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Zimmerman, Enid – Visual Arts Research, 1990
Suggests that a social action position is needed to effect desirable changes in theory and practice of art education. Compares five goals of multicultural education with three feminist approaches to art teaching. Discusses how art teaching should incorporate theories about feminist aesthetics, social change, and women's art history. (KM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art History, Consciousness Raising, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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Winkelmann, Carol L. – Computers and the Humanities, 1995
Argues that the combination of collaborative writing and electronic resources can produce a reaffirmation of literacy as a social process. Utilizes feminist theory to equate the postmodernist assumptions regarding the indeterminate nature of language with democratizing influences. Describes a class project where students produced a collaborative,…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computational Linguistics, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Asher, Nina – Teachers College Record, 2005
This article argues for a decolonizing multicultural education pedagogy, which engages the interstices in-between, hybrid spaces that emerge at the intersections of different cultures, histories, and locations. It also examines how those who work for social transformation are implicated in the very systems and structures they are attempting to…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Race, Social Change, Racial Differences
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Warren, Karen J. – Feminist Teacher, 1989
Critiques the mainstream curriculum as oppressive to women and identifies it as a feminist issue. Discusses how Peggy McIntosh's theory of curricular transformation addresses this issue and suggests ways to expand the theory to make it more inclusive and applicable to gender-resistant fields. Proposes viewing feminist curriculum transformation…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
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Disch, Lisa – PS: Political Science and Politics, 1991
Describes the evolution of feminist critical theory from a study of individuals' roles to the study of the interplay between gender relations and the institutional contexts within which they take shape. Surveys the writing of feminist theorists covering institutions, decision-making processes, cultural symbols, and everyday practices. (DK)
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Criticism, Feminism, Higher Education
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Hicks, Laurie E. – Studies in Art Education, 1990
Examines empowerment as an art education goal from a feminist perspective. Challenges Elliot Eisner's cultural capital theory, arguing that it disempowers students by homogenizing culture. Identifies three goals by which a feminist conception of art education celebrates cultural diversity and empowers students with personal autonomy and critical…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Expression, Context Effect, Critical Thinking
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Enns, Carolyn Zerbe – Teaching of Psychology, 1989
Reviews criticisms of traditional personality theories and describes alternative, more inclusive, theories that teachers should consider adding to their courses. Suggests that teachers expose students to theories respecting diversity, feminist approaches, theories stressing relatedness, and the reformulations of traditional theories. (KO)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developmental Psychology, Higher Education, Moral Development
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Stone, Lynda – Theory and Research in Social Education, 1996
Advocates a broader conceptualization of citizenship, relying less on Cartesian and Aristotelian precepts, and incorporating postmodern feminist political theory. Identifies three theoretical phases leading to this conceptualization: past for the present, difference out of sameness, and rationality to subjectiveness. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
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Brown, Pearl L.; Hoffnung, Michele – Feminist Teacher, 1991
Describes a women's studies course on images of women in psychology and literature. Includes a syllabus for the course divided into gender and genre, gender and difference in psychoanalytic theory, moral development, growing up female, relationships, and the minority experience. Discusses development of the course, problems encountered, and…
Descriptors: Authors, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Cultural Influences, Females
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Reimer, Bennett – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 1995
Utilizes critical reaction to the book, "A Philosophy of Music Education," as a framing device to discuss feminist theory and music education philosophy. Maintains that critical criteria drawn from a specific political agenda, and applied to apolitical subjects, accomplishes little more than politicized rhetoric. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational Discrimination, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives
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McRorie, Sally – Australian Art Education, 1996
Maintains that the various components of philosophical inquiry (reasoning, forming concepts, translating) can serve as useful methods for art education research. Discusses four approaches to philosophical research: analytic, phenemenological, feminist, and pragmatic. Reviews examples of each drawn from recent art education literature. (MJP)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Art Appreciation, Art Criticism, Art Education
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James, Joy – Feminist Teacher, 1991
Presents a course on gender, race, and class developed at a White, midwestern university. Describes critical theory objectives through which students learn to analyze racism, sexism, and classism, and construct a model based on their analysis. Includes class assignments, projects, and activities. (NL)
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Course Content, Course Descriptions, Critical Theory
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Pazienza, Jennifer – Canadian Social Studies, 1997
Describes the efforts of one elementary art class to move beyond the limits of formalism when examining and discussing art. Guided by the teacher, the class attempted a critical deconstruction of the work of Edgar Degas focusing on his depiction of working class women. Includes three reproductions of Degas works. (MJP)
Descriptors: Art Criticism, Art Education, Artists, Creative Expression
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Lee, Janet – Feminist Teacher, 1991
Uses the television program "Roseanne" as a teaching aid to analyze societal institutions and their effects on everyday life experiences. Examines attitudes and opinions of 31 White midwestern college students, ages 18 to late 50s, regarding the program. Shows students feel the series critiques patriarchy and affirms women's lives. (NL)
Descriptors: College Students, Comedy, Critical Theory, Cultural Awareness