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Smith, Ralph A. – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2008
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Rembrandt Project was designed to apply state-of-the-art digital technology to the development of the multiple competencies needed for understanding and appreciating Rembrandt and his time. As educational consultant to the project, the author was given the assignment of conceptualizing a framework…
Descriptors: Artists, Visual Arts, Humanities, Aesthetics
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Smith, Ralph A. – Arts Education Policy Review, 2008
In this article, the author conceptualizes educational aesthetics in terms of two domains: educational aesthetics as arts education and educational aesthetics as a range of nonarts educational activities understood from artistic and aesthetic points of view. A lead is taken from Harry S. Broudy's midcentury essay "Some Duties of an Educational…
Descriptors: Art Education, Aesthetics, Educational Policy, Educational Theories
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Smith, Ralph A. – Arts Education Policy Review, 2005
An aesthetically educated person may be understood to subscribe to values and possess dispositions that in important respects are distinctive. The respects in which such values and dispositions are unique and the methods by which they might be developed are, however, subject to interpretation. This article provides brief summaries of three…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art Education, Aesthetic Education, Art Expression
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Smith, Ralph A. – Art Education, 1998
Highlights the book "Excellence II," the new version of "Excellence in Art Education: Ideas and Initiatives," by summarizing each of the nine chapters. Identifies the new features and/or discussions; in particular, the additions of two chapters, one on multiculturalism and cultural pluralism and another on modernism and postmodernism. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Aesthetic Education, Aesthetics, Art Criticism
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Smith, Ralph A. – Arts Education Policy Review, 1998
Discusses how the absence of a humanistic interpretation of arts education is affecting humanities in higher education and the leadership in arts education. Focuses on educational policy in arts education demonstrating that a remnant of humanistic interpretation can be detected in the "National Standards for Arts Education." (CMK)
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy