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Sample records for art education

  1. Art Education/Art Therapy.

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    Rogers, John R., Ed.

    1978-01-01

    The special issue presents 13 articles dealing with art education and art therapy for special groups. Included are the following titles and authors: "Art Education for Special Groups: The Emotionally Disturbed" (E. Ulman); "You Are The Early Warning System" (C. Stember); "School Art Therapist Rationale for DPI Certification" (V. Minar); "Art…

  2. Women, Art, and Education.

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    Collins, Georgia; Sandell, Renee

    Sex equity issues and efforts in art and art education are examined in five major focus areas: (1) "Matters of Conscious and Consciousness" deals with problematic relationships between women, art and education. (2) "Matters of Protest and Progress" explores the sex equity progress made in art and education. (3) "Matters of Herstory and Heritage"…

  3. Winter Art Education Project

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    Jokela, Timo

    2007-01-01

    The purpose of this article is to describe how the Department of Art Education at the University of Lapland in Finland has developed winter art as a method of environmental and community-based art education. I will focus on the Snow Show Winter Art Education Project, a training project funded by the European Union and the State Provincial Office…

  4. Spotlight on Arts Education.

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    North Carolina State Dept. of Public Education, Raleigh.

    In this annual edition selected cultural arts organizations from across the state are featured, with a specific focus on how these organizations have aided local school systems as they implemented the arts education component of North Carolina's Basic Education Program. The following arts organizations are featured: Winston-Salem Arts Council;…

  5. Art Teacher Education.

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    Grauer, Kit, Ed.

    1994-01-01

    This journal issue provides a cogent look at general issues in art teacher education, specific teacher education programs and particular agendas as they are played out in a number of different countries. The topic is introduced in the Editorial, "The Education of Educators: Art Teacher Education around the World" (Kit Grauer). Articles…

  6. Women Art Educators.

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    Zimmerman, Enid, Ed.; Stankiewicz, Mary Ann, Ed.

    This collection of papers on women art educators reveals the variety of roles played by those women, from anonymous art teachers to leaders in their profession. "Mary Rouse: A Remembrance" (G. Hubbard) is a personal perspective on Rouse, the development of her career, and her considerable impact in the field of art education. "The…

  7. The Arts & Compensatory Education.

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    Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.

    Intended to help compensatory education personnel better understand the role of the arts in cognitive growth, this booklet provides practical suggestions for using arts strategies in basic education. Following a discussion of the role of the arts in the learning process, the booklet presents a number of activities that involve the interaction of…

  8. Transpersonal Art Therapy Education.

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    Franklin, Michael; Farrelly-Hansen, Mimi; Marek, Bernie; Swan-Foster, Nora; Wallingford, Sue

    2000-01-01

    Addresses the task of training future art therapists through a unique branch of transpersonal psychology referred to as "contemplative education." Discusses contemplative practices, such as meditation, and their relationship to creating art. Offers a definition of transpersonal art therapy as well as a literature review. (Contains 80…

  9. Art Education Is Violent

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    Tavin, Kevin

    2014-01-01

    In an era that is rife with aggression and hostility, most art educators hold close to their hearts the belief that they, and their students, can contribute to making the world a better place. Through their acts as teachers and the daily work of art education, they often strive toward creating a space of "non-violence." For K-12…

  10. Art Education with Attitude

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    Williams, Jere

    2016-01-01

    Purpose: This paper explores the way in which art education advances the goals of citizenship education. In the first section of this paper the similarities between ethical and aesthetic concepts will be outlined and the visual art symbol system will be carefully examined. Findings: It will be argued that the transference of a value-adaptive…

  11. The Art of Education

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    Abdul-Alim, Jamaal

    2012-01-01

    Dr. Robert F. Sabol, professor of visual and performing arts at Purdue University says that art education has suffered some serious setbacks since No Child Left Behind--the landmark federal education law that put a greater emphasis on high-stakes testing. Since No Child Left Behind became law in 2002, school systems--under increased pressure to…

  12. Art, Society and Education

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    Smith, Ralph A.

    1976-01-01

    In considering the relation of art with society the author comments on the ideas of the American philosopher, John Dewey, the art historian, Lord Kenneth Clark, a popular humanistic educator, Clifton Fadiman, and a major cultural critic, Jacques Barzun. (Author/RK)

  13. Elementary Art Education. Focus.

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    Caucutt, Allen, Ed.

    This collection of writings addresses the issue of developing a generation of aesthetically aware and involved individuals. Each of the 19 articles emphasizes art education as an indispensable force in the total school program. Together these writings form sources of inspiration and ideas for the elementary art teacher. Divided into four…

  14. Essays on Art and Education.

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    Geering, Adrian D.

    This document contains 10 essays which focus on various aspects of art education in the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary educational institutions of Australia. Titles are "Art Education in Australia," The Visual Arts and Society,""The Parallels Between Primitive Art and Child Art,""The Mildura Sculpture…

  15. Art in Elementary Education Today

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    Brittain, Lambert

    1976-01-01

    Article discussed the practicalities in art education from the current economic squeeze on art programs to the overworked elementary art teacher attempting to implement art programs of dubious merit. (RK)

  16. Recreative Arts Outdoor Education.

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    Myers, Ray

    Emphasizing an interdisciplinary, experiential learning approach, this curriculum guide is designed for a one year recreative arts-outdoor education course for high school students in the Dallas (Texas) Independent School District. The course objective is to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for fostering responsible behavior in an…

  17. Queering Art Teacher Education

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    Cosier, Kimberly; Sanders, James H., III

    2007-01-01

    This article sounds a call to action and addresses the challenges of creating inclusive, queer-affirming art teacher education curricula. We examine such challenges through case study vignettes of our varied US university settings and explore the perils of teaching in an increasingly queer-hostile culture. Strategies are given for avoiding attacks…

  18. Qualitative Assessment of Arts Education

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    Stake, Robert; Munson, April

    2008-01-01

    Exploring the complicated issues of assessment in the arts, the authors discuss assessment of arts education and arts programs from a qualitative perspective: experiential, naturalistic, and ethnographic interpretation. With special attention to the practices of teaching, learning, and administration of education in the arts, quality is sought…

  19. [Social Ramifications of Art Education.

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    Muth, Helen, Ed.

    1985-01-01

    The "Bulletin of the Caucus on Social Theory and Art Education" is an annual publication, with each issue devoted to a unified theme. The theme of this issue is the social ramifications of the teaching of art. This issue focuses on art teachers to gain a perspective on the art education process as a socially relevant experience. The volume…

  20. 2008 Arts Education Assessment Framework

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    National Assessment Governing Board, 2008

    2008-01-01

    The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for the arts measures students' knowledge and skills in creating, performing, and responding to works of music, theatre, and visual arts. This framework document asserts that dance, music, theatre and the visual arts are important parts of a full education. When students engage in the arts,…

  1. The End of Art in Education

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    Dorn, Charles M.

    2005-01-01

    The art education literature has recently given a good deal of attention to the topic of Visual Culture in Art Education (VCAE). VCAE appears to some art educators as the next new emphasis in art education following Discipline-Based Art Education. At least four recent theme issues of Art Education have addressed the topic in various ways. All of…

  2. Presidential Statements in Art Education.

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    Saunders, Robert J.

    1983-01-01

    Lists the presidents of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) since its founding and describes their messages in "Art Education." Many messages dealt with NAEA activities or with attempts to increase membership. The latest president, Edmund B. Feldman, has issued a call for getting "art into the mainstream of…

  3. Discipline Based Arts Education. [Videotape].

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    Phillips, Lori

    This 5-part video lesson deals with discipline-based art education in the elementary school. The video features a university professor who is a specialist in methods and the integration of art into the elementary classroom; each part of the video lesson is 30 minutes in length. First defining discipline-based art education as an approach, not a…

  4. Administrator's Handbook for Art Education.

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    South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Curriculum Development Section.

    This handbook describes the nature and content of art education and includes some suggested possibilities for implementing art programs. It is directed to principals, directors of instruction, superintendents, and boards of education, and is intended to help school districts improve, expand, and develop an art curriculum that is suitable to each…

  5. Art Education: An International Survey.

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    United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).

    This study was made within the art education programme adopted by the Unesco General Conference at its fifteenth session. Its purpose is to provide educational administrators, students, teachers and the general public with information showing what countries are thinking and doing about art education. Twelve member nations were selected to reflect…

  6. Disability Studies and Art Education

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    Derby, John

    2011-01-01

    This article promotes the field of disability studies as a valuable resource for expanding art education's concept of disability and as a promising venue for interdisciplinary dialogue. While art education has persistently supported special education since its inception, disability advocacy has advanced in the past two decades toward…

  7. Old Friends, Bookends: Art Educators and Art Therapists

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    Allison, Amanda

    2013-01-01

    This viewpoint presents a reflection on a meaningful relationship that developed between a university art education department and a local art therapy studio. Such partnerships are desirable and mutually beneficial because of the significant interest many art educators have in the field of art therapy. The author, an art educator, describes the…

  8. Technology Education and the Arts

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    Roman, Harry T.

    2009-01-01

    One hears quite frequently how the arts continually suffer in the academic day. Many long-time technology education champions certainly know what this is all about; but there may be some ways to use technology education to bring the arts into the classroom. This article offers a series of activities and suggestions that will help students better…

  9. Liberal Arts: Education and Employability.

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    Jacobus, Peter H.

    The liberal arts have always been considered the purest form of education and its proponents have vigorously defended it against the encroachments of "practicalism." But if we can legitimately claim that liberal arts are truly an education for life, we must remind ourselves that work is the most significant ingredient of our post-educational…

  10. Art Education: Problems and Perspectives.

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    Dobbs, Stephen Mark

    1984-01-01

    Looks at reasons for the relatively low status of art education, and developments pointing to a hopeful trend for improving the prospects of art education (e.g., the evolution of a professional field, the creation of organizations with diverse interests, growth of curriculum research, private and public programming, and the utilization of new…

  11. Arts Smarts: First-Rate Arts Education Programs.

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    Chen, Vivien; Granger, Lenny

    1988-01-01

    The Alliance for Arts Education, formed by an agreement between the U.S. Department of Education and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Washington, D.C.), aims to advance arts education for all U.S. students through networking activities. This article highlights center activities, suggests fine arts leadership strategies, and…

  12. Art-Based Learning Strategies in Art Therapy Graduate Education

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    Deaver, Sarah P.

    2012-01-01

    This mixed methods research study examined the use of art-based teaching methods in master's level art therapy graduate education in North America. A survey of program directors yielded information regarding in which courses and how frequently art-based methods (individual in-class art making, dyad or group art making, student art projects as…

  13. Arts Education K-12: Copyright for Arts Educators. 2006 Arts Education Series. Monograph No. 5

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    North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2006

    2006-01-01

    As professionals, arts education teachers must model ethical use both when working with students and when preparing materials for classroom use. This document provides arts educators with guiding principles for managing a classroom where they both model and teach appropriate, ethical behavior, in adherence to copyright policy, legislation, and the…

  14. My Desire for Art Education

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    Hetrick, Laura J.

    2013-01-01

    In this commentary, Laura Hetrick focuses on what is inherently missing from the art education literature about teaching future teachers of art--of addressing nascent teachers' personal, pedagogical, and professional desires. Specifically, she considers teachers' desires for power and recognition, their desires to love and be loved, and…

  15. Arts Education Beyond the Classroom. ACA Arts Research Seminar Series.

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    Balfe, Judith H., Ed.; Heine, Joni Cherbo, Ed.

    The 13 seminar papers presented in this collection discuss various avenues used for educating adults in the arts in order to enrich existing arts audiences and to educate the widest possible adult population in the practice and history of art and aesthetics. These efforts will ensure that the quality and quantity of arts participation and support…

  16. Support for Arts Education. State Arts Agency Fact Sheet

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    National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, 2011

    2011-01-01

    Supporting lifelong learning in the arts is a top priority for state arts agencies. By supporting arts education in the schools, state arts agencies foster young imaginations, address core academic standards, and promote the critical thinking and creativity skills essential to a 21st century work force. State arts agencies also support…

  17. A Community Mandate for Arts Education.

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    Fitzner, Dale H.

    1979-01-01

    Described is a program designed by the Arts Education Collaborative (AEC) in Tucson, Arizona. It combines the best of art programs by art educators, artists-in-schools programs, and resources from the arts community, culminating in a comprehensive school arts program, including art, theater, opera, dance, and museums. (KC)

  18. Art Conquers All? Herbert Read's "Education through Art"

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    Barchana-Lorand, Dorit

    2015-01-01

    Herbert Read's "Education through Art" (henceforth ETA) is a pioneering attempt to provide empirical evidence for the need for art in the public school system. Rooting for art education, Read applies the conclusions of the newly evolving psychological research to his thesis on education, which he holds to be a contemporary revival of…

  19. Gender Issues in Art Education.

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    McCoubrey, Sharon, Ed.

    2000-01-01

    The expectation of educators for more than a decade has been that they would be aware of and attend to gender issues. The British Columbia Visual Arts Curricula states "Gender-equitable education will initially focus on girls in order to redress historical inequities." However, it is important to be informed about the issues that…

  20. Multicultural Resources for Arts Education.

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    Guyton, Soyini; And Others

    The chapters in this annotated bibliography list resources available to educators for an inclusive, multicultural approach to arts education. The first four chapters are limited to the four most-prevalent ethnic minority groups in Minnesota: (1) African American Resources; (2) Asian American Resources; (3) Hispanic American Resources; (4) Native…

  1. Arts & Humanities in Adult Education.

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    Word's Worth: A Quarterly Newsletter of the Lifelong Learning Network, 1998

    1998-01-01

    This issue of a quarterly newsletter on lifelong learning focuses on the theme of the arts and humanities in adult literacy education. The following articles are included: (1) "In Defense of a Practical Education" (Earl Shorris); (2) "From the Program Director" (Elizabeth Bryant McCrary); (3) "Vermont Council on the Humanities: Book Discussion…

  2. Art Education in the Marketplace

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    Strauch-Nelson, Wendy

    2006-01-01

    This article discusses how the private management of public schools, charter schools, home schooling, and virtual schools is impacting the art education of students. In a growing number of locations throughout the U.S., education has been taken out of the public realm and recast as a consumer product by various private school choice programs. The…

  3. Education of Operational Art

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    2012-12-06

    provides ten principal characteristics of operational art. First, aim provides direction to operationally minded forces. A cognitive tension exists...commanders to begin visualizing and describing possible combinations of actions to reach the desired end state, given the tensions identified in the...strategic continuities.85 The Iraq invasion of Kuwait in August of 1990 appeared as a " bolt from the blue" to regional Arab nations and their western

  4. State Arts Agency Fact Sheet: Support for Arts Education

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    Online Submission, 2015

    2015-01-01

    This national overview of state arts agency grants and services for arts education includes summary statistics and geographic distribution. The fact sheet uses data from Final Descriptive Reports of state arts agency grant-making activities submitted annually to the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) and the National Endowment for…

  5. Art Education in Action on the Street

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    Chung, Sheng Kuan; Ortiz, Christy

    2011-01-01

    Showcasing the many forms and functions of art helps to articulate the fundamental importance of art education, whether it is to enhance the child or to support society. In illuminating the importance of art education, educators can eloquently argue about its value and contributions through an institutional tunnel, or they can take art education…

  6. The art of medical education.

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    Scheele, F

    2012-01-01

    Is the art of medical education just making sure to provide sufficient up to date medical knowledge and a lot of clinical experience? It is much more. The art of medical education is about a teaching program that is designed to serve the community of the near future. The program is the result of a thorough evaluation of societal needs and is capable of influencing the properties of future care. New care professionals who are trained in the program will -become instrumental in solving complex problems in health systems. The art of medical education is about the change of traditional ideas of how to cope with these health systems. This change will raise anger and resistance. Effective change management is essential to survive attacks from laggards and to maintain enthusiasm to invest in the health care of the future. Educationalist science provides several important insights that help us find the optimal shape of the program. Good role models and a learning environment that is an example of the intended professional and organisational behaviour, learning by doing, simulation programs, educational tools like e-learning systems, a good assessment and feedback system, and a portfolio to prove and discuss professional progress are all pivotal components of the ideal program. To achieve mastery within the art of medical education, a quality improvement program will be the crown of the process. Medical education is a multifaceted process and so the quality improvement should be. The art of medical education is a great challenge. The health care of your future deserves it.

  7. Art Production in Discipline-Based Art Education.

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    Spratt, Frederick

    1987-01-01

    Asserts that visual literacy will increase in importance as mass communication continues to exploit the use of images as the basic conveyors of information. Explores the role of visual literacy and art production in discipline-based art education. (JDH)

  8. DBAE and Art Education Reform.

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    Greer, W. Dwaine

    1997-01-01

    Uses Stanley Pogrow's (1996) ideas on reforms and why they often fail as a frame against which a number of controversies associated with Discipline-Based Art Education (DBAE) are examined. Describes some myths used to characterize DBAE's philosophical, cultural, and curricular orientations; contrasts them with dimensions of reality identified by…

  9. Art as Alterity in Education

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    Zhao, Guoping

    2014-01-01

    In education, art has often been perceived as entertainment and decoration and is the first subject to go when there are budget cuts or test-score pressures. Drawing on Emmanuel Lévinas's idea of the primacy of radical alterity that breaks the totality of our being, enables self-transformation and ethics, and ensures community as a totality…

  10. Watching the Art Education Pendulum Swing.

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    Hausman, Jerome J.

    A literature review of material from 1965 to the present that influenced the art education field, including publications outside of art education, is identified. "The Process of Education" by Jerome Bruner (1965) is discussed initially. An analysis of how the Pennsylvania State Seminar (1965) called for art educators to make an effort to…

  11. The Multiple Faces of Visual Arts Education

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    Lindstrom, Lars

    2011-01-01

    This article identifies recent, mainly Nordic, research approaches to visual arts education. A concept map was developed as a heuristic tool in order to highlight salient traits and blind spots. Contemporary research typically has its origin either in "education" or in "the art world", with an emphasis either on art "as language" or on "art as…

  12. Visual Arts Education Guidelines, K-12.

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    Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Div. of Curriculum Development.

    Guidelines are offered for implementing an art education program fostering art knowledge, art appreciation, and personal creativity. Six chapters cover goals, content, curriculum planning, resources, evaluation and administration. Chapter 1 identifies 5 objectives of art education--perceptual awareness, values development, creative development,…

  13. Nowhere, Somewhere, Everywhere: The Arts in Education.

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    Davis, Jessica Hoffman

    1999-01-01

    Summarizes eight roles that the arts can play in education, focusing on the "arts cultura" model. Describes the Harvard University Graduate School of Education program that explores the arts from a variety of perspectives. Discusses the arts' place in the curriculum. (CMK)

  14. Coaxial Connections: Art Education in Canada.

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    Gray, James V.

    1984-01-01

    Several avenues of communication that bind art education in the United States and Canada are described. Developments of mutual understanding have tightened the art education relationship between the two countries. (RM)

  15. Media Arts: Arts Education for a Digital Age

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    Peppler, Kylie A.

    2010-01-01

    Background/Context: New technologies have been largely absent in arts education curriculum even though they offer opportunities to address arts integration, equity, and the technological prerequisites of an increasingly digital age. This paper draws upon the emerging professional field of "media arts" and the ways in which youth use new…

  16. Art Education Today: Neither Millennium nor Mirage.

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    Eisner, Elliot W.

    1997-01-01

    Reprints the 1966 article as a representative example of thinking about art education during the 1960s. Primarily answers criticisms raised by Victor D'Amico in his attack on the current state of art education, and art education research in particular. Defends this research against charges of irrelevancy and academic indulgence. (MJP)

  17. Aboriginal Education and the Arts Policy (Draft).

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    Price, Kaye

    This document outlines a policy for the art education of and about Aboriginal people. Teachers in art education should have an understanding of Aboriginal education issues, and developers of art programs should consult with Aboriginal people before beginning work on a program and continuously throughout development. Teachers should take into…

  18. Expanding Arts Education in a Digital Age

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    Choi, Haeryun; Piro, Joseph M.

    2009-01-01

    This article proposes a way to expand the study of arts education within new contexts of technology and globalization. Drawing upon theories that have informed arts and aesthetic education in the past, the authors suggest new applications for these ideas to ensure that arts education sustains its significance in twenty-first-century society. The…

  19. Professional Standards for Visual Arts Educators

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    National Art Education Association, 2009

    2009-01-01

    The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is committed to ensuring that all students have access to a high quality, certified visual arts educator in every K-12 public school across the United States, recognizing that effective arts instruction is a core component of 21st-century education. "Professional Standards for Visual Arts…

  20. Arts Education: Searching Its Own Soul.

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    Spearman, Carlesta Elliot

    2000-01-01

    Focuses on various topics related to arts education policy such as the creation of the national arts standards, the influence of racism on policy decisions, the importance for equal access to education at all educational levels, and the work of Howard Gardner on multiple intelligences that helped legitimize the arts. (CMK)

  1. Key Competencies: Art Education, Elementary Schools.

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    Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Curriculum and Instruction.

    This booklet outlines key competencies for art education in kindergarten through grade six in the Philadelphia school system. The goal of art education is to provide an understanding of elements and principles of composition and design such as color, line, shape, mass, and texture. Art education should involve students in creating, analyzing, and…

  2. Arts Education and Back to Basics.

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    Dobbs, Stephen M., Ed.

    The document presents 14 essays designed to help art educators understand the nature and scope of basic education and what and how the arts contribute to it. John Goodlad presents a basis for considering the arts as an essential ingredient of schooling. A. Graham Down discusses the concerns of the Council for Basic Education and suggests that arts…

  3. Toward Civilization: A Report on Arts Education.

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    National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC.

    Requiring basic sequential arts education for all K-12 students is the primary recommendation of this report, which was written to fulfill a congressional mandate to determine the current state of U.S. arts education programs. Based primarily on two surveys, "Arts, Education, and the States," and "Public School District Policies and Practices in…

  4. Built Environment Education in Art Education.

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    Guilfoil, Joanne K., Ed.; Sandler, Alan R., Ed.

    This anthology brings the study of the built environment, its design, social and cultural functions, and the criticism thereof into focus. Following a preface and introduction, 22 essays are organized in three parts. Part 1 includes: (1) "Landscape Art and the Role of the Natural Environment in Built Environment Education" (Heather…

  5. What Education Can Learn from the Arts

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    Eisner, Elliot

    2009-01-01

    This article presents the author's lecture presented at the 2008 National Art Education Association (NAEA) convention. This lecture examines not what educators can learn from science but what educators can learn from the arts. The author's thesis is that the improvement of education is made possible not only by understandings promoted through…

  6. Parents as Partners in Art Education Enrichment

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    Hansen, Laurie

    2008-01-01

    The author describes a parent art program, how it works, and ways to implement it. She emphasizes the strengths of parent programs as a way to support and enrich existing arts education, not as a replacement. Hansen describes the art kit--the adult's teaching resource--and the basic four-part process: presentation, demonstration, an art activity,…

  7. Arts Education Grants, Fiscal Year 2009

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    National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, 2011

    2011-01-01

    National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) is the authority on state arts agency funding and grant making. NASAA publications provide extensive information on strategic planning, needs assessment and program evaluation methods specifically adapted to public arts agencies. This document presents the total number of arts education grant awards…

  8. Intercultural and Media Education on Art Classes

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    Borges, Maria José; Chaves, Anabela; Costa, Manuela; Pereira, Emília Sá

    2009-01-01

    Visual art, music and literature, are part of the culture. Thus Art shows the interactions between different cultures. The aim of the article is to present some activities to include intercultural issues in Art and Mother Language classes. Art classes also give the opportunity to do Media Education.

  9. The Arts Education Collaborative: Tucson's Model Arts Advocacy Program.

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    Fitzner, Dale H.; Rush, Jean C.

    1979-01-01

    Contends that a community-based support group can do much to enhance the art education program in a school district. Describes the organization and goals of one such group active in Tucson, Arizona. (Author/JM)

  10. The Centre for Creative Arts: A Model for Arts Education.

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    Moss, Gloria Siegel

    1981-01-01

    Describes a program which has incorporated effective and enduring arts education practices since 1937. Available from American Theatre Assoc., 1000 Vermont Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005; single copy $4.00. (PD)

  11. Introducing Dramatic Inquiry as Visual Art Education

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    Rhoades, Mindi; Daiello, Vittoria S.

    2016-01-01

    This article defines dramatic inquiry, exploring its possible contributions to discourses on subjectivity, embodied pedagogy, and relational knowing in art education. As a communal, ensemble endeavor emerging from the discipline of drama education, dramatic inquiry offers strategies for enhancing arts education's critical inquiries by facilitating…

  12. Arts Education and the Disaffected Student

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    Cornbleet, Annie

    2004-01-01

    The author has worked in education for almost 30 years in the UK and internationally. Since 1987 when she cofounded an international theatre company called CETTIE (Cultural Exchange Through Theatre In Education), the author has worked as an arts practitioner and arts education consultant in parallel with her teaching career. She has consistently…

  13. An Arts Advocacy Group Performs Community Arts Education: Community Development with Implications for K-12 Arts Education Policymaking

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    Rademaker, Linnea L.

    2007-01-01

    In this article, the author revisits a case study presented in "Arts Education Policy Review" 105(1) in September/October 2003. The author discusses Arts Collaborator's Incorporated's (ACI) efforts to educate the community about art and about arts opportunities in River City. Themes visited in the discussion are community development through the…

  14. The Art of Teaching Art in Early Childhood Education.

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    Nikoltsos, Catherine

    The role of arts education has been receiving increasing emphasis in early childhood education. This paper maintains that teaching itself may be considered an artistic, creative activity in the following ways: (1) teaching presents an artistic performance to the student; (2) the teacher has to make judgments during the course of instruction; (3)…

  15. Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education.

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    Cahan, Susan; Kocur, Zoya

    1994-01-01

    Argues that much of what is used currently to teach about multiculturalism in art consists of art made "long ago" or "far away." Presents four contemporary art works incorporating elements of mass media, popular culture, and diverse artistic traditions. Includes four full-page color photographs of the art works. (CFR)

  16. Advertising Design. Art Education: 6693.07.

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    Raia, Frank A.

    This introductory, secondary level course in advertising design provides a vocational orientation to art education. The concern of the course is the eventual use of commercial art--to persuade consumers to buy goods and services. Objectives of the course include competencies in the technical aspects of commercial art and an awareness of consumer…

  17. Using Interdisciplinary Arts Education to Enhance Learning

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    Lorimer, Maureen Reilly

    2009-01-01

    Amid crossing currents of educational expectations pressing on principals, the author advocates for enhancing inclusion of the visual and performing arts. Although electives and clubs provide arts exposure to a selected few, many students do not receive consistent and high-quality arts experiences. Carefully planned, interdisciplinary arts…

  18. Avicenna on Education in Philosophy and Art

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    Azadpur, Mohammad; Silvers, Anita

    2005-01-01

    This article, the tenth in an occasional series on past treatments of major issues in arts education policy from antiquity through the twentieth century, discusses philosopher Avicenna's view that art's aesthetic value bestows intrinsic public benefits sufficient to command community support of the arts. By exploring Avicenna's comparison of the…

  19. Art Education for Children in Crisis.

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    Grauer, Kit, Ed.

    1994-01-01

    The articles in this volume reflect a resolution passed by the International Society for Education Through Art (INSEA) World Council to provide children with opportunities to work in the arts so that the healing process that the arts can foster can be initiated. The lead article in this issue, "Heart Goes towards the Sun: Work with Children…

  20. The Challenge for Arts in Education

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    La Rue, Jeannine Frisby

    1978-01-01

    The New Jersey "T and E" School Improvement Process offers a unique opportunity for schools to improve arts education as an integral part of their total educational plan. A big step in the right direction is to determine how and where the arts fit in. (Author/RK)

  1. Art Education and a Democratic Citizenry

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    Siegesmund, Richard

    2013-01-01

    The first purpose of Art Education in public schools, articulated in the eighteenth century, was the ability to shape an imaginatively responsible, empathetic, democratic citizenry; this remains an aim for today, which is hard to achieve. This article explores the continuing tension between this original goal and other versions of Art Education,…

  2. Histochemical Seeing: Scientific Visualization and Art Education

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    Knochel, Aaron

    2013-01-01

    What are the capacities of visual arts curricula to engage learning within narrow frameworks of overly "scientistic" standards (Lather, 2007)? With growing emphasis in schools under STEM initiatives and evidence-based standards, the possible cross-pollination of effects that art education may have on a science-centric education may be a…

  3. Trends in Art Education from Diverse Cultures.

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    Kauppinen, Heta, Ed.; Diket, Read, Ed.

    This anthology brings together art educators from 21 countries to provide information about the past record of art education along with recent developments and future prospects. In "Part I: Historical Perspectives," the role of cross cultural influences is reported in essays: (1) "Quality Criteria Shifts in One Century of Art…

  4. National Education and the Arts Statement

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    Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (NJ1), 2012

    2012-01-01

    An arts-rich education can help young people make sense of the world and enhance their awareness of diverse cultures and traditions and the wider global context in which they live. This national statement aims to drive change. It lays the foundation for stronger coordination of government policy, programs and services in education and the arts for…

  5. Beliefs of Preservice Teachers toward Art Education.

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    Grauer, Kit

    1998-01-01

    Categorizes beliefs toward art education that prospective teachers bring to certification programs and how these beliefs change. Using "Eisner Art Education Belief Index" survey data, discovers four main themes that emphasize the importance of interaction between beliefs of preservice teachers and subject matter in creating values prospective…

  6. U.S. Arts Education Requirements

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    Tutt, Kevin

    2014-01-01

    Federal education legislation over the past ten years has increasingly focused on high-stakes testing in the areas of science, technology, English, and math. The resultant decrease in time and funding for the arts has caused administrators to reconsider the role of the arts in education. Although a great deal of literature has been written about…

  7. Effects of Arts Education on Participation in the Arts. Research Division Report 36.

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    Bergonzi, Louis; Smith, Julia

    Using data from the 1992 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA92), research focused on the question: "Does arts education make arts participation more accessible to Americans?" The effects of both school-based arts education and community-based arts education were considered and compared. Art forms considered in this…

  8. The Arts in Turkish Preschool Education

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    Acer, Dilek

    2015-01-01

    One of the most important factors determining a nation's level of development in the modern world is preschool education. When preschool education is perceived as an entity that affects every aspect of childhood development, this fact is undeniable. Several aspects of preschool education, including art education, play a significant role in a…

  9. Industry Support for Art Education.

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    Putnam, Beverly

    1981-01-01

    A secondary art teacher describes how, when faced with district budget cuts, she developed links with local businesses willing to donate supplies, grants, and display spaces for her art program. (SJL)

  10. Historic Preservation in Art Education

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    Guilfoil, Joanne K.

    2004-01-01

    The Blue Grass Trust in Lexington, Kentucky sponsors the annual visual art contest for historic preservation, one of the many events they sponsor as part of the celebrations planned for Historic Preservation Month each May. When the announcement concerning the Blue Grass Trust visual art competition is released, area high school art teachers…

  11. Examining the Intersection of Arts Education and Special Education

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    Malley, Sharon M.; Silverstein, Lynne B.

    2014-01-01

    A variety of stakeholders work to ensure opportunities for students with disabilities to learn in and through the arts. Because they work in various disciplines in the fields of arts education and special education, these stakeholders lack opportunities to share resources and information. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and its…

  12. An Artistic Approach to Fine Arts Interpretation in Higher Education

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    Selan, Jurij

    2013-01-01

    Art criticism was introduced into art education to help students understand works of art. However, art interpretation methods differ according to the educational goals specified for various types of art students. The fine arts interpretation procedures established in education are usually purely theoretical and exclusively verbal, and are thus…

  13. The Condition of Art Education: Critical Visual Art Education [CVAE] Club, Winter 2010

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    Hausman, Jerome; Ploof, John; Duignan, James; Brown, W. Keith; Hostert, Nicholas

    2010-01-01

    Artist Ad Reinhardt's 1991 prediction of the "Future of Art" can be interpreted as the condition of art education in 2010. He writes, "The next revolution will see the emancipation of the university academy of art from its market-place fantasies and its emergence as a center of consciousness and conscience." The focus in the fields of art and art…

  14. Art Education as Experience: A Reply to Art Education as Ethnology.

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    Janesick, Valerie J.

    1982-01-01

    Replies to Chalmer's contention (v22 n3 1981) that the purpose of art education is to teach that art is a cultural artifact. Art education must include the awareness of the artist's experience and the process of artistic creation. (AM)

  15. Arts Educators' Perceptions regarding Decreased Administrative Support for Public School Arts Education: A Phenomenological Study

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    Parsons, Robert W.

    2009-01-01

    Research has indicated that there is a positive relationship between students who enroll in arts education courses and students who excel academically (Stuht & Gates, 2007). Not only has participation in arts education classes and programs assisted students in academic achievement, but also participation in the arts has helped students develop…

  16. Art Education and the Visual Arts in Botswana

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    Brennan, Geraldine

    2006-01-01

    The history of art and design education in Botswana has evolved in a unique way and reflects its British colonial history and post-independence development. It has involved constant exchange and dialogue with other countries through the employment of teachers, teacher trainers and university lecturers from a variety of European, Asian and other…

  17. Arts in Focus: Los Angeles Countywide Arts Education Survey.

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    2001

    This report baseline study information about the state of arts education in Los Angeles County, California, the most populous county in the United States. Students in the districts covered in this survey represent 27% of all students enrolled in California public schools (K-12) and 3.4% of all students enrolled in U.S. public schools. The survey's…

  18. Mask-making and the Art in Multicultural Art Education.

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    Cho, Mika M.

    1998-01-01

    Profiles the use of mask-making in an art education program at San Pedro Academy in Los Angeles. San Pedro is an all-male private school for elementary, middle and high school students with emotional and behavioral problems. Discusses the uses of mask-making from multicultural and therapeutic perspectives. (MJP)

  19. State Arts Agency: Arts in Education Profiles. 2nd Edition.

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    La Farge, Louisa, Ed.

    This handbook is a directory of residency programs for artists and Arts in Education (AIE) programs. It is arranged on a state by state basis, listed alphabetically by state. The catalog includes 52 states and territories. The residency program for 1991-92 is discussed for each state and territory. The application and panel review process is…

  20. Some Lessons from Art History for Art-Educational Research.

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    Feldman, Edmund Burke

    1980-01-01

    At present, art-educational research seems locked into a number of unexamined assumptions--largely derived from European Romantic ideology--about artistic productiveness as a desirable psychological trait. We need to know more about other cultural patterns of artistic behavior and the historic and social factors that influence them. (Author/SJL)

  1. Liberal Arts Education in Qatar: Intercultural Perspectives

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    Rostron, Magdalena

    2009-01-01

    This paper is an attempt to sketch a historical, cultural and social background of recent educational developments in Qatar, briefly review the traditions of western liberal arts education with its goals and teaching and learning methodologies, explain its benefits and their relevance to Muslim Qatari students of universities in Education City in…

  2. Every Student Succeeds Act and Arts Education

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    Kohn Bradley, Karen

    2016-01-01

    Dance educators will be pleased to know that there is new legislation at the federal level that supports arts education. Seven years after Congress was due to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (also known for eight + seven years as No Child Left Behind [NCLB]), the lawmakers, suddenly and surprisingly, came through with a new…

  3. Environmental Education, Activism and the Arts

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    Branagan, Martin

    2005-01-01

    The global military-industrial complex is the world's worst polluter, so non-violence is a vital part of a sustainable world. Non-violent activism and education often occur simultaneously, with direct action frequently a dramatic attempt to educate audiences. Therefore, this paper discusses how the arts benefit both educative and non-violent…

  4. Implications for Art Education in the Third Millennium: Art Technology Integration

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    Mayo, Sherry

    2007-01-01

    Most would agree that today's art education is far more complex than art activities such as making pumpkin paintings in October. For one, art education continually evolves in response to arts technology integration. What exactly are the implications for art education in the new millennium? In this article, the author presents and shows some of the…

  5. Technology Education: Industrial Arts in Transition.

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    White, Barbara

    During the past 10 years, the field of industrial arts, stimulated by rapid technological changes, has changed its name and its focus to technology education. Industrial arts goals chronicled from the 1920s to the present indicate an increased emphasis on the study of industry and technology, critical consumerism, and the development of…

  6. An Unselfish Act: Graffiti in Art Education

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    Eldridge, Laurie A.

    2013-01-01

    Graffiti artist Sentrock sees his graffiti as a selfless act, a way of giving back to the community--when done legally--and inspires a group of middle school students. This is a case study of an artist and educator who teaches about graffiti art in public schools. He is unique in that he delineates between graffiti art and vandalism, and teaches…

  7. Art Education in the Age of Guantanamo

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    Pistolesi, Edie

    2007-01-01

    Censorship exists in institutions where art exists, and also where art education exists. In fall 2005, a group of instructors and the author taught a group project with a political theme--peace. In this article, she examines institutionalized censorship within schools, and the ramifications of teaching the subject of peace in a time of war.…

  8. Framing the Past; Essays on Art Education.

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    Soucy, Donald, Ed.; Stankiewicz, Mary Ann, Ed.

    This collection of essays presents the history of art education from a variety of perspectives. Traditional and revisionist issues are seen from broad overviews and through specific concerns. Textual analysis, cultural transmission, and prominent philosophies are discussed. Thirteen essays include: (1) "A History of Art Education…

  9. Critical Studies in Art and Design Education.

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    Thistlewood, David, Ed.

    This book brings together British and U.S. contributions to the debate of a critical studies approach to art and design education. The approach links practice and appreciation. But critical differences exist in definitions of the term design, with the U.S. recognition of design as the use of principles and elements of art in works and a British…

  10. Working Papers in Art Education, 1987.

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    Zurmuehlen, Marilyn, Ed.

    1987-01-01

    Papers by graduate students, and occasionally papers from their mentors which establish a context for the student papers, are organized by sponsoring University. Student papers presented are: (1) "A Husserlian Phenomenological Investigation of the Lived Experience of an Art Educator and Children" (Alan Wilson); (2) "Art in General…

  11. Toward a New Era in Arts Education.

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    McLaughlin, John T., Ed.

    While it is evident that excellence exists in U.S. arts programs, there are not enough outstanding arts education programs in existence, and too few students gain the basic knowledge or skills that are requisite for the maintenance of such an important aspect of our civilization. The papers presented at this symposium reflect the opinions of a…

  12. Arts Education and the Newer Public Good

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    Ross, Jerrold

    2005-01-01

    The decline in public support for the arts is evident in diminished audience approbation as much as in support by public and, increasingly, private sources. This article postulates that the same phenomenon is taking place with the decrease of arts education in our schools. The author argues that our schools are taking on an increasingly…

  13. Sir Herbert Read and Art Education History.

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    McWhinnie, Harold J.

    In order to understand the place of Herbert Read both in 20th century aesthetics and art education, one needs to carefully consider the entire field of English art and aesthetics from 1900 to the beginning of the Second World War. This time frame was dominated by the thoughts of Roger Fry and Clive Bell, and works both literary and visual, of the…

  14. The Bauhaus and Studio Art Education.

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    Phelan, Andrew

    1981-01-01

    The author describes the history, theories, and methods of the German institution called the Bauhaus, which he considers to be the basic influence on American studio art education in the last 50 years. (Author/SJL)

  15. Where the Arts, Education and Society Intersect.

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    Williams, Jennifer

    2003-01-01

    The Common Threads program fosters connections and citizenship through arts education focused on the following components: trust, sharing, participation, responsibility, futures, and sustainability. Evaluation showed that cross-sectoral practices facilitated social inclusion, well-being, learning, and creativity. (SK)

  16. Advanced Placement in Studio Art and Secondary Art Education Policy: Countering the Null Curriculum

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    Graham, Mark A.; Sims-Gunzenhauser, Alice

    2009-01-01

    Because of education reform policy and misconceptions about artistry and artistic assessment, visual art education remains in the margins of high school education. One response to the lack of supportive arts education policy is the Advanced Placement (AP) Studio Art Program, a visual arts assessment at the high school level that engages large…

  17. Humor in a Disruptive Pedagogy: Further Considerations for Art Educators

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    Klein, Sheri R.

    2013-01-01

    What's funny about art--and why should art educators care? Art historians, critics, and artists are now taking a closer look at art that generates a laugh. This has particular relevance for art educators who seek to direct student engagement in new and exciting areas and embrace artworks that generally fall outside of the art school…

  18. Celebrating Pluralism: Art, Education, and Cultural Diversity. Occasional Paper 5.

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    Chalmers, F. Graeme

    After providing a historical context for art education, this text explores the implications for art education from the broad themes found in art across the cultures. Discussions focus on how art education programs promote cross cultural diversity in art, affirm and enhance self-esteem and pride in students' cultural heritage, and address issues of…

  19. The Business of Art Education: Friend or Foe?

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    Shin, Ryan

    2012-01-01

    Franchised art instruction businesses are not necessarily the enemy of the art educator, and can even provide a mutually beneficial way to enrich school art education programs. This article explores the status of art education businesses as creative enterprises that offer art curricula for children as clients, beyond the traditional school and…

  20. Art + technology in optics educational outreach programs

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    Silberman, Donn M.

    2007-09-01

    In the modern era, art and technology have been at opposite ends of the spectrum of human study. Artists tend to be non-technical and technologists tend not to be artistic. While this is a broad generalization, it is rare to find an artist teaching science or an engineer teaching art. However, if we think back several centuries, it was very common for great artists to be at the forefront of technology. The prime example being the great Leonardo Di Vinci. Over the past several years, the optics educational outreach programs of the Optics Institute of Southern California (OISC) have incorporated using art and artists to help teach optics and related science. The original use of this was with material from the General Atomics Education Foundation, Color My World, which has been used in a number of settings. Recently, the OISC has partnered with the UC Irvine Beall Center for Art + Technology to provide Family Day Event presentations that use the themes of current Art + Technology exhibits to help attendees learn and understand more about the fundamental science through the art. The two main concepts here are that artists are using science and technology as the basis for their art, also sometimes making some social statements; and the technologists are using the art to make the science more accessible and interesting to the general pubic. This paper weaves a path from the original OISC uses of art to the recent work at UC Irvine.

  1. Educating for Cultural Citizenship: Reframing the Goals of Arts Education

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    Kuttner, Paul J.

    2015-01-01

    Arts education does more than transfer the skills and knowledge needed to create artistic works. It also helps to shape young people's orientations towards participation in the cultural life of their communities. In this article, Paul Kuttner argues for reframing arts education as a process of developing cultural citizenship. Cultural citizenship,…

  2. Four Approaches to New Media Art Education

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    Freire, Manuelle; McCarthy, Erin

    2014-01-01

    Educators are concerned about what their students are learning in their interaction and participation in the digital culture. For art educators specifically, the digital and new media practices youth engage in raise other important questions: When contributing to the digital culture, what are they creating? What are the aesthetic qualities of the…

  3. Art Education in the Australian Outback.

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    Duncam, Paul

    1994-01-01

    Examines the art education classes conducted via radio and correspondence by the Longreach School of Distance Education in Queensland, Australia. Consisting mostly of cattle and sheep ranches, Queensland is marked by vast distances and low population. Considers the ways that this isolation has shaped the character of distance visual arts…

  4. Creative Grammar and Art Education

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    Cunliffe, Leslie

    2011-01-01

    The grammar of creative practices is described by George Steiner as the "articulate organisation of perception, reflection and experience, the nerve structure of consciousness when it communicates with itself and with others." Steiner's description of creative grammar is consistent with Lev Vygotsky's comment that "art is the social within us, and…

  5. Art Education and School Law

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    Nash, Kymberly

    2005-01-01

    Throughout the day, art teachers make decisions--some impromptu, others after considerable deliberation. Some are simple, easy, black-and-white choices; others involve gray areas of uncertainty--areas that need legal interpretation. This article is intended as a guide for structuring curriculum and instruction to ensure that every student's…

  6. Enhancing Science Education through Art

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    Merten, Susan

    2011-01-01

    Augmenting science with the arts is a natural combination when one considers that both scientists and artists rely on similar attitudes and values. For example, creativity is often associated with artists, but scientists also use creativity when seeking a solution to a problem or creating a new product. Curiosity is another common trait shared…

  7. Potter's Wheel I: Art Education.

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    Marinaccio, Louis

    A course in forming medium size pottery on the potter's wheel and developing skill to reproduce matching forms is presented. Abilities which will be expected of the student at the end of the course include: (1) defining important terms relating to pottery, (2) identifying and differentiating between certain aspects of ceramic art, and (3)…

  8. Podcasting Possibilities for Art Education

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    Buffington, Melanie L.

    2010-01-01

    Technological developments influence the way artists create works of art. Newer technologies associated with the Web, called Web 2.0, are changing and affecting the work of contemporary artists. One form of Web 2.0 is the development of podcasts, which are compressed files that can be shared through the Internet. Podcasts are mainstream and many…

  9. Art and the Educated Audience

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    Young, James O.

    2010-01-01

    The important role audiences play in the workings of a well-ordered art world is seldom recognized. Aestheticians have little to say about audiences, and artists sometimes express disdain or even contempt for the judgment of audiences. I argue that valuable artworks are unlikely to be produced unless artists are responsive to a broad educated…

  10. Therapeutic Aspects of Art Education.

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    Lowenfield, Viktor

    1987-01-01

    Recognition of the handicapped child's isolation from the environment is the basis for creative art therapy across handicapping conditions (physical disabilities, mental retardation, emotional disturbance, deafness, Blindness, speech impairment, cerebral palsy). Detachment may be overcome by self expression through drawings, paintings, and…

  11. Being Both: An Integrated Model of Art Therapy and Alternative Art Education

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    Albert, Rachel

    2010-01-01

    This viewpoint proposes a model of art therapy integrated into an alternative art education program. Because of the pressure to meet educational standards, school systems may be less likely to support clinical programs that take students out of their classes. A blended model of art therapy and art education that utilizes effective strategies from…

  12. Perceptions of Discipline-Based Art Education and the Getty Center for Education in the Arts.

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    Dobbs, Stephen Mark

    This position paper clarifies the goals of the Getty Center for Education in the Arts and its views on discipline-based art education (DBAE). The paper addresses and refutes misconceptions inherent in the following perceptions: (1) The Getty Center invented DBAE; (2) DBAE is a Specific Curriculum; (3) DBAE requires equal time and attention for…

  13. Arts Education Advocacy: The Relative Effects of School-Level Influences on Resources for Arts Education

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    Miksza, Peter

    2013-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to investigate advocacy influences that may impact school arts programs using data from the 2009-10 National Center for Education Statistics elementary and secondary school surveys on arts education. Regression models were employed to assess the relative effectiveness of variables representing community support,…

  14. Inclusive Education and the Arts

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    Allan, Julie

    2014-01-01

    This paper addresses the troubled, problematic and contested field of inclusive education, characterised by antagonisms between so-called inclusionists and special educationists; frustration, particularly among disability activists caused by the abstraction of the social model of disability and the expansion of the special educational needs…

  15. The 'art' of successful breastfeeding education.

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    Healer, Eleanor

    2015-09-01

    Breastfeeding education must motivate a complete workforce in such a way that they are equipped with the fundamentals and extended skills to carry out their role as infant feeding gurus, throughout their career. To achieve this with any success, there is an intrinsic need to establish a total understanding of both the physiology and emotional importance which underlies the art of breastfeeding. Only when this is attained will passion and longevity for the 'art' be fully embraced and respected.

  16. Community Involvement in Arts Education: A Case Study.

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    Rademaker, Linnea L.

    2003-01-01

    Reports a case study of a non profit arts advocacy group. Explores how Arts Collaborators, Inc. (ACI) advocated arts education, how they chose and developed arts education activities, and how individual and corporate beliefs about art influenced those choices. Offers recommendations about effectively evaluating and incorporating outside influences…

  17. A History of Art Education: Intellectual and Social Currents in Teaching the Visual Arts.

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    Efland, Arthur D.

    This book examines the historic developments of art education in the context of general educational trends and currents of social forces. The work is divided into 8 chapters. Chapter 1, "Art Education: Its Social Context", sets the philosophic basis for the book. Chapter 2, "Western Origins of Art Education", surveys…

  18. Introduction: The Arts, Urban Education, and Social Change.

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    Holloway, Debra L.; Krensky, Beth

    2001-01-01

    Introduces a collection of articles that cover a broad view of arts education as socially transformative within urban, suburban, and rural settings. The articles highlight various approaches to socially responsible arts education and demonstrate that a quiet revolution in arts education is brewing, with students creating art for real audiences and…

  19. The Return of the Body: Performance Art and Art Education.

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    Green, Gaye Leigh

    1999-01-01

    Explains that performance art incorporates different artistic forms, emphasizes the process of art over the product, and blurs the line between life and art. Discusses the history of performance art, highlights the Performance Art, Culture, and Pedagogy Symposium, and provides examples of how to use performance art in the classroom. (CMK)

  20. New School Art Styles: The Project of Art Education

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    Gude, Olivia

    2013-01-01

    Art projects are appropriate building blocks for visual art curriculum because good art projects encode complex aesthetic strategies, giving students tools to investigate and make meaning. Art made in schools will inevitably be some form of "school art," defined by Arthur Efland in "The School Art Style: a Functional Analysis,"…

  1. Arts-based inquiry in nursing education.

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    Casey, Briege

    2009-01-01

    This paper is concerned with the methods, processes, and experiences of using arts-based inquiry within the context of an undergraduate nursing curriculum. Exploration of these phenomena was achieved through an ethnographic study that involved participatory research among twenty second year students as they engaged in a Nursing Humanities option module. The capacity of arts-based approaches in the nursing curriculum to foster inquiry and critical thinking; essential attributes in contemporary nursing, is explored through re-presentation and analysis of student artwork/art-making processes, contextual discussions and researcher field notes. The challenges encountered in using arts-informed pedagogical approaches within current nursing curricula are made visible and possibilities for integrating aesthetic inquiry into nurse education programmes are discussed.

  2. The Art of Learning: A Guide to Outstanding North Carolina Arts in Education Programs.

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    Herman, Miriam L.

    The Arts in Education programs delineated in this guide complement the rigorous arts curriculum taught by arts specialists in North Carolina schools and enable students to experience the joy of the creative process while reinforcing learning in other curricula: language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and physical education. Programs…

  3. Body art education: the earlier, the better.

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    Armstrong, Myrna L; Tustin, Jane; Owen, Donna C; Koch, Jerome R; Roberts, Alden E

    2014-02-01

    Using the major format identified for successful prevention and intervention work, five "W" questions: what, why, whom, where, and who, plus one: how, this article first summarizes the current body art literature. Then, educational strategies specifically regarding the topic of tattoos and body piercing are presented for school nurses. These strategies can be used to create applicable, realistic information for young students before they are faced with decisions related to body art. The school nurse might be the first and only credible source of information the students receive related to body art in an education/health environment. Curriculum emphasis is on the decision making leading up to the action, and the major purposes, rather than on the markings or jewelry associated with procurement. Reducing decisional conflict while promoting positive development in the areas of empowerment, self-esteem, and maturing can help achieve stronger informed decision making.

  4. Ceramic Technology. Art Education: 6688.02.

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    Marinaccio, Louis M.

    For information on the Visual Arts Education Curriculum of which this is one course, see SO 007 721. In this course students study ceramic material, form, and decoration, historically and technically, and demonstrate competencies in preparing clay bodies and ceramic glazes. Course content is outlined in those areas. Special sections of the guide…

  5. Machinic Assemblages: Women, Art Education and Space

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    Tamboukou, Maria

    2008-01-01

    In this paper I explore connections between women, art education and spatial relations drawing on the Deleuzo-Guattarian concept of "machinic assemblage" as a useful analytical tool for making sense of the heterogeneity and meshwork of life narratives and their social milieus. In focusing on Mary Bradish Titcomb, a fin-de-siecle Bostonian woman…

  6. On the Spiritual Element in Arts Education.

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    Abbs, Peter

    1995-01-01

    Attempts a redefinition of spirituality and an incorporation of this into art education. Argues that symbolic and spiritual consciousness plays a crucial role in the works of artists as disparate as William Blake and Frida Kahlo. Criticizes the preeminence of scientific theory as a modern belief system. (MJP)

  7. Industrial Education. Graphic Arts. [Grade 9].

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    Parma City School District, OH.

    Part of a series of curriculum guides dealing with industrial education in junior high schools, this guide covers the topic of graphic arts and is intended to be used in grade 9. The major areas of study included are relief printing, silk screen, offset lithography, and photography. Twenty-six goals are identified for the students, who will…

  8. Body Art Education: The Earlier, the Better

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    Armstrong, Myrna L.; Tustin, Jane; Owen, Donna C.; Koch, Jerome R.; Roberts, Alden E.

    2014-01-01

    Using the major format identified for successful prevention and intervention work, five "W" questions: what, why, whom, where, and who, plus one: how, this article first summarizes the current body art literature. Then, educational strategies specifically regarding the topic of tattoos and body piercing are presented for school nurses.…

  9. Community Participatory Ecological Art and Education

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    Song, Young Imm Kang

    2009-01-01

    This paper presents a phenomenological case study on ecological artist Lynne Hull by investigating the connections between ecological art, nature, and education. The research examines Hull's "positive gesture towards the Earth" as conceptualized in her work of creating habitats for wildlife (Hull, 2004, para 1). It illustrates how she seeks to…

  10. Using Interpretation Theory in Art Education Research.

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    Brooks, Cathy A.

    1982-01-01

    One of the current interpretive approaches in social science research is that of the German philosopher, Hans-Georg Gadamer. Gadamer's dialectical hermeneutics sees interpretation as being grounded in an understanding that is historical, dialectical, and linguistic. Describes the author's use of this method in an art education research project.…

  11. The Arts and Humanities in American Education.

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    Renyi, Judith

    1994-01-01

    A recent Rockefeller Foundation report concluded that a lively life in the humanities depended on vigorous engagement with reading, writing, and cultures. Collaboratives for Humanities and Arts Teaching (CHART), created to foster humanistic education, targets classrooms of average students from impoverished urban and rural districts. Such…

  12. One Approach to Art in Special Education.

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    Goebel, Allan; Gowland, David

    1982-01-01

    Describes visual arts program, developed in Kitchener, Ontario (Canada), tested by two Special Education teachers with a combined class of 14 (13 boys, 1 girl) learning disabled/behavioral adjustment children, which seeks to develop positive self-concept, increase organizational skills, improve listening skills, increase ability to follow sequence…

  13. Changing Teacher Preparation in Art Education

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    Henry, Carole; Lazzari, Mary

    2007-01-01

    Within art education, Day (1997) and others (for example; Beudert, 2006; Galbraith, 2001; Galbraith & Grauer, 2004; Hutchens, 1997; Sabol, 2004; Thurber, 2004; Zimmerman, 1997, 2004) have called for increased research into teacher preparation in order to understand current practice, to recognize what is working well, and to determine directions…

  14. W. Reid Hastie: A Visionary for Research in Art Education

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    Davis, D. Jack; Madeja, Stanley S.

    2009-01-01

    W. Reid Hastie, the fifth president (1957-1959) of the National Art Education Association, promoted the need for a scholarly venue devoted entirely to issues and research in art education and a place where related research results could be presented on a regular basis to the field of art education, as well as the larger field of education. His…

  15. Spotlight the Arts in the State Education Association.

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    Day, Michael; Zeller, Frank

    1981-01-01

    Describes how two associations of Minnesota art educators worked together to gain statewide recognition of arts education by developing "arts in education" as the theme of the annual meeting of the Minnesota Education Association (MEA). Program planning and convention theme activities are discussed. (SJL)

  16. Global Impressions: Inside UNESCO's First Worldwide Arts Education Conference

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    Booth, Eric

    2006-01-01

    The many worlds of arts education began to grow into one worldwide community in March 2006. Twelve hundred arts education leaders, in delegations from 97 countries, attended the United Nation's Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO's) first-ever worldwide arts education conference, held for four days in Lisbon, Portugal. The…

  17. Lighting the Way: Contrasting Arguments for the Arts in Education

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    Ross, Janice

    2007-01-01

    This article explores the contrasting arguments for the place of the arts in education made by the two distinguished arts educators--the American Elliot Eisner and British dance and physical education theorist Graham McFee. Both scholars begin with the premise that the arts should be central to a liberal education and then diverge. McFee argues,…

  18. Equity, the Arts, and Urban Education: A Review

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    Kraehe, Amelia M.; Acuff, Joni B.; Travis, Sarah

    2016-01-01

    This review examines empirical studies of educational equity in and through the arts with broad implications for urban education. It extends the literature by (a) describing the interrelated spaces of urban education and the arts, (b) integrating knowledge of arts education across formal and informal learning environments, and (c) examining the…

  19. The Ambiguity of Perception: Virtual Art Museology, Free-Choice Learning, and Children's Art Education

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    Mulligan, Christine Susan

    2010-01-01

    With many art museums uploading web-based art activities for youngsters, an online phenomenon is burgeoning, and a research domain is emerging. In an effort to contribute empirical evidence to an area of educational research that I refer to as "virtual art museology," or the study of art museum's online art activities for young people, this…

  20. Performing Art-Based Research: Innovation in Graduate Art Therapy Education

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    Moon, Bruce L.; Hoffman, Nadia

    2014-01-01

    This article presents an innovation in art therapy research and education in which art-based performance is used to generate, embody, and creatively synthesize knowledge. An art therapy graduate student's art-based process of inquiry serves to demonstrate how art and performance may be used to identify the research question, to conduct a process…

  1. Impact of Arts Education on Children's Learning and Wider Outcomes

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    See, Beng Huat; Kokotsaki, Dimitra

    2016-01-01

    Almost every educational system in the world regards numeracy and literacy as more important than the arts. In the UK arts interest groups and politicians have, for years, asked for arts education to be accorded the same priority arguing that arts contribute to learning and development of useful skills. It is not clear if these claims were based…

  2. Integrating Art Education Models: Contemporary Controversies in Spain

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    Belver, Manuel; Ulln, Ana; Acaso, Mara

    2005-01-01

    In this article, a basic controversy for art education in Spain is analysed, and its antecedents in thought and social and artistic practices are reviewed. The controversy refers to the question whether school art education should be oriented towards the fine arts or towards the manual arts. Consequently, which should be the cultural model of…

  3. Art Therapist. Careers in Special Education and Related Services.

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    National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education, Reston, VA.

    Designed for high school students interested in careers in special education and related services, this leaflet outlines the role of the art therapist. It addresses the nature of the work, the education required, personal qualities that art therapists should have, job outlook, and how to prepare for a career as an art therapist. Art therapists are…

  4. Discipline-Based Art Education: A Curriculum Sampler.

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    Alexander, Kay, Ed.; Day, Michael, Ed.

    This sampler was designed for art specialists and art museum educators with a basic understanding of teaching discipline-based art education content. The introduction offers a brief history of the Sampler and explains its intended purpose and use. Then 8 unit models with differing methodologies for relating art objectives to the four disciplines:…

  5. Benefits of Art and Music Education. ERIC/EECE Report.

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    Cesarone, Bernard

    1999-01-01

    Annotates 13 recent documents and journals from the ERIC database that discuss the benefits of art and music education to children's development and academic achievement. Includes art and music education Internet sites. (LBT)

  6. Art Education as Ethnology: Deceptive Democracy or a New Panacea?

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    Jagodzinski, John J.

    1982-01-01

    Discusses F. Graeme Chalmers' view (v22 n3 1981) that cultural anthropology, (more specifically ethnography) is an essential aspect of art education. The complexity of modern society requires that art education promote understanding of cultural pluralism. (AM)

  7. Advancing "Media Arts" Education in "Visual Arts" Classrooms: Addressing Policy Ambiguities and Gaps in Art Teacher Preparation

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    Bequette, James W.; Brennan, Colleen

    2008-01-01

    Since the mid-1980s, arts policymakers in Minnesota have positioned "media arts"--defined as the "study and practice of examining human communication through photography, film or video, audio, computer or digital arts, and interactive media"--within the realm of aesthetic education and considered it one of six arts areas. This…

  8. A History of Design Theory in Art Education

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    Kim, Nanyoung

    2006-01-01

    Since Discipline-Based Art Education (DBAE) began to advocate the teaching of art based on art subjects and knowledge rather than creative self-expression, the elements and principles of design have taken a firm place in various art curricula, textbooks, and national and state Visual Arts Standards. This article intends to trace the history of…

  9. A Pastiche of the Arts and Educational Research

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    McKean, Bobbi; Yarnelle, David

    2007-01-01

    This issue of "Journal for Learning the Arts: A Research Journal on Arts Integration in Schools and Communities" embodies the range of arts and learning possible in our schools and communities. The articles reflect the diverse landscape of arts education, including dance, poetry, visual arts, drama, music and media. Each author takes to…

  10. Toward a Democratic (Art) Education: A Response to Michelle Kamhi

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    Stewart, Edward O.

    2012-01-01

    For the last decade Michelle Kamhi has been prominent in her critique of contemporary art education. In her philosophy she positions herself as an essentialist who believes there are essential masterworks that define fine art, and the curriculum in art should teach fine art only. Her definition of fine art focuses on representation in painting and…

  11. Shifting the Role of the Arts in Education.

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    Goldberg, Merryl; Bossenmeyer, Melinda

    1998-01-01

    SUAVE (Socios Unidos para Artes Via Educacion--United Community for Arts in Education) is an arts-integrated approach to teaching in multicultural and multilingual settings. A unique professional development project for San Diego-area teachers, SUAVE helps teachers develop ways to integrate the arts into mathematics, science, language arts, and…

  12. Three Approaches to Teaching Art Methods Courses: Child Art, Visual Culture, and Issues-Based Art Education

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    Chang, EunJung; Lim, Maria; Kim, Minam

    2012-01-01

    In this article, three art educators reflect on their ideas and experiences in developing and implementing innovative projects for their courses focusing on art for elementary education majors. They explore three different approaches. The three areas that are discussed in depth include: (1) understanding child art; (2) visual culture; and (3)…

  13. Circumventing the Imposed Ceiling: Art Education as Resistance Narrative

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    Rolling, James Haywood, Jr.

    2011-01-01

    This article stems from a story of arts education advocacy in the midst of a bureaucracy that misunderstood the purpose of art education at the launch of a new elementary school. Contemporary visual arts education practices overlap a unique period of change in neighboring social science disciplines, a turn of the tide that involves the embrace of…

  14. A Comparative Approach to Art Education Policy Research

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    Dewey, Patricia

    2008-01-01

    The challenges and opportunities of globalization require art education scholars and practitioners to develop international competencies, but research in the specific field of comparative art education is very limited at present. In this article, I provide a pragmatic framework for studying art education policy as a subfield of comparative…

  15. Curricular Fictions and the Discipline Orientation in Art Education.

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    Efland, Arthur

    1990-01-01

    Shows how discipline-based art education developed, and relates it to Thomas S. Kuhn's theory of paradigm shifts. Critiques Gilbert Clark, Michael Day, and W. Dwaine Greer's theory of disciplined-based art education and highlights mistaken notions in the inquiry methods of curriculum specialists. Concludes that art educators should focus on how…

  16. Art and Creativity in the Global Economies of Education

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    Grierson, Elizabeth

    2011-01-01

    Creativity: what might this mean for art and art educators in the creative economies of globalisation? The task of this discussion is to look at the state of creativity and its role in education, in particular art education, and to seek some understanding of the register of creativity, how it is shaped, and how legitimated in the globalised world…

  17. [Theoretical and Pragmatic Relationships of Art Education and Social Circumstance.

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    Milbrandt, Lanny, Ed.

    1984-01-01

    The "Bulletin of the Caucus on Social Theory and Art Education" is an annual publication, with each issue devoted to a unified theme. The theme of this issue is the theoretical and pragmatic relationship of art education and social circumstance. This issue examines critical practice in art education, recognizes the significant…

  18. Art and Social Justice Education: Culture as Commons

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    Quinn, Therese M., Ed.; Ploof, John, Ed.; Hochtritt, Lisa J., Ed.

    2011-01-01

    "Art and Social Justice Education" offers inspiration and tools for educators to craft critical, meaningful, and transformative arts education curriculum and arts integration projects. The images, descriptive texts, essays, and resources are grounded within a clear social justice framework and linked to ideas about culture as commons. Essays and a…

  19. Policy and Practice within Arts Education: Rhetoric and Reality

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    Snook, Barbara Helen; Buck, Ralph

    2014-01-01

    This paper reflects upon international arts education action and relative local in-action. The first half of the paper provides a brief narrative of the World Alliance for Arts Education's advocacy work and the development of the UNESCO Seoul Agenda: Goals for the development of arts education. The second half of the paper highlights a dance…

  20. Discipline-Based Art Education: Its Criticisms and Its Critics.

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    Eisner, Elliot W.

    1988-01-01

    Discusses the criticisms of discipline-based art education published in the March 1988 issue of "Art Education." Responds to the arguments of Peter London, Helen Muth, Norma K. Pittard, and Karen Hamblen. States that art education would be better served if the energy devoted to criticism was directed toward constructive ends. (GEA)

  1. Art Education in a World of Cross-Purposes

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    Hope, Samuel

    2005-01-01

    This article is adapted from the Handbook of Research and Policy in Art Education. Elliot Eisner and Michael Day (eds.) [c] 2004 by Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, Mahwah, NJ, and the National Art Education Association. To study art education is to discover and engage a field rich with achievement and promise. On one hand, this comes as no…

  2. Working Papers in Art Education, 1996-1997.

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    Thunder-McGuire, Steve

    1997-01-01

    This collection of working papers in art education is comprised of manuscripts by graduate students presented at the National Art Education Conference. Papers in this issue reflect several educational settings and geographic areas. The 22 articles include: (1) "Symbolic Meanings in the Ghanaian Arts: A Step Towards Developing Cultural Literacy"…

  3. The art and science of interprofessional education.

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    Graybeal, Clay; Long, Richard; Scalise-Smith, Dale; Zeibig, Elizabeth

    2010-01-01

    Interprofessional education (IPE) is increasingly accepted as a core element of health professions education. Its primary function is to prepare health professions students to engage in and deliver interprofessional, team-based healthcare, with the ultimate goal of improving the health and well-being of patients and clients. This paper summarizes findings from 10 interviews with institutional leaders in the field. The goal was to discover core themes than contribute to the art and science of IPE. Thematic challenges and successes are reviewed, and recommendations are provided for further research and for those interested in developing or improving IPE in their own institutions.

  4. Art Interpretation as Subject Constitution: Research on the Role of Critical Art History in Teacher Education

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    Traf, Laura

    2004-01-01

    This article describes the foundations, development and some of the findings from a research project about how the use of the gaze, as a key idea from critical art history, might affect the understanding of art by art educators. It shows how the use of this key idea involved not just the disruption of a modernist model of art interpretation (based…

  5. Improving Basic Education for All Learners: The Role of Arts Education. SERVE Policy Brief.

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    Mikow-Porto, Victoria A.

    Although the term "arts education" conjures up competing images and definitions for different people, for the purposes of this policy brief, arts education is defined as incorporating four distinct subject areas: (1) music, (2) dance, (3) theater arts, and (4) visual arts, as taught by certified arts educators. The policy brief provides…

  6. AP Studio Art as an Enabling Constraint for Secondary Art Education

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    Graham, Mark A.

    2009-01-01

    Advanced Placement (AP) Studio Art is an influential force in secondary art education as is evident in the 31,800 portfolios submitted for review in 2008. From the perspectives of a high school educator and AP Reader, this author has observed how the constraints of the AP program can be used to generate support for high school art programs and…

  7. Arts Education Policy Lessons Learned from the Southeastern College Art Conference

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    Brewer, Thomas M.

    2009-01-01

    This article provides functional, moderate, and constructive arts education policy lessons drawn from the development of two Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) visual arts education policy statements over the past fifteen years. These lessons can help formulate action-oriented school, district, state, and national pre-kindergarten-20…

  8. Tear Down These Walls: New Genre Public Art and Art Education.

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    Green, Gayle Leigh

    1998-01-01

    Argues that public genre art education engages the public with art forms that depart from traditional media usage and intentions to encourage collaboration, the demystification of artmaking, and societal reconstruction. Reviews aspects of the public-genre art-education methodology. Concludes that public-genre artmaking melds aesthetic practice…

  9. Enhancing Monocultural Education Students' Multicultural Awareness through Art Experiences and Art Appreciation.

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    Devers, Karen D.

    1997-01-01

    Explains how both experiential art processes and art appreciation can lead monocultural students in general education teacher training courses to a sense of their own cultural richness and that of others. By combining image making with art appreciation, education students are able to discover meaning in their own visual languages. (SLD)

  10. Art Practice as Research in the Classroom: A New Paradigm in Art Education

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    Marshall, Julia; D'Adamo, Kimberley

    2011-01-01

    The artmaking process is increasingly accepted in experimental forms of qualitative ethnographic, narrative, and phenomenological research in the social sciences, psychology, and education. Some artists and art educators are taking idea of using art practice in research a step further and claiming that art practice is research. That is to say,…

  11. Artist-Driven Initiatives for Art Education: What We Can Learn from Street Art

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    Daichendt, G. James

    2013-01-01

    The economic state of California is representative of the larger financial health of the United States. The budget cuts and the faltering status of art education in public schools has contrasted much of the rhetoric and statistics for art education and employment in the visual arts. Yet, contemporaneously, California has also witnessed the largest…

  12. Taiwanese Parents' Beliefs Regarding Young Children's Art Education and the Actual Art Achievements of Children

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    Hsiao, Ching-Yuan; Pai, Tzu-Chi

    2014-01-01

    The research goal is to ascertain the current beliefs of the parents of preschool children regarding art education in Taiwan. Background factors on the parents were tested to show the differences between the parents' beliefs regarding art education and the actual art achievements of the children. From there, relationships between the beliefs and…

  13. The Teaching Process & Arts and Aesthetics. Third Yearbook on Research in Arts and Aesthetic Education.

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    Knieter, Gerald L., Ed.; Stallings, Jane, Ed.

    Nine essays collected from a conference titled "The Teaching Process and the Arts and Aesthetics" examine the relationship between research and teaching in the arts and in aesthetic education. Issues which guided presentations and discussions were: the relationship between general research in education and the teaching process in the arts and…

  14. A Glorious Century of Art Education: San Francisco's Art Institute

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    Dobbs, Stephen Mark

    1976-01-01

    Author described the life and times of the San Francisco Art Institute and reviewed the forces that made San Francisco a city of more than ordinary awareness of the arts in its civic and civil existence. (Editor/RK)

  15. Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning America's Future through Creative Schools

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    Dwyer, M. Christine

    2011-01-01

    A remarkably consistent picture of the value of the arts in a comprehensive Pre-K-grade 12 education emerges from a review of two decades of theory and policy recommendations about arts education. Over the past decade, the National Governors Association, the Education Commission of the States, the National Association of State Boards of Education,…

  16. Alternative Approaches to Curriculum Development in Art Education.

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    Eisner, Elliot W.

    1984-01-01

    Five orientations to art education include creative development, social and cultural awareness, art history and criticism, art studio, and design and craft. Art curricula can be developed in an external mode (i.e., outside the school), a mixed mode, or in an internal mode, and can have varying degrees of prescriptiveness. (RM)

  17. Discipline-Based Art Education: Some Questions and Answers.

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    Dobbs, Stephen Mark

    1989-01-01

    Explains the rationale for including art in the general education curriculum and expanding the studio orientation to include art criticism, art history, and aesthetics. Advocates a balanced, integrated curriculum that resembles artists' ways of confronting, experiencing, and producing art and meets students' multicultural needs. (MLH)

  18. Arts Education Assessment Framework. Pre-Publication Edition.

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    Council for Basic Education, Washington, DC.

    This document presents the results of the project to develop an assessment framework and specifications for a planned 1996 Arts Education Assessment. The purpose of the project was to develop and recommend a framework and other design features for an arts education assessment that includes the areas of dance, music, theater, and the visual arts.…

  19. Seeking Coalitions between Certified and Non-Certified Art Educators

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    Lackey, Lara M.; Chou, Chun-Ming; Hsu, Pei-Lan

    2010-01-01

    This article explores the following question, posed in the call for submissions to this special issue, dealing with significant 21st-century debates for art education: "How can art educators embrace non-certified individuals who teach art in various settings such as craft stores, after-school programs, and community centers?" While the question…

  20. Visual Art and Education: Engaged Visions of History and Community

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    Bailey, Chelsea; Desai, Dipti

    2005-01-01

    The visual arts, like multicultural education, play a vital role in our understanding of diverse human experiences. In this article we explore the role of community-based contemporary art in education. We consider the ways that art practices speak to issues of history and culture as a site of investigation and a method of investigation in…

  1. The Roots of Art Education in the United States.

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    Hoffa, Harlan E.

    1984-01-01

    Foundations of art education include using art to improve the hand-eye coordination of factory workers, document children's developmental stages, and gain historic insights or cultural benefits. In addition, the artist-teacher concept of art education reinforced the atelier, guild, and master-apprentice relationship. Recent influences in art…

  2. The Second UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education

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    Buck, Ralph

    2010-01-01

    This article reports on the second UNESCO World Conference on Arts and Education held on May 25-28, 2010 in Seoul, Korea, which brought together approximately 650 arts educators from 95 UNESCO member states (countries) for a four-day summit of international diplomacy, cross-arts networking, global and regional strategic planning and professional…

  3. ARTEMIS: Reinvigorating History and Theory in Art and Design Education

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    Janet, Jeff; Miles, Melissa

    2009-01-01

    ARTEMIS (Art Educational Multiplayer Interactive Space) is an online multi-user virtual environment that is designed around the objects, artefacts, philosophies, personalities and critical discourses of the histories and theories of art and design. Conceived as a means of reinvigorating art history and theory education in the digital age, ARTEMIS…

  4. Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, 1994.

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    Emme, Michael J., Ed.; And Others

    1994-01-01

    Articles in this journal examine the way art and art education affect the individual and the formation of culture. This volume includes: (1) "The Deep Creek School: Technology, Ecology and the Body as Pedagogical Alternatives in Art Education" (Daniel L. Collins; Charles R. Garoian); (2) "The Green Quilt: An Example of Collective…

  5. Three Initiatives for Community-Based Art Education Practices

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    Lim, Maria; Chang, EunJung; Song, Borim

    2013-01-01

    Art educators should be concerned with teaching their students to make critical connections between the classroom and the outside world. One effective way to make these critical connections is to provide students with the opportunity to engage in community-based art endeavors. In this article, three university art educators discuss engaging…

  6. Japan Trail '83: American Art Education Odyssey to the Orient.

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    Dobbs, Stephen Mark

    1983-01-01

    Five American middle school students went to Japan for two weeks in 1983 as ambassadors for American art education. Art education in Japan is much more centralized than in America. In addition to school study, children are exposed to traditional arts like the tea ceremony, calligraphy, and ikebana. (CS)

  7. Terra e Arte Project: Soils connecting Art and Education

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    Muggler, Cristine Carole; Rozenberg, Bianca; de Cássia Francisco, Talita; Gramacho de Oliveira, Elisa

    2015-04-01

    The "Terra e Arte" project was designed to combine science and art by approaching soil contents in basic education schools in Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The project was developed to awake, sensitize and create awareness about soils and their importance to life and environment within school communities. It was proposed and realized by the Earth Sciences Museum Alexis Dorofeef (MCTAD) of the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV), as part of the celebrations of its 20th anniversary. Since all the schools of the town visit the museum at least once a year and most of them have received and carried out pedagogic projects on soil themes in the last 20 years, it was proposed to them to develop a soil subject with any of their groups and combine it with painting using soil materials. Each group interested in joining the project received a basic set of material to produce soil paints. They were expected to develop a soil theme and its contents for a few weeks and to finalize it with a figurative and textual collective creation that synthetized their learning. 16 of the 24 visited schools joined the project and realized it for an average of two months. During this time, the school groups visited the museum and/or borrowed the itinerant exposition on soils from the museum to work with in in the school community. At the end of the projects, the productions were presented at the Knowledge Market (Feira do Conhecimento) that happens every year in the central square of the town, as part of the National Week of Science and Technology. At the event, 58 works were presented by 14 schools, involving directly 700 pupils and their teachers. They approached themes from soil formation and properties to agroecology and urban occupation and impacts on the soils. 30 of the works were selected for a commemorative exposition and 12 were chosen for a table calendar 2014. The movement created around the project mobilized many people and had strong impact on the school communities, especially

  8. Art Education, The Art of Education and the Art of Life: Considering the Implications of Dewey's Later Philosophy to Art and Music Education

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    Vakeva, Lauri

    2007-01-01

    This article offers a clarification and application of aspects of John Dewey's philosophy of art and music that have often been misunderstood, even by philosophers (such as Susanne Langer) and, in particular, by philosophers of music education who quote Dewey in support of neo-Kantian aesthetic conceptions that Dewey was in fact at pains to…

  9. Art Education and Children with Visual Impairments.

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    Wellman, Carla

    1994-01-01

    This article discusses how art activities can be adapted for students with visual impairments, focusing on textural art, sculpture, sound art, smell, taste, kinetic art, dioramas and maps, and computer art. Suggestions for adapting visual arts are also offered, by using good contrast in projects or by enlarging or simplifying pictures. (JDD)

  10. Combining Art and Science in "Arts and Sciences" Education

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    Needle, Andrew; Corbo, Christopher; Wong, Denise; Greenfeder, Gary; Raths, Linda; Fulop, Zoltan

    2007-01-01

    Two of this article's authors--an art professor and a biology professor--shared a project for advanced biology, art, nursing, and computer science majors involving scientific research that used digital imaging of the brain of the zebrafish, a newly favored laboratory animal. These contemporary and innovative teaching and learning practices were a…

  11. Representation, Arts and Media in Education and Community.

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    Medway, Peter

    1999-01-01

    Presents three justifications of the arts and arts education: the arguments of (1) individual consciousness; (2) societal self-awareness; and (3) cultural presence. Claims young people need wide experience as both makers and consumers of cultural works. (NH)

  12. Straddling the Borderlands of Art Education Discourse: Professional Teacher Identity Development of Preservice and Novice Art Education Teachers

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    Berwager, Kelly C.

    2013-01-01

    There has been a plethora of research done on all kinds of beginning teachers, but little has focused on art education teachers, and even less has focused on how beginning art education teachers make sense of their early teaching experiences. It is, however, known that teachers of art come to the profession with multiple skills that can be…

  13. The DBAE Handbook: An Overview of Discipline-Based Art Education.

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    Dobbs, Stephen Mark

    Discipline-based art education (DBAE) is an approach to art education that draws upon four art disciplines: art production, art history, art criticism, and aesthetics. This handbook is designed to help art specialists and supervisors, classroom teachers, teacher educators, museum educators, and school administrators to understand and implement…

  14. National Art Education Association Strategic Plan: Advancing Art Education, 2007-2010

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    National Art Education Association, 2007

    2007-01-01

    The 2007-2010 strategic plan for the National Art Education Association places a priority on creating a learning organization that will help to advance the mission of the organization and effectively meet the challenges of the 21st century. The plan is guided by four major strategic goals: (1) Learning: Focus on exemplary professional development…

  15. Art Education Theory and Practical Experience: My Journey as an Art Educator and Amateur Theorist

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    Garnet, Dustin

    2012-01-01

    The author has been an art educator at the largest urban high school in Toronto, Canada, for the past six years, and every year he attends his students' convocation. Traditionally convocation is held at the beginning of November, and those Grade 12 students who graduated the previous spring return to high school for a celebration and to receive…

  16. Evaluating Art Studio Courses at Sultan Qaboos University in Light of the Discipline Based Art Education Theory

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    Al-Amri, Mohammed

    2010-01-01

    Discipline-Based Art Education (DBAE), a theory developed in the USA, has been influential but also used in Art Education institutions world-wide. One of its stated goals was to develop the quality of teaching art education. Today, it is used as a theory for identifying and assessing good practices in the field of Art Education. The purpose of…

  17. Revolutionizing Arts Education in K-12 Classrooms through Technological Integration

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    Lemon, Narelle, Ed.

    2015-01-01

    Educational technologies are becoming more commonplace across the K-12 curriculum. In particular, the use of innovative digital technology is expanding the potential of arts education, presenting new opportunities--and challenges--to both curricular design and pedagogical practice. "Revolutionizing Arts Education in K-12 Classrooms through…

  18. The Effectiveness of the Changing Education through the Arts Professional Development Course for Arts Specialists

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    Kobialka, Gayla Dale

    2012-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the Kennedy Center's Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) arts integration professional development course for arts specialists. Guiding questions included: (a) What specific beliefs and attitudes of CETA music teachers were influenced by the CETA professional development…

  19. Philosophy of Art Education in the Visual Culture: Aesthetics for Art Teachers

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    Barchana-Lorand, Dorit; Galnoor, Efrat

    2009-01-01

    This paper describes an experimental course in the preparation of art teachers. The goal of the course was to engage final-year art students in thinking about the fundamental questions in aesthetic education and in considering various views of their roles as teachers of art. The classes presented a dialogue between two teachers: a philosopher of…

  20. Art, Anatomy, and Medicine: Is There a Place for Art in Medical Education?

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    Bell, Lawrence T. O.; Evans, Darrell J. R.

    2014-01-01

    For many years art, anatomy and medicine have shared a close relationship, as demonstrated by Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings and Andreas Vesalius' groundbreaking illustrated anatomical textbook from the 16th century. However, in the modern day, can art truly play an important role in medical education? Studies have suggested that art can…

  1. Focusing Industrial Arts on Career Education. A Handbook for Industrial Arts Teachers and Students.

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    DiPaul, H. Bert

    This manual is intended to aid high school industrial arts teachers to infuse career exploration and career education into the industrial arts curriculum. It relates the specific skills learned in various industrial art classes to various occupations, providing a means for students to "try on" occupations via projects and self-assessment.…

  2. For the Arts To Have Meaning...A Model of Adult Education in Performing Arts Organizations.

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    Kitinoja, L.; Heimlich, J. E.

    A model of adult education appears to function in the outreach programs of three Columbus (Ohio) performing arts organizations. The first tier represents the arts organization's board of trustees, and the second represents the internal administration of the company. Two administrative bodies are arbitrarily labelled as education and marketing,…

  3. The Challenges of Art Education in Designer Capitalism: Collaborative Practices in the (New Media) Arts

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    jagodzinski, jan

    2015-01-01

    This article explores the challenges to art education in the twenty-first century as art curricula around the world begin to change so as to meet the new emergent technological realities. It is argued that within a "control" society like ours, where the economic system of capitalism dictates the direction of education along with its…

  4. Art Education in a Climate of Reform: The Need for Measurable Goals in Art Instruction

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    Dorn, Charles; Orr; Penelope

    2008-01-01

    Agreeing on what the major goals of art education should be is particularly important in an era of national school reform and accountability. The need to be accountable and to provide data that supports that accountability is evident, although not always provided. Without clear and measurable goals, art education cannot be made accountable in…

  5. Art Education, Literacy, and English Language Learners: Visual Arts Curriculum to Aid Literacy Development

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    Renish, Angela J.

    2016-01-01

    Nineteen students whose first language is not English (English Language Learners, ELL) participated in an action research study that focused on the marriage of an art education curriculum and literacy practice. The study introduced students to the consistent use of language in art education as a means to discuss, inform, explain, and demonstrate…

  6. On the Problems Existed in Chinese Art Education and the Way Out

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    Yue, Youxi

    2009-01-01

    Nowadays Chinese art education has mostly four problems: The first one is to make art education skilling; The second is to make art education moralization; The third is to make art education mechanization; The fourth is to make art education marginalization. The root of the problems has two aspects: First, the actuality of education system affects…

  7. Art, anatomy, and medicine: Is there a place for art in medical education?

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    Bell, Lawrence T O; Evans, Darrell J R

    2014-01-01

    For many years art, anatomy and medicine have shared a close relationship, as demonstrated by Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings and Andreas Vesalius' groundbreaking illustrated anatomical textbook from the 16th century. However, in the modern day, can art truly play an important role in medical education? Studies have suggested that art can be utilized to teach observational skills in medical students, a skill that is integral to patient examination but seldom taught directly within medical curricula. This article is a subjective survey that evaluates a student selected component (SSC) that explored the uses of art in medicine and investigates student perception on the relationship between the two. It also investigates whether these medical students believe that art can play a role in medical education, and more specifically whether analyzing art can play a role in developing observational skills in clinicians. An "Art in Medicine" 8-week course was delivered to first year medical students at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. The use of art to improve observational skills was a core theme throughout. Feedback from the students suggests that they believe a strong association between art and medicine exists. It also showed a strong perception that art could play a role in medical education, and more specifically through analyzing art to positively develop clinical observational skills. The results of this subjective study, together with those from research from elsewhere, suggest that an art-based approach to teaching observational skills may be worth serious consideration for inclusion in medical and other healthcare curricula.

  8. The Arts and Education: New Opportunities for Research

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    Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2004

    2004-01-01

    The research agenda for arts education presented in this report is a challenge to researchers, foundation directors, and policymakers. The intellectual stimulus for this report was the publication of "Critical Links: Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development" (2002), conducted under the leadership of the Arts Education…

  9. The Changing Perspective of Art Education in Pakistan

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    Khan, Muhammad Sher Ali

    2014-01-01

    The development of art education in Pakistan over the last five decades is explored through three major phases: Arts as traditional crafts together with proficiency in painting and calligraphy. Such skills; somewhat existed in academies but, were then transferred through apprenticeship system. Arts in the academies; the first turning point, that…

  10. Somewhere under the Rainbow: The Postmodern Politics of Art Education.

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    Grumet, Madeleine R.

    1995-01-01

    This essay explores "modernity's" influence on school art and on educators and researchers. It argues that the deep channels of modernity have cut fine arts away from the curriculum, isolating it on an island of professional practice and specialized study. A new approach would reinterpret art as popular, political, site-specific, communal, and…

  11. Spotlight on Arts Education. Volume 3, Spring, 1988.

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    North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Arts Education.

    This volume focuses on four North Carolina school systems that have developed strategies for improving teaching and learning environments in arts education. Article 1 discusses the challenge of providing adequate levels of visual arts instruction for exceptional children in Dare County and describes a specific art project for handicapped students…

  12. Using Art in Pre-Registration Nurse Education

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    Robinson, Sally

    2007-01-01

    Purpose: The paper comprises an evaluation of the inclusion of art-related education within a health promotion course for student nurses, which ran for four cohorts from 2001 to 2005, and a description of a project to introduce art into a clinical skills laboratory as part of the course. Design/methodology/approach: The art-related aspects of the…

  13. Art, Music, and Movement Connections for Elementary Education Teacher Candidates

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    Bohannon, R. Larry; McDowell, Carol

    2010-01-01

    Visual arts, movement, and music are all connected by common structural elements. The lesson described in this article was prepared so that teacher candidates in elementary education may make connections among music, movement, and the visual arts using an elemental integration approach. This lesson used visual art to introduce the concept of line…

  14. The Arts and Civic Space: An Experiment in Community Education

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    McCue, Frances

    2007-01-01

    Background/Context: While the arts are being elbowed out of school curricula, new community-based education venues for the arts are emerging in cities across the country. This article describes Richard Hugo House, an arts center for creative writing in Seattle, which attracts people of different ages and sociocultural backgrounds who participate…

  15. Willed Forgetfulness: The Arts, Education and the Case for Unlearning

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    Baldacchino, John

    2013-01-01

    Established scholarship in arts education is invariably related to theories of development founded on notions of multiple intelligence and experiential learning. Yet when contemporary arts practice is retraced on a philosophical horizon, one begins to engage with "other" cases for learning. This state of affairs reveals art's inherent paradox…

  16. The Art Teacher and Environmental Education--A Scottish Viewpoint

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    Thomson, Russell

    1978-01-01

    Discusses the role of the art teacher with relation to environmental education and the nature of the art specialist's training including the part played by past artists in influencing the art curriculum as well as that of William Morris and Walter Gropius, two noted architects. Concludes with a case study of the town in which the author was…

  17. Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Arts Education

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    Hetland, Lois; Winner, Ellen; Veenema, Shirley; Sheridan, Kimberly M.

    2007-01-01

    Many people believe that art education is important, but few can say exactly why. In this book, are the results of the first in-depth research on the "habits of mind" that are instilled by studying art--habits the authors argue that could have positive impacts on student learning across the curriculum. "Studio Thinking" provides art teachers with…

  18. Museum Education and Art Therapy: Exploring an Innovative Partnership

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    Peacock, Karen

    2012-01-01

    This report describes collaborations between the disciplines of museum education and art therapy, which inspired the implementation of a pilot art therapy program at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Tennessee (USA). Because relatively limited research has been conducted on this trend, the author reviewed museum exhibits and programming, as well…

  19. Liberal Arts: Leadership Education in the 21st Century

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    Guthrie, Kathy L.; Callahan, Kathleen

    2016-01-01

    This chapter focuses on strategies and processes that integrate leadership learning across institutions. It discusses how leadership education fits a liberal education in various institutional types and operationalizes leadership and liberal arts curricula with five competencies.

  20. Art, Ecology, and Art Education: Practices and Linkages.

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    Neperud, Ronald W.

    1997-01-01

    Profiles a number of projects and activities enacted during the 1996 Summer Colloquium, "Art and Ecology: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Curriculum." Participants created ecologically sensitive structures for pond life at a nearby wetland and attended a dramatic presentation about early mound dwellers performed on the site. (MJP)

  1. Art, Ecology and Art Education: Locating Art Education in a Critical Place-Based Pedagogy

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    Graham, Mark A.

    2007-01-01

    In contemporary life and education, the local is marginalized in favor of large-scale economies of consumption that are indifferent to ecological concerns. The consequences of neglecting local human and natural communities include a degraded habitat, loss of wilderness, alienation, rootlessness, and lack of connection to communities. Critical…

  2. Professional Development through Collaborative Inquiry for an Art Education Archipelago

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    Gates, Leslie

    2010-01-01

    The culture of isolation in schools leaves many art educators feeling that they are, in a sense, islands. Working from the idea of an island, I use the geographic metaphor of an archipelago as a means to understand the tensions between isolation and collaboration related to professional development for art educators. In this article, I describe…

  3. Six Acts of Miscognition: Implications for Art Education

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    Tavin, Kevin M.

    2010-01-01

    Employing Lacanian theory as a necessary supplement to contemporary approaches in art education, this article provides a critique and response to art education discourse around "cognition." This response unfolds in six acts: (1) Unknown knowledge, (2) Unmeant knowledge, (3) Missing metaphors, (4) Stupidity, (5) Symptoms and sinthomes, and (6)…

  4. Notes for a Dialogue on Art Education in Critical Times

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    Desai, Dipti; Chalmers, Graeme

    2007-01-01

    Schools have always been subject to an overwhelming variety of socio-political demands, which shift in response to the political climate--impacting art education in different ways. The current debate on social and political issues in art education is not new. Beginning with McFee (1966), and particularly since the 1970s, there has been a growing…

  5. Arts Education for Young Children of the 21st Century.

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    Veale, Ann

    This paper discusses the role of art in the education of young children, particularly in Australia. The first section reviews H. Gardner's theory (1983) that children need to be provided with opportunities to develop multiple forms of intelligence, one of which is intelligence relating to art. The value of play in children's education as put…

  6. The Arts in Education Program: A State's Perspective.

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    Bither, Eve M.; Kestenbaum, Stuart J.

    1989-01-01

    Describes Maine's new initiative to make art education a part of each student's school day through the Arts in Schools Basic Education Grants. Indicates a change in emphasis from artists in school to the development of curriculum. Urges acceptance of this program as a broadening of focus, not a replacement for artists' residencies. (KO)

  7. Structure and Magic in Discipline-based Art Education.

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    Eisner, Elliot W.

    1988-01-01

    States that amidst optimism and controversy, discipline-based art education (DBAE) has entered the U.S. art education scene. Attempts to put DBAE in perspective, to identify its roots, and to alleviate the concerns of some about its message. (Author/BSR)

  8. Expanding Our "Frames" of Mind for Education and the Arts

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    Groff, Jennifer S.

    2013-01-01

    In this article, Jennifer Groff explores the role of the arts in education through the lens of current research in cognitive neuroscience and the impact of technology in today's digital world. She explains that although arts education has largely used multiple intelligences theory to substantiate its presence in classrooms and schools, this…

  9. Prophetic Nomadism: An Art School Sustainability-Oriented Educational Aim?

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    Gunn, Vicky

    2016-01-01

    This discursive article proposes that the learning and teaching regimes provided within art school are uniquely placed within higher education to foster nomads. It suggests, however, that nomadism is not enough. Rather it emphasises that to reconcile art and design education with sustainability, such nomadism needs both to be prophetic and…

  10. Working Relationships: The Arts, Education and Community Development.

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    Welch, Nancy; Fisher, Paul

    This document profiles 11 examples of arts and education institutions across the country that are working to solve community problems. Programs, which reflect a number of purposes, are organized by category. Large Urban Profiles, include: (1) "Bridgemaking" in Chicago: Chicago Arts Partnership in Education; (2) Learning by Working: Young Artists…

  11. Engaging Scottish Young Offenders in Education through Music and Art

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    Anderson, Kirstin; Overy, Katie

    2010-01-01

    This study examined music and art classes as a way to engage young offenders in education, and to see if such engagement had an effect on their further participation in education, self-esteem, self-control, behaviour and literacy skills. The arts are often discussed as being an inviting and safe method of entry for young offenders who may have had…

  12. The Liberal Arts in Higher Education: Challenging Assumptions, Exploring Possibilities.

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    Glyer, Diana, Ed.; Weeks, David L., Ed.

    This book presents four major articles and 10 brief book reviews concerning the liberal arts in higher education. An introduction by the editors, "Liberal Education: Initiating the Conversation," precedes the articles. The articles are: (1) "The Classical Liberal Arts Tradition" (Christopher Flannery and Rae Wineland Newstad); (2) "Modern and…

  13. A Liberal Arts Purist Approach to Media Education.

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    McCall, Jeffrey M.

    After presenting an argument for a liberal arts education for media students, this report describes the mass communication education program at DePauw University for which students must take coursework in at least five of six areas of study: natural sciences and mathematics, social and behavioral sciences, literature and the arts, historical and…

  14. Shades of Green: Growing Environmentalism through Art Education

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    Inwood, Hilary

    2010-01-01

    As a university-based art educator inspired by the efforts of environmental artists, the author has been working to share their achievements with students and teachers through eco-art education. She aims to continue this work through this article by sharing recent developments in this emerging field of inquiry. In hopes of encouraging art…

  15. Beyond the School: Community and Institutional Partnerships in Art Education.

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    Irwin, Rita L. Ed.; Kindler, Anna M., Ed.

    Understanding education in contexts broader than schooling has important implications for art education and calls for an examination of alternative venues, initiatives, and strategies that facilitate artistic development, encourage aesthetic growth, and promote reflection about the role and value of art in a society. This anthology demonstrates…

  16. The Arts in Education: A Necessity for School Children.

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    Mills, Joseph A.

    Art, music, drama and other humanistic disciplines are vital to the fullest development of human potential. They must not be looked upon as educational "frills," but as components of education fully as important as "basics" such as reading, writing and math. Evidence exists that exposure to the arts actually helps children develop their brains, by…

  17. Media Literacy Art Education: Logos, Culture Jamming, and Activism

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    Chung, Sheng Kuan; Kirby, Michael S.

    2009-01-01

    Critical media literacy art education teaches students to: (1) appreciate the aesthetic qualities of media; (2) critically negotiate meanings and analyze media culture as products of social struggle; and (3) use media technologies as instruments of creative expression and social activism. In concert with art education practices oriented toward…

  18. State of the States, 2012: Arts Education State Policy Summary

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    Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2012

    2012-01-01

    The "State of the States 2012" summarizes state policies for arts education identified in statute or code for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Information is based primarily on results from the AEP Arts Education State Policy Survey conducted in 2010-11, and updated in April 2012.

  19. Art Education in Colonial India: Implementation and Imposition

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    Kantawala, Ami

    2012-01-01

    Historical inquiry in art education forms the basis of any research undertaken in the field. It is on this path that we discover ignored moments and personalities and clarify challenging ideas, thus approaching history from multiple perspectives. This historical study attempts to reframe the past of colonial Indian art education within the broader…

  20. Does Arts Education Develop School Readiness? Teachers' and Artists' Points of View on an Art Education Project

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    Nevanen, Saila; Juvonen, Antti; Ruismäki, Heikki

    2014-01-01

    More than 98 percent of children in Finland attend preschool, where different kinds of projects are carried out in order to strengthen the children's abilities. This article focuses on the effects of one arts education project from a school readiness point of view. The main question was, How did the Helsinki arts education project affect the…

  1. Justifying the Arts: Drama and Intercultural Education

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    Fleming, Mike

    2006-01-01

    For teachers of arts subjects, questions about justification can be tiresome in the same way that contemporary aestheticians may feel fatigue about defining art. Providing justification can feel more like an exercise in rhetoric than theoretical enquiry, induced more by political necessity than intellectual challenge. If the value of the arts is…

  2. Science Education and the Work of Art

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    Toscano, Maurizio

    2012-01-01

    Martin Heidegger's seminal essay, "The Origin of the Work of Art", captures much of what is original and enduring in his philosophical offering. Although his essay takes as its subject the relationship between art, the work of art and the artist; Heidegger's inquiry covers conceptual ground that is particularly pertinent to…

  3. Applied Art in Trade and Industrial Education.

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    King, Annie; Zirkle, Chris

    Ohio Hi-Point Joint Vocational School (JVS) has developed a comprehensive art program within the vocational setting. Selected trade and industrial programs at the school, as well as programs in agriculture and home economics, incorporate art instruction. The goals of the applied art program are as follows: to give students the opportunity to…

  4. Arts Education: Teaching What Technology Cannot

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    Taylor, Bruce

    2012-01-01

    Recently, Paul Sznewajs and Nick Rabkin made an introductory case for restoring the arts into Chicago Public Schools. They noted that past research has shown the positive benefits of arts instruction, especially for low-income students. Over the last several decades, research has validated the role of the arts, while in the same time span people…

  5. Writing and Dialogue for Cultural Understanding: Multicultural Art Education in an Art Teacher Certification Program

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    Millman, Joyce

    2010-01-01

    "Why do they always tell you what "not" to do? Why don't they tell you what to do?" a student in an art education course for certification complained. The course is required for undergraduate students and post-baccalaureates, and introduces multicultural education and topics related to teaching, including educational philosophy, school law, and…

  6. Education through Art after the Second World War: A Critical Review of Art Education in South Korea

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    Kim, Hyungsook

    2014-01-01

    This article examines how progressive education was introduced to South Korea after the Second World War and takes a closer look at critical studies of this history. It argues that the America-led progressive education policies, which focused on art education, were an uncritical adaptation of the superpower's educational ideology and did not…

  7. Astronomy, Visual Literacy, and Liberal Arts Education

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    Crider, Anthony

    2016-01-01

    With the exponentially growing amount of visual content that twenty-first century students will face throughout their lives, teaching them to respond to it with visual and information literacy skills should be a clear priority for liberal arts education. While visual literacy is more commonly covered within humanities curricula, I will argue that because astronomy is inherently a visual science, it is a fertile academic discipline for the teaching and learning of visual literacy. Astronomers, like many scientists, rely on three basic types of visuals to convey information: images, qualitative diagrams, and quantitative plots. In this talk, I will highlight classroom methods that can be used to teach students to "read" and "write" these three separate visuals. Examples of "reading" exercises include questioning the authorship and veracity of images, confronting the distorted scales of many diagrams published in astronomy textbooks, and extracting quantitative information from published plots. Examples of "writing" exercises include capturing astronomical images with smartphones, re-sketching textbook diagrams on whiteboards, and plotting data with Google Motion Charts or iPython notebooks. Students can be further pushed to synthesize these skills with end-of-semester slide presentations that incorporate relevant images, diagrams, and plots rather than relying solely on bulleted lists.

  8. ART@CMS and SCIENCE&ART@SCHOOL: Novel Education and Communication Channels for Particle Physics

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    Hoch, Michael; Alexopoulos, Angelos

    2014-06-01

    This document presents new outreach projects set up by the CMS Collaboration at the intersection of science and the arts to act as a creative springboard for the inspiration and engagement of public and students in particle physics research. Two programmes, Art@CMS and Science&Art@School, aim to reach and engage via multiple channels, different from those traditionally used for scientific outreach events. Art@CMS is a collaboration with professional artists to trigger a dialogue between the LHC scientific community and the art world. Science&Art@School brings high-school students from arts and sciences curricula together during extended learning periods by exploring how researchers and artists work and view each other's world. Results of events, workshops and collaborations are presented to demonstrate the concept in practice and to suggest avenues for strengthening further the educational and societal impact of particle physics research.

  9. Community and Art: Creative Education Fostering Resilience through Art

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    Kim, Hyungsook

    2015-01-01

    While creativity is discussed as a core competence for talented people around the world in the twenty-first century, its exhibition is determined by one's character. Creativity and character education, therefore, should not be considered as separate matters, but the systematically related matters, and exhibition of creativity, can be carried away…

  10. The "Public Art" of Language Arts: A New Lens on Educational Standards.

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    Marquez-Zenkov, Kristien

    2003-01-01

    Shows how a study of public art as reflected in current and historical photographs of school buildings provides a new lens for examining educational standards. Considers how using the principles and practices of contemporary public art, preservice teachers identified a number of the assumptions made about the built environments of their city…

  11. Pre-Professional Arts Based Service-Learning in Music Education and Art Therapy

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    Feen-Calligan, Holly; Matthews, Wendy K.

    2016-01-01

    This article describes a study of art therapy and music education students at a Midwestern university in the United States, who participated in single-semester service-learning assignments prior to their clinical internship or student teaching experience. Undergraduate music teacher-candidates taught music to homeschool students; art therapy…

  12. Teaching 21st-Century Art Education in a "Virtual" Age: Art Cafe at Second Life

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    Lu, Lilly

    2010-01-01

    The emerging three-dimensional (3D) virtual world (VW) technology offers great potential for teaching contemporary digital art and growing digital visual culture in 21st-century art education. Such online virtual worlds are built and conceptualized based on information visualization and visual metaphors. Recently, an increasing number of…

  13. The Practice of Collaboration as Ethical Activity in Art/s Education?

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    Thomas, Kerry

    2015-01-01

    Popular wisdom has it that collaboration is "the new black" in the arts and arts education. Collaboration is viewed as the basis for the making of new and novel artefacts in contemporary cultures, while also being repeatedly used as a catchword in the development of curriculum. Yet, collaboration as praxis entails complex and…

  14. "Everyone Needs an Art Education": Developing Leadership through Positive Attitudes toward Art Methods Courses

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    Manifold, Marjorie; Zimmerman, Enid

    2011-01-01

    Research about K-6 generalists, elementary, preservice majors in teacher education programs often emphasizes students who are resistant to art methods courses, although Galbraith (1991) and Gibson (2003) found some elementary majors held positive views about art methods courses. In addition, instructors who are frustrated by students who respond…

  15. The Turn to Experience in Contemporary Art: A Potentiality for Thinking Art Education Differently

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    O'Donoghue, Dónal

    2015-01-01

    This article considers the turn to experience in contemporary art and examines its potentiality for thinking art education differently. This project should not be mistaken for what Hannah Arendt (1968) identified as "the extraordinary enthusiasm for what is new" (p. 176). Rather, its purpose is to pursue another possibility for art…

  16. Disequilibrium in Arts and Arts Education: Sustainability as Loss through Giving

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    Slivka, Kevin

    2012-01-01

    Sustainability defined as ecological restoration and stewardship (Blandy, Congdon & Krug, 1998; Garoian, 1998), environmental justice (Hicks & King, 2007), and politicizing arts and arts education practices (jagodzinski, 2007) is expanded in this article by articulating the consumption and production dialectic and the resulting forms of waste as…

  17. The Trojan Horse of Glass: A Cabalistic Theory of Recent Developments in Art Education.

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    Lanier, Vincent

    1978-01-01

    This paper purports that art education in the schools is being taken over by a "conspiracy" of art commissions, rather than leaving art education to art educators. It is suggested that this "cabal" will attempt to replace art educators in decision making relative to curriculum, methodology, certification, and teacher preparation. (KC)

  18. Ways of seeing: using the visual arts in nursing education.

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    Frei, Judith; Alvarez, Sarah E; Alexander, Michelle B

    2010-12-01

    Professional nursing defines its foundation of practice as embedded in the sciences and humanities of a liberal education. This liberal education is commonly alluded to with the phrase "the art and science of nursing." Yet how do we as nursing educators integrate these two concepts? This article describes a method of integrating the humanities as part of an innovative clinical experience. A defined visual art experience was used to improve professional nursing students' observational and communication skills, narrative sequencing abilities, and empathy. The nursing and medical literature describing the use of visual art encounters in health care education is reviewed. The incorporation of an art education program into the curriculum of a cohort of accelerated baccalaureate nursing students is described. Qualitative evaluation measures from the students suggest this was an experience that broadened their understanding of patient encounters.

  19. Key Dimensions of a Multicultural Art Education Curriculum

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    Chin, Christina

    2013-01-01

    In an effort to encourage further integration of multicultural curricula, this article aims to detail several key dimensions of multicultural education, particularly as they apply to art education. Drawing on Banks's (1994b, 1995b, 1996e, 2004) dimensions for multicultural education, these dimensions include content integration, equity…

  20. Artes Illiberales? The Four Myths of Liberal Education

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    O'Sullivan, Maurice

    2009-01-01

    The phrase "liberal education" has begun obliterating more precise and meaningful terms. At first the author assumed that in using it, those public intellectuals who regularly gather to redefine higher education or set benchmarks for it had merely found an abbreviated way of describing a liberal-arts education. After Jeffrey Nesteruk took the…

  1. Arts Education in Swedish Teacher Training--What's at Stake?

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    Lindgren, Monica; Ericsson, Claes

    2011-01-01

    Swedish teacher education has undergone several reforms in recent decades aimed at incorporating teacher education into the university setting and strengthening the teaching profession. In view of earlier research that has shown how arts education in schools is ruled by dominant knowledge ideologies, the purpose of the project is to critically…

  2. A Snapshot of State Policies for Arts Education

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    Arts Education Partnership, 2014

    2014-01-01

    It has been said that while history shapes the hand a state is dealt, public policy determines how the hand is played. State policy for K-12 education--and, by extension, for arts education--is shaped through the actions of various state governmental entities--governors, legislatures, courts, and commissioners and boards of education--in response…

  3. Examining Practice in Secondary Visual Arts Education

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    Mitchell, Donna Mathewson

    2015-01-01

    Teaching in secondary visual arts classrooms is complex and challenging work. While it is implicated in much research, the complexity of the lived experience of secondary visual arts teaching has rarely been the subject of sustained and synthesized research. In this paper, the potential of practice as a concept to examine and represent secondary…

  4. Why Art Education for the Elderly Blind?

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    Aspell, Amy S.

    1976-01-01

    Identification and analysis of types of problems blind populations encounter, through literature on the topic and observation, leads one to the unexpected conclusion that art can play an essential role in the amelioration of these problems. Art and craft activities can provide a process of self-analysis for therapy toward adjustment. (Author)

  5. Resistance to Multicultural Art Education: Strategies for Multicultural Faculty Working in Predominantly White Teacher Education Programs.

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    Dufrene, Phoebe

    The U.S. population of European ancestry is shifting toward a population of Hispanic and African origin. For this reason art education needs to have a multicultural cross-cultural foundation. University professors must prepare future art teachers to confront a more diverse population through relevant art history, aesthetics, and art criticism…

  6. Response to "A Survey of Graduate Study in Art Education."

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    Stankiewicz, Mary Ann

    1998-01-01

    Urges a reassessment of research on graduate programs in art education produced by Anderson, Eisner, and McRorie (1998). Asks how master's programs centered on studio art will produce teachers capable of meeting new national standards, and how highly specialized doctoral programs will produce people capable of teaching K-12 instructors. (DSK)

  7. Lessons from the Wabash National Study of Liberal Arts Education

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    Pascarella, Ernest T.; Blaich, Charles

    2013-01-01

    Funded by the Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts (CILA) at Wabash College, the Wabash National Study of Liberal Arts Education (WNS) is a multi-institution, multi-year, longitudinal study designed to identify the academic and non-academic collegiate experiences that foster liberal learning. This article describes how the study was done and…

  8. Video Games as Reconstructionist Sites of Learning in Art Education

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    Parks, Nancy S.

    2008-01-01

    Art education has been in the midst of a transformation shaped by several factors, including changes in contemporary art theories, political and economic factors, and technological developments. Film, music videos, advertisements, video games and other forms of popular culture are shaping how students learn today. Discussions about video gaming…

  9. What Counts as a Theme in Art Museum Education?

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    Hubard, Olga M.

    2013-01-01

    Thematic education programs are increasingly common in art museums across the world, especially when it comes to programs for schools. Currently, however, there is no consensus as to what constitutes a valid theme. This article makes explicit four different conceptions of the term "theme" that underlie current art museum education…

  10. Arts Education: A Contemporary View for Schools in Virginia.

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    Fuller, Frank, Jr., Ed.

    Citing a major survey reflecting attitudes of most Americans toward the arts, this monograph outlines behavioral objectives and recommends supportive programs for elementary and secondary students in dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts. Dance in public education has both individual and group objectives. The student should develop a sense of…

  11. Re-Imagining Classrooms: Educational Environments in Contemporary Art

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    Vella, Raphael

    2015-01-01

    Overlaps between contemporary artistic and pedagogical practices have become commonplace in debates and publications in various fields: from curating and museum studies to art education. Often, such overlaps--particularly pedagogical projects initiated by artists--have been studied from curatorial or art historical perspectives. This paper…

  12. The Art of Educational Leadership: Balancing Performance and Accountability

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    English, Fenwick W.

    2007-01-01

    "The Art of Educational Leadership: Balancing Performance and Accountability" stresses the human side of leadership. No other text on this topic demonstrates so ably the importance of artistry in leadership in a field that has been lopsidedly dominated by concepts informed by science. Presenting the idea that leadership is an art, this book…

  13. A Liberal Arts Education: Global Trends and Challenges

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    Logan, Jerry; Curry, Janel

    2015-01-01

    The debate about the effectiveness of the liberal arts curriculum is centuries old, but recent financial and social pressures have placed the survival of the liberal arts in the United States at even greater risk. Using Kimball's (1995) notion of the oratorical and philosophical traditions of liberal education, this article first identifies the…

  14. Ceramics Art Education and Contemporary Challenges in Nigeria

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    Kashim, Isah Bolaji; Adelabu, Oluwafemi Samuel

    2013-01-01

    Formal ceramics art education is becoming a fundamental requirement for professional practice in ceramics in Nigeria. Considering the ample resources available for ceramic practices in the country with a teeming population of over 140 million people, there is a promising future for the art, in spite of the effects of globalization and…

  15. Art Education and the Development of Self-Concept.

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    Hausman, Jerome J.

    References are often made in art education literature about how art can enhance individuals' self-concepts. This document discusses the work of authors, Manuel Barkan, George Herbert Mead, and Sigmund Freud, who support this concept. Barkan's theory concerning how an individual's personality develops and changes by interacting socially is…

  16. Cultural Diversity and the Structure and Practice of Art Education.

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    McFee, June King

    This monograph presents a viewpoint of the nature of art education today. To provide more perspectives on past changes that help in grasping today's circumstances, the monograph offers lectures and papers that address the changing nature of the U.S. society, its cultures and sub-cultures as they affect students, the function of art in maintaining…

  17. Interdisciplinary Art Education: Building Bridges to Connect Disciplines and Cultures

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    Strokrocki, Mary, Ed.

    2005-01-01

    The influence of discipline-based art education has been transformed into new avenues for teaching and learning that require an array of bridges to traverse creating new approaches and settings for art teaching and learning. The concept of interdisciplinary learning is one that should be scrutinized closely and research and practical applications…

  18. Science at Liberal Arts Colleges: A Better Education?

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    Cech, Thomas R.

    1999-01-01

    A discussion of science education at liberal arts colleges looks at empirical data on the success of their graduates in comparison with graduates of research universities, how the classroom and research experiences at the two institution types compare, and why the top liberal arts colleges appear to be so successful in training successful…

  19. Fight the Stress of Urban Education with the Arts

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    Creedon, Dennis W.

    2011-01-01

    Stress is a major health problem in urban neighborhoods, but integrating the arts into education can help children deal with stress. Stress reduces or eliminates a child's ability to learn by increasing the production of cortisol in the brain, while working in the arts has been shown to produce endorphin, which counteracts the effects of cortisol.…

  20. The Arts and Education Reform: Ideas for Schools and Communities.

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    Department of Education, Washington, DC.

    This document is a background paper for satellite town meeting on the "Goals 2000: Educate America Act." The paper discusses the importance of studying the arts for themselves, and as a means of helping students learn other subjects. It suggests that studying the arts prepares students for the workplace and helps to build the United…

  1. Industrial Arts Education: Retrospect, Prospect. 28th Yearbook, 1979.

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    Martin, G. Eugene, Ed.

    Nineteen chapters of information, organized into five units, are provided in this 28th yearbook of the American Council on Industrial Arts Teacher Education. Unit I, entitled "A Historical and Philosophical Orientation to Industrial Arts" contains five chapters that examine these topics: the movements that led to contemporary industrial…

  2. Museum Education and Art Therapy: Promoting Wellness in Older Adults

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    Rosenblatt, Brooke

    2014-01-01

    By combining museum education with art therapy, museums can make significant contributions to healthcare. The Creative Aging program at The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., unites these fields, using artworks and art-making as catalysts to explore feelings, invite self-exploration, and build community. The program fosters an interest in…

  3. Idaho Communication Arts: A Review for the Educator.

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    Waller, Dennis

    A study examined secondary school teacher views concerning a number of related issues concerning communication certification and education. Three research questions were framed: (1) Are the current Idaho certification guidelines for Communication Arts sufficient? (2) Is instruction of communication arts at the junior and senior high school level…

  4. HEARTS (Higher Education, the Arts and Schools): An Experiment in Educating Teachers

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    Downing, Dick; Lamont, Emily

    2007-01-01

    HEARTS (Higher Education, the Arts and Schools) project was established with the intention of strengthening the arts element of initial training of primary school teachers. During the academic years 2004/6, six higher education institutes (HEIs) were given financial and practical support to introduce new programmes of arts work into their…

  5. Creative by Nature: Integrating the Arts into Environmental Science Education.

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    Holmes, Susan A.

    2002-01-01

    Incorporates environmental education into the arts to enhance student learning, imagination, and ability to invent solutions. Provides lesson ideas such as a river walk, bird adaptation sculptures, and a tree scavenger hunt. (YDS)

  6. Contextual A.R.T. Factors in the Evaluation of Visual Art Educators

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    Hunter-Doniger, Tracey

    2013-01-01

    School reform and teacher evaluations have become primary concerns for education policymakers in recent years. However, a standard one-size-fits-all method of evaluation, such as value-added evaluation, may not give an accurate assessment of all teachers. This article proposes an alternative to the general evaluation of visual arts educators by…

  7. Art as Symbolic Form: Cassirer on the Educational Value of Art

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    Bayer, Thora Ilin

    2006-01-01

    Among the papers that Ernst Cassirer left at his death in 1945 is a fully written out lecture labeled "Seminar of Education, March 10th, 1943," which also bears the title "The Educational Value of Art." It may have been prepared for a session of Cassirer's seminar at Yale for that spring on Aesthetics: Symbolic Forms, the second half of a yearlong…

  8. Letter from Vancouver: Practice-Based Arts Education Policies October 2006

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    Aprill, Arnold

    2008-01-01

    This article presents a keynote speech given by Arnold Aprill at the ArtsSmarts/GenieArts Canadian national annual meeting of arts education partnerships, addressing the development of practice-based arts education policies. ArtsSmarts/GenieArts is a Canadian initiative, launched in 1998 and supported by the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, that…

  9. Educating the public, defending the art: language use and medical education in Hippocrates' The Art.

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    Rademaker, Adriaan

    2010-01-01

    The Hippocratic treatise The Art is an epideictic speech in defence of medicine against certain unnamed detractors. The author of The Art is fully aware of the fact that for him, language (as opposed to, say, a live demonstration) is the medium of education. Accordingly, the author shows full command of the main issues of the late fifth century 'sophistic' debate on the nature and the correct and effective use of language. In his views on language, the author seems to adopt a quite positivistic stance. For him, words reflect our perception and interpretation of the visual appearances or eidea of the things that are, and these appearances prove the existence of things in nature. To this extent, language reflects reality, provided that we language users have the expertise to form correct interpretations of what we observe. At the same time, language remains a secondary phenomenon: it is not a 'growth' of nature, but a set of conventional signs that have a basis in reality only if they are applied correctly. There is always the possibility of incorrect interpretation of our perceptions, which will lead to an incorrect use of language that does not reflect real phenomena. Words remain conventional expressions, and not all words can be expected to reflect the truth. In fact, the unnamed detractors of the art are victim to many such incorrect interpretations. Consistent with his view of language as secondary to visual phenomena, the author claims in his peroration that as a medium for the defence of medicine, the spoken word is generally considered less effective than live demonstrations. This modesty, while undoubtedly effective as a means to catch the sympathy of his public, still seems slightly overstated. Our author is fully aware of the powers and limitations of his medium, and shows great sophistication in its use.

  10. Hybridization between Media Education and Visual Arts Education. Miyazaki's Cinema as a Revulsive

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    Huerta, Ricard

    2011-01-01

    In this article we suggest an approximation between media education and visual arts education. Teachers of Primary School interpret the media as a visual artefacts. But these visual artifacts can be analyzed from the education in visual arts. We can offer a suitable formation in the moment on training teachers (Clarembeaux, 2010; Huerta, 2005),…

  11. The Arts in Education. The Progress of Education Reform, 2004. Volume 5, Number 1

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    Weiss, Suzanne

    2004-01-01

    This issue of "The Progress of Education Reform" provides a brief summary of several recent research studies on the role and value of education in the arts, as well as a look at the results of National Assessment of Educational Progress tests in music, visual arts and theater. A growing body of evidence points to the important role of arts…

  12. Generalist Pre-Service Teacher Education, Self-Efficacy and Arts Education: An Impossible Expectation?

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    Collins, Anita

    2016-01-01

    Generalist teacher educators in Australia are struggling with an impossible expectation in the area of arts education. This is due to a cascading trio of systemic issues. Firstly generalist teachers are entering their teacher education courses with variable and often minimal personal arts training. Secondly they are ill supported to improve their…

  13. When Magic Becomes Art: Educating Teachers

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    Sowder, Mary; Leavitt, Teresa; Smith, Thomas B.; Tanase, Madalina

    2013-01-01

    Metaphors representing the practice of teacher educators were the data for this collaborative self-study by a small group of teacher educators from across the USA. Seventy-five pre-service teachers and practicing teachers enrolled in teacher education courses were asked to create metaphors to represent the teaching practices of the authors, who…

  14. The Standards Projects: Agricultural Education Standards; Industrial Arts Education Standards; Vocational Home Economics Education Standards.

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    Crawford, Harold R.; And Others

    1982-01-01

    Discusses three program areas in vocational education which now have nationally developed and validated standards: agriculture and agribusiness education, home economics, and industrial arts. Standards cover curriculum, students served, instructional staff, administration and supervision, support systems, teaching methods, public relations, safety…

  15. Intellectual Conversation about the Status of Arts Education in South Africa

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    Sirayi, M.

    2007-01-01

    This article challenges faculties of the arts in South African institutions of higher education to place arts education at the centre of academic inquiry, scholarship discovery and broaden their narrow understanding of "arts education". I argue for the recognition of a broad-based "arts education" or "faculties of the…

  16. Reconceptualizing the Role of Creativity in Art Education Theory and Practice

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    Zimmerman, Enid

    2009-01-01

    Reconceptualizing contemporary notions about creativity in visual arts education should be an important issue in art education today. Currently, creativity may not be a primary focus at National Art Education Association conferences or in its publications. There are recent indications that art education is a site where creativity can be developed…

  17. Arts in Education: Where Are We? Where Should We Be? Who Is Involved?

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    Martin, Kathryn A.

    1990-01-01

    Responds to Charles Fowler's article, "Arts Education and the NEA: Does the National Science Foundation Point the Way?" Suggests that arts education is in crisis because of lack of audience support. Recommends that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) emphasize the importance of arts education as a part of basic education. (KM)

  18. 78 FR 11858 - Applications for New Awards; Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Program

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    ... they effectively-- (1) Integrate standards-based arts education into the core elementary and middle... information on effective models for arts education that integrate the arts with standards-based education... research and have demonstrated their effectiveness in (1) integrating standards-based arts education...

  19. Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe

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    Baidak, Nathalie; Horvath, Anna; Sharp, Caroline; Kearney, Caroline

    2009-01-01

    Education in European countries is subject to many competing demands which have an influence on the organisation and content of arts education. Increasing globalisation has brought both benefits and challenges, including those arising from increased international competition, migration and multiculturalism, advancements in technology and the…

  20. Art Museum Education in Transition: Moderna Galerija in Slovenia

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    Zeleznik, Adela

    2012-01-01

    This essay examines the educational practices at the Moderna galerija, a national museum of modern and contemporary art in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in the last twenty years. Its aim is to reflect on the museum education in relation to broader historical context, of the former Yugoslavia (the country Slovenia was a part of until 1991) and discuss how…

  1. Festival of Pacific Arts: Education in Multi-Cultural Encounters

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    d'Hauteserre, Anne-Marie

    2011-01-01

    Can acts of support and/or revival of Pacific cultures serve to educate international tourists about Indigenous cultures? This paper examines, from a postcolonial perspective and using a qualitative methodology, whether the Festivals of Pacific Arts, to which all nations send delegations, can educate visitors about Indigenous cultures of the…

  2. Art Education Is Stupid (And It Should Be)

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    Tavin, Kevin

    2014-01-01

    Despite the good intentions of art educators to have students seek and represent knowledge and consciously use language to describe what they see, the things educators think they should see and the signifiers that come out of their mouths (and through their bodies) always reveal that there is something else going on--between them, the teachers,…

  3. Arts-Informed Inquiry in Teacher Education: Contesting the Myths

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    Ewing, Robyn; Hughes, John

    2008-01-01

    Arts-informed inquiry has attracted a great deal of controversy in recent times as it has gained popularity as an educational research methodology in teacher education. As with other innovative approaches and methodologies, there have been lively debates about its rigour, authenticity and appropriateness. This article suggests principles for its…

  4. North Carolina's Basic Education Plan and the Arts.

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    Page, Frances M.; Dyke, Lane

    1990-01-01

    Discusses the changes made by the North Carolina General Assembly in the state school system with the Basic Education Plan (BEP). The plan focuses on curriculum, class size, spiral curriculum, and competency examinations. Reports that the BEP views the arts as basic to education. (GG)

  5. Computer Utilization in Industrial Arts/Technology Education. Curriculum Guide.

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    Connecticut Industrial Arts Association.

    This guide is intended to assist industrial arts/technology education teachers in helping students in grades K-12 understand the impact of computers and computer technology in the world. Discussed in the introductory sections are the ways in which computers have changed the face of business, industry, and education and training; the scope and…

  6. State of the States 2016: Arts Education State Policy Summary

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    Aragon, Stephanie

    2016-01-01

    The "State of the States 2016" summarizes state policies for arts education identified in statute or administrative code for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Information is based on a comprehensive search of state education statute and codes on each state's relevant websites. Complete results from this review are available in…

  7. Beauty, Goodness and Education: The Arts beyond Utility

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    Winston, Joe

    2006-01-01

    This article takes its lead from Iris Murdoch's argument that an education in beauty can be a training in the love of virtue. Yet the word "beauty" is seldom used in contemporary educational discourse, even within the arts disciplines, where aesthetic considerations are integral to the learning process. I begin, therefore, with an…

  8. Thinking Otherwise about the Arts in Education--A Rejoinder

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    Gaztambide-Fernández, Rubén

    2013-01-01

    In this essay, Rubén Gaztambide-Fernández reflects on the comments made in a forum convened to reflect on his article "Why the Arts Don't 'Do' Anything: Toward a New Vision for Cultural Production in Education," published in the "Harvard Educational Review" ("HER")'s special issue entitled…

  9. Teaching Art a Greener Path: Integrating Sustainability Concepts of Interior Design Curriculum into the Art Education Curriculum

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    Hasio, Cindy; Crane, Tommy J.

    2014-01-01

    Interior design is seldom integrated within the general art education curriculum because the subject matter is generally segregated as a commercial art. However, the importance of interior design concepts of sustainability in art education can really help a student understand the scale and proportion of space and mass, and how sustainability is…

  10. Gifted and Talented in Art Education.

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    Madeja, Stanley S., Ed.

    Sixteen author contributed papers focus on exemplary visual arts programs for gifted and talented students. Each program description gives an overview of the program, which includes: goals, student population, location, and a narrative description of the teaching process and course content. Eight papers in the first section review school and…

  11. Using Art to Assess Environmental Education Outcomes

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    Flowers, Ami A.; Carroll, John P.; Green, Gary T.; Larson, Lincoln R.

    2015-01-01

    Construction of developmentally appropriate tools for assessing the environmental attitudes and awareness of young learners has proven to be challenging. Art-based assessments that encourage creativity and accommodate different modes of expression may be a particularly useful complement to conventional tools (e.g. surveys), but their efficacy and…

  12. Art in Aquatic Education: Materials and Methods.

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    Whann, Maryann Smeyda

    1983-01-01

    Described are activities which utilize marine science subjects. These include: assemblage, bas-relief, batik, collage, mobile, montage, paper-mache, and play-dough activities. Includes a list of general suggestions for teachers using aquatic art activities in the classroom. (JN)

  13. Aesthetic Description and Realism in Art Education.

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    Brown, Neil C. M.

    1989-01-01

    Looks at the usefulness of a stable realism for questions related to the description and understanding of art works. Explores two theories which may resolve the antagonism between representational meanings and their assertion as true properties of the work: (1) Wiggin's concept of authentic effect; and (2) Petit's theory of rectification and…

  14. Embracing a Critical Pedagogy in Art Education.

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    Yokley, Shirley Hayes

    1999-01-01

    Describes a "critical pedagogy" that encourages reflective self-examination of attitudes, values, and beliefs within historical and cultural critique. Highlights an art lesson for preservice teachers that illustrates the use of a critical pedagogy of representation, focusing on self-portraits by Frida Kahlo and Leonora Carrington. Discusses the…

  15. Art Education and Issues of Pornography.

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    Blandy, Doug; Congdon, Kristin G.

    1997-01-01

    Briefly discusses some of the recent developments in the on-going controversy concerning pornography and the arts. Argues that much of the mainstream press coverage merely sensationalizes incidents (e.g., "Time" magazine's cover story on cyberporn and the furor over Calvin Klein advertisements) and encourages polarized opinions. (MJP)

  16. Viktor Lowenfeld: Pioneer in Art Education Therapy.

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    Michael, John A.

    1981-01-01

    Describes the work of Viktor Lowenfeld in developing creative art experiences for the handicapped, particularly using sculpture with the blind. The bulk of the article consists of excerpts from Lowenfeld's own writings, including a case study of his work with a deaf blind child. (SJL)

  17. Off Limits: Cultural Participation and Art Education

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    Edge, Nina

    2014-01-01

    Written from the direct experience of a practitioner, this is an autobiographic paper by a contemporary artist that recounts and explores creative and political activism through contemporary art. This article examines the tensions around status: the status of objects, materials and production methods, and the status of people and their drive to…

  18. Curriculum in Art Education: The Uncertainty Principle.

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    Sullivan, Graeme

    1989-01-01

    Identifies curriculum as the pivotal link between theory and practice, noting that all stages of curriculum research and development are characterized by elements of uncertainty. States that this uncertainty principle reflects the reality of practice as it mirrors the contradictory nature of art, the pluralism of schools and society, and the…

  19. Working Papers in Art Education, 1988.

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    Zurmuehlen, Marilyn, Ed.

    1988-01-01

    This publication presents manuscripts and research reports by graduate students. Accompanying papers from their mentors establish a context for the student papers. In this volume the works are organized by sponsoring university. Student papers presented are: (1) "A Naturalistic Study of Art Choices in a Preschool Setting" (Karen Thomas);…

  20. Postmodernism in Art Education: Content for Life.

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    Milbrandt, Melody K.

    1998-01-01

    Explores the evolution of postmodernism and the many differences between modernism and postmodernism. Describes two strategies (authentic instruction and discipline-based instruction) for structuring a postmodern curriculum. Highlights an activity that helped fifth-grade students learn about postmodern art and real-world issues by studying the…

  1. Working Papers in Art Education, 1984.

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    Zurmuehlen, Marilyn, Ed.

    1984-01-01

    Papers by graduate students, and occasionally papers from their mentors which establish a context for the student papers, are organized by sponsoring University. Student papers presented are: (1) "The Relationship of Amount of Experience in Art to Visual Perception and Picture Memory" (Scott Wiley); (2) "In Pursuit of the Idea that…

  2. New Jersey Industrial Arts Education Safety Guide.

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    Kobylarz, Joseph D.; Olender, Francis B.

    This guide was developed to assist the teacher in planning, implementing, revising, or improving safety instruction in industrial arts classes in New Jersey, and has as its theme, "Safety Is Everyone's Responsibility." The guide is organized in seven major sections. The first section explains the purpose of the guide, outlines the…

  3. Art as a scaffolding teaching strategy in baccalaureate nursing education.

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    Hydo, Sharon K; Marcyjanik, Diane L; Zorn, CeCelia R; Hooper, Nicole M

    2007-01-01

    Although the use of art in nursing education is well highlighted, most of the literature is anecdotal or focuses on development of a reflective nursing practice with clients. In this study, art was used as a scaffold to infuse liberal nursing education by helping baccalaureate nursing students (n = 91) create a personal expression of nursing and move toward greater self-awareness. Scaffolding is a metaphor for supporting learners as they develop higher levels of thinking. Using naturalistic inquiry to analyze students' written responses in a course activity, four themes emerged from the data: art and creativity, teamwork, boundaries and horizons within self, and boundaries and horizons in the profession. Student's individual expressions of art served as the "calling forth" of processes that opened the door to each student's personal expression.

  4. Office of Education Guide to Graphic Art Software

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    Davis, Angela M.

    1995-01-01

    During the summer experience in the LARSS program, the author created a performance support system showing the techniques of creating text in Quark XPress, placed the text into Adobe Illustrator along with scanned images, signatures and art work partially created in Adobe Photoshop. The purpose of the project was to familiarize the Office of Education Staff with Graphic Arts and the computer skills utilized to typeset and design certificates, brochures, cover pages, manuals, etc.

  5. The Sociological Implications of Arts Education Being Offered by Outside Influences: A Case Study of an Arts Advocacy Group and Its Educational Efforts

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    Rademaker, Linnea L.

    2004-01-01

    This study explores the concept of "outside influences" to Arts education as a legitimate and important area of research in Arts education. In this study "outside influences" is defined, generally, as those groups that choose to contribute to public school Arts education, but are not a part of the institutional system of public schooling.…

  6. Aesthetics, the Arts, and Education: The Painter as a Model in Aesthetic Education.

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    Munski, Marilyn L.

    Arguing that the visual arts serve as the focus for potential aesthetic experience in the discipline of art education, this paper describes the influence of the sensory elements of aesthetic experience in nature and other art forms on the work of three artists--Kandinsky, Van Gogh, and Picasso--and suggests that teachers can enrich students'…

  7. The cancer journey: bridging art therapy and museum education.

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    Deane, K; Carman, M; Fitch, M

    2000-01-01

    This paper describes the application of art therapy in assisting cancer patients to visually express their cancer experience on several levels--physically, psychosocially, and spiritually. The art therapy/museum education program was developed in 1996 at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in partnership with Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre-Bayview Support Network. To date, the program has run for three rounds with 16 sessions in each round. The facilitator for all three rounds was a trained art therapist. The program provided an unique opportunity for an arts institution to serve the community at large by offering an artistic outlet in a peaceful, rural setting in contrast to a sterile hospital environment. The specific goals of the program and the general therapeutic benefits of art therapy are described. In addition, the effectiveness of an existential/phenomenological approach in not only serving the cancer population, but also bridging the two diverse disciplines--art therapy and museum education--is explored. It is suggested that an existential therapeutic approach promotes the confrontation and acceptance of death that is necessary in order to lead a more meaningful life. Moreover, a phenomenological approach promotes the act of "seeing" as an essential ingredient in gaining objectivity and bringing unconscious thoughts into consciousness. The importance of social and emotional support in the way of art therapy in addition to medical care is emphasized. Through art therapy, cancer patients are encouraged to discover ways to face pain and misfortune and be creative in their "art of living."

  8. Outdoor Education in a Liberal Arts Setting

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    Hill, Gregory

    1974-01-01

    Hartwick College, in 1971, purchased a former 1,000 acre vacation resort, Pine Lake (New York). The 12 acre lake and adjoining lands offer Hartwick students and others educational as well as recreational opportunities. (KM)

  9. Legal Education, Liberal Education, and the Trivial "Artes."

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    Kimball, Bruce A.

    1986-01-01

    Reviews the influence of liberal education upon legal education, studying the historical process according to which changes of emphasis within liberal education (from rhetoric to dialectic or the reverse) have been reflected in related changes in legal education. (AYC)

  10. The Art of Culture War: (Un)Popular Culture, Freedom of Expression, and Art Education

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    Darts, David

    2008-01-01

    This article examines the culture wars in the United States and considers their impact on the field of art education. Stretching across virtually ever facet of contemporary culture, these ideologically charged battles over opposing moral values and fundamental belief systems are an intrinsic part of the ongoing struggle to define and control U.S.…

  11. Controlling the Knowledge Base in the Arts: The Keystone of Power in Arts Education.

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    Madeja, Stanley S.

    1995-01-01

    Considers the interrelationship between ownership and manipulation of information, arts education, and the expansion of electric and information sources. Explains various ways that information can be controlled or restricted. Discusses problem areas of copyright and access and includes several suggested approaches. (MJP)

  12. Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe. Lithuania 2007/08

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    Siaulytiene, Dalia

    2008-01-01

    Artistic education at general education schools in Lithuania is organised by teaching separate art subjects. Art education based on the integrated approach or project method may be organized at primary school, in grades one to four, according to the individual curriculum prepared by the teacher. Arts subjects included in Lithuanian arts curriculum…

  13. Time in the Curriculum: The Dilemma for Arts Education, K-6.

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    McGoff, Robin

    1988-01-01

    Examines the problem of time as it impacts upon art education in the elementary curriculum. Notes that scheduling of time for the arts is inconsistent and allows only superficial study. Urges renewed advocacy upon the part of those concerned with art education, increased pre-service education, and less emphasis upon studio art. (KO)

  14. The Role of Discipline-Based Art Education in America's Schools.

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    Eisner, Elliot W.

    Highlighting the fundamental concepts of discipline-based art education (DBAE), this essay supports a comprehensive elementary and secondary education visual arts teaching approach that features content and skill learning in art history, production, criticism, and aesthetics. Section 1, "The Arts and the Mission of Education," considers:…

  15. Vocational, Technical, and Practical Arts Education. Review of Educational Research, Volume 32, Number 4.

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    American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

    The major research findings for the 6-year period following October 1956 are reported in the categories: (1) Vocational, Technical, and Practical Arts Education which discusses the current status of research in vocational education and the practical arts and reviews significant research which cuts across or is relevant to two or more of the…

  16. National Dance Education Organization: Building a Future for Dance Education in the Arts

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    Bonbright, Jane; McGreevy-Nichols, Susan

    2012-01-01

    The field of dance arts education in the United States is in an entirely different place today than it was at the turn of the century. Much of this change is due to a convergence of events that involved: federal and state legislation, policy, and funding that supported dance in arts education; a forty-year transition of dance out of departments of…

  17. What Mathematics Education Can Learn from Art: The Assumptions, Values, and Vision of Mathematics Education

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    Dietiker, Leslie

    2015-01-01

    Elliot Eisner proposed that educational challenges can be met by applying an artful lens. This article draws from Eisner's proposal to consider the assumptions, values, and vision of mathematics education by theorizing mathematics curriculum as an art form. By conceptualizing mathematics curriculum (both in written and enacted forms) as stories…

  18. Water: Social Issues and Contemporary Art Education

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    Cornelius, Angela; Sherow, Ernie; Carpenter, B. Stephen, II

    2010-01-01

    This Instructional Resource is based on the authors' current efforts as part of an interdisciplinary project where artists, community members, engineers, social activists, and educators are working together to make positive change in people's lives. Water, as a subject, symbol, and life-sustaining substance, is the focus of their work and the…

  19. Computer Hypertextual "Uncovering" in Art Education

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    Taylor, Pamela G.; Carpenter, B. Stephen, II

    2005-01-01

    Teaching for understanding is a traditional goal in education that is enhanced through what curriculum theorists Wiggins and McTighe (1998) called "uncovering." In this article the authors describe the ways that interactive computer technology--hypertext--facilitates this act of "uncovering" as students try out ideas, formulate questions, and…

  20. Changes and Challenges in Music Education: Reflections on a Norwegian Arts-in-Education Programme

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    Christophersen, Catharina

    2015-01-01

    With a recent research study on a Norwegian arts-in-education programme "The Cultural Rucksack" as its starting point, this article addresses policy changes in the fields of culture and education and possible implications these could have on music education in schools. Familiar debates on the quality of education and the political…

  1. A Distinctive Vision for the Liberal Arts: General Education and the Flourishing of Christian Higher Education

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    Wells, Cynthia A.

    2016-01-01

    This article argues that a coherent and inspired general education program, infused with a deliberate vision of the liberal arts, is crucial to the flourishing of Christian higher education. This article begins by describing the context and status of general education, emphasizing how this element of the educational program falls short in…

  2. Bridging Graduate Education in Public Health and the Liberal Arts

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    Gubrium, Aline C.; Aulino, Felicity; Krause, Elizabeth L.; Leatherman, Thomas L.

    2015-01-01

    The University of Massachusetts Amherst is part of Five-Colleges Inc, a consortium that includes the university and four liberal arts colleges. Consortium faculty from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the university and from the colleges are working to bridge liberal arts with public health graduate education. We outline four key themes guiding this effort and exemplary curricular tools for innovative community-based and multidisciplinary academic and research programs. The structure of the consortium has created a novel trajectory for student learning and engagement, with important ramifications for pedagogy and professional practice in public health. We show how graduate public health education and liberal arts can, and must, work in tandem to transform public health practice in the 21st century. PMID:25706025

  3. Curriculum Guide for Art Education in the Senior High School.

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    Byar, Corinne L.; Dougherty, Marguerite D.

    This course outline for art education at the senior high school level aims to promote the development of each child so that he is not only proficient in measurable skills and knowledge but is also a resourceful and creative individual. The suggested teaching activities include classroom demonstrations and slide shows followed by student…

  4. Contemplation, Artful Writing: Research with Internationally Educated Female Teachers

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    Walsh, Susan

    2012-01-01

    In this article, the author experiments with artful writing as a means of contemplating research with internationally educated female teachers. In doing so, she sits with, listens to, writes from particular moments of the research process. The author also composes found poems from words and phrases in the transcripts. Her intention is to dwell…

  5. Technology Education Guidelines: Vocational Industrial, Industrial Arts, Home Economics.

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    Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg. Curriculum Services Branch.

    This guide is intended as a source book of policies, ideas, and suggestions for use by Manitoba division and school administrators responsibilities for planning, implementing, and monitoring courses in industrial arts, home economics, and vocational-industrial education. Presented in Section 1 is background on the development of…

  6. Unframing Immigration: Looking through the Educational Space of Contemporary Art

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    Desai, Dipti

    2010-01-01

    This article uses the lens of contemporary visual art as a counternarrative to explore the racialization of immigration in the United States and its relationship to education. Drawing on critical race theory, I argue that today several artists use their artistic practice to intervene strategically in the immigration debates. These artistic…

  7. Characteristics of Art Higher Education Institution Students' Social Competence

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    Butova, Yelena Valeryevna; Khan, Natalya Nikolaevna; Illarionova, Ludmila Petrovna; Moldazhanova, Asemqul

    2015-01-01

    This paper represents a profound research of Kazakh and foreign scientific literature and tries to define the structure, the essence and meaningful characteristics of the art higher education institution students' competence as a set of professionally significant qualities of personality, which is determined by the nature and specifics of the…

  8. Liberal Arts Cooperative Education Program: Performance Report, 1980-1981.

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    Johnson, Philip E.

    This report provides a first-year review (1980-81) of the Liberal Arts/Cooperative Education Program at Pima Community College. Following introductory material, the project's planned objectives and activities are enumerated and described. Next, brief descriptions are provided of the program's accomplishments in the areas of: (1) classes relating…

  9. An Equitable Balance: Designing Quality Thinking Systems in Art Education

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    Ingalls Vanada, Delane

    2016-01-01

    Dynamic learning environments in the arts that nurture all students' capacities for deep meaning, synthesis and connection-making have the best chance of standing in the gap toward educational justice. New paradigms for teaching and learning are needed that elevate all students' capacities--not just the select few who excel in narrow subsets of…

  10. Karen Smith: Language Arts Educator of the Year

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    Hudelson, Sarah

    2009-01-01

    This article honors Karen Smith, who has been given NCTE's Outstanding Educator in the English Language Arts award for 2009. Through the voices of many colleagues and former students, the article celebrates Karen as a teacher, learner, mentor, collaborator, scholar, storyteller, and visionary thinker and doer.

  11. Critical Arts-Based Research in Education: Performing Undocumented Historias

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    Bagley, Carl; Castro-Salazar, Ricardo

    2012-01-01

    The article seeks to elucidate and academically position the genre of critical arts-based research in education. The article fuses Critical Race Theory (CRT), life history and performance, alongside work with undocumented American students of Mexican origin, to show how a politicised qualitative paradigmatic re envisioning can occur in which…

  12. Excellence in Arts Based Education--One School's Story

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    McMahon, Anne; Klopper, Christopher; Power, Bianca

    2015-01-01

    This article reports on the implementation and outcomes of a visual art pilot program undertaken at Connell State School in creative partnership with a research team from Griffith University's School of Education and Professional Studies. Employing a framework of the four lenses developed by Seidel et al. (2009)--(learning, pedagogy, community…

  13. Alchemy in Iowa: Arts Education at Harding Junior High School.

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    Vallance, Elizabeth

    1991-01-01

    Case study of an Iowa junior high school describes how the school and community identified their resources and used them to create successful arts education programs from ordinary resources. The article examines four types of commitment that shaped school practice, noting effective teaching practices and administrative policy. (SM)

  14. Text Analysis as a Guide for Research in Art Education.

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    Ettinger, Linda F.; Maitland-Gholson, Jane

    1990-01-01

    Outlines an initial framework, five orientations and eight dimensions, based on information derived from the study of text analysis. Maintains that art education researchers need a multilayered framework to facilitate design of research that addresses the analysis of complex multidimensional data. (KM)

  15. The Common Core "State" Standards: The Arts and Education Reform

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    Wexler, Alice

    2014-01-01

    In this commentary, Alice Wexler notes that as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) become reality, teachers have reason for concern. She contends that this reform to public education has consequently marginalized the arts and exacerbated the inequities of people in poverty and those with disabilities. Teachers, principals and, ultimately,…

  16. Home Economics & Industrial Arts. Multicultural Nonsexist Education in Iowa Schools.

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    Anderson, Tom; Barta, Sheryl

    This pamphlet is intended to be a guide to the development and implementation of the home economics and industrial arts components of a multicultural, non-sexist curriculum. Included are the rationale and philosophy of the curriculum plan, the legal requirements as defined by the Iowa State Board of Education, the goals and objectives of the…

  17. The Clam Trail: Blending Science Education, Public Art, and Tourism

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    Muscio, Cara; Flimlin, Gef; Bushnell, Rick

    2011-01-01

    The Barnegat Bay Shellfish Restoration's Clam Trail is an award-winning scavenger hunt that combines science education, public art, and tourism. This family adventure has participants seeking out giant painted fiberglass clams, upweller clam nurseries, and points of interest in search of science facts to record on their forms. Upon returning these…

  18. Responsible Inspiration: The Role of Arts Educators in Career Choice

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    Whorton, Rachel Tuggle

    2016-01-01

    The realities of a career in the performing arts can exist in shocking contrast to the sterilized glamour found in bright lights and awards shows. So how might teaching artists continue to cultivate this passion while truly preparing students for continued educational opportunities in their fields and then for the real world? Through responsible…

  19. Dyslexia in Higher Education: The Decision to Study Art

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    Bacon, Alison M.; Bennett, Samantha

    2013-01-01

    Increasing numbers of students in Higher Education (HE) have dyslexia and are particularly over represented in the visual and creative arts. While dyslexia has been associated with artistic talent, some applicants may perceive their academic opportunities as limited because of negative learning experiences associated with their dyslexia. This…

  20. Education and/as Art: A Found Poetry Suite

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    Prendergast, Monica

    2012-01-01

    Embracing "metaphor as method" (Prendergast, 2005; see also Prendergast, 2006a, 2006b, 2008a), which I suggest is a key characteristic of thinking poetically and doing poetic inquiry, is the process conveyed in this suite of found poems. The investigation began with a cross-disciplinary scholarly database search on the term "education as art" that…

  1. International Perspective on Assessment & Evaluation of Visual Arts Education.

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    Grauer, Kit, Ed.

    1994-01-01

    The articles in this volume explore various conceptions of assessment and evaluation and the ramifications of these perspectives in a number of countries across many diverse art educational settings. Kit Grauer introduces the theme in "An Editorial: Values and Evaluation." In "International Perspectives on Evaluation and Assessment…

  2. Kinetic Sculpture. (Tentative Course Outline). Art Education: 6683.09.

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    Dubocq, Edward R.

    The Quinmester Visual Arts Education Curriculum, of which this is one course of study, is described in SO 007 721. In this course on kinetic sculpture, or three dimensional forms that move, students become familiar with sculpturing techniques and vocabulary, with four kinetic sculptors and their work, with correct and professional attitudes toward…

  3. Beyond Bombardment: Subjectivity, Visual Culture, and Art Education

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    Eisenhauer, Jennifer F.

    2006-01-01

    Beginning with an understanding of visual culture as a postmodern discourse, this article argues for more focused attention to how visual culture presents a critical rethinking of subjectivity within art education. Through an analysis of a language of bombardment, a discourse that positions the subject as bombarded by media messages, this article…

  4. Transportation Exploration. Practical Arts. Instructor's Manual. Competency-Based Education.

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    Keeton, Martha; And Others

    This manual provides curriculum materials for implementing a career exploration class in transportation occupations within a Practical Arts Education program for middle/junior high school students. Introductory materials include the program master sequence, a list of transportation occupations (land, water and aerospace transportation families),…

  5. Serigraphs (Tentative Course Outline). Art Education: 6693.05

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    Romeo, Richard

    An introduction to the Quinmester Visual Arts Education Curriculum, of which this is one course of study, can be found in SO 007 721. Serigraphy, the process of silk screening, involves a variety of techniques for the student to use as a medium of expression. Use of stencil, tusche, film, and the construction of equipment are included in this…

  6. Standardized Patients in Art Therapy Education: A Phenomenological Study

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    Johnson, Jeffrey; Salisbury, Helen; Deaver, Sarah; Johansson, Mark; Calisch, Abby

    2013-01-01

    Simulation is used widely in medical and health professions educational programs. Standardized patients (SPs) are individuals who are trained to simulate specific symptoms or conditions as part of a structured learning experience with students. In this qualitative, phenomenological study the researcher interviewed 8 first-year graduate art therapy…

  7. Manufacturing Exploration. Practical Arts. Instructor's Manual. Competency-Based Education.

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    Keeton, Martha; And Others

    This manual provides curriculum materials for implementing a career exploration class in manufacturing occupations within a Practical Arts Education program for middle/junior high school students. Introductory materials include the program master sequence, a list of manufacturing occupations, an overview of the competency-based instructional…

  8. Construction Exploration. Practical Arts. Instructor's Manual. Competency-Based Education.

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    Keeton, Martha; And Others

    This manual provides curriculum materials for implementing a career exploration class in construction occupations within a Practical Arts Education program for middle/junior high school students. Introductory materials include the program master sequence, a list of construction occupations, and an overview of the competency-based instructional…

  9. Industrial Arts Safety Guide. Japanese. Bilingual Education Resource Series.

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    Seattle School District 1, WA.

    Designed for use in bilingual education programs, this industrial arts safety guide presents guidelines for developing a student safety program and three sections of shop safety practice in both English and Japanese. Safety program format, safety committees, safety inspection, and student accident investigation are discussed in the section on…

  10. Industrial Arts Safety Guide. Korean. Bilingual Education Resource Series.

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    Seattle School District 1, WA.

    Designed for use in bilingual education programs, this industrial arts safety guide presents guidelines for developing a student safety program and three sections of shop safety practices in both English and Korean. Safety program format, safety committees, safety inspection, and student accident investigation are discussed in the section on…

  11. Industrial Arts Safety Guide. Thai. Bilingual Education Resource Series.

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    Seattle School District 1, WA.

    Designed for use in bilingual education programs, this industrial arts safety guide presents guidelines for developing a student safety program and three sections of shop safety practices in both English and Thai. Safety program format, safety committees, safety inspection, and student accident investigation are discussed in the section on…

  12. Industrial Arts Safety Guide. Ilokano. Bilingual Education Resource Series.

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    Seattle School District 1, WA.

    Designed for use in bilingual education programs, this industrial arts safety guide presents guidelines for developing a student safety program and three sections of shop safety practices in both English and Ilokano. Safety program format, safety committees, safety inspection, and student accident investigation are discussed in the section on…

  13. Industrial Arts Safety Guide. Cambodian. Bilingual Education Resource Series.

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    Seattle School District 1, WA.

    Designed for use in bilingual education programs, this industrial arts safety guide includes guidelines for developing a student safety program and three sections of shop safety practices in both English and Cambodian. Safety program format, safety committees, safety inspection, and student accident investigation are discussed in the section on…

  14. Industrial Arts Safety Guide. Chinese. Bilingual Education Resource Series.

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    Seattle School District 1, WA.

    Designed for use in bilingual education programs, this industrial arts safety guide presents guidelines for developing a student safety program and three sections of shop safety practices in both English and Chinese. Safety program format, safety committees, safety inspection, and student accident investigation are discussed in the section on…

  15. Interior Design Supports Art Education: A Case Study

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    Clemons, Stephanie A.

    2006-01-01

    Interior design, as a field of study, is a rapidly growing area of interest--particularly for teenagers in the United States. Part of this interest stems from the proliferation of design-related reality shows available through television media. Some art educators and curriculum specialists in the nation perceive the study of interior spaces as a…

  16. Preparing White Preservice Art Educators to Teach in Urban Classrooms

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    Briggs, Judith

    2012-01-01

    Within a two-year mixed method action research study, two cohorts of White senior preservice Art Educators reflected on anti-racist and anti-classist course materials and attended field experiences within urban schools. A majority of both cohorts identified systemic racism within social systems and language after engaging in course materials.…

  17. 101 Environmental Education Activities. Booklet 2--Language Art Activities.

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    Whitney, Helen, Comp.

    This booklet containing 20 language arts activities is the second in the series "101 Environmental Education Activities" produced by the Upper Mississippi River ECO-Center. The description of each activity contains learning objectives, directions, and suggested student evaluation standards. Elementary and intermediate level students…

  18. 101 Environmental Education Activities. Booklet 1--Art and Music Activities.

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    Whitney, Helen, Comp.

    First of a series of 6 publications containing environmental education activities, this booklet by the Upper Mississippi River ECO-Center describes 12 environmentally-based art and music activities for elementary and intermediate grades. Each activity description contains objectives, preparation, materials, directions, student evaluation, and…

  19. The Nostalgia of Art Education: Reinscribing the Master's Narrative.

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    jagodzinski, jan

    1997-01-01

    Presents a psychoanalytic critique of an advertisement for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts multicultural program. Applying principles derived from Lacan, Foucault, and Derrida, reveals basic racist, sexist, and elitist assumptions embedded in the advertisement. Includes a reproduction of the advertisement and extensive footnotes. (MJP)

  20. A Case for an Art Education of Everyday Aesthetic Experiences.

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    Duncum, Paul

    1999-01-01

    Argues for incorporating everyday sites, such as shopping malls, amusement parks, advertising, the Internet, and television, into art education. Also argues that everyday aesthetic experiences significantly impact the formation of individual identities and world views and that the dynamics behind the influence of everyday aesthetics will only…

  1. Martial Arts and Critical Thinking in the Gifted Education Curriculum.

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    Choo, Lay Hiok; Jewell, Paul D.

    This paper examines similarities between the goals of Aikido, a martial art, and critical thinking and argues that Aikido promotes the development of thinking in its training and practice. It applies these ideas to the gifted education curriculum. First the paper introduces characteristics of Aikido, Aikido movement and techniques. It equates…

  2. Envisioning the Future: Working toward Sustainability in Fine Art Education

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    Clarke, Angela; Hulbert, Shane

    2016-01-01

    Fine art education provides students with opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills to respond creatively to their experience of society and culture. Fostering creative ways of knowing, thinking and doing requires studio learning conditions that promote the exploration of embodied perceptions, material sensibilities and conceptual ideas that…

  3. Examining Biases and Prejudices: Implications for Art Education.

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    Yokley, Shirley Hayes

    2000-01-01

    Addresses the interplay of homogenization within hegemony; the conscious and unconscious needs and desires involved in group prejudices; and the implications of these for art education. Examines the artwork of Juan Sanchez using Elisabeth Young-Bruehl's socio-psychological examination of group prejudices. (CMK)

  4. Teaching Resource Recovery in Industrial Arts. Resource Recovery Education Program.

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    National Center for Resource Recovery, Inc., Washington, DC.

    This guide, one component of the Resource Recovery Education Kit (See SO 007 866 for a description), contains ideas and activities for teaching about solid waste disposal in secondary level industrial arts classes. Among the course objectives are the following: (1) to understand that litter represents a small but highly visible portion of our…

  5. Advanced Jewelry Design. Art Education: 6684.02.

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    Marinaccio, Louis M.

    See SO 007 721 for an introduction to the Visual Arts Education Curriculum of which this course in jewelry design is a part. In the course students further skills in forming complex objects through experience with casting, bezeling stones, and welding. Course content includes an historical perspective on jewelry production and advanced methods in…

  6. Art Education and Disability Studies Perspectives on Mental Illness Discourses

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    Derby, John K.

    2009-01-01

    This dissertation critically examines mental illness discourses through the intersecting disciplinary lenses of art education and disability studies. Research from multiple disciplines is compared and theorized to uncover the ways in which discourses, or language systems, have oppressively constructed and represented "mental illness." To establish…

  7. Connecting: Integrating Art across the Curriculum. [Multimedia Educational Kit].

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    Unsworth, Jean Morman

    The idea of "connecting" is explored in this multimedia educational kit art for elementary schools. The Connecting series features a teacher's manual, six teacher's guides, and three videotapes based on six primary themes. These themes are: "Rhythms and Patterns"; "Change and Transformation"; "The World Our Minds…

  8. Engaging Public Space: Art Education Pedagogies for Social Justice

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    Duncum, Paul

    2011-01-01

    Considering social justice to be founded on human rights, which, in turn, are grounded in freedom of thought, expression, and assembly, this essay reviews efforts by art educators to engage with public space as a form of social justice pedagogy. Public space, whether actual or virtual, is understood to be inherently devoted to contestation in the…

  9. Putting Disability Studies to Work in Art Education

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    Penketh, Claire

    2014-01-01

    Putting disability studies to work in art education suggests a form of action or industry, a creative opportunity for something to be done, recognising the relationship between theory and practice. Drawing on discourse analysis, this article offers an initial theoretical discussion of some of the ways in which disability is revealed and created…

  10. Creative Approaches to Environmental Learning: Two Perspectives on Teaching Environmental Art Education

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    Inwood, Hilary J.; Taylor, Ryan W.

    2012-01-01

    Environmental art education is growing in popularity in college and university programs as the arts begin to play a more prominent role in environmental and sustainability education. As this emerging field of study is an interdisciplinary endeavor that draws from the more established fields of visual art education and environmental education,…

  11. Cultivating Artistic Approaches to Environmental Learning: Exploring Eco-Art Education in Elementary Classrooms

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    Inwood, Hilary J.

    2013-01-01

    This article explores curriculum development in eco-art education, an integration of art education and environmental education, as a means of increasing awareness of and engagement with the environment. It reports on a qualitative research study that tracked teachers' experiments with the design and implementation of eco-art education in…

  12. Children and the Arts: Developing Educational Partnerships between Pre-School, School and Tertiary Sectors

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    Meiners, Jeff; Schiller, Wendy; Orchard, Julie

    2004-01-01

    This article describes a developing joint venture for Arts education in Adelaide, South Australia, from 2001 to 2003. The authors (two tertiary educators at the University of South Australia and a South Australian government education department Arts educator, seconded to a performing arts company) explain who the key stakeholders are and outline…

  13. The Sociological Dimension of the System of Art Education in Belarus

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    Skorokhodov, V. P.

    2006-01-01

    Art education in Belarus is based on two fundamental state documents, the "Law on Education in the Republic of Belarus" and the "Law on Culture in the Republic of Belarus," which spell out the prospects of the development of art education in a unity of goals, tasks, and paths of implementation. The system of art education in…

  14. Why We Need the Arts: 8 Quotable Speeches by Leaders in Education, Government, Business, and the Arts.

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    American Council for the Arts, New York, NY.

    This collection of speeches focuses on arts advocacy from perspectives ranging from arts education to the role of government and business in the arts. The book contains an introduction by Milton Rhodes and includes eight speeches: (1) "To Answer the Hunger Within" (Thomas H. Kean); (2) "It is the Dark We Have to Fear" (Edward Albee); (3) "Making…

  15. The East Bay Center for the Performing Arts: A Model for Community-Based Multicultural Arts Education

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    Engdahl, Eric

    2012-01-01

    This article highlights the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond, California, which is one successful model of a community-based arts education organization whose central mission is to provide these deep art-rich experiences for students from low socio-economic status (SES) communities, who in this instance are predominately African…

  16. National Standards for Arts Education: What Every Young American Should Know and Be Able To Do in the Arts.

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    Mahlmann, John J.; And Others

    This document consists of the new national standards for arts education and a summary statement accompanying the book. The standards recommend that by the time they have completed secondary school, students should: (1) be able to communicate at a basic level in the four arts disciplines, dance, music, theater, and the visual arts; (2) be able to…

  17. Arts Education in Grades 6 through 9: A National Survey of Arts Teachers and Supervisors. Research Report 84.

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    Crane, Valerie

    A national survey of 1,320 arts teachers and 165 supervisors was undertaken to assist in identifying content areas and developing content objectives for an instructional television series on visual art, music, drama, and dance for students in grades 6 through 9. The objectives of the survey were to assess teaching practices in arts education in…

  18. Learning from Examples of Civic Responsibility: What Community-Based Art Centers Teach Us about Arts Education

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    Davis, Jessica Hoffmann

    2010-01-01

    While the arts struggle for a place in mainstream education, they are at the center of numerous educational programs in the community. Looking to what schools can learn from community example, this paper identifies three objections to prioritizing the arts in schools (value, measurement, and autonomy) and finds responses to each in community arts…

  19. Arts Education Quality Rubric and the "ArtsCounts" Initiative. IESP Policy Brief No. 01-09

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    Institute for Education and Social Policy, 2009

    2009-01-01

    In 1975, New York City found itself on the verge of bankruptcy, and newly-elected Mayor Abraham Beame was forced to enact massive cuts in the city's budget. Some of the hardest hit programs were arts education classes in the public schools--funding for programs in visual arts, dance, music and theater were slashed from the Board of Education's…

  20. The Suffering of Arts Entrepreneurs: Will Fine Art Students Be Educated on How to Become Successfully Self-Employed?

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    Thom, Marco

    2015-01-01

    The aim of the study is to show whether, how and to what extent fine art students will be equipped with entrepreneurial skills and therefore be educated on how to make a living as a practicing artist. A comprehensive and comparative analysis of Fine Art degree programmes and extra-curricular training offerings at higher education institutions…

  1. Emotion and Cognition in Visual Art Education. Research Bulletin No. 55.

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    Sava, Inkeri

    Although there is unanimity among educators that art and art education exert a positive influence on children, diverse philosophical, social, and psychological views and values have inhibited the formation of teaching goals and strategies that acknowledge the emotional and cognitive significance of visual art. The general aims of art education…

  2. Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools. Statistical Analysis Report.

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    Carey, Nancy; And Others

    This report, based on findings from The Elementary Arts Education Survey, 1994, looks at information regarding the general questions: (1) What art subjects are being taught in public schools? (2) How do schools and districts support arts education? (3) How have schools' arts programs changed compared to 5 years ago. Survey responses indicate that…

  3. Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe. Liechtenstein 2007/08

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    Steffens-Fisler, Marion; Schadler, Eva-Maria

    2008-01-01

    Arts education is compulsory for all pupils aged 6 to 11 in primary education (ISCED level 1) and for all pupils aged 12 to 15 in lower secondary schools (ISCED level 2). The following arts subjects are included in the arts curriculum: (1) Visual arts; (2) Music; (3) Drama (as an optional subject through the two theatre groups proposed in the…

  4. Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe: Austria 2007/08

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    Wimmer, Michael; Schad, Anke; Nagel, Tanja

    2008-01-01

    This paper focuses on Austria's arts and cultural education. The Austrian arts curriculum is organised as separate subjects. It includes music, visual arts and crafts (divided into two separate subjects: technical crafts and textile arts). The Austrian curriculum refers to "Bildungs- und Lehraufgaben", i.e. educational and teaching…

  5. Advocacy for Art Education: Beyond Tee-Shirts and Bumper Stickers

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    Bobick, Bryna; DiCindio, Carissa

    2012-01-01

    Advocacy is not new to art education. Over the years, Goldfarb (1979), Hodsoll (1985), and Erickson and Young (1996) have written about the importance of arts advocacy, but the concept of advocacy has evolved with the times. For example, in the 1970s, arts advocacy was described as a "movement" and brought together art educators,…

  6. Collaborative Creativity in STEAM: Narratives of Art Education Students' Experiences in Transdisciplinary Spaces

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    Guyotte, Kelly W.; Sochacka, Nicola W.; Costantino, Tracie E.; Kellam, Nadia N.; Walther, Joachim

    2015-01-01

    Current efforts to promote STEAM (STEM + Arts) education focus predominantly on how partnering with the arts provides a range of benefits to STEM students. Here we take a different approach and focus on what art and art education students stand to gain from collaborating with STEM students. Drawing on a variety of student field texts, we present…

  7. Arts Education and Creativity Enhancement in Young Children in Hong Kong

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    Hui, Anna N. N.; He, Mavis W. J.; Ye, Shengquan Sam

    2015-01-01

    The present study aimed at assessing Hong Kong young children's gains in creativity and their teachers' application of arts education after a one-year artists-teachers collaborative arts education project that involves various art forms (i.e. drama, visual arts and integrated). Participants included 790 young children, 217 parents and 65 teachers…

  8. Implications of Gregory Bateson's Ideas for a Semiotic of Art Education.

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    Bowers, C. A.

    1990-01-01

    Points out the limitations of the Cartesian epistemology underlying most art education textbooks. Explores the ideas of Gregory Bateson and Ellen Dissanayake who express a semiotic view of artistic creation that is multidimensional. Suggest implications for art education. (KM)

  9. Making Art Pedagogy in the System of Education in the Republic of Kazakhstan

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    Almukhambetov, Berikzhan A.; Nebessayeva, Zhanar O.; Smanova, Akmaral S.; Kakimova, Laura S.; Musakulov, Kusan T.; Sydykova, Roza S.

    2016-01-01

    The article reveals the importance of art pedagogy, art pedagogy through understanding the history of Kazakh art. The paper provides definitions of potential art of Kazakhstan and its role in the educational system of the university. It describes the main purpose of art teaching through the formation of ethnic and cultural identity of the student…

  10. Transforming Education through the Arts. Proceedings of a Special Hearing on Arts and Education Reform in the States (Washington, D.C., January 12-14, 1995).

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    Loyacono, Laura, Ed.

    This document is an edited version of testimony presented to a special hearing on the role of arts education in education reform. A special committee of eight state legislators assembled to hear testimony from 12 organizations, including the National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S. Department of Education, the Council for Chief State School…

  11. The Arts and Australian Education: Realising Potential. Australian Education Review No. 58

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    Ewing, Robyn

    2011-01-01

    Australian Education Review (AER) 58 surveys the international and national research on the role and effect of arts-rich programming in schools and in the broader community, and examines the policies and practices that inhibit or support these initiatives. It puts the case that embedding the Arts in learning would be a powerful catalyst for…

  12. "The Eye is a Nobler Organ": Ruskin and American Art Education.

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    Stankiewicz, Mary Ann

    1984-01-01

    Influenced by the aesthetic theory of the Englishman John Ruskin, late 19th century art educators Norton, Jarves, Hoppin, and Comfort created a climate of opinion in which art education came to be considered a kind of moral education. Art instruction was expected to improve character and conduct. (RM)

  13. A Cross-Cultural Study of Art Teacher Education in Taiwan and England

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    Lo, Mei-Lan

    2006-01-01

    This aim of this research was to investigate art teacher education in Taiwan and England to gain insights into two art education systems with a view to improving art teacher education in Taiwan. To achieve this aim, a cross-cultural study using a multi-method approach was adopted and data was collected over three years of full-time study in…

  14. [National Art Education Association Convention Caucus Program Papers (Chicago, Illinois, April 1981).

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    Brooks, Cathy, Ed.

    1982-01-01

    The "Bulletin of the Caucus on Social Theory and Art Education" is an annual publication, with each issue devoted to a unified theme. This issue features 12 papers from the National Art Education Association Convention Caucus: "Participant Observer as Critic" (Robin R. Alexander); "Why Art Education Lacks Social Relevance:…

  15. Report from Hawai'i: The Rising Tide of Arts Education in the Islands

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    Wood, Paul

    2005-01-01

    The establishment of Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC), a community arts facility that prioritizes education at the top of its mission, has been a significant factor in the growth of arts education in Hawai'i. This article describes the role such a facility can play in the kind of educational reform that people envision, and the author's…

  16. Educating for Creativity: Bringing the Arts and Culture into Asian Education. Report of the Asian Regional Symposia on Arts Education: Measuring the Impact of Arts in Education (Hong Kong SAR, China, January 9-11, 2004) and Transmissions and Transformations: Learning through the Arts in Asia (New Delhi, India, March 21-24, 2005)

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    Meleisea, Ellie, Comp.

    2005-01-01

    The publication recounts two symposiums on Arts Education that took place in Hong Kong and New Delhi, India in January 2004 and March 2005 respectively. Two sections include papers covering the current situation of arts education in Asia and plans for the future. The first part has an introduction to culture and arts education in Asia, the vision…

  17. A U.S. Department of Cultural Resources? Implications for Arts Education Policy.

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    Heine, Joni Cherbo; And Others

    1990-01-01

    Responds to Charles Fowler's article, "Arts Education and the NEA: Does the National Science Foundation Point the Way?" Does not agree that the National Science Foundation's approach to education is a suitable model for arts education. Suggests replacing the National Endowment for the Arts with a Department of Cultural Resources.…

  18. Postmetaphysical Vision: Art Education's Challenge in an Age of Globalized Aesthetics (A Mondofesto)

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    Jagodzinski, Jan

    2008-01-01

    The "Studies in Art Education Invited Lecture" is presented at the annual meeting of the National Art Education Association. Each year the presenter is elected from a highly competitive group of nominated scholars by the "Studies in Art Education" Editorial Board. In 2007, the lecture was presented by Professor Jan Jagodzinski, University of…

  19. An Art Educator for All Seasons: The Many Roles of Eugenia Eckford Rhoads.

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    Smith, Peter

    1990-01-01

    Investigates the role of women in U.S. art education by focusing on the art education contributions of Eugenia Eckford Rhoads. Presents a biographical sketch and describes her published works. Questions the role of sexism in how art educators judge the success or failure of a professional career. (KM)

  20. The Paradox of Art Education in the Public Schools: A Brief History of Influences.

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    Dobbs, Stephen Mark

    Art education has been a part of the curriculum of American public schools for more than a century, since the first programs for drawing instruction were organized in Massachusetts in the 1870's. Since that time, a theme has emerged which continues to characterize art education into the present: the paradox that art education has consistently…

  1. Research Note: Promoting Intercultural Education through Art Education

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    Lopes da Silva, Joao; Villas-Boas, Maria Adelina

    2006-01-01

    Taking UNESCO's proposal "learning how to live together" as a starting point, we examined to what extent visual education can be used as a tool to promote the aims of intercultural education. We analyzed the power of using artistic images from different cultures to change students' perception of cultural differences, thereby facilitating…

  2. ArtArctic Science: a polarTREC effort to educate about Antarctica through art

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    Botella, J.; Racette, B.

    2013-12-01

    Formal scientific education is as important as ever for raising awarness about Antarctic issues, but some people resistance to learning about scienctific issues demands novel approaches for reaching people who are not in the classroom. ArtArctic Science is an interactive exhibit of photography and paintings presented at the Overture Center for the Arts, in Madison, WI by Monona Grove High School students and a science teacher that attempts to educate the general audience about Antarctic science. The exhibit explores art as a form of perceiving and understanding the world around us, and as a way of igniting the spark of curiosity that can lead to scientific inquiries. Antarctica has inspired explorers and scientists for over 100 years, and we add our work to efforts that share scientific results with common people. Antarctica offers stunning views of amazing geometric ice structures complemented and contrasted by the organisms that inhabit it that fascinate most everyone. We probe these scenes through photography and paintings knowing that there is more in each image than what the eye can 'see'. We invite the viewer to discover these secrets by engaging the observer in a mimicking of the scientific method (observation, questioning, finding an explanation, revising the explanation). Each art piece has a question and a scientific explanation hidden under a wooden lid. The observer is invited to explore the scene, involve itself with the scientific query, come up with an answer, and compare his or her idea with the hidden explanation. The exhibit is inspired by an Antarctic PolarTREC expedition in which our science teacher participated as a member of a scientific research team. In this presentation we share the knowledge acquired through this experience in hopes that it will help others attempting a similar Project.

  3. Games That Art Educators Play: Games in the Historical and Cultural Context of Art Education

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    Patton, Ryan M.

    2014-01-01

    Games have played an important role in modern educational methodologies. Beginning with the work of luminaries like Froebel, Montessori, and Dewey and continuing through the Cold War, the counter-culture movement of the 1960s and '70s, and into the present day, shifts in educational practice can be traced historically using the lens of games,…

  4. Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe. Cyprus 2007/08

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    Pitri, Eliza

    2008-01-01

    This paper focuses on Cyprus's arts and cultural education. The Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture is responsible for setting the aims for cultural and creative dimensions of education. Decisions about the creation of the curriculum related to culture and creativity within education, as well as the arts curriculum are made at a central…

  5. Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe. Slovenia 2007/08

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    Plevnik, Primoz; Podobnik, Ursula

    2008-01-01

    This paper focuses on Slovenia's arts and cultural education. The Ministry of Education and Sport is responsible for laying down the aims for cultural and creative dimensions of education. Concerning the creation of the curriculum related to culture and creativity (both within education) and the arts curriculum, most curricular decisions are made…

  6. Business and the Liberal Arts: Integrating Professional and Liberal Education. Report of a Symposium on the Liberal Arts and Business

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    Paris, David C.

    2007-01-01

    The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) convened the "Symposium on Business and the Liberal Arts: Integrating Professional and Liberal Education" in Chicago in May 2007 out of concern that the proportion of students graduating with degrees in the liberal arts has been declining as preprofessional and technical programs have expanded and the…

  7. The Effect of Creative Drama on Pre-Service Elementary Teachers' Achievement in Art Education Course and Interest in Art

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    Oguz, Aysegul; Sahin, Ali E.

    2014-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the creative drama method on pre-service elementary teachers' achievement in art education courses and interest in art. The study made use of the experimental pattern with pre- and post-test control groups. Data were collected, analyzed, and interpreted according to the mixed method…

  8. Revisiting/Revising Art and Home: (Be)Longing and Identity in Out-of-School Art Education Settings

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    Weida, Courtney Lee

    2011-01-01

    What does "home" mean in the context of teaching artistry and art making that happens outside of the school setting? This article examines home as a valuable context and concept for teaching artists. Kathleen Vaughan (a researcher of art education environments) has extensively considered the notion of home, defining the concept in terms of…

  9. No Child Left Behind in Art Education Policy: A Review of Key Recommendations for Arts Language Revisions

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    Grey, Anne C.

    2010-01-01

    From bipartisan origins and a laudable intent, the No Child Left Behind (Act) of 2001 has profoundly altered the condition of art education. A historical vantage point and review of literature reveals the current status of pending arts language revisions to the NCLB Act, as well as a pressing need to examine the key recommendations and to consider…

  10. Arts Education Partnerships: Informing Policy through the Development of Culture and Creativity within a Collaborative Project Approach

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    Carlisle, Katie

    2011-01-01

    Arts education partnerships have become an important means for developing and sustaining school arts programs that engage students, teachers, and communities. Tapping into additional perspectives, resources, and support from arts agencies and postsecondary institutions, arts education partnerships strengthen arts education infrastructure within…

  11. Freedom, Imagination and Grace: The Life Stories of Rural Women Art Educators from the Foothills of North Carolina

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    Wingler, Sylvia Adams

    2009-01-01

    This dissertation focuses on the narratives of four rural art educators of the Foothills of Western North Carolina. These women are the first art educators in this area in public education. They are often viewed as the invisible women in art who support community arts, much like the "invisible women in art history." From the view of the…

  12. Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe. Hungary 2007/08

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    Bodoczky, Istvan

    2008-01-01

    This paper focuses on Hungary's arts and cultural education. The cultural area "arts" has the following sub-areas: music, dance and drama, visual culture, film and media. In accordance with the contemporary approach to art, these are all independent branches of art. Although they have a number of common features, they are very different…

  13. A Paradigm Analysis of Arts-Based Research and Implications for Education

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    Rolling, James Haywood, Jr.

    2010-01-01

    This article represents a paradigm analysis of the characteristics of arts-based research (ABR) in an effort to reconceptualize the potential of arts-based practices in generating new curriculum approaches for general education practice and the development of the learner. Arts-based theoretical models--or art for scholarship's sake--are…

  14. Natural Biology vs. Cultural Structures: Art and Child Development in Education

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    Burrill, Rebecca R.

    2005-01-01

    Art in Education is generally considered a sideline, a secondary specialty, or something to be integrated into the primary curriculum, i.e. literacy and arts integration. But art is not secondary; it is primary in learning and in human development. Art is, in fact, necessary and optimal for learning to write, read, and perform arithmetic. This…

  15. Arts Education K-12: Teacher Handbook. North Carolina Competency-Based Curriculum Subject-by-Subject.

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    Chapman, Barbara Holland

    The North Carolina arts education curriculum encompasses K-12 programs in dance, folk arts, music, theater arts, and visual arts. It is designed to provide a scope and sequence which encourages students to develop the essential senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch, and kinetic awareness. It provides opportunities to develop thinking…

  16. 77 FR 5243 - Proposed Priority, Requirements, Definitions, and Selection Criteria-Arts in Education National...

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    2012-02-02

    ... analytical thinking and it highlights a student's unique qualities. Accordingly, and because the focus of the... education and arts integration activities and services in music, dance, theater, media arts, and visual arts... national arts standards. The standards developed by the Consortium outline what students should know and...

  17. THE ARTS IN HIGHER ADULT EDUCATION, A SECOND REVIEW OF PROGRAMS.

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    GOLDMAN, FREDA H.

    A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ARTS IN THE CONTEMPORARY UNIVERSITY PRECEDES DESCRIPTIONS OF SPECIFIC ADULT PROGRAM PROTOTYPES. THE CURRENT PLACE OF THE ARTS OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY INCLUDES RECENT TRENDS IN ART INSTITUTIONS, GOVERNMENT, BUSINESS, FOUNDATIONS, ARTS COUNCILS, PUBLICATIONS, AND EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION. ISSUES AND PROBLEMS CONCERNING THE…

  18. Questioning the Role of "21st-Century Skills" in Arts Education Advocacy Discourse

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    Logsdon, Leann F.

    2013-01-01

    The revised Core Arts Standards offer music educators the chance to examine the contradictions that currently permeate the arts advocacy discourse. This article examines the emphasis on 21st-century workplace skills in claims made by arts advocacy proponents. An alternative approach focuses instead on lifelong learning in the arts and the array of…

  19. Dancing with Line: Inquiry, Democracy, and Aesthetic Development as an Approach to Art Education

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    Heid, Karen; Estabrook, Monica; Nostrant, Chris

    2009-01-01

    This qualitative study examines an art lesson in a multiage inquiry-based charter school. The arts curriculum focused on democratic process, dialogical interaction, aesthetic and imaginative understanding, and visual culture art education. Questions considered in the research were: Within an inquiry-based setting what might an art lesson look…

  20. Lessons in Beauty: Art and Adult Education. Studies in Pedagogy, Andragogy, and Gerontagogy, Volume 35.

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    van Gent, Bastiaan

    This book explores the connections between art and education and, specifically, the links among the art of painting, the training of artists, and the education of adults. Five chapters discuss moralization, professionalization, aestheticization, musealization, and indoctrination. "Instruction and Diversion: Moral Lessons in Dutch Art"…

  1. Whither (Whether) Medical Humanities? The Future of Humanities and Arts in Medical Education

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    Shapiro, Johanna

    2012-01-01

    This special issue of "Journal for Learning through the Arts" focuses on the uses of literature and arts in medical education. The introductory article addresses current debate in the field of medical humanities (MH), namely the existential question of what is the purpose of integrating humanities/arts in medical education; and then examines how…

  2. The Role of the Arts in Professional Education: Surveying the Field

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    Jarvis, Christine; Gouthro, Patricia

    2015-01-01

    Many educators of professionals use arts-based approaches, but often explore this within the confines of their own professional disciplines. This paper consists of a thematic review of the literature on arts and professional education, which cuts across professional disciplines in an attempt to identify the specific contribution the arts can make…

  3. "I'm So Offended!": Curriculum Flashpoints and Critical Arts Education

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    Kraehe, Amelia M.; Hood, Emily Jean; Travis, Sarah

    2015-01-01

    Inspired by critical race and feminist perspectives, this paper complicates the conversation on preparing arts educators for diversity and equity. The authors ground their research on the premise that arts educators committed to challenging social inequalities must understand sociocultural influences on art, curriculum, teaching, and learning. The…

  4. The Contributions of Industrial Arts to Selected Areas of Education. 31st Yearbook, 1982.

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    Maley, Donald, Ed.; Starkweather, Kendall N., Ed.

    This yearbook consists of 14 articles dealing with the contributions of industrial arts to selected areas of education. Included among the articles presented are the following: "Industrial Arts and Its Contribution to the Education of the Elementary School Child," by Michael J. Williams; "Industrial Arts and Its Contribution in Assisting the…

  5. Access to High School Arts Education: Why Student Participation Matters as Much as Course Availability

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    Thomas, M. Kathleen; Singh, Priyanka; Klopfenstein, Kristin; Henry, Thomas

    2013-01-01

    There is renewed interest in the role of arts education in the curriculum of U.S. public schools not only because of the intrinsic value of the arts and its believed impact on achievement, but because cultivating creativity is thought to promote innovation and fuel economic growth. Still, we know little about basic access to arts education. Using…

  6. Promoting the Aesthetic Experience: The Rise of Receptive Art Education in the Netherlands

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    Dieleman, Cock

    2014-01-01

    In 1999, a mandatory and interdisciplinary art course, Cultural and Artistic Education (Culturele en Kunstzinnige Vorming, or CKV), was introduced in the Dutch secondary school system. The course focuses on receptive, rather than active, art education. Cultural activities, such as visiting an art exhibition or a theatre performance, form the core…

  7. The Relevance of Art Education and the Education of the Nigerian Child: Implications for the Universal Basic Education Policy

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    Emeji, Michael J.

    2008-01-01

    This article examines relevant government policy documents on education and culture and discovers that Nigerian education authorities do not "discriminate" against art and culture in its articulation of educational policies per se, but lack of administrative machinery or political will has resulted in the deprivation of the Nigerian…

  8. Art Criticism: The Potential of Conrad Fiedler's Ideas for Art Education.

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    Abrahamson, Roy E.

    This paper discusses the ideas of Conrad Fiedler, a 19th century German philosopher of art, concerning art criticism, or the judging of works of visual art. In addition to a brief biography of Conrad Fiedler, the paper's main subject is Fiedler's ideas on art criticism as expressed in his book "On Judging Works of Visual Art" (1876,…

  9. Art Education Avatars in Action: Preparing Art Teachers for Learning and Teaching in a Virtual Age (for Special issue Digital Games and Simulations in Teacher Preparation)

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    Lu, Lilly

    2011-01-01

    Three-dimensional (3D) virtual worlds (VW) have great potential for contemporary art education. This article introduces the key characteristics of 3D VWs and reviews the research literature and application of VWs in education and art education. After explaining how 3D VWs provide unique possibilities as a contemporary art medium, learning tool,…

  10. Build a Creative Leadership Team: Take a Unified Approach to Fostering Arts Education in Your School

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    Principal, 2012

    2012-01-01

    Becoming a champion of arts education means establishing a culture that embraces a team approach toward integrating the arts. This article offers some practical guidance for developing a creative leadership team--and cultivating creativity in the whole school.

  11. A View from the Top: Liberal Arts Presidents on Teacher Education.

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    Warren, Thomas, Ed.

    This monograph presents articles written by college presidents about teacher education in liberal arts settings. The publication is organized into 16 chapters (alphabetical by institution) as follows: "Liberal Arts College: The Right Crucibles for Teacher Education" (John T. Dahlquist, Arkansas College); "Teacher Education: Liberal…

  12. Beyond Traditional Art Education: Transformative Lifelong Learning in Community-Based Settings with Older Adults

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    Lawton, Pamela Harris; La Porte, Angela M.

    2013-01-01

    Quality community-based art education programs for older adults over the age of 50 should exploit the broad range of interests and cognitive abilities of participants by utilizing adult education theory, brain research, and the best practices of adult art education programs. We consider a developing paradigm on the cognitive abilities of the…

  13. Race to the Top: Implications for Professional Development in Arts Education

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    Hourigan, Ryan

    2011-01-01

    This article provides an initial look at Race to the Top as it relates to professional development for arts educators. Topics include the philosophy of Race to the Top education reform, data informed professional development, performance pay, and how these changes may affect arts educators.

  14. Bauhaus Pedagogy in Exile: Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack and Art Education.

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    Stasny, Peter

    The educational side of art education seems to be experiencing a revival with respect to the socio-political, environmental, and economic problems and disasters of a multinational and multicultural society today. A concept such as education through art seems to be worth reassessment. In that context, this paper considers Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack…

  15. How Has Vocational Culinary Arts Changed as a Result of a Redesign of the Education System.

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    VanLandingham, Paul G.

    Vocational education reforms that followed passage of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1963 initiated the development of many new vocational culinary arts programs that trained high school students with state-of-the art equipment. When the National Consortium of Competency Based Education was established in 1973, it changed the form…

  16. Career Education Infusion with Language Arts/Science Project. Final Report.

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    Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Career and Vocational Education Section.

    To infuse career education with language arts and science, a task force of Oregon educators developed, evaluated, and finalized a set of seven career education competencies for secondary language arts and science teachers, 7-12. These competencies cover the following areas: attitudes toward life and careers; job search method and job adjustment;…

  17. Reconstructing Imagined Finnishness: The Case of Art Education through the Concept of Place

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    Paatela-Nieminen, Martina; Itkonen, Tuija; Talib, Mirja-Tytti

    2016-01-01

    This multidisciplinary article presents a methodology, a research project and selected outcomes from an environmental art education course for teacher students. The course is part of an art education minor at the University of Helsinki, Department of Teacher Education. The students were asked to construct their place through an intertextual art…

  18. Art Education for Citizenship: Augusto Boal's Theater of the Oppressed as a Method for Democratic Empowerment

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    Silva, José Eduardo; Menezes, Isabel

    2016-01-01

    Purpose: To contribute for the ongoing discussion about associations between art education and citizenship education, presenting Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed, as a theatre method that exercises active democracy by means of promoting epistemological development merging Art, Citizenship and Education. Design: Drawing form a selected set…

  19. Theoretical Considerations for Art Education Research with and about "Underserved Populations"

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    Kraehe, Amelia M.; Acuff, Joni B.

    2013-01-01

    Though it is widely used, the concept of "underserved" is sorely undertheorized in art education. Before the field of art education can effectively address the persistent educational disparities across different sociocultural and economic groups, we need deeper understandings of entangled sociocultural and political processes that create…

  20. Visual Education and the Language Arts: Toward the Incorporation of Visual Concepts and Skills in the Secondary Language Arts Program.

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    Wood, David Robert

    The purpose of this study was to develop a rationale for and to organize sequences of visual education concepts and skills that could function as a part of a secondary language arts program embodying the approaches of James Moffett. The literature on visual education was studied to identify those factors related specifically to professional…

  1. 3D Virtual Worlds as Art Media and Exhibition Arenas: Students' Responses and Challenges in Contemporary Art Education

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    Lu, Lilly

    2013-01-01

    3D virtual worlds (3D VWs) are considered one of the emerging learning spaces of the 21st century; however, few empirical studies have investigated educational applications and student learning aspects in art education. This study focused on students' responses to and challenges with 3D VWs in both aspects. The findings show that most participants…

  2. Resources for Research and Teaching about Textiles as a Domestic Art in Art Education.

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    Blandy, Doug; Hoffman, Elizabeth

    1991-01-01

    Claims that domestic art or hiddenstream art is not referred to in the art classroom because art teachers have difficulty locating resources. Identifies sources for print and nonprint textiles ranging from local community activities to museum collections. Lists resources for Navajo weaving, African-American quilting, and Amish quilting. (KM)

  3. The Intertextual Method for Art Education Applied in Japanese Paper Theatre--A Study on Discovering Intercultural Differences

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    Paatela-Nieminen, Martina

    2008-01-01

    In art education we need methods for studying works of art and visual culture interculturally because there are many multicultural art classes and little consensus as to how to interpret art in different cultures. In this article my central aim was to apply the intertextual method that I developed in my doctoral thesis for Western art education to…

  4. Educating Sentiment: Hume's Contribution to the Philosophy of the Curriculum Regarding the Teaching of Art

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    Barchana-Lorand, Dorit

    2015-01-01

    From the perspective of art education, the worst-case philosophical scenario is the hedonist-subjectivist account of art. If we measure art by the pleasure we gain from it, it may seem senseless to attempt teaching the reception of art. David Hume's "Of the Standard of Taste" provides an argument for the art-education enthusiast,…

  5. Creative Art Therapy/Special Education in Higher Education: Toward an Interdisciplinary Model.

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    Bloomgarden, Joan; Schwartz, Diane

    1997-01-01

    Presents the idea that art therapists and special education teachers must collaborate to successfully work with special needs students. Describes a situation in which the authors used co-teaching to present information to student teachers regarding children with sensory integration dysfunction. (MKA)

  6. Politics, Art, and Education: The Positive Postmodern Challenges to Aesthetics and Traditional Western Education.

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    Keith, Cydney F.

    1995-01-01

    Maintains that, over the past two decades, postmodern theorists and critics fundamentally have challenged many of the basic tenets of aesthetics, education, and art criticism. Discusses how postmodernism questions long-held realist assumptions of nature, truth, beauty, and human nature. (CFR)

  7. The Effectiveness of Educational Podcasts for Teaching Music and Visual Arts in Higher Education

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    Tam, Cheung On

    2012-01-01

    Podcasting is now being used frequently in the higher education sector. Although research has been conducted into the use of podcasting in teaching business, engineering, sciences and languages, little has been done on its use in arts learning. This paper reports on a study that investigated the effectiveness of using podcasts to learn music and…

  8. Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe. Czech Republic 2007/08

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    Lajdova, Andrea; Slavik, Jan

    2008-01-01

    This paper focuses on Czech Republic's arts and cultural education. The decisions related to cultural and creative dimension of education are made at the central level, by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The Ministry is responsible for the development of the Framework Educational Programme for Basic Education (FEP BE). One of the aims…

  9. Connect, Combine, Communicate: Revitalizing the Arts in Canadian Schools. Selected Papers from the National Symposium on Arts Education (Cape Breton, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 1997).

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    Roberts, Brian A., Ed.

    The National Symposium on Arts Education 1997 provided an opportunity for arts educators, professional artists, and representatives from government agencies to discuss common concerns and to develop strategies for strengthening the arts in Canadian schools. This collection of papers from the symposium addresses many questions about the future of…

  10. The Arts, Education, and the Urban Sub-culture: the National Survey of the Performing Arts for Minority Youth. Final Report.

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    Bushnell, Don D.; Bushnell, Kathi Corbera

    This survey focuses on the role of the performing arts in educating disadvantaged youth in over 320 community arts centers in 20 major cities and 12 rural counties. The variety of programs and the state of the arts are illustrated by detailed narrative description. The report characterizes the successful artist/educator as having a common ethnic…

  11. A Major Children's Educational Art Exhibit: An Evaluative Case Study.

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    Schlenk, George W.; Shrock, Sharon A.

    Results of a case study of an exhibit of art and artifacts designed for children are presented. The focus of the study was to apply the principles of instructional-message design to the evaluation of the exhibit. The exhibit, "Art Inside Out: Exploring Art and Culture through Time," was displayed at the Art Institute of Chicago. Textual…

  12. Doing Arts-Based Educational Research for the Public Good: An Impossible Possibility?

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    O'Donoghue, Donal

    2014-01-01

    In this special issue, each author addresses how arts-based educational research (ABER) work connects with and/or directly addresses society's need/s and the public good as perceived by the researcher. As there are many construals of the "public good" and the relation to art-making and the arts to this "public good," each…

  13. Trends in Vocational Education in the Arts 1980. Fast Response Survey System.

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    Wright, Douglas A.; Farris, Elizabeth

    A study examined the nature and extent of vocational arts education programs throughout the 50 states. During the study, data were sought concerning those programs designed to prepare students for occupations in 14 arts areas: dance; vocal music; instrumental music; theater; radio, television, and video; cinematography; photography; graphic arts;…

  14. Harvard Project Zero: A Fresh Look at Art Education. Technical Report No. 1.

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    Howard, Vernon

    Harvard "Project Zero" is an interdisciplinary inquiry into problems connected with education, understanding, and creativity in the arts. The project conducts basic and applied research, an arts orientation program, and a summer course in arts management with the Harvard Business School. The chief research activities of the project are:…

  15. Art and Education in Dewey: Accomplishing Unity, Bringing Newness to the Fore

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    d'Agnese, Vasco

    2016-01-01

    The aim of this paper is to discuss the role of art in Deweyan thought, making a case for the relationship among art, experience, and education. I will do so by drawing on both Deweyan works--primarily "Art as Experience" and chapter nine of "Experience and Nature"--and scholarly literature devoted to the issue. Based on those…

  16. Partnerships and Local K-12 Arts Education Policy Development: Significant Beginnings

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    Colley, Bernadette D.

    2008-01-01

    The author presents reviews that identify success factors in music and arts education partnerships between cultural institutions and K-12 schools. She incorporates the evaluation of one Massachusetts partnership, Arts Can Teach (ACT), to examine the connection between partnerships and K-12 arts-program policy decisions. ACT is a collaborative…

  17. The Disconnect between Theory and Practice in a Visual Culture Approach to Art Education

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    Herrmann, Rebekka

    2005-01-01

    Issues of critical inquiry and social and environmental change have entered art education theory and are making their way into art classrooms. Unfortunately, rather than embracing how these ideas are carried out in the community of practicing artists and how they could be made relevant to students, many art teachers artificially force these ideas…

  18. Art Education and At-Risk Youth: Enabling Factors of Visual Expressions.

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    O'Thearling, Sibyl; Bickley-Green, Cynthia Ann

    1996-01-01

    Examines a visual art program for at-risk students that attempts to increase self-esteem, stimulate inquiry, and develop critical thinking through art criticism and self- expression. Summarizes the responses of 11 at-risk students and 35 general education college students to the question, "What is art?" (MJP)

  19. Who Assesses the Assessors? Sustainability and Assessment in Art and Design Education

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    Robins, Claire

    2016-01-01

    This article draws on recent research from the Pre-Degree Summative Assessment in Art Design and Media Study, conducted at UCL Institute of Education, which found that pre-degree art and design qualifications at levels 3 and 4 vary greatly in their appropriateness as a preparation for degree level study in art subjects. Central to the article are…

  20. Theory and (In) Practice: The Problem of Integration in Art and Design Education

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    Rintoul, Jenny Ruth

    2014-01-01

    This paper examines the relationship between art "theory" and art "practice" in British art education at post-compulsory level, with a focus on the ways in which theory is framed and delivered and what this means for its integration. Drawing upon constructions of knowledge and approaches to integration as a technique and…