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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Contextualized Practices in Arts Educationby Chee-Hoo Lum

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This edited book not only makes a much-needed contribution to research in arts education but also provides a strong grounding of evidential support for Singapore arts education, in contrast to the current state of affairs in arts education in many parts of the world where severe cuts in funding, lackluster support for the arts and imperialist agendas... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Finding Art's Placeby Nicholas Paley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    Finding Art's Place showcases three artistic/educational experiments located outside of school settings. Nicholas Paley presents the texts, voices and the teaching and learning practices of Tim Rollins + K.O.S. (Kids of Survival); the video work of Sadie Benning, the adolescent filmmaker who has won critical acclaim for her sensitive self-explorations... more...

  • Clementine Hunterby Art Shiver; Tom Whitehead

    LSU Press 2012; US$ 26.00

    Clementine Hunter (1887--1988) painted every day from the 1930s until several days before her death at age 101. As a cook and domestic servant at Louisiana's Melrose Plantation, she painted on hundreds of objects available around her -- glass snuff bottles, discarded roofing shingles, ironing boards -- as well as on canvas. She produced between five... more...