A Comparison of the Use versus Non-Use of Competitive Marking and of formal versus Child-Centered Methods of Teaching in the Field of Public School Art: Conclusions Drawn from a Set of Experimental Units in Art Conducted in the Sixth and Seventh Grades of the Laboratory School of Southwest Texas States Teachers College, San Marcos, Texas




Walker, Margaret Kyle McClung

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The main purpose of this study is to draw some conclusions as to the effect of competitive marking on the results of art units taught in the sixth and seventh grade. A supplementary problem of the study is to compare the results of formal and child-centered methods of teaching art in the same grades.



Teaching methods, Public school, Art, Education, Child-centered schools, Classroom teaching, Formal teaching


Walker, M. K. M. (1937). <i>A comparison of the use versus non-use of competitive marking and of formal versus child-centered methods of teaching in the field of public school art: Conclusions drawn from a set of experimental units in art conducted in the sixth and seventh grades of the laboratory school of Southwest Texas States Teachers College, San Marcos, Texas</i> (Unpublished thesis). Southwest Texas State Teachers College, San Marcos, Texas.


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