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Daly, John A.; Redlick, Madeleine H. – Communication Education, 2016
Listeners evaluate well-delivered presentations more positively than those that are poorly delivered. In today's world, presenters often face challenging questions and objections from listeners during or after their presentations. Surprisingly, while there are a number of theoretical reasons to anticipate that how presenters respond to objections…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Audiences, Speeches, Communication Skills
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Parrott, Samuel M.; Simmons, Amy L. – Texas Music Education Research, 2016
Many attendees of live classical music concerts are experiencing programmed music for the first time and some are unfamiliar with the performance genre itself, particularly if their backgrounds do not include formal music training. Because listeners are less likely to enjoy music they are hearing for the first time, it could be beneficial for…
Descriptors: Singing, Audiences, Programs, Printed Materials
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Schroeder-Arce, Roxanne – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
In 2012, the Austin Independent School District reported that over 60 percent of its students identified as Hispanic. However, the number of theatrical offerings for children including Latino stories or Latino/a characters on Austin stages is staggeringly disproportionate to the number of Latino children living in the community. "Mariachi…
Descriptors: School Districts, Hispanic American Students, Theater Arts, Art Education
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Linzer, Danielle – Journal of Museum Education, 2014
In the 1990s, a handful of arts institutions made an unprecedented effort to engage young people through intensive programming geared directly at adolescent audiences--teen councils and apprenticeships sprouted up across the country and sought to welcome and empower teens within the museum. The Whitney Museum of American Art is currently leading a…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Youth, Empowerment, Learner Engagement
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Craig, Cheryl J. – Teachers College Record, 2013
Background/Context: Within the context of four locally funded research projects, the researcher was asked to disseminate the findings of her narrative inquiries not to the research community, which had previously been the case, but to the practice and philanthropic communities. This, in turn, created a representational crisis because practitioners…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Inquiry, Research Methodology, Story Telling
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Boske, Christa; McCormack, Susan – High School Journal, 2011
Popular media is a social phenomenon, especially for young audiences. This qualitative study examined how eleven Latino/a high school students and a Latino teacher understood the impact of media messages in an animated children's film. Findings suggest participants identified negative cultural messages embedded throughout the film regarding…
Descriptors: Audiences, Media Literacy, Mass Media Effects, High School Students
Rosenstein, Carole – National Endowment for the Arts, 2010
This report complements a national survey of outdoor arts festivals (see "Live from Your Neighborhood: A National Study of Outdoor Arts Festivals, Volume One: Summary Report") by focusing on seven case study festivals: Houston International Festival; Piccolo Spoleto; Lowell Folk Festival; Santa Fe Indian Market; Chicago Jazz Festival;…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Recreational Activities, National Surveys, Opportunities
Trevino, Marlea – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Traditionally, K-5 students' writing has had a primarily academic aim--to help students master concepts and express themselves. Even if students take a professional writing course later, they typically do not have the opportunity to practice--over the long period of time mastery requires--the non-academic writing skills they will be required to…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Audiences, School Districts, Writing Skills
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Chung, Sheng Kuan – Art Education, 2009
With increasing emphasis on multicultural art education and integrative pedagogy, educators have incorporated community resources, such as cultural artifacts exhibited in art museums, to enrich their programs. Cultural artifacts are human-made objects which generally reveal historic information about cultural values, beliefs, and traditions.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Graduate Students, Art Education, Art Appreciation
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Morowski, Deborah L. – American Educational History Journal, 2007
Despite the importance of educational journals to teachers and other educational professionals, little attention has been given to educational communication or journalism, particularly those published by a minority teachers' state or local association. This study examines the "Texas Standard," which, beginning in 1926, provided…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Teacher Associations, African American Teachers, Editing