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By Kyle Ferino, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, student of Elaine O'Neil

7Critique…Advancing Learning with Words

“Learn from the mistakes of others; you do not have time to make them all yourself.”

Chinese Proverb

The largest potential for learning in photographic/imaging education is in the critique. There are several reasons for this statement. Through critique, issues of importance can be addressed based on students' work, thus transitioning between words and technique to a visual outcome. Though the discussion in this chapter mostly addresses group critiques, it will also apply to individualized critiques. Critiquing groups and individuals ...

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