ERIC Number: ED375068
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Perspectives on Education Reform: Arts Education as Catalyst.
Getty Center for Education in the Arts, Los Angeles, CA.
This collection of perspective pieces and conference notes articulates concerns addressed at the Fourth National Invitational Conference, "Achieving National Education Reform: Art Education as Catalyst" (San Francisco, California, February 4-6, 1993). Six essays include: (1) "Education Reform in and through the Arts" (Gordon M. Ambach); (2) "Understanding Cultural Diversity through Arts Education" (Vada E. Butcher); (3) "Equity and Access through Arts Education" (Michael Greene); (4) "The Language of Technology Is the Language of the Arts" (Nancy Hechinger); (5) "The Challenge from Business to Arts Education" (William H. Kolberg); and (6) "The Challenge of Political Priorities to Arts Education" (William W. Staton). Session topics summarized are: "Education Reform in and through the Arts"; "Strong Arts, Strong Schools"; "Challenges Facing Arts Education"; "The Language of Technology Is the Language of the Arts"; "Arts Education as a Catalyst to Reform"; "Arts Education Partnership Working Group"; "Art Education's Value in Interdisciplinary Learning"; "Education Reform and Assessment in the Arts"; Understanding Cultural Diversity through Arts Education"; and "Equity and Access through Arts Education." A conference summation, final words, a discussion of the recommendations of the arts education partnership working group, and a list of the advisory committee conclude the work. (MM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Multicultural Education, Music Education, School Business Relationship, Technological Literacy
Getty Center for Education in the Arts, Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 950, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1455 ($5).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: J. Paul Getty Trust, Santa Monica, CA.
Authoring Institution: Getty Center for Education in the Arts, Los Angeles, CA.