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Herbert, T. Walter – College English, 1995
Discusses the false dichotomy pitting aesthetic power against political complicity in literary criticism. Considers the sexual politics of the household of Nathaniel Hawthorne in light of this opposition. Suggests how literary works keep warring voices and inner conflicts alive and at odds. (HB)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Aesthetics, English Curriculum, English Instruction
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Rogers, Patricia L. – Montessori Life, 1995
Describes gender-based imagery preferences in research studies and instructional design, and the relationship of stages of aesthetic development to gender-based imagery preferences. Also provides four guidelines for selecting images for various purposes and discusses implications for further research to understand the impact of gender-based visual…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Age Differences, Developmental Stages, Gender Issues
Rood, Carrie – 1995
Within the scholarly debate about the value of visual literacy is the belief that visual literacy bestows the skill of critical viewing, or conscious appreciation of artistry along with the ability to see through manipulative uses and ideological implications of visual images. Critical thinking is commonly viewed as argument skills, cognitive…
Descriptors: Advertising, Aesthetics, Art Appreciation, Audience Response
Metallinos, Nikos – 1995
This paper reviews the established principles of composition of visual images, discussing the application of those principles to moving visual images in general and television pictures in particular. Fundamental compositional principles of the visual communication media are explored in relation to television as an art form--namely, direction,…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Design Preferences, Foreign Countries, Mass Media
Fredette, Barbara W. – 1993
This paper distinguishes several closely interrelated aesthetics terms, establishes criteria for and facets of the aesthetic experience, and examines aesthetic theories which have guided values systems for imagery of the past and present. These include: (1) mimetic theories of art as imitation; (2) instrumental theories of art as teacher; (3)…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Aesthetic Values, Aesthetics, Art Criticism
Manifold, Marjorie Cohee – 1995
This digest discusses the symbiotic relationship between art and social studies and suggests ways to integrate the two in the curriculum. The document advocates the study of art in context as a way to help students better understand the historical past by the values reflected in artwork, as well as recognize the power and potential of art for…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Aesthetics, Art, Art Activities
Gutenko, Gregory – 1995
This paper discusses the benefits that may be realized through "running" time compression (RTC) of video material. RTC is the playback of audio/video at a temporal frame rate faster (with audio pitch correction) than that used when recorded. Previous research has shown that RTC can enhance learning and the retention of content; RTC in…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Attention, Attitudes, Audiovisual Aids
Powe, Faye; Carter, Richard, Ed. – 1994
This guide presents public sculpture as an effective instructional tool, with the primary emphasis on works contributing to a sense of national or community identity. Sculptures are introduced according to the chronology of persons or events commemorated. The 10 lessons focus on United States history from the Civil War to the present. Unit 1:…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art History
Bamford, Anne – 1999
This paper explains the method and value of critical aesthetic inquiry when researching the teaching of art. The paper contends that teaching is an art, and the only appropriate way to research art practice is through an artistic approach to critical inquiry. The paper explains how art education research is distinctive from scientific research. It…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art Education, Art Expression, Educational Research
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Greene, Ronald Walter – Argumentation and Advocacy, 1998
Argues that Robert Scott's landmark 1967 essay sets in motion a constitutive model of rhetorical effectivity. States Scott's essay belongs to a disciplinary history that brings forth a central preoccupation with the ethical problematization of rhetorical practices from an aesthetic point of view. Discusses how this aesthetic turn transforms the…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Higher Education, Persuasive Discourse, Scholarship
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Pufall, Peter B. – Human Development, 1997
Frames a developmental psychology of art by contrasting the structural orientation of the study of drawing and the functional orientation of the study of artistry. This model maintains that graphic symbolization emerges with early mark-making, children's representative art is guided by perceptions of affordances, and children continue to engage in…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art, Art Education, Children
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Parks, Nancy Schien; Maxedon, G. Edward – Art Education, 1997
Presents background material, suggested teaching activities, and four color plates illustrating the folk art of the Oceania islands (Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia). The background material is incorporated into an interview with two Oceanic art specialists from Indiana University who discuss the culture of the islands. (MJP)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Aesthetics, Art Education, Art Expression
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Andersson, Sven B. – Child Study Journal, 1995
Children from South Africa and Sweden were asked to draw their "future family." The drawings were compared to investigate whether or not children's human figure drawings reflect sociocultural variations. Cultural variations were found in terms of spatial relationships (social distance, occlusion, and size scaling). However, cultural…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies
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South Seattle Community Coll., Washington. – 1993
This publication contains materials for four courses in Applied Humanities in the Applied Academics program at South Seattle Community College. It begins with the article, "Community College Applied Academics: The State of the Art?" (George B. Neff), which describes the characteristics, model, courses, and coordination activity that make…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Aesthetics, Articulation (Education), Citizenship
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
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