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ERIC Number: EJ1017244
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May-23
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Art Instructor's Attitude towards the Art Curriculum for Undergraduate Degree in Tehran Universities
Hedayat, Mina; Goodarzi, Mostafa; Kahn, Sabzali Musa; bin Ramli, Sharulnizam
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n10 p580-588 May 2013
The present research aims to investigate lecturer's feedback over the art curriculum in Tehran, the capital of Iran, and introduce the applicability of Discipline-Based Art Education (DBAE), as a new way of teaching art, and its implication of art instruction in studio-based fields of study for undergraduate degree. This study is carried out based on a survey in which fifty art lecturers contributed. The standard questionnaires included 22 questions were used to assess the objectives of the study. The findings revealed that: (a) of the three components of DBAE, art history, art criticism, and aesthetics were not dominated in seven art university studio based classes according to the lecturers' ideas; (b) all participants were dissatisfied with the current art curriculum; (c) the majority of the lecturers were enthusiastic about further training which would enable them to teach the four components of DBAE. In the conclusion, a novel curriculum might be welcome based on the participants' responses, and also a discipline-based art education curriculum may be presented as superior method.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran
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