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ERIC Number: ED563992
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 364
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-4666-8271-9
Revolutionizing Arts Education in K-12 Classrooms through Technological Integration
Lemon, Narelle, Ed.
IGI Global
Educational technologies are becoming more commonplace across the K-12 curriculum. In particular, the use of innovative digital technology is expanding the potential of arts education, presenting new opportunities--and challenges--to both curricular design and pedagogical practice. "Revolutionizing Arts Education in K-12 Classrooms through Technological Integration" brings together a variety of perspectives, research, and case studies that emphasize a pedagogical awareness of diverse learning styles, while highlighting issues of ethics and equality across the educational landscape. This timely publication is aimed at K-12 arts educators leading classrooms focusing on dance, drama, media, music, and the visual arts, as well as pre-service teachers, museum and gallery educators, policymakers, and designers of academic curricula. Following a preface by the editor, chapters in this book include: (1) Young Children and Narrative Meaning-Making to Promote Arts and Technology (Susanne Garvis); (2) Purposeful Practice: Using Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning in Visual Arts (Donna Mathewson Mitchell); (3) A Museum Educator's Guide to Implementing a Digital Pedagogy Using Connectivism: Making the Case with iPads to Enhance K-12 Student Learning in Art Museum Education (Purnima Ruanglertbutr); (4) Art Galleries Connecting with the Curriculum through Digital Technologies and Resources (Kathryn Hendy-Ekers); (5) Self-Belief and Confidence to Teach Arts and Digital Technology in K-6 Classrooms: Perspectives from Pre-Service Teachers (Narelle Lemon and Susanne Garvis); (6) Playful Calculation (Derek Ham); (7) Everybody Can Do It -- The Arts and Technology in Your Classroom: A Tool for Reflexive Practice (Bianca Power and Christopher Klopper); (8) Young People, Digital Cameras, and Art Gallery Spaces (Narelle Lemon); (9) Through the Lens of the Museum Curator: Teaching Compositional and Digital Literacies to Curate a Folio of Process and Product in Art Education (Kathryn Coleman); (10) Public Art, Digital Technology, and Building Teacher Capacity (Narelle Lemon); (11) iPhoneography in the Secondary Classroom: Using Social Media to Enhance Visual Communication (Kristi Oliver); (12) Expanding Opportunities in Teacher Education: Connecting Visual Arts Teachers with Community via Distance (Donna Mathewson Mitchell); (13) Teaching the Twenty-First Century Competencies through Museum Interactives on Ancient Art and Archaeology (Carol Ng-He); and (14) K-12 Arts Pedagogies and Technology Use Transitioning into Higher Education: I Want to Be a 21st Century Artist or Designer (Megan McPherson). A section about the contributors and an index are included.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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