ERIC Number: ED461525
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Visual Arts Education Reform Handbook. Suggested Policy Perspectives on Art Content and Student Learning in Art Education: Maintaining a Substantive Focus.
National Art Education Association, Reston, Va.
This handbook offers suggestions for educational reform in areas of student art learning, art education, and art content. After an "Introduction," which presents the philosophy and goals for reform, the document addresses the following issues: "What Is Student Art Learning?"; "How To Tell the Difference between Art as Entertainment and Art Education"; "What Is Art Content? One State's Response"; and "How Do We Identify and Maintain a Substantive Focus?" A chart presents an overview of the "National Goals"; "Aims"; "Role of Art Education" as described in current rhetoric; "Possible Weaknesses in Rhetoric"; "Implicit and Implied Connections among Goals"; and Possible Criteria, Priorities, Research To Qualify for Funds." Curriculum, staff development, art content, and multicultural resources are listed. (MM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Art, Art Education, Competence, Core Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Professional Education, Skill Development, Student Educational Objectives, Visual Arts
National Art Education Association, 1916 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091-1590.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Art Education Association, Reston, Va.