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Beauvais, Clémentine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article pays attention to the regional embeddedness of early research on giftedness, looking principally at the works of Lewis Terman and his peers, between the 1910s and 1930s. The rhetoric, ideology, and aesthetics of giftedness in those early works were, I argue, stamped by the context and imaginary of Progressive-Era California and shaped…
Descriptors: Gifted, Aesthetics, Geographic Regions, Educational History
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Lorimer, Maureen Reilly – Art Education, 2016
To mitigate educational challenges, K-8 students enrolled in the Migrant Education Program (MEP) at Fuerte School District spend the majority of their after-school class time in a Saturday Academy program completing required curricular tasks associated with structured research-based programs to strengthen reading, writing, mathematics, and science…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Migrant Education, Educational Quality, Art Education
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Jocson, Korina M. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2013
This article explores youth making media across genre practices. The author begins with a discussion of youth media arts, followed by a discussion of remix in the digital era. An exemplary video poem project from the San Francisco Bay Area is described to illustrate the importance of critical solidarity among youth. The multimodal design,…
Descriptors: Youth, Social Networks, Films, Web Sites
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Levi, Daniel; Kocher, Sara – Environment and Behavior, 2013
Tourism at historic religious sites requires balancing the needs of historic preservation, the tourist experience, and community use of the site. The sacredness of these places is defined by the behaviors that occur there, the experience of users and visitors, and the meanings associated with the place by various groups. This research examines the…
Descriptors: Tourism, Buddhism, Beliefs, Cultural Maintenance
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Gunckel, Colin – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2012
In 2008 the author co-curated (with Pilar Tompkins Rivas) the art exhibition "Vexing: Female Voices from East LA Punk" at the Claremont Museum of Art in Claremont, California. Part of his motivation, as a scholar, was to generate discourse about the punk scene in East Los Angeles from 1979 to 1984 and to stimulate further research in…
Descriptors: Music, Musicians, Printed Materials, Exhibits
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Sammartino, Jonathan; Palmer, Stephen E. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2012
Aesthetic preference for the vertical composition of single-object pictures was studied through a series of two-alternative forced-choice experiments. The results reveal the influence of several factors, including spatial asymmetries in the functional properties of the object and the typical position of the object relative to the observer. With…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Experiments, Visual Perception, Preferences
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Cropley, David H.; Kaufman, James C. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2012
The Creative Solution Diagnosis Scale (CSDS) is a 30-item scale based on a core of four criteria: Relevance & Effectiveness, Novelty, Elegance, and Genesis. The CSDS offers potential for the consensual assessment of functional product creativity. This article describes an empirical study in which non-expert judges rated a series of mousetrap…
Descriptors: Expertise, Creativity, Identification, Measures (Individuals)
Castro, Edward Anthony – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Purpose: The study's purpose was to determine the degree to which connoisseurship and educational criticism exists in student work evaluation; to identify master teachers' methods utilizing verbal feedback; and to determine the degree that project-based learning (PBL) principles serve as a "model of practice" for selected PBL technology…
Descriptors: Expertise, Feedback (Response), Classroom Techniques, Student Projects
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Pea, Roy; Martin, Lee – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2010
In this chapter, the authors illustrate on mathematical problem-solving activities within families how the functions and structures of their mathematics at home are dependent on values, and how interacting values during problem situations came to shape what counted as solutions. These values examples from family math illustrate the complex…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction, Family Environment, Family Influence
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Meban, Margaret – Art Education, 2009
In this article, the author highlights theoretical positions from the field of contemporary art that articulate the dialogical and relational aesthetic of contemporary socially-engaged art practices. To illustrate and examine the dimensions of such a social aesthetic in practice, the author shares the practice of Canadian artist, Julie Fiala,…
Descriptors: Art Education, Aesthetics, Artists, Role
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Upitis, Rena – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2007
The driving premise of this paper is that students should be schooled in built and natural environments that afford them ways of understanding of how their daily physical actions and social choices affect the earth. Views of prominent philosophers and scholars in support of this premise are described. Next, four cases illustrate how schools can…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, Conservation (Environment), Physical Environment, Educational Environment
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Rodriguez, Richard T. – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2006
The homeboy aesthetic is identifiable as an assemblage of key signifiers: clothing (baggy pants and undershirts are perhaps the most significant), hair (or, in the current moment of the aesthetic, lack of hair), bold stance, and distinct language (think "calo" mixed with hip-hop parlance), all combining to form a distinguishable cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Masculinity, Fantasy, Homosexuality
Farnum, Royal Bailey – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1923
In this bulletin, the author shares his observations on the status of art education in America. The study for this report is based upon the writer's own contacts in the education and industrial world and upon returns of a questionnaire which was sent to leading art educators, directors, supervisors, and teachers throughout the country. The author…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Appreciation, Questionnaires, Art Teachers
Hill, A. C. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1924
The first bulletin on schools in prisons for adults published by the United States Bureau of Education was issued in 1913. During the 10 years that have intervened, some progress has been made toward the solution of the problems dealing with men and women in prison. The advance has been less, perhaps, in visible accomplishment than in focusing…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Males, Correctional Institutions