The Art & Science Project: Constructing Knowledge Through Creative Assessments

  • Jailson Lima Vanier College

Abstract

In the last few years, the use of creative assessments has been shown to be e ective in addressing students’ di erent learning styles and nurturing their personal and academic growth. This article presents the framework for the activities and assessments of the Art & Science Project,1 which is designed to engage learners by using visual arts to portray scienti c concepts. The project’s goal is to promote cross-disciplinary integration and a deeper understanding of the crucial role of models in science. The history of the project and the technologies used to support a creative environment are described.

Published
2016-04-01
How to Cite
LIMA, Jailson. The Art & Science Project: Constructing Knowledge Through Creative Assessments. LEARNing Landscapes, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 2, p. 399-416, apr. 2016. ISSN 1913-5688. Available at: <http://www.learninglandscapes.ca/index.php/learnland/article/view/The-Art-Science-Project-Constructing-Knowledge-Through-Creative-Assessments>. Date accessed: 20 jan. 2018.