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ERIC Number: EJ1016976
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0017-8055
Art a Waste of Time?
White, Theodore P.
Harvard Educational Review, v83 n1 p93-95 Spr 2013
The author describes his job as pretty mundane. He is a low-level government bureaucrat who sends a lot of emails and works with spreadsheets. Occasionally, when he gets to do something creative, like put together a sign, pamphlet, or slideshow, he feels a sense of peace and wishes he could do it more. This past spring, the author finally decided to ramp up his job skills and have some fun taking a college design class. In this article, he describes how he enjoyed learning some new skills and discusses how art education can enhance quality of life.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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