ERIC Number: ED563992
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Revolutionizing Arts Education in K-12 Classrooms through Technological Integration
Lemon, Narelle, Ed.
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.
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Cognitive Style, Ethics, Equal Education, Young Children, Visual Arts, Museums, Nonschool Educational Programs, Handheld Devices, Arts Centers, Preservice Teachers, Photography, Technological Literacy, Art Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Capacity Building, Social Media, Secondary School Students, Teacher Education, Distance Education, Archaeology
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Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Education; Secondary Education
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