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  • The Problem of Assessment in Art and Designby Trevor Rayment

    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...

  • Visual Literacyby James Elkins

    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...

  • Salvador Dalí and the Surrealistsby Michael Elsohn Ross

    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...

  • World Cultures Through Art Activitiesby Dindy Robinson

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 39.00

    This text aims to introduce students to culture around the world through simple art activities, while building creativity and critical-thinking skills. Each chapter provides a brief text on a chosen subject, and a list of reference sources with activities to present the topic. more...

  • Albrecht Durerby Jane Campbell Hutchison

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 135.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Monet and the Impressionists for Kidsby Carol Sabbeth

    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...

  • Using Internet Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in Visual Artsby Pamela J. Eyerdam

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2006; US$ 52.00

    Introductory chapters explore the history of art education and critical-thinking skills along with practical suggestions for utilizing the Internet in art research. The majority of the book, however, provides exhaustive lists of Web sites that feature works of art, biographies of artists, background information, critical reviews, scholarly treatment... more...

  • Assessing Expressive Learningby Charles M. Dorn; Robert Sabol; Stanley S. Madeja; F. Robert Sabol

    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...

  • Telling Piecesby Peggy Albers; Sharon Murphy

    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...

  • ART & DESIGNby Nicholas Addison; Lesley Burgess; John Steers; Jane Trowell

    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...