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  • The Arts in Educationby Mike Fleming

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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 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$ 34.17

    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...

  • Art in the Primary Schoolby John Lancaster

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    Art has always been an important part of the primary school experience. It is now one of the foundation subjects in the National Curriculum. In this book, John Lancaster helps teachers rise to the challenge of art for young children. He encourages thought about the purpose of art teaching, and at the same time provides a wealth of project ideas and... 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...

  • Artstarts: Drama, Music, Movement, Puppetry, and Storytelling Activitiesby Martha Brady; Patsy Gleason

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 28.00

    Integrate creative arts into the curriculum with a variety of engaging, classroom-tested arts activities. Drama, movement, pantomime, puppetry, storytelling, visual arts, media arts, and music come alive with innovative activities. Reproducible scripts for readers theatre and a score for a musical are included. Each activity notes the intended grade... more...

  • Cultural Pedagogy: Art/Education/Politicsby David Trend

    ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 119.00

    In recent years, debates over culture and education have entered the public consciousness as never before. Politicians, bureaucrats, and scholars have credited these endeavors with the capacity to influence matters ranging from public morality to national productivity. Trend examines points at which art and learning intersect in both traditional and... more...

  • Artist Teacherby G. James Daichendt

    Intellect 2010; US$ 20.00

    The philosophy of the artist-teacher is not a new phenomenon. In fact, many artists working within the Bauhaus, nineteenth century Schools of Design, and The Basic Design Movement all applied this method of thinking to their teaching. The Artist-Teacher explores the many facets of this methodology, and the various ways art has been taught over the... more...