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- Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00
Many of the essays pinpoint the stagnancy of teaching methods today and discuss the reductive parameters enforced by the current curriculum. The radical tone that echoes through the entire series of papers is unmistakable. Throughout the book, postmodern theory informs the polemical debate concerning new directions in educative practice. Contributors... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 38.00
''If you know and love young children, find a way to read this book. Here you will discover the hidden talents of young children for complexity, design, and tenacity for learning... a wonderful addition to the too-small library of quality books on young children's learning through art.''. Shirley Brice Heath, Professor Emerita, Stanford University... more...
- Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00
With its inevitable dependency on the essential, and often contested, nature of art, the subject of assessment or evaluation in art and design education remains a matter of continuing controversy. This collection of essays examines the principal issues as they relate to the main phases of formal education, from primary to post-compulsory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 178.00
The study of technical treatises in Indian art has increasingly attracted much interest. This work puts forward a critical re-examination of the key Indian concepts of painting described in the Sanskrit treatises, called citrasutras . In an in-depth and systematic analysis of the texts on the theory of Indian painting, it critically examines the... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 9.99
The illustrated book gives historical and cultural background of Asian Art. Introduces major styles, media, statues, buildings and artists. FREE first two chapters in the trial. Table of Contents. 1. Introduction: Asian Art | Eastern Art History | Silk Road | East Asian Calligraphy | Asian Art Museums in the United States | Buddhism | Bodhisattva |... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 116.00
This exciting new collection of essays by practicing artists, curators, activists, art writers, administrators, city planners, and educators offers divergent perspectives on the numerous facets of the public art process. The volume also includes a useful graphic timeline of public art history. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 67.50
Though scholars have extensive knowledge of the art that flourished during Pala rule in Eastern India (ca. 800-1200), little is known about Eastern Indian art during the preceding 500 years. This half-millennium includes the period of the Gupta dynasty an more...
- Intellect 2008; US$ 10.00
Although educators are increasingly interested in art education research, there are few anthologies tackling the subject. Research in Art & Design Education answers this call, summarizing important issues in the field such as non-text based approaches and interdisciplinary work. Contributions from internationally renowned researchers explore a broad... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 33.99
Often the finest artists do not make the best teachers. Many frustrated college students of art know this all too well as they suffer through unstructured classes with inexperienced teachers or graduate student instructors. In these situations, it is easy to blame the teachers. But the problem is largely institutional: most students graduating with... more...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
Examines what it means to cultivate demand for the arts, why it is important to do so, how it can be done though broad-based arts learning, and what state arts agencies and other policymakers in both the arts and education can do to make it happen. more...