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Herne, Steve – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2005
Postcards Home using photography, scanning, digital image manipulation, text and colour printing was the third Download project devised by the education department of the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England. It was led by artist Laurie Long with teachers and pupils from Pooles Park primary school in Islington, an inner city borough in North…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arts Centers, Urban Areas, Schools of Education
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Addison, Nicholas – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2005
Central to this paper is an analysis of the work produced by a year 10 student in response to the Expressive Study of the art and design GCSE (AQA 2001). I begin by examining expressivism within art education and turn to the student's work partly to understand whether the semi-confessional mode she chose to deploy is encouraged within this…
Descriptors: Social Environment, Sexual Identity, Sex Education, Art Education
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Willis, Steve – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2005
This article presents the Native American cultural symbol, the Four Directions, as a sign that is culturally evident and inter-tribally significant. Through understanding the significance of the symbol, a deeper understanding is possible for non-Natives, especially an understanding of the Native Americans' relationship between their artwork and…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Culture, Cultural Awareness, Art Appreciation
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Dineen, Ruth; Collins, Elspeth – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2005
This article arises out of a research project which looks at the promotion of creativity in pre-degree and undergraduate learners in art and design. The project considers conceptual definitions of creativity and its promotion which have been evidenced by research, and operational definitions and delivery methods used by lecturers and students in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Creativity, School Culture, Art Education
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Stavridou, Fotini; Kakana, Domna – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2005
The main focus of this article is the representation of the third dimension. The sample is sixty adolescent 14-year-olds. Our research is concerned with the study of the drawings of the same array of 3D objects in three cases: the representation of 3D objects without the presence of models (through verbal instructions), by observation of physical…
Descriptors: Observation, Adolescents, Art Activities, Computer Uses in Education
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Burkitt, Esther; Barrett, Martyn; Davis, Alyson – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2005
Previous research has shown that children systematically alter the size and colour of their drawings in response to the emotional character of the figures which they draw. However, these findings have been demonstrated only with children receiving mainstream Western education. This experiment was designed to investigate whether children receiving…
Descriptors: Color, Personality, Females, Educational Background
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Micklethwaite, Paul – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2005
This article presents discussion of art and design education in interviews conducted with 31 UK design stakeholders. To provide a coherent path through the data, quotes from interviewees are presented under the following themes: Choosing art and design; A natural talent for designing?; Developing the designer; Personal development. The author…
Descriptors: Art Education, Foreign Countries, Interviews, Creativity
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Belver, Manuel; Ulln, Ana; Acaso, Mara – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2005
In this article, a basic controversy for art education in Spain is analysed, and its antecedents in thought and social and artistic practices are reviewed. The controversy refers to the question whether school art education should be oriented towards the fine arts or towards the manual arts. Consequently, which should be the cultural model of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fine Arts, Educational Trends, Self Efficacy
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Fulkova, Marie; Straker, Alison; Jaros, Milan – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2004
This paper examines the onto-epistemic status and understanding of contemporary material culture and of visual art, particularly in the context of gallery education. It does so through a case study of the response of 15 year-old school students in the Czech Republic and in England to a recent photographic exhibition, I.N.R.I., created by artists…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ideology, Art Appreciation, Art Criticism
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Walker, Keith; Smith, Liz – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2004
This paper examines the value of a task-based approach to engaging with original works of art and focuses in particular upon the experiences of a group of PGCE Art and Design trainees when they visited an exhibition entitled, Air Guitar: Art Reconsidering Rock Music, to carry out given tasks. The extent to which a task-based approach might…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Rock Music, Arts Centers, Art Criticism
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Traf, Laura – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2004
This article describes the foundations, development and some of the findings from a research project about how the use of the gaze, as a key idea from critical art history, might affect the understanding of art by art educators. It shows how the use of this key idea involved not just the disruption of a modernist model of art interpretation (based…
Descriptors: Art History, Art Education, Art Teachers, Art Criticism
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Pavlou, Victoria – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2004
This paper contributes to the on-going debate about specialisation and teaching art in primary schools. Moreover it provides a starting point for further research and the design of in-service training that responds to the different needs and attitudes of primary school teachers in relation to teaching art. This is done by investigating several…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Specialists, Profiles, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Thapalyal, Ranjana – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2004
The Talacchanda project took place as an independent research-exhibition undertaking supported by the Glasgow School of Art. Over seventeen months an exploratory education programme was introduced at various levels of schools and higher education. The education programme sprang from a contemporary art exhibition and dance performance called…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Program Descriptions, Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness
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Gokay, Melek – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2004
Symbols of artistic features on architecture employed by people living in Konya in the 13th Century (circa 1258) have been examined to express their philosophy of art and culture. University students who are educated to become art teachers in secondary and high schools living around these architectural inheritances are supposed to have the same…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cultural Background, Architecture, Learning Strategies
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Wilsing, Markus; Akpinar-Wilsing, Nil – International Journal of Art and Design Education, 2004
The imagination of human beings and the exploration of novel ideas have always contributed to developments in science. These developments lead us to re-examine the existing structures in our environment and society so that they can be further improved. The review of literature regarding science fiction and its place in education also highlights…
Descriptors: Science Fiction, Imagination, Design, Art Education
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