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ERIC Number: ED011995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 66
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Reference Count: 0
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ADULT AND EXTENSION ART EDUCATION, DISCUSSIONS OF PROBLEMS IN A GROWING FIELD.
KOHLHOFF, RALPH; REIS, JOSEPH
PAPERS BY 11 EXTENSION EDUCATORS DISCUSS CRITERIA AND STANDARDS IN VISUAL ARTS EDUCATION, THE SCOPE AND NATURE OF ART EXTENSION PROGRAMS, TRAINING PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS FOR EDUCATORS, TOPICS CALLING FOR RESEARCH (READINESS, PSYCHOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENT, METHODOLOGY, PROGRAM EVALUATION, AND ADULT CHARACTERISTICS AS MANIFESTED IN ART ACTIVITIES), EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES AND VALUES AND ELEMENTS OF PLANNING SUCH AS AUDIENCE IDENTIFICATION, STAFF SELECTION, FACILITIES, AND BUDGETING. THE BROAD SCOPE OF VISUAL ARTS EDUCATION REQUIRES HONEST, MEANINGFUL ACTIVITIES RELEVANT TO SOCIAL AND PERSONAL ASPECTS OF DAILY LIVING AND TO FORCES MOLDING CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY. THE TRAINING AND PERSONALITY OF EXTENSION PERSONNEL SHOULD BE RELATED TO VARIOUS COMMUNITY AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, AND SHOULD EQUIP THEM TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP "VISUAL LITERACY" AND TO PROVIDE ADULT STUDENTS WITH AN AWARENESS OF THE INTERACTION OF ART WITH ALL FACETS OF LIFE. FINALLY, KNOWLEDGE OF UNDERLYING VALUES AND PURPOSES IS NEEDED IN ORDER TO PLAN AND EVALUATE INTELLIGENTLY, TEACH EFFECTIVELY, GAIN FINANCIAL SUPPORT, AND MEET GENUINE NEEDS. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison.
Identifiers: MADISON