ERIC Number: ED404220
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Scarr, Margaret, Ed.; Varro, Tim, Ed.
BCATA Journal for Art Teachers, v33 n1 Spr 1993
This theme issue presents art advocacy as a necessary means of bringing art and art education to an elevated status in the elementary secondary curriculum and educational system. Articles include: (1) "Editor's View" (Margaret Scarr); (2) "Art Education: Why Is It Important" (Arts Education Partnership Working Group); (3) "Why Art in Education and Why Art Education?" (Elliot W. Eisner); (4) "Informed Advocacy and Art Education" (Rita L. Irwin); (5) "Seeing through the Eyes of the Arts" (John C. Polanyi); (6) "More Than Pumpkins in October - Visual Literacy in the 21st Century" (National School Boards Association); (7) "Creative Showcasing Student Work Bridging Gaps, Forming Networks" (Myra Eadie); (8) "Art Instruction in the Elementary Classroom" (R. Lloyd Ryan); and (9) "Arts Education as a Catalyst to Reform: Cultural Diversity and Arts Education" (F. Graeme Chalmers). (MM)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Art Education, Change Strategies, Cultural Differences, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Visual Arts, Visual Literacy
BCATA, Provincial Specialist Association of the BCTF, 105-2235 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 3H9, Canada.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Art Teachers Association, Vancouver.
Identifiers - Location: Canada