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  • The Symbolic Orderby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Against the Flowby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    At once provocative and inspiring , Against the Flow is a work of polemic from an internationally respected writer and thinker on arts education. Peter Abbs argues that contemporary education ignores the aesthetic and ethical as a result of being in thrall to such forces as the market economy and managerial and functional dictates. He identifies the... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    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 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...

  • 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...