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Çetin, Zeynep; Yildiz Tasdemir, Cansu – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2022
This study aimed to examine preschoolers' perceptions of the concept of artist. The participants are 10 preschoolers aged 5-6. This study is a phenomenological qualitative research study. First, a short conversation was held with the children about the concept of artist. Then, the children were asked to draw an artist and explain their drawings.…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Artists, Freehand Drawing, Student Attitudes
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Kukkonen, Tiina; Chang-Kredl, Sandra – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
The ability to construct shared meaning with peers is important for young children's social and linguistic development. Previous studies have mainly focused on shared meaning-making within cooperative pretend play with little mention of other childhood activities that might promote intersubjectivity. This study investigated the group play that…
Descriptors: Play, Freehand Drawing, Preschool Children, Drama
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Jolley, Richard; Zhang, Zhi – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2012
The benefits of drawing for children are wide-ranging but are likely to be mediated by the art curriculum and other governmental guidance to teachers relevant to drawing/art. Furthermore, such statutory regulations vary between cultures, and therefore curricula represent an important influence on the cultural differences found in children's…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Art Education, Infants, Foreign Countries
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Frisch, Nina Scott – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2006
To be understood, visually, often depends on how skilled one is in catching form and translating it into a two-dimensional surface. This is a challenge we are confronted with early in life. Children's learning strategies in drawing are not always understood or encouraged. This article presents a socio-cultural analysis from Norway of a pedagogical…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Freehand Drawing