Studio Art (ARTS.1240)
About the Workshop
The objective of this course is intended to provide both new and experienced Advanced Placement® Studio Art teachers with an understanding of the requirements of the Drawing, 2-D Design, and 3-D Design portfolios. Participants will learn about the standard setting and grading rubric for each of the three portfolios. Sessions will include student slide examples covering the concentration, breadth and quality sections of each of the three portfolios. A detailed explanation of the AP® Studio Art reading will be provided. Teachers will be given strategies for how to structure their AP® class and help their students with concentration and breadth ideas.
About the Instructor
Alison YoukilisAlison Youkilis is an Adjunct Professor at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Before moving on to the university level, Alison was the department chair at Wyoming High School where the art program received the Rockefeller Brothers Award for Excellence as well as the Presidential Commission of the Arts National Recognition Award for Humanities. Her AP® Studio Art students had a 100% passage rate. For the past fourteen years, Alison has been a reader and a table leader for the AP® Studio Art exam. Her consulting work for both the College Board® and International Baccalaureate has taken her throughout the United States and internationally to China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Dubai.