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Wiley, Ben D. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study examines the physical environment of school buildings and the effects it has on teacher morale, sense of belonging, and work ethic. Within this mixed-method study, four New York State schools were given the researcher developed School Environment Survey, and multiple school stakeholders were interviewed to determine the extent of these…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, School Buildings, Teacher Morale, Work Ethic
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Beck, Paula D. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
The current study by Beck (2014) investigated whether any relationship exists between a cross-section of 48 fourth-grade elementary-school students and their artistic judgments regarding the seven elements of art: color, form, line, shape, space, texture, and value. Each of these elements of art affects our senses and might offer a better…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Art, Student Diversity
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Söderman, Johan; Sernhede, Ove – Music Education Research, 2016
Since hip-hop first appeared in New York over 35 years ago, it has been associated with social activism and education. Accordingly, it is not surprising that academic institutions in universities and K-12 schools are interested in hip-hop. In this article, we will highlight the "hip-hop academisation" and map out a new direction in a…
Descriptors: Dance, Popular Culture, Music, Foreign Countries
Sunday, Kris, Ed.; McClure, Marissa, Ed.; Schulte, Christopher, Ed. – Bank Street College of Education, 2015
This issue explores the nature of childhood by offering selections that re/imagine the idea of the child as art maker; inquire about the relationships between children and adults when they are making art; and investigate how physical space influences approaches to art instruction. Readers are invited to join a dialogue that questions long-standing…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Art, Art Education, Play
Tjoe, Hartono – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2015
Giftedness in mathematics has been characterized by exceptional attributes including strong mathematical memory, formalizing perception, generalization, curtailment, flexibility, and elegance. Focusing on the last attribute, this study examined the following: (a) the criteria which expert mathematicians and mathematically gifted students fleshed…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Aesthetics, Attitude Measures, Problem Solving
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Winter, Bill – Community College Enterprise, 2014
This study explored the nature of "aesthetic experience" in a sample of urban community college students (N=170). The majority of students claimed to have had experiences of beauty, and that these experiences were important to their quality of life (95% and 72%, respectively). Strongest "depth of experience" ratings were given…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Urban Schools, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
Julian, June; Crooks, Julian Glynn – Online Submission, 2014
The Ed Media Center in Second Life provides multiple professional development opportunities for art educators to explore the educational potential of virtual worlds together. Since it's launch in 2009, it has hosted numerous events that address contemporary students' learning preferences and that enable artists and art educators to become…
Descriptors: Models, Aesthetics, Teaching Methods, Faculty Development
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Bowker, Julie C.; Thomas, Katelyn K.; Spencer, Sarah V.; Park, Lora E. – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2013
The present study of 150 adolescents ("M" age = 13.05 years) examined the associations between appearance-based rejection sensitivity (Appearance-RS) and psychological adjustment during early adolescence, and evaluated three types of other-gender peer experiences (other-gender friendship, peer acceptance, and romantic relationships) as…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Rejection (Psychology), Peer Relationship, Gender Differences
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Hayhoe, Simon – Harvard Educational Review, 2013
In this study, Simon Hayhoe investigates the experiences of blind museum visitors in the context of the relationships between the artworks they learned about in museums, those they experienced when younger, and the social, cultural, and emotional influences of their museum experiences. The three case studies he presents support his hypothesis…
Descriptors: Art Education, Museums, Nonschool Educational Programs, Blindness
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Glied, Sherry; Neidell, Matthew – Journal of Human Resources, 2010
This paper examines the effect of oral health on labor market outcomes by exploiting variation in fluoridated water exposure during childhood. The politics surrounding the adoption of water fluoridation by local governments suggests exposure to fluoride is exogenous to other factors affecting earnings. Exposure to fluoridated water increases…
Descriptors: Employed Women, Labor Market, Water, Health Promotion
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Asher, Rikki – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2007
Art can be used to enrich the subject of science and science can be used to motivate study in art. This can stimulate new ways to regard the relationship of art and science in classrooms. Theoretical and practical examples will highlight: early and contemporary artists who developed ideas about art forms in nature; the impact an Aesthetics and…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Secondary School Curriculum, Imagination, Art Education
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Filler, Shir – Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 2006
A dream literature class grew into an artistic and critical garden in which students' and instructor's thinking flowered.
Descriptors: Literature Appreciation, English Instruction, Aesthetics, Reader Text Relationship
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