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Delacruz, Elizabeth M. – Art Education, 2011
Public education today is mired in controversy, fraught with well-orchestrated attacks on teachers at every level, from Head Start to higher education. As pointed out by leading educational theorists Henry Giroux (2009) and Diane Ravitch (2011), under the guise of fiscal responsibility, powerful interests in this country have been able to convince…
Descriptors: Art Education, Public Education, Politics of Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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American Journal of Distance Education, 2010
David Foster is the founder of Kryterion, an Internet test administration company, and currently serves there as chief scientist and executive vice president. He is the author of numerous articles for industry trade journals and textbooks and sits on the Council for the International Test Commission. In this interview, Foster talks about his…
Descriptors: Test Construction, High Stakes Tests, Educational Technology, Interviews
Miller, Charles; Hokanson, Brad; Doering, Aaron; Brandt, Tom – Educational Technology, 2010
This is the fourth and final installment in a series of articles presenting a new outlook on the methods of instructional design. These articles examine the nature of the process of instructional design and are meant to stimulate discussion about the roles of designers in the fields of instructional design, the learning sciences, and interaction…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Technology Uses in Education, Sciences, Models
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Avgerinou, Maria D. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2009
In this article, the author has advanced the view that the world is currently on the threshold of a new status quo--the hegemony of the image. Yet, this seems a mixed blessing, for people, and especially young people, are not equipped with the necessary critical viewing and thinking skills to survive it. Nevertheless, this unfortunate situation…
Descriptors: Definitions, Critical Viewing, Lifelong Learning, Visual Literacy
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Delacruz, Elizabeth M. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
This paper is intended as a broad, conceptual and theoretical treatise on the aims of teaching art in the age of global digital media. To contextualize a set of general recommendations for art education technology pedagogy, I first provide an overview of the meteoric rise of on-line social networks, and consider questions about the nature and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Objectives, Social Networks, Internet