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Dyer, Becky – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2009
This article suggests how movement analysis from a socially contextualized perspective can inform understanding about the significance of sociopolitical contexts and aesthetic values in Western dance training. Perspectives of movement analysis provide groundwork for discussing perceivable ways to address discrepancies between democratic and…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Ideology, Aesthetics, Motion
Agostino, Francita; Bellessis, Martyna Ryder – 1995
These activity/workbooks use drawings done in the style of great women artists in order to promote a knowledge of female art history through a variety of educational experiences. Volume 1 and 2 present 26 women artists (one for each letter of the alphabet) that can be used as an entire year's curriculum. Volume 1 features artists whose names begin…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art Activities, Art Education, Art History
Earhart, Will; McConathy, Osbourne – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1918
The work reported in this bulletin was prepared with two aims held by the committee on music. The first was to prepare a platform sufficiently broad for all proper phases of musical activity, however diverse, found in the high schools of the United States. The second aim was to provide practical help for administrative problems, by presenting in…
Descriptors: Music, Secondary Education, High Schools, Music Education
Works in Progress, 1994
This special commemorative theme issue features a Philadelphia Folklore Project that sought to encourage a wider discussion about art and the politics of culture; to document and explore the history of a significant folk art form--in this case, tap dancing--from the perspective of the generation of African American women and men who "came…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aesthetics, Art Education, Blacks
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
Hill, A. C. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1924
The first bulletin on schools in prisons for adults published by the United States Bureau of Education was issued in 1913. During the 10 years that have intervened, some progress has been made toward the solution of the problems dealing with men and women in prison. The advance has been less, perhaps, in visible accomplishment than in focusing…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Males, Correctional Institutions
Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1953
This bulletin is one of a series that tells how teachers, pupils, parents, and other citizens have worked together to improve the quality of education for the children of their communities. "How Children Use the Community for Learning" describes the work of a city school of 450 pupils with no regular supervision, the Garfield School of…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Educational Change, Physical Development, Educational Quality
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Harris, Carol E. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 1996
Thomas Greenfield argued passionately for a theory of organizations based on social construction. He advocated research stressing subjectively held meanings and successfully blended aesthetics with values. This he accomplished through a "shock aesthetic" and by bringing alternative, interdisciplinary modes of seeing to educational…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Aesthetics, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
Bailey, Henry Turner – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1909
Art instruction aims to raise the standard of taste. It includes instruction in seeing and interpreting the beautiful in nature and the arts, in drawing, both free-hand and instrumental, in designing, coloring, and modeling, in manipulating paper, cloth, leather, wood, metal, or other materials, to produce a result having elements of beauty. Art…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Art Education, Fine Arts, Institutional Characteristics