ERIC Number: EJ498362
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Issues vs. Themes: Two Approaches to a Multicultural Art Curriculum.
Art Education, v48 n1 p21-24,53-56 Jan 1995
Compares two closely related distinct approaches to art teaching: (1) the issues-oriented approach; and (2) the thematic approach. Contends that the issues-oriented approach to art education supports cultural diversity by emphasizing art's potential to promote political change. (CFR)
Descriptors: Art Education, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Cultural Images, Cultural Influences, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Multicultural Education, Political Attitudes, Social Action, Social Change
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Content as Method as Content."