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Ho, Ka Lee Carrie – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2020
The following study reflects and explores the dynamics of aesthetic experiences within drama improvisations. This arts-based research was carried out in Hong Kong with six Cantonese children who were aged 3-5 years. Data were collected from the video transcripts of five workshops and the researcher's own research journal. Two significant milieus…
Descriptors: Drama, Creative Activities, Aesthetics, Young Children
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Tam, Cheung On – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
This article reports on the development and validation of a rubric for assessing students' written responses to artworks. Since the implementation of the Hong Kong New Senior Secondary Curriculum in 2009, art educators have seen responding to artworks as increasingly important. In this context, the Art Criticism Assessment Rubric (ACAR) was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Art Appreciation, Student Evaluation
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Ho, Ka Lee Carrie – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Aesthetic experiences have proved as a valuable tool to enhance quality childhood life and learning; yet, how young children perceive such experiences is little known. This study investigated the aesthetic experiences and responses of Hong Kong young children through drama improvisation. Deleuzo-Guattarian concept of rhizome was used to form a…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Sino Tibetan Languages, Preschool Children, Drama
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Carmo, Mafalda, Ed. – Online Submission, 2015
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Conference on Education and New Developments 2015-END 2015, taking place in Porto, Portugal, from 27 to 29 of June. Education, in our contemporary world, is a right since we are born. Every experience has a formative effect on the constitution of the human being, in the way one thinks, feels and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Wang, Wan-Jung – Research in Drama Education, 2014
Museums have been employing theatre activities in their educational programmes to outreach youngsters for more than three decades all over the world since the late 1980s; however, it is still quite a new experience for eastern and south-eastern Asian countries. In the past 3 years, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan started to use different forms of…
Descriptors: Drama, Theater Arts, Self Concept, Cultural Background
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Wang, Wan-Jung – Research in Drama Education, 2014
Since the 1990s, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan have encountered political, social, economic and cultural challenges. During this period, their community theatres have played distinctive roles in activating their public space to reimagine their communities, form dialogues with their governments and construct learning experiences amongst various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theater Arts, Community Programs, Comparative Education
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Wang, Wan-Jung; Po-Chi, Tam; Kim, Byoung Joo; Kok, Heng Leun – Research in Drama Education, 2013
Since the end of the 1980s in the NIE4--Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore--in Asia, progressive cultural and educational policies have developed along with tremendous economic growth, and a belief in the value of cultivating excellent human resources has provided the fertile ground to plant the seeds for Drama Education and Applied…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Ideology, Economic Progress
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Yue, Xiao Dong; Bender, Michael; Cheung, Chau-Kiu – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2011
Separate studies of Chinese and Western individuals have suggested that there are cultural differences in perceptions of creativity, particularly in an emphasis on meritorious salience versus aesthetic salience as bases for creativity, but cross-cultural studies are needed to substantiate that difference. In this study, undergraduates from Giessen…
Descriptors: Creativity, Musicians, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
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Hue, Ming-Tak – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2010
The heritage of calligraphy reflects the culture and history of a race and a nation. It hence has very great educational value. This study aims to examine the cultural meaning of Chinese calligraphy in general and specifically the connection of its aesthetic to spirituality. The methodologies of narrative approach and textual analysis were…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Religious Factors, Asian Culture, Handwriting
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Elting, Stephen; Firkins, Arthur – English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2006
Poetry performance is an approach to learning where students can use theatrical techniques to develop a response to the poem. This paper argues that ELL students can explore the aesthetic function of language and, more widely, develop confidence in using English as a communicative tool through the dramatization of poetry. We describe the process…
Descriptors: Limited English Speaking, Poetry, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Street, Susan – Research in Dance Education, 2002
Three key publications from September 2000 point to rapid changes in the educational and arts environment in Hong Kong that will impact on the development of dance education. This paper provides some contextual details on the current state of dance education in Hong Kong and also examines the influence and possible ramifications implicit within…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Faculty Development
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Morrison, Steven J.; Cheung, Shing Yeh – Journal of Research in Music Education, 1999
Compares preference response to selected musical examples across groups of listeners from three nationalities, and investigates how similarities and differences in preference responses may be reflected in listeners' written comments. Reports on overall ratings, ratings of particular musical styles, and types of comments made in written responses.…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries