyaggressivetonetothepicture.Iaimedtoexpressthatthroughbodylanguage,value,andcomposition.Inthesequence,thetwocharactersareintentionallymovingfurtherandfurtherapartf h ( d)fromoneanother.(contd)</p></li><li><p>Boththe6thand7thartworkareinspiredbyMarkusZusak'sTheBookThief.Thethemeofbookscontinueswith8and9,whichareinspiredbyTheCatcherintheRyeandTheHungerGames,respectively.10and11arealsobasedonBrandNewsongs,DegausserandLuca,whichIg , g ,interpretedandtransferredintovisualizations.12isascenefromanothernovel,Divergent.Ithinkwhatconnectsallofmypiecesistheiremotionandthestoriestheytell.Witheachwork,Ireadandreready ,thesceneorlistenedtothesongthatthepiecewasinspiredfrom.Iwantedtocapturetheexactgestures.</p></li><li><p>Scoreof55</p></li><li><p>5 STRONG CONCENTRATION</p><p>5.ATheconcentrationtopicissuccessfullyintegratedwithmostoftheworkpresented.5 B The investigation of the concentration topic provides5.BTheinvestigationoftheconcentrationtopicprovidesevidenceofthoughtfuldecisionmakingandofdiscoveryinmanyworks.5.CTheworkfortheconcentrationgenerallydemonstratesoriginalandinnovativeideas.5.DAnevocative,engagingconcentrationthemeisclearly, g g g ypresentinmuchoft...</p></li></ul>