It’s March – are you ready for the Visual Arts uploads?

For many of us, this will be the 2nd time we upload files for the ‘new’ visual arts course. Hopefully you learned from your experiences last March/April! Here are some reminders 1 THE UPLOAD – DATES AND DEADLINES OVERVIEW The deadlines occur in April, every 10 days, starting on April 10 (predicted grades and exhibition marks). Then April 20 (Exhibition, multiple files) April 30 (Comparative Study and Process Portfolio) (see illustration, screenshot from the Handbook of Procedures for 2017 for visual arts on the OCC) If you are not familiar with ...

VISUAL ARTS – IS THIS FUM or MSM?

THE FINAL UPLOAD - reminders For many IBDP visual arts teachers April is FUM (Final Upload Month) Also know as MSM (Maximum Stress Month). That was then… The history of the visual arts digital upload process is not exactly a success story, but rather a tale, I’m afraid, of frustration, angst and despair for many teachers or DP Coordinators. …This is now Anyway, the IB, perhaps feeling somewhat battered and bruised by so much negative feedback, have come back with a shiny new upload process and ...

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT (e-Upload practice, that is)

Hi all, It’s probably fair to say that there are quite a few somewhat worried IBDP art teachers out there at the moment, worried primarily about the digital upload, and things like the time it might take to upload the images, the pages, the interview recording etc Will it work? Will it take hours and hours? What if it doesn't work? What if you have a very slow Internet connection? Do you need Java? Do you need to be a professor of computing to cope with all the ...