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Vieira, Patrícia – Hispania, 2020
In this article, I use aerial footage of the Amazon as a guiding thread to argue that the sublime is the most fitting concept to describe our aesthetic response to the representation of Amazonian nature in cinema. In my discussion of rainforest aesthetics, I focus on two Brazilian films, made ten years apart: Glauber Rocha's short "Amazonas,…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Films, Forestry, Economic Development
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Palau-Pellicer, Paloma; Mena, Jaime; Egas, Olga – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
This article discusses forms of arts-based mediation in museums that use creation as the primary tool in the learning process. We present four mediation experiences based on the arts-based teaching methodologies promoted by the project 'Art for Learning Art'. These experiences have been developed in four museums: the Centre Pompidou Málaga, the…
Descriptors: Art Products, Museums, Art Activities, Teaching Methods
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Scott, Graham W.; Humphries, Stuart; Henri, Dominic C. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
Residential field courses are important and should be designed and delivered to maximize their value to students, staff and institutions. In this context, we use a novel approach involving analysis of the daily affective and conative reflections of students immersed in the field course experience to better understand student engagement with…
Descriptors: Expectation, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Reflection
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Peres, Eliane – Reading Teacher, 2019
The author teaches a literacy course for preservice teachers, which they take during the first year of their four-year course of study. One of the most important activities in the course is Story Time, which consists of the author reading a children's book to preservice teachers during every class, followed by a discussion of the story. After the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Childrens Literature, Aesthetics, Reading Aloud to Others
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Iared, Valéria Ghisloti; Torres de Oliveira, Haydée; Reid, Alan – Environmental Education Research, 2017
In this paper, we reflect on a study in Brazil's Cerrado that attempts to address a lack of attention to an aesthetic dimension in environmental education practice and research. We start by tracing this lack to the overvaluing of the cognitive sphere in the educational process, noting its echo in the low aesthetic value attributed to the Cerrado…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Phenomenology, Environmental Education, Verbal Communication
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Schmidt, Patrick – International Journal of Music Education, 2014
This article presents a selected view of a research project developed in Brazil. The focus of the project was to investigate the modus operandi of 18 NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) and their relationship to the development of educational curricula and practices in music. Further, it provides an analysis of NGOs as an opportunity to learn…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Place Based Education
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Pereira, Marcus Vinicius; de Souza Barros, Susana; de Rezende Filho, Luiz Augusto C.; de A. Fauth, Leduc Hermeto – Physics Education, 2012
Constant technological advancement has facilitated access to digital cameras and cell phones. Involving students in a video production project can work as a motivating aspect to make them active and reflective in their learning, intellectually engaged in a recursive process. This project was implemented in high school level physics laboratory…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, High School Students, Secondary School Science, Aesthetics
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Iared, Valéria Ghisloti; de Oliveira, Haydée Torres – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
To investigate if the units of the São Carlos Ecological Pole (São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil) are educating spaces that may contribute to the understanding of the complexity of environmental issues and stimulate a sense of belonging and social responsibility, we interviewed primary school teachers who had accompanied visits to these places and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ethics, Educational Practices, Social Responsibility
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Cinquetti, Heloisa Chalmers Sisla; de Carvalho, Luiz Marcelo – Environmental Education Research, 2007
This paper investigates aspects of content knowledge related to teaching and learning about solid waste, focusing on the processes of learning and teaching by Elementary School teachers in Brazil, in two modalities of continuing education: courses and school-based meetings. We analyse elements of teachers' reflections whilst referring to three…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Environmental Education, Continuing Education, Foreign Countries
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Picher, Marie-Claire – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2007
This chapter describes the methodology of the Theater of the Oppressed as developed by Augusto Boal along with examples of its application.
Descriptors: Drama, Theaters, Aesthetics, Teacher Role