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ERIC Number: EJ837370
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Dec
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0965-0792
Art Teachers and Action Research
Mason, Rachel
Educational Action Research, v13 n4 p563-580 Dec 2005
The qualitative educational research literature is increasingly advocating the use of literary/artistic techniques. This article describes and evaluates educational action researches by three art teachers, and questions why they have not capitalised methodologically on their artistic expertise. Analysis of commonalities in practitioner-based research in education and practice-based research in art and design reveals significant differences in these two paradigms however. Whereas artists and educational researchers both engage in qualitative problem solving and may use the same kinds of materials and tools, they develop different kinds of hypotheses, look for different sorts of evidence and apply different quality controls.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Higher Education; Middle Schools; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Hong Kong; Portugal