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Robson, Mark, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2020
"What is Literature? A Critical Anthology" explores the most fundamental question in literary studies. 'What is literature?' is the name of a problem that emerges with the idea of literature in European modernity. This volume offers a cross-section of modern literary theory and reflects on the history of thinking about literature as a…
Descriptors: Literature, Literary Criticism, Aesthetic Education, Poetry
Pinar, William F. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
This volume assembles essays addressing the recurring question of the "subject," understood both as human person and school subject, thereby elaborating the subjective and disciplinary character of curriculum studies. After examining scholarship on the "subject," Pinar critiques its absence in the new sociology of curriculum,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disciplines, Educational Sociology, Scholarship
Reason, Matthew – Trentham Books Ltd, 2010
Children's theatre in the UK is thriving. Debates about why children should watch theatre and what educational, emotional and expressive benefits it can provide inform cultural policy on education. Children aged 4-11 are increasingly taken to watch tailored theatre performances, yet there has been virtually no reflective research on what theatre…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Young Children, Foreign Countries, Drama
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Hwang, Daniel – Australian Senior Mathematics Journal, 2010
The transformations found in secondary mathematics curriculum are typically limited to stretches and translations (e.g., ACARA, 2010). Advanced students may find the transformation, twist, to be of further interest. As most available resources are written for professional-level readers, this article is intended to be an introduction accessible to…
Descriptors: Advanced Students, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematical Concepts
Zurmuehlen, Marilyn, Ed. – 1985
This document excerpts journals of eight artists, as they observe and comment on events in their daily lives. Seemingly mundane moments become aesthetic experiences through their eyes, and rare glimpses are afforded of approaches to learning, teaching, and preliminaries to studio work. The artists included are: (1) Amidon Perfond (edited by…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art Education, Critical Thinking, Secondary Education
Ross, Annie; And Others – 1994
This curriculum resource includes a set of 20 color slides with a descriptive script and comprehensive lesson guide. The unit, which is adaptable for use with grades K-12, examines some of the Northwest Coast Native art objects in the Seattle Art Museum's permanent collection and teaches about the art and culture of the indigenous people of the…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, American Indian Culture, Art, Art Criticism
de Rijke, Victoria; Cox, Geoff – 1994
This resource, which includes nine colored postcards, offers words and pictures to stimulate classroom discussion of the key issues relating to both the institutions of art and of education. It attempts to challenge and question the current relations of power, hierarchies, and received information in the field of art education. Part 1, "On…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art Criticism, Art Education, British National Curriculum