ERIC Number: EJ566888
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Does Experience in the Arts Boost Academic Achievement?
Eisner, Elliot W.
Art Education, v51 n1 p7-15 Jan 1998
Examines recent research considering the effects of art experience on academic achievement. Discovers the most cogent research concerns the intentional use of the arts to increase reading and writing. Proposes three new ways of considering the efficacy of art education: arts-based outcomes, arts-related outcomes, and ancillary outcomes of art education. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Art Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Benefits, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Integrated Activities, Learning Strategies, Outcomes of Education, Relevance (Education), Teaching Methods, Transfer of Training
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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