Blog #1

In this blog I evaluated how and if the video “How Art Can Help You Analyze” had met the standards for three of the ten categories for the evaluation of a work’s intellectual qualities.  The categories were of my choosing and the ones selected were clarity, logic, and relevance.

The video easily met all three standards of quality with the piece being very clear, logical and relevant throughout.  The language used was very clear and at no point was I confused as to what the video was trying to convey.  The logic was very sound as the video gave good examples of how analyzing art would help you analyze and describe criminal investigations as well as medical situations.  And the whole video pertained to describing and explaining how art can help you analyze, so it was very relevant.

One of the techniques the presenter used in achieving her goal was to analyze a certain painting and showing how this directly correlates to becoming a better doctor, nurse or criminal investigator.  After the evaluation of the painting she showed how this process could enhance one’s ability to study something more thoroughly, better analyze the elements observed, articulate what was observed more effectively, and formulate questions to address inconsistencies.   She then showed how these skills are directly related to some the work involved in the criminal and medical fields, and problem solving in general.

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  1. Paul Fess

    Jure, your post does a really good job of assessing the overall standards that structure the video while giving an illustrative example. Good work.

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