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Kan, Koon-Hwee – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2021
This article features a creative fabrication project assigned to participants in a short-term education abroad program at a Midwestern state university in the US. The Get-in-Touch assignment merged intercultural research and studio work to enrich and transform participants' travel experience in China. Several aesthetic stances (mimetic,…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Assignments, Studio Art, Travel
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Bartels, Daniela – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2019
It is well-known that "phronesis" is realized when people reflect on their actions (praxis) and act accordingly, but the question of how this concept of practical reasoning can serve both people who make music and at the same time the music they make has not yet been answered. This paper aims to reveal in what way "phronesis"…
Descriptors: Musicians, Ethics, Aesthetics, Reflection
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Cho, Ji Young; Lee, Jaesik; Yoo, Jaewoo – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
Identifying formal attributes of creative interior design and any differences in such perceptions according to one's culture and expertise can reveal underlying patterns in visual perception. This article reports a cross-cultural study of creativity, preference, and formal attributes of interior design evaluated by 158 participants from different…
Descriptors: Creativity, Preferences, Visual Perception, Interior Design
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Choo, Suzanne S. – Harvard Educational Review, 2017
With global risks such as terrorism, fundamentalism, and xenophobia permeating our everyday consciousness, there is a pressing need for educators to cultivate in their students a cosmopolitan hospitality toward multiple and marginalized others in the world. Yet, despite growing interest in ethics among literary scholars, theorizations of ethical…
Descriptors: Ethics, Literature, Teaching Methods, Criticism
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Kinginger, Celeste; Lee, Sheng-Hsun; Wu, Qian; Tan, Dali – Applied Linguistics, 2016
When, in homestays abroad, mealtime is understood as key to the maintenance and development of family identity and involves routine gathering for nourishment and convivial talk, students attribute much of their language learning to these events. In this project, we adopt a microgenetic approach to the study of mealtime discourse as a learning…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Second Language Learning, Family Environment, High School Students
Martens, Marianne – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
According to Stearns (2009), culture shapes childhood. The way a society defines culture shapes: (a) how childhood is constructed; (b) the production of literary products and services for young people; and (c) training for library professionals. In 21st century America, children are viewed as a vulnerable population in need of protection, as…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childrens Literature, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences
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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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Diaz, Frank M. – Psychology of Music, 2013
This study investigated the effects of a brief mindfulness meditation induction technique on perceived attention, aesthetic response, and flow during music listening as measured by Continuous Response Digital Interface (CRDI) and questionnaire. Participants were students enrolled in music classes or ensembles at a comprehensive university in the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Aesthetics, Questionnaires
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Treiman, Rebecca; Allaith, Zainab – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2013
We tested the idea that the directionality of a person's primary writing system has influences outside the domain of reading and writing, specifically influences on aesthetic preferences. The results of several previous studies suggest that people whose primary writing system goes from left to right prefer pictures of moving and static objects…
Descriptors: Reading Habits, Aesthetics, Preferences, Semitic Languages
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Orey, Michael, Ed.; Jones, Stephanie A., Ed.; Branch, Robert Maribe, Ed. – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2013
As digital devices play a more critical role in daily life than ever, more opportunities arise for innovative learning technologies--a trend on full display in the "Educational Media and Technology Yearbook for 2012." This latest edition, volume 37, from the Association for Education, Communication, and Technology (AECT) notes the most…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Design, Instructional Design
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Nasar, Jack L.; Cubukcu, Ebru – Environment and Behavior, 2011
This study used a desktop virtual environment (VE) of 15 large-scale residential streets to test the effects of environmental mystery and surprise on response. In theory, mystery and surprise should increase interest and visual appeal. For each VE, participants walked through an approach street and turned right onto a post-turn street. We designed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Virtual Classrooms, Evaluation Methods, Simulated Environment
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Susanka, Sarah – Educational Gerontology, 2011
In many American communities today, the methods of construction, as well as the almost exclusive orientation to the convenience of the automobile, limit the functioning and independence of the aging population, and offer little opportunity for human interaction. Sarah Susanka's "Not So Big" series of books points toward a new way of…
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Characteristics, Community Planning, Ecology
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Gay, Jennifer L.; Monsma, Eva V.; Torres-McGehee, Toni M. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2011
In the present study, we examined developmental and contextual factors that may increase the odds of reporting higher social physique anxiety (SPA) among 404 adolescent athletes 11 to 16 years old. Findings showed older, later maturing athletes past peak height velocity and with greater body mass index (BMI) reported higher SPA. Individual…
Descriptors: Body Composition, Athletes, Puberty, Anxiety
Allen, Felicity – MIT Press (BK), 2011
This book will be an original and indispensable resource for all who believe in the importance of art in the wider educational realm. Framing the recent "educational turn" in the arts within a broad historical and social context, this anthology raises fundamental questions about how and what should be taught in an era of distributive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Educational Change, Anthologies
Pinar, William F. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
This volume assembles essays addressing the recurring question of the "subject," understood both as human person and school subject, thereby elaborating the subjective and disciplinary character of curriculum studies. After examining scholarship on the "subject," Pinar critiques its absence in the new sociology of curriculum,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disciplines, Educational Sociology, Scholarship
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