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ERIC Number: ED559811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 210
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-3033-4257-8
What Is the Perceived Value of Weekly Participation of Art Classes in the Elementary Grades?
Gallagher, Adam
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, Jones International University
This research study is dedicated to the importance of the arts, and the importance of being taught the subject of art from a licensed art educator. Bringing in a personal perspective of being an art teacher, the researcher shows his dedication to showing how the arts impacts lives on a daily basis. The overriding question of this study is, "What is the perceived value of weekly participation by fifth grade students in art classes taught by a licensed art educator?" Along with this question comes the idea of how the area of art impacts achievement in other areas of school at the elementary level. The researcher goes on to explain the rationale and the framework for the study, while detailing the research questions that will be asked to fifth grade students for his research. The research design and methodology of this paper explains that it is qualitative in nature. To conclude the paper, the researcher acknowledges the impact that being taught art has on the daily lives of each and every student that is involved in learning about the arts and taking part in creating the arts. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools
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Language: English
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