ERIC Number: ED164383
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Aesthetic Education Group: Second Year Report. November 1976.
The report evaluates activities of 11 aesthetic education learning centers (AELCs) to promote teacher education and curriculum development in aesthetic education for elementary schools. The AELC's are defined as learning laboratories which work with school districts to bring students and teachers together with resources and people in the arts and/or aesthetic domains. The document is presented in 15 chapters. Chapter I introduces the report. Chapter II summarizes AELC activities. Chapters III through X describe major elements of AELC centers in Illinois, Tennessee, California, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and New York. Chapter XI presents summary information about AELC centers begun after 1975 in New York City, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Chapter XII reviews approaches to teacher education including in-service workshops, materials development, and college courses. Chapter XIII summarizes data from teacher and principal questionnaires. Chapter XIV presents background information on the Aesthetic Education Project which sponsors AELCs. Chapter XV consists of appendices including a directory of AELC's, activity records, evaluation forms, and schedules of activities in various learning centers. (DB)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Aesthetic Education, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Data Analysis, Educational Assessment, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning Laboratories, Program Descriptions, Questionnaires, Social Studies, Statistical Analysis, Summative Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education
Jennie Scaggs, Publications Department, Central Midwestern Regional Educational Laboratory, 3120 59th Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63139 ($10.50, prepayment required)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: CEMREL, Inc., St. Louis, MO.
Note: Not available in hard copy from EDRS due to poor reproducibility of original document; For related documents, see SO 011 372-373