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Griffin, Shelley M.; Rowsell, Jennifer; Winters, Kari-Lynn; Vietgen, Peter; McLauchlan, Debra; McQueen-Fuentes, Glenys – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
The arts have long been known as a central medium for nurturing artistic expression and aesthetic responses. Notions of arts-based teaching are combined with concepts of literacy and composition, focusing on the fact that these separate fields have the potential for relational meaning making. In this article, three arts-based, qualitative research…
Descriptors: Art Education, Music Education, Drama, Individual Power
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Heaton, Rebecca; Crumpler, Alice – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
By exploring changemaker principles as a component of social justice art education this research-informed article exemplifies how moral consciousness and responsibility can be developed when training artist teachers. It embeds changemaker philosophy in the higher education art curriculum and demonstrates how this can create ruptures and ripples…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Art Teachers, Artists, Moral Values
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Anderson, Mary Elizabeth; Risner, Doug; Butterworth, Michael – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
This international study investigated the experiences and attitudes of teaching artists whose work is rooted in theatre, dance, and closely-related disciplines. Based on survey data from teaching artists working in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, United Kingdom, and the United States (n = 172), the paper illuminates participants'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Teachers, Artists, Theater Arts
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de Bezenac, Christophe; Swindells, Rachel – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
This paper explores the issue of motivation in music learning in higher education by contextualising data collected as part of the "Investigating-Musical-Performance" research project (Welch, et al., 2006-2008). The discussion begins with findings which suggest that popular, jazz and folk musicians experience more pleasure in musical…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Musicians, Student Motivation
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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