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- Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00
With its inevitable dependency on the essential, and often contested, nature of art, the subject of assessment or evaluation in art and design education remains a matter of continuing controversy. This collection of essays examines the principal issues as they relate to the main phases of formal education, from primary to post-compulsory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 40.00
What does it mean to be visually literate? Does it mean different things in the arts and the sciences? In the West, in Asia, or in developing nations? If we all need to become "visually literate," what does that mean in practical terms? The essays gathered here examine a host of issues surrounding "the visual," exploring national and regional ideas... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2003; US$ 14.99
The bizarre and often humorous creations of René Magritte, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí, and other surrealists are showcased in this activity guide for young artists. Foremost among the surrealists, Salvador Dalí was a painter, filmmaker, designer, performance artist, and eccentric self-promoter. His famous icons, including the melting watches, double... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 28.00
Introduce students to cultures around the world with simple art activities that encourage creativity and critical thinking. Chapters focus on China, Japan, India, Australia, Africa, Egypt, Israel, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Greece, Italy, Russia, France, Scandinavia, Mexico, American Indians, and Hawaii. A wonderful supplement to multicultural... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 14.99
A lifelong love of art is one of the greatest gifts an adult can bestow on a child—and no period of art is better loved or more available to children than Impressionism. Monet and the Impressionists for Kids invites children to delight in Cassatt?s mothers and children, Renoir?s dancing couples, and Gaugin?s island scenes; 21 activities explore... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 52.00
Use the Internet to teach visual arts and refine students' critical thinking skills! This book is based on the Discipline-Based Art Education program, a proven art instruction program that teaches everything from the creative process and art history to criticism and aesthetics. An abundance of primary source Web sites and background information is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
Assessing Expressive Learning is the only book in the art education field to date to propose and support a research-supported teacher-directed authentic assessment model for evaluating K-12 studio art, and to offer practical information on how to implement the model. This practical text for developing visual arts assessment for grades 1-12 is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 46.95
Telling Pieces is an exploration of how pre-adolescent middle-school children develop a knowledge and understanding of the conventions of art (art as literacy) and how they use this knowledge to create representations of their lives in a small midwestern U.S. town. Beginning with an overview of social semiotics and emergent literacy theorizing,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
What is distinctive about art and design as a subject in secondary schools? What contribution does it make to the wider curriculum? How can art and design develop the agency of young people? Understanding Art Education examines the theory and practice of helping young people learn in and beyond the secondary classroom. It provides guidance... more...