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  • Against the Flowby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    This book calls for education to become an end in itself, as opposed to the means to an end, and for a place to be found in contemporary education for the spiritual, the aesthetic and the ethical. more...

  • The Symbolic Orderby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    Alongside "Living Powers" and "A is for Aesthetic" this book is intended to establish a conceptual frame for the Arts in Education series. The first and primary aim of this symposium is to put teachers of all the arts in touch with some of the most recent and the best writing on the nature of art. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95

    Explains the process of integrating the arts into school curriculum, & provides teachers with a framework & examples for doing so. The premise is that such integration enhances learning & improves students' ability to think independently & solve problem more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Research in the Artsby Michael Biggs; Henrik Karlsson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts is a major collection of new writings on research in the creative and performing arts by leading authorities from around the world. It provides theoretical and practical approaches to identifying, structuring and resolving some of the key issues in the debate about the nature of research in the arts... 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 Mike Fleming

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    Do the arts improve academic achievement? What does it mean to ?teach? art? What should the balance of classic and pop be in the music curriculum? Should we encourage young children on the stage? How do we judge whether what a child produces is good? How do we justify the arts in the curriculum? What should be the balance between form and content... more...

  • The Arts in Education(RLE Edu O)by Les Tickle

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Art in the Primary Schoolby John Lancaster

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    All primary school teachers have to teach art but few have sufficient formal training to feel confident with the subject. This book shows how teachers and their pupils can get the most out of art lessons. more...

  • Arts Education Partnerships - Lessons Learned from One Schoolby Melissa K. Rowe; Laura Werber Castaneda; Tessa Kaganoff; Abby Eisenshtat Robyn

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Examines the range of arts programming partnerships in the Los Angeles Unified School District and provides feedback from principals, teachers, arts organizations, and district arts advisors on the challenges and obstacles in these partnerships. more...

  • Reflective Practices in Arts Educationby Pamela Burnard; Sarah Hennessy

    Springer 2006; US$ 69.99

    Focuses on the role of reflective practice, as a source and resource for teaching and learning and research in the arts (here being Art and Design, Dance, Drama and Music). This book aims to investigate the concept of reflection and its application to a range of contemporary arts education contexts for both teachers and learners. more...