Sample records for art education

  1. Transpersonal Art Therapy Education.

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


    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 references.)…

  2. The Art of Education

    Abdul-Alim, Jamaal


    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…

  3. Queering Art Teacher Education

    Cosier, Kimberly; Sanders, James H., III


    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…

  4. 2008 Arts Education Assessment Framework

    National Assessment Governing Board, 2008


    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,…

  5. Arts Education Beyond Art : Teaching Art in Times of Change

    van Heusden, Bernard; Gielen, Pascal


    People and societies thrive on a versatile and imaginative awareness. Yet the critical debate on arts education is still too often about the qualities of artefacts and technical skills, and tends to neglect issues such as the critical function of the arts in society, artistic cognition and cognitive

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

    Allison, Amanda


    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…

  7. Art education – mostly for girls?

    Wikberg, Stina


    This article discusses whether and how Art education is gendered, and whether and how the art world is gendered. The history of Art education is briefly described from a gender perspective, as well as some current reports on Art education in Sweden. The article draws on material from a postgraduate study about Art education and gender. Art lessons were observed and pupils were interviewed about their views on art. Based on the interview data, it is suggested that one reason that Art education...

  8. Art Education Technology: Digital Storytelling

    Chung, Sheng Kuan


    The application of digital storytelling to art education is an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based, hands-on project that integrates the arts, education, local communities, technology, and storytelling. Through digital storytelling, students develop and apply multiliteracy skills, aesthetic sensitivities, and critical faculties to address greater…

  9. Technology Education and the Arts

    Roman, Harry T.


    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…

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

    Deaver, Sarah P.


    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…

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

    National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, 2011


    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…

  12. Arts Education and Student's Perception

    Nderu-Boddington, Eulalee


    This article investigates students' perceptions of their experience with arts education and their perceptions of its impact on their academic achievement and academic goals. Specifically, it relates to academic achievement, goals, cognition, and students' perceptions. Educational outcomes and policy issues are also reviewed as they related to the…

  13. Curriculum Transformation And Art Education

    Mason, Rachel


    ‘Images and Identity' is a research and curriculum development project, funded under the European Commission’s Comenius scheme, with partners in six EU countries. The project has developed and produced curriculum materials linking citizenship and art education. In 2010 it published on-line training materials that include: schemes of work that integrate art and citizenship learning; suggestions for facilitating lessons in which school children use digital media to represent and explore their p...

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

    Online Submission, 2015


    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…

  15. Art Education in Action on the Street

    Chung, Sheng Kuan; Ortiz, Christy


    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…

  16. Art as Alterity in Education

    Zhao, Guoping


    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…

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

    Davis, Jessica Hoffman


    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)

  18. Advertising, Art, and Arts Education: An Uneasy Association.

    Barton, Laurie


    Criticizes basing public relations efforts in art education unquestioningly upon the practices found in corporate advertising. Urges judicious use of public relations in the arts when applicable. Stresses careful application as the key to survival for the arts in a world dominated by economic and technological priorities. (KO)

  19. Art Education Today: Neither Millennium nor Mirage.

    Eisner, Elliot W.


    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)

  20. Humanities and Arts in Management Education

    Statler, Matt; Monthoux, Pierre Guillet de


    An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various reports within the issue on topics including business management education in Great Britain, liberal arts education, and business studios.......An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various reports within the issue on topics including business management education in Great Britain, liberal arts education, and business studios....

  1. Intercultural and Media Education on Art Classes

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


    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.

  2. Should Science and Arts Education Be Separated?


    China’s practice of separating science and arts education has a long and complicated history. Back in the early 1950s, China decided to adopt the Soviet Union’s practice of separating science and arts education into two systems, the upshot of which was many universities finding themselves divided into

  3. Arts Education and the Whole Child

    Nelson, Hal


    For years, professional journals have published articles that communicate the importance of high-quality arts education programs. This article talks about how educators can use quality arts programs to contribute to the intellectual, physical, and emotional well-being of learners. The author also discusses what principals can do to advance arts…

  4. U.S. Arts Education Requirements

    Tutt, Kevin


    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…

  5. Conceptualizing international art therapy education standards

    Ho, RTH; Potash, JS; Bardot, H


    Art therapy programs developing around the world need an educational framework to ensure that graduates have a knowledge base and set of skills consistent with peers in other countries. Currently there are many independent education standards offered by art therapy associations in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, as well as two international associations. Synthesizing these requirements reveals 12 content areas that may constitute the core of art therapy e...

  6. The Arts in Turkish Preschool Education

    Acer, Dilek


    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…

  7. Examining the Intersection of Arts Education and Special Education

    Malley, Sharon M.; Silverstein, Lynne B.


    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…

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

    Selan, Jurij


    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…

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

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


    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…

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

    Parsons, Robert W.


    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…

  11. "Git Real": On Art Education and Community Needs.

    Baker, David W.


    Praises past achievements of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) and the art education profession. Maintains that art curriculum must reflect community values and norms, and should be relevant to students' needs. Believes that art educators are currently in a position to make art a central part of educational processes. (KM)

  12. Transforming Education through the Arts

    Caldwell, Brian; Vaughan, Tanya


    This timely book takes up the challenge of maintaining programs in the arts in the face of unrelenting pressure from two directions; the increasing focus on literacy and numeracy in schools, teamed with the cut-backs in public funding that often affect the arts most severely. Drawing on the wealth of evidence already available on the impact of the…

  13. Art Education in the Age of Guantanamo

    Pistolesi, Edie


    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.…

  14. An Unselfish Act: Graffiti in Art Education

    Eldridge, Laurie A.


    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…

  15. Arts Education: Motivations, Benefits and Realities of Educational Programs from the Perspective of Professional Arts Organizations

    Miller, Lorena Janey


    In 1880, the 46th US Congress requested the first federal study of the state of arts education. A two-volume report, of almost 2,000 pages, was written by Issac Edwards Clarke and submitted in 1885. Titled Art and Industry: Education in the Industrial and Fine Arts in the United States, it stated, "The wide spread interest and activity [of the arts] gives promise of an important development in the art productions of the United States." Now, over a century later, the expansion of arts co...

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

    Graham, Mark A.; Sims-Gunzenhauser, Alice


    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

    Klein, Sheri R.


    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. Touching the Void: Arts Education Research in Australia

    Gibson, Robyn; Anderson, Michael


    This article is an overview of arts education research in Australia. The authors argue that there is an urgent need for key arts organisations to form strategic partnerships with arts educators to provide stronger research in the area of arts education. This research base would enhance the ability of policymakers, arts administrators and arts…

  19. Art + technology in optics educational outreach programs

    Silberman, Donn M.


    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.

  20. Working With Arts in Danish Nurse Education

    Jensen, Julie Borup


    The article outlines ideas and a number of results of a design-for-learning experiment, involving nurse students working with arts in the nurse education in Denmark. The findings show that learning in practice in nurse education can involve creativity as a dimension of building personal knowledge...... for nurse students....

  1. Four Approaches to New Media Art Education

    Freire, Manuelle; McCarthy, Erin


    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…

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

    Albert, Rachel


    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…

  3. The Enameling Arts in Kuwaiti Pre-Service Art Teacher Education

    Darweesh, Ali Hussain


    The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to examine the knowledge, skills, and experiences in the enameling arts and the attitudes and perceptions of in-service (n=12) and pre-service Kuwaiti art teachers (n=170), art supervisors at the Ministry of Education (MOE) (n=3) and art education faculty members at the College of Basic Education (CBE)…

  4. Inclusive Education and the Arts

    Allan, Julie


    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…

  5. Interactive Technologies in Musical and Arts Education

    Y. Y. Glazyrina


    Full Text Available The paper substantiates the introduction of interactive techniques in music and arts education, and analyzes the definitions of interactivity – a key term of the modern educational paradigm. Various interpretationsof interactivity and its components – interaction, communication, dia logue, polylogue, interpretation, reinterpretation, intonation, feelings, comprehension, generalization (reflection, and experience – are given. In the methodology context, the author traces out the similarity of interactive concepts in general didactics and the humanities knowledge (M. M. Bakhtin, V. S. Bibler, and maintains that the main components of interactive teaching include the basic categories of culture, art, music, and psychology of artistic perception and creativity. Therefore, similarity of the content and approach to interpreting the conceptual terminological apparatus of interactive education makes it possible to implement the interactive techniques in teaching the cycle of music and arts disciplines.

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

    Green, Gaye Leigh


    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)

  7. Encouraging the Arts through Higher Education Institutions: Arts Policy Implementation in Virginia

    Keeney, Katherine Preston


    This dissertation investigates the role of public higher education institutions in state-level arts policy in the state of Virginia. The strength of public support for the arts historically has been measured by per capita arts spending, as determined by appropriations to state arts agencies. However, this is a very thin measure that misses an increasingly important contributor to the arts policy landscape - higher education institutions. As direct sources of funding for the arts decline, univ...

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

    Moon, Bruce L.; Hoffman, Nadia


    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…

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

    Mulligan, Christine Susan


    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…

  10. Arts Analysis in the Danish Nurse Education

    Jensen, Julie Borup


    This article outlines ideas and results of a design-for-learning experiment, involving arts analysis in the nurse education in Denmark. The original purpose of the experiment was to investigate new ways of supporting personal knowledge building and building of professional judgement skills for...... new ways of thinking about knowledge, professional judgement and learning perspectives in relational professions in general....

  11. Ceramic Technology. Art Education: 6688.02.

    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…

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

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


    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…

  13. A Movement toward Eastern Ethnocentric Art Education: The Value of Korean Art and Cultural Heritage

    Yi, Sung Do; Kim, Hye Sook


    Today's art education in East Asia focuses on Western ethnocentric or European ethnocentric art education. These practices reflect the tremendous effect American and European culture has had upon the art education of East Asia, including Korea. Globalization and the information-oriented society in which we live have changed the world. Like many…

  14. Choices at the Intersection of the Arts and Education.

    O'Fallon, David


    Asserts that, in the fields of the arts and education, the United States faces an intersection of opportunities to bring the arts into education with more depth. Maintains that the arts are essential for effective living today. Discusses Hannah Arendt's three forms of human activity--labor, work, and action--and relates the role of the arts to…

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

    Chang, EunJung; Lim, Maria; Kim, Minam


    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)…

  16. Shifting the Role of the Arts in Education.

    Goldberg, Merryl; Bossenmeyer, Melinda


    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…

  17. Art and Creativity in the Global Economies of Education

    Grierson, Elizabeth


    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…

  18. Art and Social Justice Education: Culture as Commons

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


    "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. The Spoken Word as Arts-Based Adult Education

    Merriweather, Lisa R.


    Arts-based adult education has been embraced by a growing number of adult educators. These educators have explored its potential in the workplace, in the community and in academia. This article contributes to this work by exploring the Spoken Word, an art form located within the genre of poetry, and its potential as a tool of arts-based adult…

  20. Working with Arts in Nurse Education

    Borup Jensen, Julie


    This article outlines ideas and some results of a design-for-learning experiment, involving nurse students working with arts in the nurse education in Denmark. The original purpose of the experiment was to investigate new ways of supporting personal knowledge building and building of professional judgement skills for nurse students, according to a phenomenological and aesthetic approach to learning. However, the results and learning outcome for the students surprisingly showed that working wi...

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

    Hsiao, Ching-Yuan; Pai, Tzu-Chi


    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…

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

    Marshall, Julia; D'Adamo, Kimberley


    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,…

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

    Daichendt, G. James


    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…

  4. Youth, Arts and Education: Reassembling Subjectivity through Affect

    Hickey Moody, Anna


    How are the arts important in young people’s lives? Youth, Arts and Education offers a groundbreaking theory of arts education. Anna Hickey-Moody explores how the arts are ways of belonging, resisting, being governed and being heard. Through examples from the United Kingdom and Australia, Anna Hickey-Moody shows the cultural significance of the kinds of learning that occur in and through arts. Drawing on the thought of Gilles Deleuze, she develops the theory of affective pedagogy, which e...

  5. High Quality Art Education: For Inclusion and Resilience

    Stewart, Rachel Dawn


    Increasingly, general education teachers must incorporate special education learners into the mainstream learning classroom. This thesis summarizes the way in which integrating a high-quality education in the arts (dance, music, theatre, visual arts) can support the alternative learner and enhance the educational experience in the general education classroom. By creating a multi-modal learning environment and supporting general studies with arts-based therapies, least restrictive and cultur...

  6. Mapping Arts, Health and Higher Education Collaborative Projects in London

    Sheridan, Jill; Pring, Linda


    This publication is based on a report commissioned by The London Centre for Arts and Cultural Enterprise (LCACE) and Arts Council England (ACE) who are committed, along with other partners to building and analysing evidence of the impact of arts activity in the health arena. It seeks to map collaborative projects which have taken place in London since 2002 between the arts, health and higher education institutions. The remit for the research defines arts and health as arts-based acti...

  7. The Royal College of Art : its influence on education, art and design 1900-1950.

    Cunliffe-Charlesworth, Hilary


    The Royal College of Art is considered through its teaching of art and design, and its work as a centre for the training of art teachers. The ideas of some of the staff are evaluated with regard to the need for art and design education. The influence of the diplomates of the College on the areas of education, art and design is appraised with a view to assessing the value of the work of the College. The relevance of government bodies to the Royal College of Art is examined in some detail, ...

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

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


    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

  9. Crossroads of Public Art, Nature and Environmental Education

    Song, Young Imm Kang


    This paper explores how environmental education through ecological art can help students develop creativity, critical thinking, and an arts-informed notion of being a citizen of the world. In illustrating the importance of uncovering the relationship between environmental education and ecological art, the paper examines how this may be used to…

  10. The Second UNESCO World Conference on Arts Education

    Buck, Ralph


    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…

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

    Vakeva, Lauri


    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…

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

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


    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…

  13. Finding a Job in Higher Education in Art Education.

    Rice, Roberta W.

    This booklet for art education graduate students discusses the successful preparation and strategies for seeking employment with colleges and universities. Discussion of the job search process includes: (1) job descriptions; (2) college and university search activities; (3) job search preparation; and (4) preparation of vita, letters of…

  14. Understanding How College Students Describe Art: An Analysis on Art Education in China

    Hong Wang


    Full Text Available This study aims to explore how Chinese college students appreciate art as reflected in their descriptions of an artwork. Students’ descriptions were defined by a content analysis with respect to opinions and facts, art elements and principles. A questionnaire was also used to investigate students’ attitudes toward art education. 85 students who were divided into four groups participated in the study. The results showed: (1 participants were more familiar with art appreciation than art elements and principles; (2 there was a slight but no significant difference between students’ describing facts and opinions; (3 participants had significantly higher scores on describing art elements than describing art principles; (4 among all participants with regard to all elements and principles, there was a significant difference of describing space between students of art education and students of music education, and also, there was a significant difference of describing value between Chinese language students and other students. The results suggested that participants, including those of art education, had poor knowledge and strategies of understanding art, implying art education in China may have ended up with failure.

  15. Interlochen: Exemplary Education in the Arts.

    Stathakis, Cathy A.; Pellegrino, Ann S.


    The arts and college preparatory academic program at the Interlochen Arts Academy (Michigan) for talented high school students is described. The academy offers intense training in creative writing, dance, music, theater, and visual arts. Also briefly described is the Interlochen Arts Camp which offers intense study in a performing or visual art.…

  16. Metamorphosing art: multimedia spectacles as new forms of art and education

    Santana, Helena; Santana, Rosário


    The interaction of different domains of knowledge and art, namely music, theatre, design, mathematics, physics… contributes to organise a musical performance that has an original form and develops new forms of education. Using different art forms – BACH2CAGE - is an original spectacle who confluences different domains of knowledge, communication and art. “More than a performance, Bach2Cage is a process, an experimental laboratory in crossing music/performing arts with multimedia/digital ...

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

    jagodzinski, jan


    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…

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

    Peacock, Karen


    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. The Changing Perspective of Art Education in Pakistan

    Khan, Muhammad Sher Ali


    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…

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

    Guthrie, Kathy L.; Callahan, Kathleen


    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.

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

    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…

  2. Pornography in the Classroom: Another Challenge for Art Education.

    Blandy, Doug; Congdon, Kristin G.


    Maintains that visual images of people contribute to how people perceive themselves and others. Explores ramifications of this under social conditions where pornography is evident and accessible. Examines definitions of pornography. Applies critical theory to art education, stressing that art educators should identify and critically study artworks…

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

    Chung, Sheng Kuan; Kirby, Michael S.


    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…

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

    Anderson, Kirstin; Overy, Katie


    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…

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

    Groff, Jennifer S.


    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…

  6. Social responsibility through art-education

    D' Oliveira, Celso A.; Teixeira, Sandra R.C.; Teixeira, Karla B. [PETROBRAS, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil)


    Curiosity about the job site of a pipeline is a strong characteristic among the residents in the area of influence of the PETROBRAS Engineering works, especially because of their proximity and direct interference in people's daily lives. In this context, children demand special attention concerning aspects such as Health, Safety and Environment (HSE). The opening of trenches and the movements of pipes, machines, and heavy equipment creates a fantastic, toy filled world in a child's imagination, which demands the disclosure of possible hazards caused by the job. To mitigate such risks and to extol the positive impacts brought to these communities, PETROBRAS created the Program 'Smart Kids Play Safe' aimed at the public in the 5-12-year-old range in order to encourage safe behavior and the development of a sense of citizenship and respect for the environment by means of playful educational activities including tricks, games, theaters, and workshops, and so on. The program seeks to link the content worked and the terms used to the reality of the target audience in order to maximize the assimilation of the concepts. These events could take place out in the open as well as inside a school. If in school, the role of the teacher becomes fundamental to the suitability of the contents, in addition to his or her experience and active participation during the events. During the construction of the GNL Pipeline main in 2008, in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area, PETROBRAS felt the necessity of creating a program that could attract and at the same time sensitize children to the hazards of playing near a pipeline construction site. And to that end, the company decided to involve educators in this process and created the Social Responsibility through Art-Education Program. A culture of environmental protection, and the concepts of socialization, safety, health and citizenship must all be self-sustaining. This contributes to the improvement of Basic

  7. Creating Zines in Preservice Art Teacher Education

    Klein, Sheri


    Preservice art teachers often reflect about their classroom observations and art teaching experiences through papers, journaling, and blogging. Zines, or "Do It Yourself" (DIY) magazines offer preservice teachers a unique and unconventional format to reflect on issues relevant to teaching art. This article discusses the definition of zines, their…

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

    Lu, Lilly


    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…

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

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


    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…

  10. Art Management: A Versatile Tool for Managing and Developing Visual Arts Education in Nigeria

    Bojor Enamhe


    Full Text Available For art and art organizations to experience growth and development, a conscious deliberate effort ought to be made towards harnessing resources to create enabling environment for success (Enamhe, 2012 such could be rendered in qualitative education where constant change occurs through critical thinking, reflection and action.

  11. Making art matter-ings: Engaging (with art in early childhood education, in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Craw Janita


    Full Text Available This article examines the special nature of Te Whāriki, Aotearoa New Zealand’s early childhood national curriculum, as a dynamic social, cultural document through an exploration of two art-inspired imaginary case studies. Thinking with Te Whāriki retains the potential to ignite thinking post-developmentally about art, pedagogy and practice in teacher education, and in the field. It offers examples of how creating spaces for engaging (with art as pedagogy acts as a catalyst for change, art offers a dynamic way of knowing, and being-with the different life-worlds we inhabit. While new paradigms for thinking and practicing art in education continue to push the boundaries of developmentally and individually responsive child-centred pedagogies, an emphasis on multiple literacies often gets in the way. This prohibits opportunities for engaging in other more complex approaches to pedagogy and art as subject-content knowledge, something essential for developing a rich curriculum framework. The article draws on research that emphasises the importance of teacher education in opening up spaces for thinking about (the history of art in/and of education as more than a communication/language tool. It considers an inclusive and broad knowledge-building-communities approach that values the contribution that art, artists, and others offer the 21st early learning environments we find ourselves in.

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

    O'Donoghue, Dónal


    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…

  13. Astronomy, Visual Literacy, and Liberal Arts Education

    Crider, Anthony


    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.

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

    Kim, Hyungsook


    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…

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

    Kim, Hyungsook


    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…

  16. Transferring ART research into education in Brazil

    Maria Fidela Lima Navarro; Karin Cristina da Silva Modena; Maria Cristina Carvalho de Almendra Freitas; Ticiane Cestari Fagundes


    The aim of this study was to evaluate the teaching of the Atraumatic Restorative Treatment (ART) approach in Brazilian dental schools. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A questionnaire on this subject was sent to Pediatric Dentistry, Operative Dentistry and Public Health Dentistry professors. The questions approached the followig subjects: the method used to teach ART, the time spent on its teaching, under which discipline it is taught, for how many years ART has been taught and its effect on the DMFT i...

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

    Lanier, Vincent


    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. Developing Inner Peace and Joy through Art Education

    Susmita Lakhyani


    Full Text Available Problem statement: Art Education has been given place in the curriculum yet there is a general misconception that the subject Art is of lesser importance and treated as a mere entertaining fringe. The present study looks into this matter. The basic key question, therefore, is-Does process of art education that is art instruction, promotes creative aspects of students and develops inner peace? It is with reference to Teacher education course. Approach: For the study, a workshop on art was organised and 400 B.Ed. students (pre-service teachers were taken. Most of these students had studied art only till 8th standard while few of them had no experience of any art class in school. They were hesitant to paint and had lot of misconceptions about art. The workshop included slide show, discussion and interpretation, meditation, listening music, painting on the spot and writing the experience of going through the workshop. Data was analysed qualitatively. Results: It was concluded that art education promotes: unique perception, feelings, sensitivity, symbolic association, imagination, originality, unique idea, imagination, self-realization and observation which are the aspects of creativity. It was also analysed from the data that art education made subjects feel relaxed; satisfied; fresh; feeling of other worldliness; contented; inner peace; joy; happy; self-realization; inspired, motivated and confident to create; sense of freedom; no limitations, no boundaries and no hesitations; emergence of new ideas and imagination; and awareness of inner potentials. Conclusion: Art education promotes peace and joy in an individual and it’s important in one’s growth.

  19. Spare-time Art Education in Shanghai


    Tens of thousands of children is Shanghai are receiving art training in their spare time. More than 450 spare-time schools are helping the children in music, dancing, painting and calligraphy. Shanghai Children's Art School, which has 16 branches and over 6,000 pupils, is the biggest of all. Parents send their children to different schools to their different interests.

  20. Artes Illiberales? The Four Myths of Liberal Education

    O'Sullivan, Maurice


    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. Key Dimensions of a Multicultural Art Education Curriculum

    Chin, Christina


    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…

  2. Native American Career Education Project. State of the Art Study.

    Schaulis, Saundra; And Others

    One of three major products (state of the art study, curriculum guide, and twelve instructional units) of the Native American Career Education (NACE) project, this report contains a review of current career education literature and materials which provide information or models useful in developing career education for Native American students. In…

  3. The Economic and Educational Impact of Native American Art Markets

    Wray, Taylor Elaine


    This research will investigate the economical and educational impact of Native American art markets. The information will compare and contrast the approaches of two museum-operated Native American art market programs, the Autry National Center in Los Angeles, California and the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis, Indiana. Information collected on these market programs included observation, library research and personal interviews. This study will present a b...

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

    Rosenblatt, Brooke


    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…

  5. Fight the Stress of Urban Education with the Arts

    Creedon, Dennis W.


    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.…

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

    Parks, Nancy S.


    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…

  7. Invisible Culture: Taking Art Education to the Streets

    Darts, David


    Art educators and administrators allowed a project to evolve based on the "street life" experiences of ordinarily invisible people. The goal was to create a space or number of spaces for celebrating the human spirit through art, music, dance, poetry, theater, and story while also providing a forum for exploring some of the social issues affecting…

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

    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…

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

    English, Fenwick W.


    "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…

  10. Art Museums: an emergence stage for the art education research and innovation

    Olaia Fontal Merillas


    Full Text Available Art Education is finding in Art Museums a stage for research and educational innovation which has held a great emergency in the last decade. We propose a tour that departs from the rethinking of the contents of a museum (collections, objects, ideas, facts, events, experiences, to approach the contents of education in the museums, analyzing some examples in which different didactic strategies are used for the education of conceptual, procedural and attitudinal contents. Finally, we think about the work of the museum educator, approaching the concept of "author's didactics" and the need of a conscience and premeditation on the part of the educator of museum with regard to the educational designs, their applications, results and processes.

  11. Practical of Ethics Education in Junior High School Technical Arts

    Iwata, Ryo; Hirano, Shigeo

    Now, such as forgery, camouflage, concealment, and the alteration, the problems resulting from lack of the sense of ethics are occurring frequently. The department of junior high school technical arts to engineering ethics education is required for the solution. However, the example of introducing the ethics education is few in a current junior high school technical arts department. It is considered that it leads to a further improvement of the morality consideration by teaching from a past case to the engineering ethics at the stage of the compulsory education. In this thesis, it reports on the execution contents and an educational result.

  12. It's New Media: But is it Art Education?

    Trebor Scholz


    Full Text Available There is a crisis in new media arts education. Education, like public broadcasting, should not be afraid of low ratings and small profits. The current crisis is starting to find widespread acknowledgment among new media educators from the United States, Germany, Finland and Australia and beyond. The unbearable lightness of topical orientation and the tension between vocational training and education are some of the core frictions. Navigating between Futurist narratives of progress and the technophobia often encountered in more traditional cultural theorists Scholz aims to show positive models for a future of pedagogy in new media arts.

  13. It's New Media: But is it Art Education?

    Trebor Scholz


    There is a crisis in new media arts education. Education, like public broadcasting, should not be afraid of low ratings and small profits. The current crisis is starting to find widespread acknowledgment among new media educators from the United States, Germany, Finland and Australia and beyond. The unbearable lightness of topical orientation and the tension between vocational training and education are some of the core frictions. Navigating between Futurist narratives of progress and the tec...

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

    Zeleznik, Adela


    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…

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

    d'Hauteserre, Anne-Marie


    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…

  16. New Jersey Industrial Arts Education Safety Guide.

    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 contents of a…

  17. A Visual Culture: Approach to Art Education

    Knight, Wanda B.; Keifer-Boyd; Amburgy, Patricia M.


    People are immersed in visual culture and, therefore, are usually not aware of how power and privilege are enacted and how they operate in works of art from past and present times. Two premises infuse individuals' thinking on visual culture. First, that an activity-based approach to its study seeks to recognize how power and privilege function in…

  18. American Indian Women as Art Educators.

    Zastrow, Leona M.


    By teaching children in the manner in which they themselves were taught by their elders, female Papago, Pima, and Pueblo artists are continuing the role of traditional tribal arts (basketry, painting, pottery) among their people. Their use of traditional materials is occasionally innovative, but usually reflects traditional design. (SB)

  19. Creative Approaches to Environmental Learning: Two perspectives on Teaching Environmental Art Education

    Hilary Inwood; Taylor, Ryan W.


    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, environmental art education offers a means to increase the pool of potential learners to those in the arts and sciences, as well as diversify learning ...

  20. "Duodji": A New Step for Art Education

    Guttorm, Gunvor


    In this article, I intend briefly to present some views of how cultural expressions can be used as a basis of artistic education of an indigenous people in a particular area. In the past 30 years, indigenous peoples have demanded that their cultural expressions (and knowledge) be included in higher education; to achieve this, they have applied…

  1. Interactive approach to teaching and learning in art education

    Tomljenović, Zlata


    Efficient planning and execution of teaching process in art education depends on the teachers’ expertise, their creativity and attitude to teaching. In execution of teaching processes it is necessary to provide the conditions for development of potential students’ abilities, acquisition of art knowledge, skills and positive attitudes. The students’ active participation should also be stressed, as well as the use of modern teaching strategies, i.e. efficient teaching methods, different learnin...

  2. Do Human Arts Really Offer a Lower Return to Education?

    Dalgaard, Carl-Johan Lars; Sørensen, Anders; Schultz, Esben

    women in their high school. Conditional on high school fixed effects, these  characteristics are unlikely to affect post-university wages and are plausible instruments for the  educational choice. Our 2SLS estimates reveal that the gap in returns to education is negligible, implying that the wage gap is......Is the wage gap between majors in human arts and other fields caused by the education?  If the educational choice is endogenous, the wage gap may instead be caused by selection. We  document that individuals' educational choice is correlated with that of older students and by  the concentration of...

  3. Evidence or Advocacy. Visual Arts Education in Denmark

    Buhl, Mie


    broad range of political parties and used national and international reports on schools since 2006 (Bamford & Qvortrup, 2006; Ministry of Education, 2012a, 2012b; UNESCO, 2006, 2010; Winner, Goldstein, & Lancrin, 2013). I examine the New Common Objectives Act for visual arts in school articulated in the...... for visual arts reflect a development that creates a paradox between the core of visual arts (to express impressions to achieve knowledge about the world) and the demand for a cognitive learning outcome. IT and media, innovation, and entrepreneurship are now implemented in school subjects in which...

  4. Innovative Learning in Arts Education and Community-Based Arts through Life Science

    Chandrasekaran, S


    This paper aims to demonstrate how life science can be used as a form of educational tool in enhancing innovative learning in arts education and in community-based learning. This paper also explores how trans-disciplinary knowledge can be applied in the artistic learning process through scientific thinking methodologies. This paper is illustrated in four sections.Section one describes the key attributes that contributed to the creation of Infinite Saree- Infinite Saree Project, Dna Saree, Dna...

  5. Traditional Arts Knowledge, Traditional Ecological Lore: The Intersection of Art Education and Environmental Education

    Bequette, James W.


    Teaching about Native artworks as part of school arts curriculum can serve to pass on traditional ecological knowledge while also contextualizing colonialism's influence on traditional and contemporary Native arts practices. This article explores how schools can actively engage in community arts partnerships with American Indians who have…

  6. Arts Education in a High-Stakes Environment. The Informed Educator Series

    Tucker, Carrie


    What is the place of the arts in our schools? In a world of high-stakes testing and accountability, can schools "afford" to teach the arts? This "Informed Educator" explores why many who have studied this issue consider the arts to have an important role in the curriculum. Examples of the ways some leaders effectively communicate the benefits of…

  7. Art education and contemporary practices: producing the relationship with art, science and technology

    Fernando Miranda


    Full Text Available This paper reflects on a project of production, development and understanding of educational mediation forms, targeted to teenagers, through a program based on the relationship between Arts, Science and Technology. These are actions that "parasitize" the contents of contemporary art proposals developed in a contemporary art space in the city of Montevideo. Relationships are established with such content, produced by "others”, in this case, artists and visual creators, to generate creative alternatives regarding new possibilities of meaning and representation. Analysis is proposed on the basis of a teaching laboratory condition and public mediation associated to contemporary artistic production, with a format linked to an educational curatorship of the exhibition under a visual culture perspective.

  8. Voices of Art Teachers: Understanding the Effects of NCLB on Art Education

    Myers, Deborah


    Scope and Method of Study: This descriptive exploratory study utilizes a survey and interviews for collecting data pertinent to the demographics, views, attitudes and perspectives of art educators as they experience No Child Left Behind initiatives in their classrooms. Questionnaires were analyzed with Qualtrics software for statistical…

  9. Literacy, educational policies, arts and prisons

    Tett, Lyn; Anderson, Kirstin; Colvin, Sarah; McNeill, Fergus; Overy, Katie; Sparks, Richard


    The dominant international policy discourse in relation to literacy in particular, and lifelong learning in general, assumes that the main purpose of engaging in learning is to increase skills and employability and is based on a human capital approach to education (Biesta, 2006). However, many participants in education are more likely to be motivated by social rather than economic outcomes. For example, Tett and colleagues in their survey of literacy programme participants foun...

  10. Photo art creativity in the education: Light drawing

    Acar Haci Mehmet


    Full Text Available Since the early ages, people live together with art, and create various branches of art. Painting, as one of the most important branches of art, occurs on the walls of the caves of prehistoric ages. By the nineteenth century, photography shows itself and come as a branch of art until today. Photographers have created new methods and techniques throughout history. Among these, we can say that “painting with light” is one of the techniques by which the artist can create original works of art and reflects his/her creativity freely. This study aims to cite the importance of creativity in art education by the applications of “painting with light”. First the history of art is touched briefly, and then the invention of photography is mentioned and the relationships of photography and painting is studied. In the final section by informing about the technique of “painting with light”, it is discoursed how to get a work of art with this technique.

  11. An Inevitable Question: Exploring the Defining Features of Social Justice Art Education

    Dewhurst, Marit


    "What do you really mean by social justice art education?" This question constantly causes confusion among not only the students, but also the educators, researchers, and artists working at the intersection of art, education, and social justice. The labels for this work come in many shapes, among them, activist art, community-based arts, new…

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

    Siaulytiene, Dalia


    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. Critical Examination of a Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy for the Development of Art Education Curriculum

    Nakamura, Kazuyo; Yamato, Hiroko; Nakashima, Atsuo; Kikkawa, Kazuo


    This paper is aimed at developing Art Education Taxonomy Table through critically examining a revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives contrived by Anderson and Krathwohl. First, the overview of the history of Bloom's Taxonomy is provided in relation to art education. Second, the influence of Bloom's theory of educational evaluation and Taxonomy on the classroom practice of art education in Japan is discussed. Third, aiming at using for the development of art education curriculu...

  14. Moral and other educational significance of the arts in philosophy and recent Scottish educational policy

    Sidiropoulou, Panagiota


    The immense value of the arts has long been recognized by diverse cultures and such recognition has mostly guaranteed their inclusion in educational and school curricula the world over. The arts are considered valuable for numerous reasons, but their inclusion depends on particular interpretations of their merits that may sometimes have failed to realise their full or real potential. Although some ways of valuing the arts date back to antiquity, debates about the value of arts certainly deser...

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

    Dietiker, Leslie


    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…

  16. Do Human Arts Really Offer a Lower Return to Education?

    Dalgaard, Carl-Johan; Schultz, Esben Anton; Sørensen, Anders

    not influence wages directly. Exploiting this "cohort dependence" as an instrument for educational choice, our 2SLS estimates show that the hourly wage gap is attributable to selection. However, only half of the gap in annual earnings is explained by selection, whereas the other half is due to lower......Is the wage gap between majors in human arts and other fields caused by their education per se? If the educational choice is endogenous, the gap may instead be caused by selection. We document that individuals’ educational choice is correlated with that of older students, and argue that it should...

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

    Wells, Cynthia A.


    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…

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

    Christophersen, Catharina


    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…

  19. Postmodern Academic Science Education: Mentorship Arts

    Akbar Nikkhah


    Full Text Available The objective is to introduce and describe new definitions for global science education that will determine the extent and nature of humans’ future accomplishments. These will affect life quality worldwide. Science as an ultimate essence encircles theoretical and applied findings and discoveries. These can only contribute to forming a trivial core, whilst the most crucial are insightful moral surroundings. Morality is most concerned with mentorship commitments. To sustain a dense and rigid shape that progressively improves science and life quality, imagination must be complemented with harmonizing approaches. Such perceptions become an obligationas the growing knowledge creates novel questions and challenges. The upper tree of science glorified with blooming branches of knowledge, particularly over the last few centuries, is predicted to undergo progressive declines in the strength of its education foundations unless the lower tree receives most-deserving mentorship contemplations. Mentors must replace teachers, by definition, and commit to generating more qualified educators than themselves.Mentors are expected to welcome and manage challenges from mentees. Challenges play crucial roles in granting mentees with integrated pathways of scientific development. The resulting pictures will be eagerly prone to revisions and elaborations as mentees themselvesstep into the pathway. This systematic education will strengthen science roots in mentees' minds and will uphold a sturdy science body for the society. Science pictured as an integrated circle grants a prospect to envision where humans are and where not to end up. Maintaining a definitive shape for science in any major before and while enriching central cores with experimental novelties in minds and laboratories is crucial to improving man's fulfillment of time. These approaches are keys to preserving an integrated shape for science in the third millennium. Such integrities are an obligation to

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

    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),…

  1. Interior Design Supports Art Education: A Case Study

    Clemons, Stephanie A.


    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…

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

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


    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…

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

    Vallance, Elizabeth


    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)

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

    jagodzinski, jan


    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)

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

    Bacon, Alison M.; Bennett, Samantha


    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…

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

    Muscio, Cara; Flimlin, Gef; Bushnell, Rick


    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…

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

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


    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. Zen and the Art of Reflective Practice in Teacher Education.

    Tremmel, Robert


    Connects reflection-in-action to Zen teachings; argues that teacher education programs rely on narrow conceptions of reflection that ignore the need to prepare the mind. Suggests that teaching the art of paying attention is a way to nurture reflective practice. (SK)

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

    Clarke, Angela; Hulbert, Shane


    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…

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

    Bagley, Carl; Castro-Salazar, Ricardo


    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…

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

    Ingalls Vanada, Delane


    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…

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

    Desai, Dipti


    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…

  13. The Art of Deception and the Role of Intelligence Education

    Mitchell, Dr. William L.


    Is deception an art? And if so, what role might it have in military intelligence education? To offer some answers to the these questions, the paper draws upon the discovery phase of efforts to synchronize deception theory, research, practice, in order to develop a post-graduate military deception...

  14. Changing Concepts of Environmental Art Education: Toward a Broader Definition.

    Ulbricht, J.


    Traces the development of an expanding definition and understanding of environmental-art education. Suggest new ideas and considerations for the future. Offers three lessons that incorporate different aspects of form and content: (1) the natural environment; (2) the built environment; and (3) the social environment. (CMK)

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

    Prendergast, Monica


    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…

  16. Open Spaces for Arts Education ‐ The ALTO Ecosystem

    Casey, John; Greller, Wolfgang; Davies, Hywel; Follows, Chris; Turner, Nancy; Webb-Ingall, Ed


    Casey, J., Greller, W., Davies, H., Follows, C., Turner, N., & Webb-­Ingall, E. (2011, 27-30 September). Open Spaces for Arts Education - The ALTO Ecosystem Model. Paper presentation of "Future Learning Spaces", at the 7th annual Designs on E-learning 2011 (DeoL) conference, Helsinki, Finland.

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

    Inwood, Hilary J.; Taylor, Ryan W.


    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,…

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

    Skorokhodov, V. P.


    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 the Republic includes…

  19. Martial Arts Anthropology for Sport Pedagogy and Physical Education

    Wojciech J. CYNARSKI


    Full Text Available The aim of this paper is to discuss the subject as well as the problem of corporeality and spirituality in the anthropology of martial arts. The authors attempt to show the vision of a new psychophysical education on the way of martial arts and the taking of personal patterns here. Analysies are made in the perspective of the holistic pedagogy and humanistic theory of martial arts.Qualitative methods, such as studying literature, direct interview and long-term participant observation were used. The authors wish to begin with the concept of corporeality as it is found in the available literature on the subject.The first author has been active in an environment of martial arts for over 30 years. Interviews and discussions were conducted with 9 martial arts masters of the highest rank.Results and conclusions. Psychophysical system of self-realization is an educational programme – a way which relates to spiritual development through physical and mental exercise, according to teaching by a particular master-teacher. Within the context of martial arts being used as a psycho-educational form of education, the body fulfills, above all, the role of a tool to be used on the way towards enlightenment and wisdom. It is utilized specifically in spiritual progress. Improving one’s physical abilities is therefore an ascetic journey of physical perfectionism and technical accomplishment all towards achieving spiritual mastery. In some cases, spiritual development is described in terms of energy (qi, ki and connected with the capacity of one’s health.Traditional understanding of martial arts is often mixed with combat sports or systems of meditation are numbered among movement forms. The opportunity to avoid similar mistakes is to adopt a theoretical perspective of the anthropology of psychophysical progress. Paradigm of systematic approach and integral outlook on the human allow for understanding of the sense of being involved in ascetic and

  20. Creating links between art and environmental education

    Robert W. Turner


    Full Text Available Artists have used the environment as a subject forever and there is a long history of artists whose works affect peoples’ awareness of and perceptions of their natural environments. But only relatively recently have other artists become part of the modern environmental movement and of efforts to educate college students and the population at large about environmental issues. Environmental studies programs need to take advantage of this increased interest on the part of artists, and global warming provides a perfect vehicle.

  1. The Art of Empathy: A Mixed Methods Case Study of a Critical Place-Based Art Education Program

    Bertling, Joy Gaulden


    This mixed methods case study examined middle school students' empathy with the environment within a critical place-based art classroom. The curriculum was informed by the ecological imagination, which calls for a new mode of education: education that embraces the arts as a way to conceive of pro-ecological perspectives, other ways of being…

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

    Thom, Marco


    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…

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

    Bobick, Bryna; DiCindio, Carissa


    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, administrators,…

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

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


    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…

  5. Research in Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development in Germany: The State of the Art

    Seybold, Hansjorg; Rieb, Werner


    This article outlines the state of the art in German research on environmental education and education for sustainable development (ESD). Empirical German research on the importance of environmental education and ESD for schools is analysed in relation to three research fields. First, survey research describes the practice of environmental…

  6. Velvet Vulvas at School: The Catalyzing Power of the Arts in Education

    Quinn, Therese


    As a teacher of art teachers, this author values and promotes an education through the arts that loves freedom, an education through art connected to powerful social ideas and movements, connected to social justice. This is not a kind of education common today in public schools, but it has a rich lineage. Drawing inspiration from Maxine Greene,…

  7. Photography and interpretations of the word: art and education

    Lucinea Aparecida de Rezende


    Full Text Available This paper analyzes images made and broadcasted by Foto Clube de Londrina (Londrina’s Photo Club in 2011. We aim to think over the imagery reading, specially photograph, at education scope. To achieve this target, we understood photography as something possible to be interpretated and also as a work of art. This way, we show that readers can be benefited by reading and rereading photographs, when they are seen along with the words reading.

  8. Work Projects in the Subject of Art Education



    Full Text Available Education in general and art in particular, must also getting to train students in various fields of knowledge, help in its formation as a person, increase motivation, develop creativity and so on. Traditional media have not obtained the desired results and that is why quite some time, new methodologies are beginning to emerge with the intention of improving the educational prospects. One of the tools that have emerged in order to respond to this situation has been the work projects. This approach aims to offer a project design that enhances creativity as well as the motivation of the students of the subject of artistic education in secondary education, while the acquired competencies listed in the official curriculum for this stage, and students are new to the knowledge of their environment.

  9. Cultivating artistic approaches to environmental learning: Exploring eco-art education in elementary classrooms

    Hilary J. Inwood


    Full Text Available 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 implementationof eco-art education in elementary classrooms. Guided by the framework of collaborative action research, a team of educators generated practical and theoretical knowledge to plan, implement, observe and reflect on eco-art curricula and pedagogy. As the first inquiry to examine eco-art education in a sustained way across multiple school sites, it makes a significant contribution to the emerging knowledge and growing discourse of eco-art education by demonstrating how arts-based learning at the elementary level can align with and support environmental education concepts and pedagogy.

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

    Hilary Inwood


    Full Text Available 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, environmental art education offers a means to increase the pool of potential learners to those in the arts and sciences, as well as diversify learning to ensure that it is memorable and authentic. This article describes two different approaches to the design of courses in this emerging field from the perspectives of both science and art educators, in hopes of providing direction on the development of curricula and pedagogy in environmental art education to other educators.


    Ricard Huerta


    Full Text Available 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 this 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, but is also necessary move a notion of visual arts. Now, in Spain, visual arts education is far from the media images. We would incorporate the media education in the Primary School curriculum from the visual arts education (Hernández, 2000; Huerta, 2009. We focuses this research in a case of student’s group. They are university training teachers, and we verify their knowledge about cinema and media as a visual culture texts, promoting a major presence of media in visual arts, extending the field of action, and promoting the use of the cinema as useful tool in the Primary School classes. We encourage teachers and students towards the critical and personal readings in media, reforcing knowledge and analysis more than entertainment (Ambrós & Breu, 2007; Fedorov, 2010. For analyze this situation we have chosen the movie Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, a film by Hayao Miyazaki.

  12. The role of the arts in professional education; making the invisible, visible.

    Jarvis, Christine; Gouthro, Patricia


    'The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls' (Pablo Picasso). This paper will explore the value of using the arts in professional education. We use the term arts to include all the creative arts, such as poetry, drama, music, fiction, film, television and all the visual arts. The general argument in our paper could be applied to education for a wide range of professionals, although we draw on examples from health, teaching, business, and law. Professional educati...

  13. Cultivating Artistic Approaches to Environmental Learning: Exploring Eco-art Education in Elementary Classrooms

    Hilary J. Inwood


    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 elementary classrooms.  Guided by the framework of collaborative action research, a team of educators generated practical and theoretical kn...

  14. Possibilities and limits of Art teacher education and school artistic education from the humanizing perspective

    Maria José Dozza Subtil


    Full Text Available This paper presents reflections on initial education of Art teachers, prioritized knowledge in the curriculum and demands of school artistic practice, resulting from research performed with teachers from Parana State Public Network (Brazil, especially graduates with Music Teaching Degrees. Questions on education in Teaching Degrees are addressed - musical practice, pedagogical studies, training and relationship with the school, strengths and weaknesses of the curriculum and school artistic practice - planning, content and methodologies, demands of students and managers for Art classes. The purpose of this analysis was to collate education by teachers whilst adhering to school‟s demands, to discuss the challenges of teaching work in Art/Music in relation to different determinants that constitute it. Among other problems, data shows the difficulties for teachers in planning from the determinations of the Diretrizes Curriculares Estaduais - DCE (2009 (State Curricular Guidelines, which proposes actions within all artistic fields Music, Theater, Dance and Visual Arts and the effective practice with a view to the specific education in Music and Visual Arts Teaching Degrees. The resulting answers enabled problematization of the relationship between theory and practice of education/work of these teachers and pointed to the contradiction between artistic education as a pragmatic activity and the potentiality of aesthetic and humanizing education proclaimed by the Marxist perspective.

  15. The Basics of Art Education (Based on I. A. Ilyin’s Works

    S. Z. Goncharov


    Full Text Available The paper is dedicated to the art perception of various genres based on the comparative analysis method. The authors emphasize the esthetic heritage of Ivan Ilyin and his spiritual actology – the reliable guidelines for those following in the footsteps of Alexander Pushkin in the Russian art. The research was designed to spec- ify the basic esthetic and art study categories, introduced by Ivan Ilyin and including the basic content of the modern art education; the concepts of the creative artistic act, levels of work of art, artistry and art education being defined. On the basis of the clas- sical works on esthetics by the eminent Russian thinker, the authors analyze the es- sence of artistic perception; different levels of art work being discussed, as well as the artistic act of creating an art object and requirements for art education. The art education problem is getting even more relevant because of the culture degradation, technocratic civilization of triviality, displacement of genuine art by com- mercial shows, etc. However, only due to the genuine art, the productive perception can be developed as the basic quality of creativity in any sphere. The art teachers, art- ists and art critics working together can promote the general spiritual level by teaching people to strive for artistic perfection, rather then senseless entertainment. The research findings can be implemented both in the theoretical spheres of es- thetics and art studies, and in the system of teaching the disciplines of cultural, esthe- tic and art profiles. 

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

    Grey, Anne C.


    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…

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

    Weida, Courtney Lee


    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…

  18. Artfulness

    Chemi, Tatiana


    a collage of previously published materials on Artfulness, in this journal targeted teachers for dysfunctional behaviour children.......a collage of previously published materials on Artfulness, in this journal targeted teachers for dysfunctional behaviour children....

  19. Community-Based Art Education and Performance: Pointing to a Place Called Home

    Washington, G. E.


    Can art make a difference? This is a call for a new sense of interconnectivity among visual art programs in and out of schools. This common ground will be found in the embodiment of performance, critical reflection, and social change within art learning. One goal of this article is to encourage educators to use the "verbs of art" for building…

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

    Heid, Karen; Estabrook, Monica; Nostrant, Chris


    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…

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

    Logsdon, Leann F.


    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…

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

    Jarvis, Christine; Gouthro, Patricia


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

    Shapiro, Johanna


    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…

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

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


    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…

  5. The Creative Sister: An Historical Look at Women, the Arts, and Higher Education.

    Stankiewicz, Mary Ann


    Gives a historical analysis of nineteenth-century attitudes toward women, with special focus on the development of art education for women at the College of Fine Arts, Syracuse University. Stereotyped beliefs about female physiognomy and morality justified a conception of art education as a cultural refinement especially suited to women.…

  6. Build a Creative Leadership Team: Take a Unified Approach to Fostering Arts Education in Your School

    Principal, 2012


    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.

  7. The Art of Deception and the Role of Intelligence Education

    Mitchell, Dr. William L.


    course for a military intelligence studies. In doing so, it reflects upon the recognition afforded from discovery to creativity, innovation, science, doctrine, and ethics, within the studies of deception and the construct of military deception itself. It follows with bridge building between theory and......Is deception an art? And if so, what role might it have in military intelligence education? To offer some answers to the these questions, the paper draws upon the discovery phase of efforts to synchronize deception theory, research, practice, in order to develop a post-graduate military deception...... practice through the adaptive use of Boyds Observe-Orient-Decide-Act (OODA) and a target centric intelligence approach to explain the dynamics concerning military intelligence in warfighting. These initial findings suggest that deception, as part of a post-graduate military intelligence education, not only...

  8. Spatipal perception concerning two- and three dimensional art spheres in the first educational period

    Čandek, Tea


    In the diploma paper, we discuss spatial perception concerning two and three dimensional art spheres; painting and spatial design in the first educational period, to be exact. First part introduces development of art expression of preschool children and children in the first educational period. In this part we also describe different art-expressive types. The empirical part introduces a detailed analysis of art products; namely, we were interested in how children present the space in their...

  9. Visual Literacy and Basic Design Teaching in the Visual Arts Education

    GEMALMAYAN, Reyhan Yüksel


    This paper examines the concept of visual literacy and its relation with visual arts education. Changing values as a result of visual culture-environment relations had impact on visual arts curriculum, visual literacy and basic design education. Discusses training of and artists and visual arts teachers from the visual literacy perspective. Role of a primary school Visual Arts Course (VAC) teacher is explained in improving visual literacy of the public, and the responsibilities are questioned...

  10. Art


    What is Art?Art is a way of interpreting the worldaround us and our place within it.We can seeart not only in paintings,but in sculpture(雕塑),buildings and even advertising.Traditionally(传统上,照惯例),artists werejudged more for their technical skill,but artnowhas an aesthetic(美学的,审美的)valueand/or emotional impact(冲动).Art doesn't

  11. 3D Virtual Worlds as Art Media and Exhibition Arenas: Students' Responses and Challenges in Contemporary Art Education

    Lu, Lilly


    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…

  12. How Has Vocational Culinary Arts Changed as a Result of a Redesign of the Education System.

    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…

  13. Race to the Top: Implications for Professional Development in Arts Education

    Hourigan, Ryan


    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. Communities of practice in art and design and museum and gallery education

    Herne, Steve


    This article draws on a wider body of research that explores whether art and design teachers (art teachers) and museum and gallery educators (gallery educators) hold conflicting conceptions of ‘critical and contextual studies’. The data analysis focuses on what interviewees said about each other in relation to crossing boundaries between institutions, subject and pedagogical content knowledge, conceptions of the discipline of art and design, the role of gallery education in curriculum develop...

  15. Deepening elements prosocial and enviromental education through art game at summer camp

    ŠTĚPÁNKOVÁ, Jaroslava


    Bachelor thesis is focused on environmental education through art activities. The work is divided into two parts - theoretical and practical. The theoretical part defines and describes the concepts of environmental education, prosocial education, art play, art as a game, motivation, creativity, reflection, project, key competencies. This part of work formsthe scientific basis for the practical part. The practical part creates the project representing the deepening of prosocial and environment...


    Djamel Dilmi


    Full Text Available Abstract The Islamic art and architecture have played a significant role in the development of historic cities in the Muslim world; they were developed through time in response to socioeconomic and cultural needs of the society. The paper will focus on the experience of the Islamic Arts Museum in terms of its role in raising public awareness about Islamic art and architecture through its building that combines modernity and heritage in unique Islamic architectural style and educational programs and activities that educate people about conservation of Islamic heritage. The aim of this essay is to present the experience of IAMM in promoting Islamic art and architecture in order to share experience as a successful model. To achieve this aim the existing conditions of this museum were examined in  terms of its building, decorated element, cultural activities  and  conservation  programs using  traditional  ways and  modern technologies.  A  broad  range  of information was collected from various sources and through a field survey carried out in the selected museum from modern country leading development in the Muslim world. The collected information was analyzed with particular regard to the special character. This paper is an attempt to address the important issues of educational programs that raise public awareness about heritage through interior design and display of artifact from different regions of Muslim world matters that have been raised in many museums around the world and it is hoped that it is going to be a significant contribution to the subject of reviving Islamic architecture in the modern world. Keywords: Islamic art and architecture, museum, modernity and heritage, conservation programs, educational activities.     Abstrak Seni  dan  arsitektur  Islam  telah  memainkan  peran  yang  sangat  penting  dalam  perkembangan  kota-kota bersejarah di dunia Muslim; dibangun sepanjang masa sebagai respon terhadap

  17. The Intertextual Method for Art Education Applied in Japanese Paper Theatre--A Study on Discovering Intercultural Differences

    Paatela-Nieminen, Martina


    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…

  18. The Arts In and Out of School: Educational Policy, Provision and Practice in Ireland Today

    Siobhán Dowling LONG


    The debate relating to the place and value of the arts in Irish Education is one that has dominated educational policy, provision, and practice down through the history of Irish educational policy from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Indeed, interest in this topic has been re-ignited with the recent publication of two educational policy documents, one based on the arts-in-education in and out of school The Arts in Education Charter (2013), and the other on the development of c...

  19. ARTS

    Mahadevan, Shankar; Virk, Kashif M.; Madsen, Jan


    . We present an abstract system-level modelling and simulation framework (ARTS) which allows for cross-layer modelling and analysis covering the application layer, middleware layer, and hardware layer. ARTS allows MPSoC designers to explore and analyze the network performance under different traffic...... and load conditions, consequences of different task mappings to processors (software or hardware) including memory and power usage, and effects of RTOS selection, including scheduling, synchronization and resource allocation policies. We present the application and platform models of ARTS as well as...... their implementation in SystemC. We present the usage of the ARTS framework as seen from platform developers’ point of view, where new components may be created and integrated into the framework, and from application designers’ point of view, where existing components are used to explore possible...

  20. The Effectiveness of Educational Podcasts for Teaching Music and Visual Arts in Higher Education

    Tam, Cheung On


    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…

  1. Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe. Czech Republic 2007/08

    Lajdova, Andrea; Slavik, Jan


    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…

  2. Infusing Arts-Integrated Learning into Preservice Teacher Education

    Lorimer, Maureen Reilly


    Although strong arguments espousing the accolades of arts involvement are evident, the visual and performing arts continue to be underfunded and underused in K-12 schooling and teacher preparation. Valiant efforts from arts advocates have made inroads to reverse this negative trend, yet policies and practices that reflect a commitment to "arts for…

  3. Curriculum Integration in Arts Education: Connecting Multiple Art Forms through the Idea of "Space"

    Bautista, Alfredo; Tan, Liang See; Ponnusamy, Letchmi Devi; Yau, Xenia


    Arts integration research has focused on documenting how the teaching of specific art forms can be integrated with "core" academic subject matters (e.g. science, mathematics and literacy). However, the question of how the teaching of multiple art forms themselves can be integrated in schools remains to be explored by educational…

  4. Developing Preservice Primary Teachers' Confidence and Competence in Arts Education Using Principles of Authentic Learning

    Russell-Bowie, Deirdre E.


    Arts education research over the years has highlighted the situation of non-specialist preservice primary arts teachers as having little confidence in their own artistic ability and their ability to teach the arts to children. Added to this, problems such a lack of resources, confidence, priority, time, knowledge and experience appear to inhibit…

  5. Public Art Education in Brunei Darussalam: The Cultural Language of Community Murals

    Ho, Kong


    Two mural projects in Brunei offer insight into the specific and universal aspects of public art education and community art making. This article describes how the author used his initiative and experience as a muralist to plan and implement two community art research projects in Bandar Seri Begwan, the capital of Brunei Darussalam. A premise of…

  6. 76 FR 41491 - Applications for New Awards; Arts in Education National Program


    ...-grade-12 arts educators and other staff who provide instruction in music, dance, drama, media arts, or... academic achievement (preferably, the same measures that the study will use to evaluate outcomes for the... instruction within other academic content areas, and (ii) strengthening the arts as a core academic subject...

  7. An Interdisciplinary Approach for Understanding Artworks: The Role of Music in Visual Arts Education

    Pavlou, Victoria; Athansiou, Georgina


    In a world that is becoming increasingly more visual, there is a greater need to educate children to better understand images. A school subject that deals directly with image understanding is visual arts. This article discusses an interdisciplinary approach to promote art understanding, within a multimodal environment that combines art and music.…

  8. Keeping up with Our Students: The Evolution of Technology and Standards in Art Education

    Patton, Ryan M.; Buffington, Melanie L.


    This article addresses the standards of technology in the visual arts, arguing the standards function as de facto policy, the guidelines that shape what teachers teach. In this study, we investigate how art education standards approach technology as a teaching tool and artmaking medium, analyzing the current National Visual Arts Standards, the…

  9. Trends in Vocational Education in the Arts 1980. Fast Response Survey System.

    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;…

  10. Visual Culture as a Strategic Approach to Art Production in Education

    Buhl, Mie


    The concept of visual culture challenges tradtitional approaches to art production in education. Art education lacks adequate concepts for understanding contemporary productive processes. The article suggests that the theoretical framework for the productive process should be reconsidered. Visual...... mass media. This approach differentiates between and elaborates on dimensions of 'pictorial logic', 'production strategies', 'concepts thematizing' and 'reflexive positioning'.......The concept of visual culture challenges tradtitional approaches to art production in education. Art education lacks adequate concepts for understanding contemporary productive processes. The article suggests that the theoretical framework for the productive process should be reconsidered. Visual...... culture as a strategic approach focuses on conditions surrounding viewing rather than on the substance of aesthetic objects A new termonology is needed for use in student and teacher dialogue. The article presents a model for teaching art production bases on a visual culture approach to visual arts and...

  11. The Basics of Art Education (Based on I. A. Ilyin’s Works)


    The paper is dedicated to the art perception of various genres based on the comparative analysis method. The authors emphasize the esthetic heritage of Ivan Ilyin and his spiritual actology – the reliable guidelines for those following in the footsteps of Alexander Pushkin in the Russian art. The research was designed to spec- ify the basic esthetic and art study categories, introduced by Ivan Ilyin and including the basic content of the modern art education; the concepts of the creative arti...

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

    Arnason, Gunnar J.; Hardardottir, Margret


    This paper focuses on Iceland's arts and cultural education. The objective of arts education is to develop creativity, strengthen self-identity, and increase cultural understanding. It aims at a balance between, creation, expression and interpretation, on the one hand, and perception, discernment and evaluation, on the other. In accordance with…

  13. Communities of Practice in Art and Design and Museum and Gallery Education

    Herne, Steve


    This article draws on a wider body of research that explores whether art and design teachers (art teachers) and museum and gallery educators (gallery educators) hold conflicting conceptions of "critical and contextual studies". The data analysis focuses on what interviewees said about each other in relation to crossing boundaries between…

  14. Connecting Creativity Research and Practice in Art Education: Foundations, Pedagogies, and Contemporary Issues

    Bastos, Flávia, Ed.; Zimmerman, Enid, Ed.


    In three broad sections--Foundations, Pedagogies, and Contemporary Issues--the editors and chapter authors of "Connecting Creativity Research and Practice in Art Education" articulate the significance of reconsidering creativity as a crucial dimension of art education research and practice today. This book represents a groundbreaking…

  15. Drawing (Past, Present, and Future) Together: A (Graphic) Look at the Reconceptualization of Art Education

    Carpenter, B. Stephen, II; Tavin, Kevin M.


    In this graphic representation, two characters/caricatures discuss, contemplate, and fantasize the history of the field of art education, its current state, and future manifestations. The conversation is illustrated around the possible reconceptualization of art education. Through text and visual metaphors, the philosophical beliefs, theoretical…

  16. Rehabilitation through the Arts: Impact on Participants' Engagement in Educational Programs

    Halperin, Ronnie; Kessler, Suzanne; Braunschweiger, Dana


    Educational achievement has been shown to be negatively correlated with recidivism among those released from prison (Nuttall, Hollmen, and Staley, 2003). The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a prison art rehabilitation program, Rehabilitation Through the Arts (RTA), on inmate participation in voluntary educational programs. RTA…

  17. Dangerous Knowledge: On the Epistemic and Moral Significance of Arts in Education

    Carr, David


    Despite differences, it would seem that Plato and Aristotle agreed in according epistemic and educational significance to the arts. Whereas Plato regarded the arts as (largely) sources of sophistry and delusion and was prepared to exile the artist from his ideal state, Aristotle clearly considered poetry to be of value for the education of…

  18. Co-Constructing Imaginative Spaces: Public Art in Pre-Service Teacher Education

    Hirsch, Miriam


    This documentary account explores the potential of public art pedagogy to co-construct imaginative spaces in pre-service teacher education. Based upon a collaborative venture between two professors and an arts-based educational organization, the present article describes and analyzes key features and relations that were influential in transforming…

  19. Human Praxis: A New Basic Assumption for Art Educators of the Future.

    Hodder, Geoffrey S.


    After analyzing Vincent Lanier's five characteristic roles of art education, the article briefly explains the pedagogy of Paulo Freire, based on human praxis, and applies it to the existing "oppresive" art education system. The article reduces Lanier's roles to resemble a single Freirean model. (SB)

  20. The Impact of the Arts on Traveller Education; an Exploratory Study

    Fagan, Bernadette, [Thesis


    The aim of this study was to explore the impact that the Arts, (that is the study of visual art, drama, music, dance, creative writing, film and video expression), have on the educational process within Irish Traveller Educational Centres whose students are widely recognised as the most highly marginalised group within Irish society (Ireland, 1995; MacGreil, 1996; Zappone, 2002). Art programmes appear to induce a ‘flow’ state, as identified by Csikszentmihalyi, that he defines as a state of o...

  1. Re-play: Re-assessing the effectiveness of an arts partnership in teacher education

    Andrews, Bernard W.


    RE-PLAY: RE-ASSESSING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AN ARTS PARTNERSHIP IN CANADIAN TEACHER EDUCATION - Elementary teachers in Canada are increasingly expected to deliver arts instruction in their classrooms, as financial exigencies have restricted the hiring of specialists. This study examines the effectiveness of an arts partnership between a Canadian university faculty of education and local-area school boards. In this partnership, university staff and specialist arts teachers together delivered the integrated arts component in teacher education. Findings indicate that specialist arts instruction, peer learning methods and theory/practice integration strengthen such training in the arts. Specialist arts teachers can enhance the instructional effectiveness of teacher-candidates by introducing current classroom teaching strategies, concrete activities, up-to-date resources and classroom management techniques. The confidence of beginning teachers to teach the arts can be promoted by observing colleagues, engaging in team learning activities, and obtaining peer feedback. The use of integrated arts theory and a focus on practical applications of concepts, coupled with reflective discussion, can also be seen to promote conceptual understanding. A further recommendation involves expanding the role of the arts in teacher education to foster cultural diversity.

  2. Relationship between Arts Education Course System of Advanced Normal University and Arts Course of Middle School in China as well as an International Comparative Study

    Xiaoguang LI


    Full Text Available With the coming and development of the global knowledge economy in 21st century, social development and economic growth are more and more relying on knowledge and talents. As an important approach of intermediate level arts teachers training, arts education in advanced normal universities is bearing the educational responsibility of training middle school arts teachers with solid professional abilities, broad knowledge and talent in different aspects. In some of countries with developed education in the world, such as America, Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, etc., the training of arts teachers is performed by comprehensive universities, while in China, the arts education system of advanced normal universities is mainly established centering on the professional arts college, which places emphasis on teaching of professional knowledge in both course setting and teachers’ arrangement of teaching content and ignores training on students’ education ability, resulting that arts graduates don’t have necessary comprehensive quality. As a result, arts education in middle school cannot be comprehensively performed. Ho w to accommodate arts education course setting in advanced normal universities to the system of arts education in the middle school with a reference to advanced educational experience in developed countries has become a main theme we have to discuss.

  3. The Importance of Developmental Learning Theories to Industrial Arts Educators.

    Barker, Ronald G.


    This article synthesizes the relationship of human development and learning to industrial arts. It discusses developmental stages and tasks according to Havighurst, Piaget, and Erikson and how they each apply to industrial arts (CT)

  4. The Role of Outdoor Art in Urban Environmental Education

    Filippelli, G. M.; Kesling, M.; Ryan, T.; Fraser, J.; McDonald, F.; Rollings, A.; Miss, M.; Kanpetch, B.; Trueblood, M.


    Finding ways to engage youth in inadvertent learning about nature and the environment is challenging, particularly in urban areas where environmental literacy is profoundly limited by access to safe and representative spaces. Termed the Nature Deficit Disorder, the lack of contact and connection between people and their environment leads to a less than holistic approach to environmental management at the personal and governmental levels. One of the challenges is developing ways to engage youth in science learning not by bringing them indoors to a science museum but rather by taking the science museum outdoors. Funded by the NSF Informal Science Learning program, we launched a collaborative between scientists and artists to understand the nature and impact of environmental learning through outdoor art and science programming, called StreamLines. Launched in 2014 and now near full deployment, the program is part of a bigger initiative in Indianapolis (Reconnecting to Our Waterways) to embrace the multiple waterways that traverse the city as a valuable community and health resource. This collaborative is designed to function on multiple levels. An Artist and Scientists Roundtable engages practitioners in regular conversations supplemented by external readings to share how practitioners use concepts and tools from the "opposite" side to inform their work and scholarship. Physical installations of iconic art at individual sites reflect the environmental conditions at individual sites are designed as tools for explicit and implicit learning and exploration about the environment. Music, poetry, and dance programming developed for individual sites portray cogent characteristics of place and are meant to allow visitors to see how artists engage with and draw from the environment for inspiration. A research approach unpins all of these efforts, utilizing a set of different sample populations to explore environmental education and potential advocacy after interactions with

  5. Relation between Art Education and Democracy from Antique Greece to the Present Day

    Ali OZTÜRK


    Full Text Available Education is a set of activities that are done in order to ensure the development of knowledge, skills and abilities in human behaviours. Art emphasizes the connection between emotion and thought. Also it has an effective role in the process and development of learning. But art education is a specific process of aesthetic changes in individuals’ behaviours through their own experience. It is known that art and art education are based on very old times such as the humanity history and the reality of it’s been continuously argued from Platon up to date. Democracy which is the other concept of this research is a form of an administration whereas the art is a form of existence. While the artist exists by creating, the democracy tries to exist by will. When it’s looked from the art, certainly, the art does not have the power that brings the freedom and the truth on its own, however without art; this power cannot take a form, because the democracy cannot look at the human’s pains and beauties as sensitive as the art. Aim of this research is to discuss the relation of art education and democracy as a form of implementation and functionality from antique Greece to the present day. The method of the study is descriptive and references in literature are interpreted.

  6. Photo art creativity in the education: Light drawing

    Acar Haci Mehmet; Kavuran Tamer


    Since the early ages, people live together with art, and create various branches of art. Painting, as one of the most important branches of art, occurs on the walls of the caves of prehistoric ages. By the nineteenth century, photography shows itself and come as a branch of art until today. Photographers have created new methods and techniques throughout history. Among these, we can say that “painting with light” is one of the techniques by which the artist can create original works of art an...

  7. Cross-Cultural Practices in Art Education: The Art Lunch Project in Turkey

    Acer, Dilek


    This article presents a selective review of the literature on cross-cultural art studies, with the aim of identifying their commonalities. The article includes a specific cross-cultural case study, the Art Lunch Project, which the author attended as a representative of Turkey, that aims to exchange practical teaching experiences. The participants…

  8. Effects of Art/Design Education on Meta-Esthetics Consciousness of Fine Arts Students

    Tataroglu, Eylem


    The objectives of the present study were to determine the consciousness and sensitivity levels of Fine Arts students about the meta-esthetics as a consumer and producer and to determine the effects of the courses they took on their meta-esthetic consciousness. The research universe was composed of fine art faculties of the foundation universities…


    Djamel Dilmi


    Abstract The Islamic art and architecture have played a significant role in the development of historic cities in the Muslim world; they were developed through time in response to socioeconomic and cultural needs of the society. The paper will focus on the experience of the Islamic Arts Museum in terms of its role in raising public awareness about Islamic art and architecture through its building that combines modernity and heritage in unique Islamic architectural style and educationa...

  10. Lev Vygotsky and art education: a theoretical framework for a cultural-historical model of visual art education for primary school-age children

    Wherland, Sharon Naomi


    This study constructs a theoretical framework and argument for the development-advancing functions that art education can have during childhood as based on the theories of child development, imagination and art central to the Cultural-Historical Constructivist theory of development of the Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky. Building on Vygotsky’s theory of development and his definition of imagination this thesis argues that during childhood imagination is in a particularly sensitive and impor...

  11. How John Dewey’s Theories Underpin Art and Art Education

    Goldblatt, Patricia


    John Dewey believed every person is capable of being an artist, living an artful life of social interaction that benefits and thereby beautifies the world. In Art as Experience, Dewey reminds his readers that the second Council of Nicea censored the church’s use of statutes and incense that distracted from prayer. Dewey, in an interesting turnabout, removes dogma from the church, but lauds the sensory details that enable higher understanding of human experience. Dewey evokes a paradox: the ap...

  12. Promoting Diversity in Fine Art Education the case of Fine Art at Goldsmiths

    Haste, Polly; Hayton, Annette; Jones, Alison


    Students studying art at university in the United Kingdom tend to be female, from higher social classes and from majority ethnic groups. This paper considers some of the complex and deeply-rooted social and economic factors that militate against wider participation in the arts and describes how we started to tackle under-representation at Goldsmiths using a participatory action research approach. Working in partnership with local colleges, the project aimed to increase student diversity and w...

  13. The Arts In and Out of School: Educational Policy, Provision and Practice in Ireland Today

    Siobhán Dowling LONG


    Full Text Available The debate relating to the place and value of the arts in Irish Education is one that has dominated educational policy, provision, and practice down through the history of Irish educational policy from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Indeed, interest in this topic has been re-ignited with the recent publication of two educational policy documents, one based on the arts-in-education in and out of school The Arts in Education Charter (2013, and the other on the development of children and young people’s literacy and numeracy Literacy and Numeracy For Learning and Life: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011––2020 (2011. Despite the Irish Government’s commitments to promote the arts in and out of school, this paper draws attention to the lack of any real investment in the Arts in Education Charter by the Irish Government, and the neglect of policymakers to include references to national and international educational research on the value of the arts for enhancing children’s life-long learning. Noting the pressures on primary teachers to allocate more time to the Literacy and Numeracy Strategy, it highlights the potential threat of this initiative to the primary school arts education programme. Finally, it draws attention to the notable absence of an arts education programme for the majority of senior post-primary pupils who leave school without any in-depth knowledge and appreciation of their rich cultural heritage. This is an area of grave concern, and one that has received very little, if any, attention to date.

  14. The Butcher, the Baker, and the Candlestick Maker: John Dewey’s Philosophy of Art Expe rience Saving Twenty-First-Century Art Education from Limbo

    Jones, Anne G; Risku, Michael T.


    To satisfy the demands of society, the scholar-practitioner in today’s complex world of education must juggle various factors that are related to one another: practice, poiesis, or the creative act, culture, knowledge, and learning. These demands include adherence to education, law, politics, economics, ethics, equity, and social dynamics. The scholar-practitioner in the field of visual arts education also has the duty to validate the arts as a viable and necessary component of education, and...

  15. Within Connections: Empathy, Mirror Neurons, and Art Education

    Jeffers, Carol S.


    The capacity for empathy is important to the human community, and the art classroom provides a unique environment in which this capacity can be developed. Connections to objects of art and material culture, as forged by individual students and also shared with classmates, can be as empathic as they are meaningful. An openness to others and their…

  16. Culturally Responsive: Art Education in a Global Era

    Lai, Alice


    Facing the era of globalization, culturally responsive art teachers must recognize that students' home culture, including local artistic expression, is inevitably influenced by global forces. They should strive to engage with students systems and issues of globalization and its impact on their community culture and art. In this article, the author…

  17. Interventionist Art Education: Contingent Communities, Social Dialogue, and Public Collaboration

    Richardson, Jack


    Recent nontraditional forms of public art have been described as interventionist, referring to art that establishes its purpose and form through the social exchanges and altered behaviors that arise as a result of its disruption of quotidian patterns of social experience in public spaces. The form of the work is revealed through the contingent…

  18. The Children's Peace Project: Service-Learning and Art Education

    Taylor, Pamela G.


    This paper presents the case of a service-learning art experience in an after-school housing development program. Beginning with a dialogue concerning peace and how it can become part of their world, children and pre-service teachers explored and connected the idea of peace through symbols, metaphor and idealism in works of art. A critical and…

  19. Border-Crossing Dialogues: Engaging Art Education Students in Cultural Research

    Bastos, Flavia M. C.


    Cultural understanding is essential to contemporary art education practice, however, there is much confusion about the various lenses through which one should consider the intersection between culture and education. Davenport (2000) distinguishes among four approaches to culture and education that include international-comparative, global,…

  20. Arts and Cultural Education at School in Europe. Malta 2007/08

    Micallef, Sina Farrugia


    This paper focuses on Malta's arts and cultural education. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport is responsible for setting the aims for cultural and creative dimensions of education. It is the duty of the state to ensure the existence of a system of schools and institutions accessible to all Maltese citizens catering for the full…

  1. Beyond Small and Nurturing: Tapping the Potential of Liberal Arts Teacher Education

    Roose, Deborah


    A majority of the teacher education programs in this country reside in liberal arts institutions. Most pride themselves on the benefits from having small and nurturing programs with strong relationships with students and an emphasis on teaching. There are many types of preparation programs situated within liberal arts institutions and also a wide…

  2. Where Is the Action? Three Lenses to Analyze Social Justice Art Education

    Dewhurst, Marit


    Over the past two decades, there has been a marked increase in educational programs aimed to create art for social justice. From murals and plays to photographs and spoken word poetry, young people across the country are creating works of art that question, challenge, and aim to impact conditions of inequality and injustice. While these practices…

  3. Art History in Education: Students and Teachers Bridging Artworlds and Lifeworlds.

    McKeon, Penny


    Examines the work of Jurgen Habermas and Arthur Danto and develops a conceptual structure that views art education as an interpretive and reflective network that bridges school and life experiences. Contends that visual arts contribute to the development of reflective capacities. (CFR)

  4. Psychologizing and the Anti-Psychologist: Dewey, Lacan, and Contemporary Art Education

    Thomas, Beth A.


    Art education throughout the 20th and into the 21st century has drawn on both psychology and psychoanalysis to support approaches to teaching and learning in the arts. This article examines the concept of "psychologizing" as it appears in the writing of psychologist/philosopher John Dewey (1859-1952) and psychiatrist/psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan…

  5. Solar Energy Education. Industrial arts: teacher's guide. Field test edition. [Includes glossary


    An instructional aid is presented which integrates the subject of solar energy into the classroom study of industrial arts. This guide for teachers was produced in addition to the student activities book for industrial arts by the USDOE Solar Energy Education. A glossary of solar energy terms is included. (BCS)

  6. Every Child Is an Artist: Arts Education in Milwaukee and Insights from Other Cities

    Chapman, Anne; Henken, Rob


    In this report, a follow-up to the June 2013 report: "Community-Led Arts Education Models in the U.S.: Potential Lessons for Milwaukee", the authors use a case study approach to delve deeper into the underlying mechanics and structural factors of four successful models: Boston's BPS Arts Expansion Initiative, Dallas' Big Thought,…

  7. The Arts in Education as Police Technologies: Governing the Child's Soul

    Martins, Catarina Silva


    The paper aims to provide a platform for thinking about the presence of the arts in education at the present as a practice of governing. Through an analysis of the incorporation of the arts in the school curriculum we can see how this was a subject able to promote a political subjectivation of each child as citizen of the future. I focus on the…

  8. Enhancing Divergent Thinking in Visual Arts Education: Effects of Explicit Instruction of Meta-Cognition

    van de Kamp, Marie-Thérèse; Admiraal, Wilfried; van Drie, Jannet; Rijlaarsdam, Gert


    Background: The main purposes of visual arts education concern the enhancement of students' creative processes and the originality of their art products. Divergent thinking is crucial for finding original ideas in the initial phase of a creative process that aims to result in an original product. Aims: This study aims to examine the effects…

  9. Transforming an educational virtual reality simulation into a work of fine art.

    Panaiotis; Addison, Laura; Vergara, Víctor M; Hakamata, Takeshi; Alverson, Dale C; Saiki, Stanley M; Caudell, Thomas Preston


    This paper outlines user interface and interaction issues, technical considerations, and problems encountered in transforming an educational VR simulation of a reified kidney nephron into an interactive artwork appropriate for a fine arts museum. PMID:18391319

  10. Importance of Visual Arts in Education: A Challenge in Teacher Formation

    Ramón Esteban Cárdenas-Pérez


    Full Text Available This literature review addresses the redefinition of the Visual Arts curriculum as established by the Ministry of Education of Chile, as well as the action-reaction strategies that primary education teachers should consider when teaching different artistic skills to students grades 1 through 6. It is concluded that the proposed Visual Arts curriculum is a powerful educational tool to assist teachers to contextualize arts teaching; help students to express their ideas and emotions based on a critical, reflective, and permanent attitude; and generate opportunities for personal growth focused on the acquisition of creative skills and models of arts education which contribute, as a whole, to the development of human capacities.