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The purpose of this research is to determine the effect of teaching color knowledge on student’s educational success in visual arts’ course in private schools and governmental ones –affiliated with technical-vocational colleges. The objective is not only to increase efficiency in educational activities, but also, would be a framework for other educational activities.
The 11th grad students from technical-vocational high schools in Tehran was selected as the case study. The color knowledge of visual arts course was the subject instructed for this population through two different methods; one as experimental group, another as control group, which both was selected at random. The color knowledge taught with the materials supports in experimental group, and through classical method in control group. In order to determine the effect of teaching methods in students' academic achievement, Pre and post testing designed for the control group. As a result of applied tests on the experimental and control group before and after teaching the subject, It was found that the success of the experimental group using materials, was greater than the control group taught through classical method. Therefore, it was found that teaching the subject of "color knowledge" using materials contributes to students' academic success.
Keywords: Art education, Color knowledge, Visual arts, Visual design