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Barrett, Elizabeth – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Parent narratives have contributed to ethnographic accounts of the lives of children with autism, but there are fewer examples of parents producing their own autoethnographies. This article explores the affordances of an online blog for enabling a parent of a child with autism to produce a written record of practice which may be considered…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Creativity, Autism, Electronic Publishing
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Watts, Robert – Education 3-13, 2019
This article reports on a recent study that explored children's aesthetic preferences. Authors of previous studies in this area have concluded children have a relatively narrow range of preferences based on judgments about their responses to images. In other contexts, researchers have investigated children's perspectives on their environments and…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Environmental Influences, Art, Art Education
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Grushka, Kathryn; Hope, Alice; Clement, Neville; Lawry, Miranda; Devine, Andy – Peabody Journal of Education, 2018
New visuality in art/science pedagogies challenges teachers to rethink their curriculum and the role of digital new media in facilitating conceptual thinking and the role of the creative representation of knowledge. Recent neuroscientific research on cognition, perception, memory, and emotion inform and provoke implications for 21st-century…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Art Education, Science Education, Visual Learning
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Haywood, Naomi – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Botanic gardens, as well as being widely acknowledged as beautiful places, are often scientific organisations that aim to engage visitors, including families, in science learning. Yet, the extent to which families view them as settings for science learning is largely unexplored. Drawing upon social constructivist perspectives, this paper…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Family (Sociological Unit), Aesthetics, Foreign Countries
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Muehlemann, Nina – Research in Drama Education, 2018
Commissioned for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, Kaite O'Reilly's play "In Water I'm Weightless" uses access aesthetics as well as content to interrogate the relationship between wholeness and disability. Featuring an entirely d/Deaf and disabled cast, the play provides a multitude of ways through which the performance can be…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Drama, Disabilities, Deafness
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Adams, Jeff; Hyde, Wendy – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
This article is concerned with design applied to gardens, using examples from the Chelsea Flower Show in London. There is a discussion of those show gardens that represented Syrian refugees' gardens in Iraq and the Windrush generation immigration to the UK. The garden designs combine the aesthetics of organic materials and spatial architecture…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Gardening
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Ong, Adelina – Research in Drama Education, 2016
This article reflects on two performances of place involving graffiti and skateboarding: the first looks at a graffiti intervention by SKL0, an urban artist in Singapore, and the second examines the "Long Live Southbank" ("LLSB") campaign to resist the relocation of Southbank's Undercroft, an appropriated skate space in London.…
Descriptors: Performance, Foreign Countries, Aesthetics, Intervention
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Hunka, Emily – Research in Drama Education, 2015
The author's entry into the Applied Theatre field coincided with "Research in Drama Education" ("RiDE's") inaugural issue in 1996 and, for the ensuing two decades, her practice has been primarily with "vulnerable" children. The purpose of this article is to interrogate a growing concern: that applied theatre's…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Children, At Risk Persons, Workshops
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Hatton, Nicola – Research in Drama Education, 2014
This paper considers some of the spatial challenges of doing arts projects with older people in care homes, including those living with dementia. It reflects on the author's own experience of running a performance project with residents with at a care home in North London. Drawing on Lefebvre's concept of socially produced space, it argues that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Residential Care, Residential Institutions
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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Macleroy, Vicky – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2013
This article investigates the premise that literary texts use language in aesthetic, imaginative and engaging ways that have considerable potential to extend the learning of bilingual pupils. It draws on research findings from a qualitative study that examined the value of developing pedagogic practices for emergent bilingual learners at the…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Bilingualism, Language Skills, Cognitive Ability
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Williamson, Beth – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2009
Anton Ehrenzweig's work training art teachers at Goldsmiths College in London was groundbreaking in its field. The work of the studio fed back into Ehrenzweig's writings through his reflections on teaching and the work produced in end of year shows. In "The Hidden Order of Art" (1967), he theorised the creative process in psychoanalytic…
Descriptors: Art Teachers, Psychotherapy, Teacher Educators, Foreign Countries
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Archer, Louise; Halsall, Anna; Hollingworth, Sumi – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2007
This paper discusses the ways in which inner-city, ethnically diverse, working-class girls' constructions of hetero-femininities mediate and shape their dis/engagement with education and schooling. Drawing on data from a study conducted with 89 urban, working-class young people in London, attention is drawn to three main ways through which young…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Play, Females