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  • Living Powers(RLE Edu K)by Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    When originally published this was the first book to offer a collective history of all the arts ? Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Literature and Film ? in the curriculum. It also offers a coherent framework for the teaching of arts which is in line with the best current trends since the Gulbenkian Report of 1982. It insists that the arts, seen together... more...

  • Using the Visual Arts for Cross-curricular Teaching and Learningby Karen Hosack Janes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    As schools are being encouraged to develop more flexible and creative approaches to education, Using the Visual Arts for Cross-curricular Teaching and Learning provides practical guidance and ideas on using the visual arts as a starting point for imaginative, effective learning across a wide range of curriculum subjects. Underpinned by established... more...

  • Digital Dramaby Paula Uimonen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The aim of this book is to explore digital media and intercultural interaction at an arts college in Tanzania, through innovative forms of ethnographic representation. The book and the series website weave together visual and aural narratives, interviews and observations, life stories and video documentaries, art performances and productions. It paints... more...

  • Transforming Education through the Artsby Brian Caldwell; Tanya Vaughan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 50.95

    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... more...

  • Teach Yourself VISUALLY Collage and Altered Artby Roni Johnson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 21.99

    Roni Johnson is a lifelong artist and professional designer for manufacturers and retail companies in the rubber stamp and altered arts industries. She maintains the blog Ink Stains (inkstainswithroni.blogspot.com), where she offers up a variety of card sketches, altered projects and layouts, and other goodies. Her work has been published in many... more...

  • The Muses Go to Schoolby Herbert Kohl; Tom Oppenheim

    New Press, The 2012; US$ 26.95

    What do Whoopi Goldberg, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Rosie Perez, and Phylicia Rashad have in common? A transformative encounter with the arts during their school years. Whether attending a play for the first time, playing in the school orchestra, painting a mural under the direction of an art teacher, or writing a poem, these famous performers each... more...

  • The Arts in Educationby Les Tickle

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The arts in education are currently the subject of considerable controversy. Some people argue that fostering creativity in schools is important; that the arts can provide a substantial contribution to the development of the capacity for creative thought and action; and that therefore the arts should be well represented at all levels of the school... more...

  • Arts-based and Contemplative Practices in Research and Teachingby Susan Walsh; Barbara Bickel; Carl Leggo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents a scholarly investigation of the ways educators engage in artistic and contemplative practices ? and why this matters in education. Arts-based learning and inquiry can function as a powerful catalyst for change by allowing spiritual practices to be present within educational settings, but too often the relationship between art,... more...

  • Transformationen in den Künstenby Ruth Reiche; Iris Romanos; Berenika Szymanski; Saskia Jogler

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.22

    Das Ausloten von Grenzen, ihre Überschreitung und Neudefinition sind zentrale Phänomene in der Kunst. Da künstlerische Interessen an neuen Ausdrucksformen und Problemlösungen zunehmend die Grenzen der jeweils eigenen Gattung überschreiten, sind auch die Kunstwissenschaften gefordert, diesen Transformationen durch interdisziplinäre Grenzgänge Rechnung... more...

  • Renaissance in the Classroomby Gail E. Burnaford; Arnold Aprill; Cynthia Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book invites readers to consider the possibilities for learning and growth when artists and arts educators come into a classroom and work with teachers to engage students in drama, dance, visual art, music, and media arts. It is a nuts-and-bolts guide to arts integration, across the curriculum in grades K-12, describing how students, teachers,... more...