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Davis, Susan – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2018
This case study reports on an arts-based project called "Tree-Mappa," one that sought to engage primary-school children in learning about their local environment through significant trees. Pedagogical approaches featured the use of arts-based strategies as the means for activating cognitive and affective responses and learning. The frame…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Schlaack, Nicole; Steele, Jamie Simpson – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2018
Many classroom teachers turn to arts integration as a method for meeting multiple learning objectives but are less than prepared to do so. The "Collaborative Residency" program offered classroom teachers an intensive course of study through collaborative work with teaching artists as they co-planned and co-taught arts integrated units…
Descriptors: Art Education, Team Teaching, Integrated Curriculum, Faculty Development
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Song, Young Imm Kang – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2018
This research incorporates various projects to address issues of diversity in a rural Korean community with bicultural children. The interdisciplinary activities in the projects seek to help students better understand their interracial peers, accept diversity, and not engage in bullying and teasing behaviors. In addition, the social psychology…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Cultural Awareness, Student Diversity, Racial Differences
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Kang, Rui; Mehranian, Yeprem; Hyatt, Charles – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
Drawing on theories and practices in literacy education and in particular, the concepts of semiotics and transmediation, we explored the possibility of arts-based experiences such as Augusto Boal's Image Theatre in facilitating transformation of thinking in the context of global citizenship education. The objectives of this research were twofold.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Citizenship Education, Case Studies, Literacy Education
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Espeland, Åsmund; Stige, Brynjulf – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
In this paper, co-musicking in teaching is discussed on the basis of findings from a study on pop band and piano teaching. We understand co-musicking as collaboration between music-makers, including pupils. For this study, we chose to focus on the actions that teachers and student teachers take during pupils' performance of a piece of music in a…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Interviews, Teaching Methods
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Wright, Susan; Watkins, Marnee; Grant, Gina – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
This article presents the story of one elementary school teacher's shift in art praxis through her involvement in a research project aimed at facilitating participatory arts-based communities of practice. Qualitative methods and social constructivism informed Professional Learning Interventions (PLIs) involving: (1) a visual arts workshop, (2)…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Art Education, Elementary School Teachers, Praxis
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Ruokonen, Inkeri; Eldridge, Laurie – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
The aim of this case study was to discover how three Sami artists present their culture in their arts and how their art grows from Sami traditions. Our first purpose was to find out how they use their art forms' roots to create new ideas. The other purpose of this study was to bring into discussion the importance of a minority culture's arts in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Artists, Indigenous Populations, Ethnic Groups
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Williams, Rebecca – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
Maxine Greene championed that teachers and students can discover openings providing space for the development of wide-awakeness through art and aesthetic education. Wide-awakeness is a heightened sense of consciousness encouraging critical awareness and deep engagement with one's world. As individuals come alive in this way, their open-minded…
Descriptors: Art Education, Aesthetic Education, Consciousness Raising, Metacognition
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Gardiner, Paul – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
Understanding, encouraging and developing creativity in the classroom is an international priority (Craft, 2011). This article outlines the findings of research into playwriting pedagogy. It interrogates the conceptual assumptions that surround teaching and learning for creativity, and how these ideas influence teacher practice and student…
Descriptors: Playwriting, Creativity, Skill Development, Learner Engagement
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Sakr, Mona; Kucirkova, Natalia – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
Previous research suggests that parent-child art making can foster opportunities for closeness between children and parents. Most studies however, have focused on art-making that involves paint and paper, or non-digital drawing technologies. There is a need for researchers to consider how a wider range of technologies, including digital…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Studio Art, Interaction, Interpersonal Relationship
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de Vries, Peter – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
This article examines generalist primary (elementary) school teachers' self-efficacy in teaching music. Five teachers, each with five years teaching experience, were interviewed for the study. Using this interview data narratives were constructed for each of the five teachers. These narratives focused on what factors contributed to the level of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Music, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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Rissanen, Mari-Jatta – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
This article reports a study on an encounter between preschoolers and contemporary photography. The article has two aims: first, it elucidates preschoolers' meaning-making when viewing photographs, and second, it investigates the possible benefits of using contemporary photography as a forum for prompting children's aesthetic agency in early…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Early Childhood Education, Photography, Constructivism (Learning)
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Chien, Ting Fang – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
This case study explores the application of interpretive strategies as tools to facilitate transformative learning and advance young adults' abilities in various learning contexts. While much of the literature on adult museum program education focuses on older adults' learning, this study emphasizes the impact of interpretive skills training at a…
Descriptors: Interpretive Skills, Training, Case Studies, Photography
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Clarke, Angela; Sharp, Kristen; Tai, Mikala – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
The landscape of tertiary education has significantly changed in recent years with increasing pressure on universities to "globalize" and expand their reach internationally. In this context, there are a range of pedagogical and cultural issues to consider when designing curriculum to address the needs of students taking courses in…
Descriptors: Art History, Technology Uses in Education, Case Studies, Undergraduate Study
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Whiteland, Susan R. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
Intergenerational programs often reduce ageism and stereotypical thinking. This author uses a mixed methods case study to investigate how attitudes may change when older adults and children participate in an intergenerational art project. The research question, "Is there a positive correlation in children's attitudes toward older adults and…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Intergenerational Programs, Puppetry, Elementary School Students
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