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Stephens, Pamela; Fürst, Andrea; Walkup, Nancy – Art Education, 2021
Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928-2000), an artist with different ideas of architecture, envisioned colorful buildings that incorporate organic shapes and forms, irregular patterns, uneven surfaces, and forests that grow from windows and rooftops. As early as the mid-20th century, Hundertwasser dealt with architecture in ways that offered…
Descriptors: Architecture, Building Design, Aesthetics, Color
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Bae, Jaehan – Art Education, 2020
In this article, Jaehan Bae describes one of the assignments he created for an art methods course for education majors (preK-8). In it, Bae asked preservice teachers to research the food as well as other aspects of a culture of their choice. Through this assignment, he hoped the preservice teachers would "explore art and the world through…
Descriptors: Art Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Methods Courses, Education Majors
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Boyd Acuff, Joni – Art Education, 2020
In 1994, cultural critic Mark Dery coined the term "Afrofuturism" to refer to "speculative fiction that treats African-American themes and addresses African-American concerns in the context of twentieth-century technoculture--and, more generally, African-American signification that appropriates images of technology and a…
Descriptors: African American Culture, African Americans, African American Community, Cultural Maintenance
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Sanders-Bustle, Lynn – Art Education, 2018
In this article, Sanders-Bustle recounts what happened when university art education students created socially engaged art (SEA), "Project Unway" and "Project Unity," in the hallways of a middle school. The events represented in this article stem from activities that took place in a secondary art education curriculum course…
Descriptors: Art Education, College Students, Middle School Students, Grade 6
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Chung, Sheng Kuan; Li, Dan – Art Education, 2017
In contemporary art, many artists have incorporated playful and functional elements into their artistic expression beyond the conventional perception of art merely as an appreciated object. In this article, the authors touch on the movement of art in daily living and explore the playful, functional, and interactive nature of art by Tin Yan Wong, a…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Activities, Artists, Art Expression
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Gross, Kelly; Gross, Steve – Art Education, 2016
This article describes a unit in which students were able to create projects that went far beyond the initial scope of what the authors imagined due to the scaffolded and sociocultural learning environment (Vygotsky, 1978). The article begins with an explanation of constructivism, design thinking, and Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and…
Descriptors: Design, Constructivism (Learning), Transformative Learning, Sociocultural Patterns
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Lorimer, Maureen Reilly – Art Education, 2016
To mitigate educational challenges, K-8 students enrolled in the Migrant Education Program (MEP) at Fuerte School District spend the majority of their after-school class time in a Saturday Academy program completing required curricular tasks associated with structured research-based programs to strengthen reading, writing, mathematics, and science…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Migrant Education, Educational Quality, Art Education
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Young, Bernard – Art Education, 2013
The Lowenfeld Award was established in 1960 by friends and former students of Viktor Lowenfeld (widely acknowledged as the most influential art educator of the 20th century) to honor an NAEA member who has made significant contributions to the field of art education through the years. This article reports on the 2012 recipient, Bernard Young,…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Self Concept, Cultural Influences, Ethnicity
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Pitri, Eliza – Art Education, 2013
In this article, Eliza Pitri states, "when allowed to make and explain their own choices, students develop invaluable creative problem-solving skills." Opportunities for such critical thinking abound in the art classroom. The importance of identifying how skills and dispositions related to creative problem solving are expressed in a…
Descriptors: Art Education, Problem Solving, Creativity, Critical Thinking
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Gude, Olivia – Art Education, 2013
Art projects are appropriate building blocks for visual art curriculum because good art projects encode complex aesthetic strategies, giving students tools to investigate and make meaning. Art made in schools will inevitably be some form of "school art," defined by Arthur Efland in "The School Art Style: a Functional Analysis,"…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Arts, Art Activities, Aesthetics
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Rufo, David – Art Education, 2012
The arts embody "one of the oldest forms of knowledge and knowing" and "action research provides opportunities to experiment with art as an integral part of the creation and dissemination of knowledge." From his 16 years' experience as an elementary classroom teacher, the author has found that young children are drawn to an arts-based approach of…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Educational Research, Teaching Methods, Action Research
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Sotiropoulou-Zormpala, Marina – Art Education, 2012
This article examines how it is possible to use the aesthetic process to enrich teaching practices in preschool and elementary school education. What is under scrutiny is the aesthetic dimension of a core curricular subject, the ultimate goal being to achieve an understanding of curricular content through aesthetic learning processes. For this…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Aesthetics, Teaching Methods, Class Activities
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Bequette, James W.; Bequette, Marjorie Bullitt – Art Education, 2012
The recent push for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education introduces (through the emphasis on engineering) a "design process" to science classrooms; some educators have also pushed for the "artistic or creative process" becoming a part of STEM education. In certain cases, this might be an opportunity for greater…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Art Education, STEM Education, Design
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Tillander, Michelle – Art Education, 2011
Creativity serves an important role in culture, education, and the workforce as it "provides the impetus for any act, idea, or product that changes an existing domain or discipline into a new entity." In the 21st century, information technology is forming a powerful alliance with creative practices in the arts and design to establish new domains…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Creativity, Electronic Publishing, Educational Practices
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Ward, Amber E. – Art Education, 2010
The author has been deeply committed to shaping an art curriculum that offers students a more meaningful and authentic experience. In addition, she has been interested in the notion of students as victims of their popular culture. She questioned the ways in which cultural sources might impact their aesthetic choices with regard to personal…
Descriptors: Sculpture, Portraiture, Popular Culture, Aesthetics
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