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ERIC Number: EJ867351
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 19
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 38
ISSN: ISSN-0706-8107
Necessity Is the Mother of Invention: Changing Power Dynamics between Teachers and Students in Wired Art Classrooms
Black, Joanna
Canadian Review of Art Education: Research and Issues, v36 p99-117 2009
Since 2000, the impact of technologies on society has been critical, significant, and extensive. In this paper, the author explores art educators' perceptions and approaches to working with technology, in light of the emerging technology as a significant and increasingly prevalent art education tool, as a means of student communication, and as a means of personal, artistic expression. The author discusses technology programs within two separate Canadian schools and describes teachers' perspectives and "lived experiences" regarding technology usage, specifically pertaining to issues of authority and pedagogy. Processes of teaching are discussed from the perspective of art teachers working in innovative, digital cutting-edge art classrooms. (Contains 5 footnotes.)
Canadian Society for Education through Art. Faculty of Education, Lakehead University, 955 Oliver Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1, Canada. Tel: 807-684-0772; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada