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Title: Is image analysis based on Gestalt theory a valuable approach to teaching photography?
Author: Lu, Wei Yuan
ISNI:       0000 0001 3613 5562
Awarding Body: Durham University
Current Institution: Durham University
Date of Award: 2008
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The general aim of the thesis is to justify the claim that image analysis based on Gestalt psychology can be helpful in improving students' understanding and practice in photography. The thesis firstly identifies the technique-led curriculum as the major problem in photographic education in Taiwan as well as in the teacher-researcher's classroom. A new teaching programme integrating image analysis with Gestalt theory was formulated at the beginning of the target semester, in an attempt to develop students' ability to produce and appreciate photographs.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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