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Miller, Angie L.; Dumford, Amber D.; Johnson, William R. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
This study explores how a variety of music alumni perceive the skills that they learned at their institutions in comparison to their diverse career outcomes using data from the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP). Focusing on alumni with music education, music theory, and music performance majors (16,317 respondents from 105 different…
Descriptors: Career Development, Music, Music Education, Alumni
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Ansio, Hei; Seppälä, Piia; Houni, Pia – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
This qualitative research discusses a Finnish community music project aimed at school pupils with disabilities. The practices of this project define community music as community-driven, goal-oriented participatory music-making with a musician as a facilitator. Instead of the effects on pupils, this research investigates the project's impacts on…
Descriptors: Music Activities, Music, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Experience
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Kraehe, Amelia M.; Hood, Emily Jean; Travis, Sarah – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2015
Inspired by critical race and feminist perspectives, this paper complicates the conversation on preparing arts educators for diversity and equity. The authors ground their research on the premise that arts educators committed to challenging social inequalities must understand sociocultural influences on art, curriculum, teaching, and learning. The…
Descriptors: Art Education, Critical Theory, Feminism, Qualitative Research
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Garnet, Dustin – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
Sometimes the small initiatives that school boards undertake can create a major and lasting difference in the learning opportunities offered in the classroom. Almost always these initiatives are championed by an individual or team whose efforts determine their success or failure. The following historical account will highlight one successful…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Materials, Recycling, Art Education
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Holdhus, Kari; Espeland, Magne – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
In this article, we discuss some issues raised by the increasing number of comprehensive national programs for visiting school concerts and art events in Norwegian schools. We ask what this increase in activity might mean for the nature of arts education subjects in schools, in particular music, what kind of rationale and philosophy the national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Music Education, National Programs
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Christophersen, Catharina – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
Arts encounters in schools are often portrayed as encounters between art/artists and children. However, in such encounters, teachers are most often involved. The study presented discusses teachers' experiences with and space for action within The Cultural Rucksack; a national program for arts and culture in Norwegian schools. Observations and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, National Programs, Teacher Attitudes
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Hanley, Mary Stone – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
A rally in Washington, DC to transform the U. S. schools provided an example of merging poetry, performance, and research for social justice activism. The arts-based research forms of a/r/tography and performance ethnography provided the poet/performer/researcher/activist with frameworks of sense-making that were fluid, intrasubjective, and…
Descriptors: Poetry, Performance, Social Justice, Art
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Liu, Laura B. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2011
The meaning of "progress" in U.S. educational institutions has undergone much debate (Tyack & Cuban, 1995). Standards-driven practices have often promoted a search for "right" answers in place of critical and diverse thinking. Globalization and its impacts compel us to continue revising and articulating the meaning of progress for 21st century…
Descriptors: Poetry, Educational Change, Academic Standards, Aesthetics
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Das, Sharmistha; Dewhurst, Yvonne; Gray, Donald – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2011
Promoting creativity in schools involves the development of characteristics such as self-motivation, confidence, curiosity and flexibility. It can be argued that the development of the first three of these probably relies on the last, all of which need to be supported by a "flexible learning context." However, this cannot work without a…
Descriptors: Creativity, Creative Teaching, Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Cawthon, Stephanie W.; Dawson, Kathryn M. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2011
"Drama for Schools" ("DFS") is a professional development program in drama-based instruction shaped by theories of critical pedagogy and constructivism. In 2007, the Director of "DFS" invited an educational psychology faculty member to develop a research and evaluation component for the program. This article discusses…
Descriptors: Drama, Art Education, Faculty Development, Integrated Curriculum
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Garvis, Susanne; Pendergast, Donna – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2010
This paper examines and reports on beginning generalist teacher self-efficacy, which Bandura (1997) suggests plays an important part in student outcomes. In 2008, 201 beginning generalist teachers throughout the state of Queensland, Australia, participated in a study that aimed to provide a snapshot of current perceptions towards support in…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Art Education
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Maniaci, Kathie; Chandler-Olcott, Kelly – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2010
Conducted collaboratively by an art educator and a literacy educator, this qualitative study focused on pre-service art educators' perspectives on integrating literacy in their teaching of art as they took a required course on literacy across the curriculum. Data included interviews, questionnaires, course assignments, and field notes from class…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Art Teachers, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Leung, Bo Wah; Leung, Eddie C. K. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2010
This study aims to examine how and why students transform in terms of learning motivation in learning the Cantonese opera with a teacher-artist partnership approach in Hong Kong schools. An artist and seven teachers from four schools collaborated to teach the genre for eight weeks. Students' learning motivation changes in Cantonese opera was…
Descriptors: Opera, Asian Culture, Partnerships in Education, Artists
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Delacruz, Elizabeth M. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
This paper is intended as a broad, conceptual and theoretical treatise on the aims of teaching art in the age of global digital media. To contextualize a set of general recommendations for art education technology pedagogy, I first provide an overview of the meteoric rise of on-line social networks, and consider questions about the nature and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Objectives, Social Networks, Internet
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Cote, Heloise – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
Several governments throughout the world promote cultural partnership programs as a means of enriching the school curriculum. How do such programs affect teachers and artists? What meaning do they give to the presence of the cultural dimension in schools? To answer these questions, I examined the content of twelve semi-structured interviews (n=12)…
Descriptors: Artists, Language Teachers, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers
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