ERIC Number: EJ509416
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Arts Education as Liberal Education.
Smith, Ralph A.
Journal of Education, v175 n3 p1-14 1993
Discusses the loss of the humanistic ideal due to the politicizing of arts and humanities education, recalls what the humanistic ideal is, and provides a definition of the humanities that accommodates the serious study of the arts. The article also sketches a K-12 excellence curriculum that consists of five phases of aesthetic development. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Liberal Arts and the Preparation of Teachers."