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  • Aa is for Aestheticby Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This volume reaffirms the indispensable place of the arts in any coherent curriculum. The author hopes that the specific arguments formulated in the book will advance the conservationist post-Modernist aesthetic. more...

  • Living Powers(RLE Edu K)by Peter Abbs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Creativity, The Arts and Older Peopleby Levent Altinay; Kate Ringham; Maureen Brookes; Richard Teare

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    Music, art, dance, drama and writing provide a means of communication for everyone, even those people who otherwise have difficulty communicating and connecting with others in their daily life. Creative activity can bring communities together, using a universal language of self-expression that crosses cultural and generational divides. The papers in... more...

  • The Rationality of Feeling (RLE Edu K)by David Best

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This volume emphasizes the necessity for arts teachers to nurture the personal development of their students by expanding their artistic understanding and creativity. In aiming to provide a broader understanding for the effective teaching of the arts, the author provides powerful reasons for seeing the arts as agents of learning, understanding... 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...

  • Artstartsby Martha Brady; Patsy T. Gleason

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 39.00

    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...

  • Traiter de recherche création en artby Monik Bruneau; André Villeneuve

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 31.50

    Cet ouvrage, traitant de méthodologie de recherche, tend à préciser la nature et les enjeux de la recherche-création ainsi que le territoire qu'elle occupe en recherche systématique. 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...