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Prettyman, Sandra Spickard; Gargarella, Elisa – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
Many teens today feel as though they have limited opportunities to prove to society that they can make positive and meaningful contributions to their communities. They are presented with few opportunities to make important choices and decisions regarding their lives and communities and often have no mechanisms in their everyday lives to help them…
Descriptors: Artists, Activism, Adolescents, Summer Programs
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Maguire, Cindy; Mishook, Jacob; Garcia, Ivonne; de Gaillande, Genevieve – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
Increasingly, education policy makers understand the importance of students and families having access to a range of high quality educational opportunities inside and outside of school, 365 days a year. This paper explores the concept of multiple pathways in arts education to further conceptualize and build upon such opportunities, inside and…
Descriptors: Art Education, High Schools, Urban Schools, Small Schools
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Thorne, Michelle Moore – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2012
Using narrative method in the form of journaling has the power to shape identity and relationships between teachers and students. This article reflects on such journaling and the process of writing poetry to create a space of understanding between two very different people who found themselves in the relationship of teacher and student. "The…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Poetry, Diaries, Story Telling
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Miller, Angie L.; Lambert, Amber D. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2012
This study investigates preliminary findings from the 2009 administration of the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP), comparing alumni perceptions of institutional contributions to the development of skills and competencies across high school, undergraduate, and graduate arts training programs. Responses from 4,031 arts alumni suggest…
Descriptors: Alumni, Attitudes, Skill Development, Art Education
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Chappell, Kerry – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2012
In this paper we explore the relationship between creativity and identity in dance education. We consider how, when creating dance, young people can go on a "journey of becoming"; how in the process of making dance, they are also being made. We draw on the Dance Partners for Creativity research, a qualitative in depth study of creative…
Descriptors: Creativity, Identification, Dance Education, Secondary Education
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Gaztambide-Fernandez, Ruben; Cairns, Kate; Kawashima, Yuko; Menna, Lydia; VanderDussen, Elena – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2011
In this reflective essay, five members of a research team involving graduate students and a faculty member offer individual "studies" of specific moments in the field in which lessons about methodology, the research context, and the researcher herself/himself crystallized. The article highlights the pedagogical possibilities of…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Qualitative Research, Educational Research, Graduate Students
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Tuisku, Hannu – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2010
This study deals with adolescents' experiences and perceptions of physical actor training practice in the context of theatre education. The study took place in Kallio Upper Secondary School of Performing Arts in Helsinki, Finland, where I work as a drama teacher. As a researcher, I carried out an authorized inquiry with two groups of 16-year old…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Theater Arts, Art Education, Secondary School Students
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Morawski, Cynthia M. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2010
To help underscore the importance of giving the arts an integral place in the literacy continuum of secondary school language arts, I immersed myself in a careful reading of twenty teacher candidates' transactions in the art of body biography for novel study for intermediate students (grades 7-10). Coming together in groups of five, the teacher…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Methods Courses, Preservice Teacher Education, Adolescent Literature
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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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Vaughan, Kathleen – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
"What does it mean to "find home"?" and "How might an experience and understanding of "home" be represented and enhanced by the art form of collage?" These are the two questions that have been guiding my work and life for several years, in ways this article describes. I outline some basics of my initial…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Art Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Pitts, Stephanie – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2005
This article considers the effectiveness and implications of the "Powerplus" composing project, in which teenage students were asked to write for a chamber ensemble in preparation for a public concert of their work. The perspectives of all participants are considered, with a view to understanding i) the developing identities of young…
Descriptors: Musicians, Music Education, Music Activities, Musical Composition
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