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Sawyer, Wayne; McLean Davies, Larissa – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2021
This paper uses a Gwen Harwood poem to open up questions of "knowing" around the teaching of Literature. Following our own brief reading of the poem, we particularly discuss ways in which questions of knowing/knowledge have been considered in Literature teaching historically, such as: - the binary of "knowledge" and…
Descriptors: Literature Appreciation, Poetry, Teaching Methods, Epistemology
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Wilson, Anthony – Education 3-13, 2021
This paper is a re-examination of Louise Rosenblatt's seminal work of reader-response theory, The Reader, The Text, The Poem. I argue that poems are essentially social in nature and that they open up a space in which conversation and interpretation can take place. With Rosenblatt I argue that until a reader engages with a poem, bringing to it a…
Descriptors: Reader Response, Poetry, Teaching Methods, High Stakes Tests
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Bernardi, Francesca – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2020
Research involving children, deemed to have difficulties with conventional means of communication, can perpetuate reductive forms of representation of children's knowledges and experiences. This article focuses on the possibilities and opportunities that visual and creative methods can offer to researching with children. Children advance their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Research
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Klebl, Christoph; Dziobek, Isabel; Diessner, Rhett – Journal of Moral Education, 2020
Elevation is the emotion elicited by witnessing acts of moral beauty and may be framed as the opposite of disgust. Two studies investigated the role of elevation in moral judgment and its relation to disgust. In Study 1 it was investigated whether elevation can attenuate the effects of disgust on moral transgression judgments. Participants were…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Decision Making, Ethics, Attribution Theory
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Wrigley, Terry – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2019
This article is written in response to widespread concerns about the inadequacy of the school curriculum in England, and the urgent need to rethink what public education should involve. It builds on earlier contributions in FORUM and elsewhere by discussing curricular opportunities arising from Labour's proposal for a National Education Service.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Public Schools, Public Education
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Power, Jess; Kannara, Vidya – Research in Learning Technology, 2016
This paper presents a best-practice model for the redesign of virtual learning environments (VLEs) within creative arts to augment blended learning. In considering a blended learning best-practice model, three factors should be considered: the conscious and active human intervention, good learning design and pedagogical input, and the sensitive…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Models, Technology Uses in Education, Art
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Reid, Mark – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2015
This paper explores the processes behind drawing different kinds of inference from a single short film. It examines the range knowledge that groups of viewers are able to derive from listening to film sound, and from summarizing the work of a whole film, using the concepts of "aesthetic" and "efferent" reading set out by Louise…
Descriptors: Films, English Instruction, Elementary School Students, Inferences
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Grierson, Elizabeth – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2015
This article seeks to investigate art in public urban space via a process of activating aesthetics as a way of enhancing pedagogies of engagement. It does this firstly by addressing the question of aesthetics in Enlightenment and twentieth-century frames; then it seeks to understand how artworks may be approached ontologically and…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Teaching Methods, Epistemology, Art
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Pointon, Pam – Environmental Education Research, 2014
This paper reports a study of 384 13-14-year olds' written responses to open-ended questions about their understanding of and relationship with "nature." Using constant comparative method the responses were coded, categorised and themed. Most students held scientific conceptions of nature (excluding humans) and a utilitarian relationship…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Scientific Concepts, Natural Resources
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Pahl, Kate – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2014
This article explores young people's home literacy practices drawing on an ethnographic study of writing in the home of a British Asian family living in northern England. The theoretical framework comes from the New Literacy Studies, and aesthetic and literary theory. It applies an ethnographic methodology together with an engaged approach to…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Asians, Foreign Countries, Writing (Composition)
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McDonnell, Jane – Journal of Social Science Education, 2014
This paper reports on the role of the narrative arts in young people's political subjectivity and democratic learning. Drawing on theoretical insights into the process of subjectification and the relationship between politics and aesthetics, the paper discusses a number of findings from an empirical research project carried out with young people…
Descriptors: Films, Literature, Correlation, Politics
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Winston, Joe; Strand, Steve – Research in Drama Education, 2013
This article is based upon research into a participatory Theatre in Education (TiE) programme that toured the West Midlands in 2009, funded by the UK's PREVENT initiative intended to counter the radicalisation of young British nationals by extremist political groups. The article provides a summary of the TiE programme and then presents…
Descriptors: Drama, Foreign Countries, Audiences, Aesthetics
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Pickard, Angela – Research in Dance Education, 2013
This paper explores what is perceived and believed to be an ideal ballet body by young ballet dancers. Such bodily belief becomes, in Pierre Bourdieu's terms, a core part of a ballet dancer's habitus. A four year longitudinal, ethnographic, empirical study of the experiences of 12 young ballet dancers, six boys and six girls, aged between 10 and…
Descriptors: Dance, Human Body, Longitudinal Studies, Ethnography
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Kaufman, Scott Barry – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2013
Openness to experience is the broadest personality domain of the Big Five, including a mix of traits relating to intellectual curiosity, intellectual interests, perceived intelligence, imagination, creativity, artistic and aesthetic interests, emotional and fantasy richness, and unconventionality. Likewise, creative achievement is a broad…
Descriptors: Creativity, Factor Analysis, Cognitive Ability, Intellectual Experience
Coventon, John, Ed. – Trentham Books Ltd, 2011
"Drama to Inspire" is a timely selection of practice based accounts produced by fifteen workshop leaders and friends of the long established association for teachers of drama, London Drama. Many of the authors are internationally renowned for their work. Each piece affirms the immense potential for dynamic learning that is at the heart…
Descriptors: Drama, Workshops, Learning Experience, Ethics
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