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Robson, Mark, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2020
"What is Literature? A Critical Anthology" explores the most fundamental question in literary studies. 'What is literature?' is the name of a problem that emerges with the idea of literature in European modernity. This volume offers a cross-section of modern literary theory and reflects on the history of thinking about literature as a…
Descriptors: Literature, Literary Criticism, Aesthetic Education, Poetry
Hanes, Jay Michael, Ed.; Weisman, Eleanor, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2020
Grounded in philosophy from John Dewey and Maxine Greene, this book sheds light on difficulties and practicalities of examining culture and politics within the realm of interdisciplinary education. Providing both theoretical and concrete examples of the importance of a contemporary arts education, this book offers imaginative ways the arts and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Politics of Education, Democracy, Interdisciplinary Approach
Apugo, Danielle, Ed.; Mawhinney, Lynnette, Ed.; Mbilishaka, Afiya, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2020
"Strong Black Girls" lays bare the harm Black women and girls are expected to overcome in order to receive an education in America. This edited volume amplifies the routinely muffled voices and experiences of Black women and girls in schools through storytelling, essays, letters, and poetry. The authors make clear that the strength of…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, African American Students, Womens Education
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Wiebe, Sean – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2018
Do you remember boom-boxes with two decks so a personalized playlist could be recorded onto a cassette tape? Perhaps you received a playlist from a friend, family member, or lover? In this project, 14 colleagues first compiled and shared their curriculum playlists--their favorite texts/performances about curriculum including some of their own…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Aesthetics, Poetry, Teaching Methods
Blumenfeld-Jones, Donald S., ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2016
This book is for anyone interested in how to build a teacher education program utilizing the arts as one central modality for teaching and learning or for those interested in building some of their program along these lines. Throughout the book you will find reference to the intersection of ethics, aesthetics, and teaching. We provide an…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Creativity, Aesthetics, Ethics
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
Miller, sj, Ed.; Burns, Leslie David, Ed.; Johnson, Tara Star, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2013
Bullying is a contemporary wildfire of a social problem that continues to burn, scar, and even kill U.S. schoolchildren on a daily basis. Not only do the targets of bullying suffer in their abilities to grow, learn and succeed; so do bystanders, and even the bullies themselves. "Generation BULLIED 2.0" details the nature of bullying as a…
Descriptors: Bullying, At Risk Students, Educational Environment, Stereotypes
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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
Korn-Bursztyn, Carol, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
Young Children and the Arts: Nurturing Imagination and Creativity examines the place of the arts in the experiences of young and very young children at home and in out-of-home settings at school and in the community. There is great need for development of resources in the arts specifically designed to introduce babies and toddlers to participatory…
Descriptors: Imagination, Visual Arts, Theater Arts, Music
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
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
Cochran, Molly – Cambridge University Press, 2010
John Dewey (1859-1952) was a major figure of the American cultural and intellectual landscape in the first half of the twentieth century. While not the originator of American pragmatism, he was instrumental to its articulation as a philosophy and the spread of its influence beyond philosophy to other disciplines. His prolific writings encompass…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Democracy, Social Action, Cognitive Psychology
Steinberg, Shirley R., Ed – Peter Lang New York, 2010
The second edition of "19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City" adds new questions to those in the original volume. Continuing the developing conversation in urban education, the book is provocative in style and rich in detail. Emphasizing the complexity of urban education, Shirley R. Steinberg and the authors ask direct questions about what…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Critical Theory, Dropouts
Rodriguez, Nelson M., Ed.; Pinar, William F., Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2007
Much of the focus of anti-homophobic/anti-heterosexist educational theory, curriculum, and pedagogy has examined the impact of homophobia and heterosexism on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) students and teachers. Such a focus has provided numerous theoretical and pedagogical insights, and has informed important changes in…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Multicultural Education, Teacher Characteristics, Sexual Orientation
Duncum, Paul, Ed.; Bracey, Ted, Ed. – 2001
The question of whether or not art can be distinguished from all that is called visual culture has become central to art theoretical discussion over recent decades. This collection of essays and responses addresses this question with the specific aim of making sense of an epistemology of art, with the assumption that nothing less than a persuasive…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art, Art Education, Concept Formation
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