University Art Collection Uses Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) to Teach Students Critical Thinking Skills

BOOST YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS WITH ART ANALYSIS WORKSHOP

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is a structured art-viewing technique designed to teach critical thinking skills, developed by Abigail Housen, a cognitive psychologist, and Philip Yenawin, an art educator.

Attend this workshop to learn higher-order thinking skills through making meaning out of images. The VTS workshops will use original artwork from the University Art Collection as a tool to help improve student observation and communications skills.

This workshop will teach:

  • Reflective thinking to Undergraduate Engineering students
  • New methods of thinking and observing patient situations relating to health care for Nursing and Medical Students
  • Empathy, awareness and sensitivity
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

Click on the link to register: Student Success Workshops

Three Dates Available:  Thursday, September 27th, 12 pm

                                       Tuesday, October 2nd at 1 pm

                                       Thursday, October 4th at 5 pm

 

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