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Lanier, Vincent – Studies in Art Education, 1984
There is an abundance of available and appropriate material that might serve as content for K-12 art courses. Discussed are eight guidelines that can insure effective content selection. Some problems of using role models in aesthetic education and concepts from aesthetic theory in art teaching are also examined. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lewis, Hilda P. – Studies in Art Education, 1976
Offers some observations about child art and some research findings in this area. Attempts to establish the basis for accepting child art as art. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Products, Children
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Koroscik, Judith Smith – Studies in Art Education, 1996
Maintains that the explosion of information technology combined with a cornucopia of new critical approaches places even heavier demands on art teachers and students. Examines some of the cognitive and curricular consequences of these changes. Offers recommendations for guiding future research on art learning and curricular development. (MJP)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art Teachers
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Jeffers, Carol S.; Parth, Pat – Studies in Art Education, 1996
Raises a number of interesting questions about the relationship between controversial contemporary art and school art. Briefly summarizes the reactions of several groups of teachers and students after attending a controversial exhibit. Concludes with some recommendations for bridging the gap between the two art worlds. (MJP)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Art Activities, Art Criticism, Art Education
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Williams, Betty Lou – Studies in Art Education, 1996
Reports on a follow-up study to an evaluation of art museum education practices from nearly a decade ago. That report criticized museum art education as lacking intellectual rigor and training, institutional support, technical training, and vision. The up-to-date data found some significant improvement but many of the same problems. (MJP)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Criticism, Educational Quality
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Stankiewicz, Mary Ann – Studies in Art Education, 1996
Provides a brief overview of the historical development of art education. Notes the relationship between 19th century art education and manufacturing jobs and contrasts this with current art education and a changing job market. Maintains that art education must remain relevant to, and cognizant of, social changes. (MJP)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Career Development, Critical Thinking
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Galbraith, Lynn – Studies in Art Education, 1996
Describes a project where an exemplary art educator's class presentation was recorded on videodisk along with background information and a personal interview. The lesson plan and other instructional materials are entered in hypertext. The two are combined in an integrated multimedia program organized under instructive, hypertext headings. (MJP)
Descriptors: Art Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education
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Erickson, Mary – Studies in Art Education, 1994
Reports on a study of 815 elementary and secondary students and adults on the types of evidence referred to in art historical interpretation. Finds that participants referred to four general types of evidence: (1) artist; (2) viewer; (3) culture; and (4) perception. (CFR)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Criticism, Art Education, Art History
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Wilson, Brent – Studies in Art Education, 1994
Asserts that educational researchers ideally want their interests, values, and assumptions about life and human purpose interwoven with their research themes. Reviews research in art education. Concludes that one topic to study would be the relationship between art education and life. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Teachers
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Fehr, Dennis E. – Studies in Art Education, 1994
Contends that postmodernism has influenced profoundly the direction of visual art in contemporary society. However, art education has not been affected by these social and philosophical changes. Summarizes components of postmodernism and defines connections between them and the art education field. (CFR)
Descriptors: Art Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
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Armstrong, Carmen L. – Studies in Art Education, 1993
Reports on a study of verbal interaction during art production experiences. Finds that teachers trained in structured questioning techniques were able to elicit significantly greater proportions of verbal interaction, inquiry-oriented questions, and student verbalizations than teachers not trained in the techniques. (CFR)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Products, Discovery Learning
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Sullivan, Graeme – Studies in Art Education, 1993
Asserts that understanding the influences on art education takes an examination of research in related disciplines. Maintains that researchers are coming to appreciate the educational strategies grounded in artistic thinking and practice. Contends that contemporary art theory and practice contains most of the insights needed to inform the field.…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Teachers, Cognitive Processes, Cultural Pluralism
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LaChapelle, Joseph R. – Studies in Art Education, 1991
Questions the use of professional artists as appropriate role models for students learning about art making in the classroom. Examines a biography of one artist and reviews research on the psychological and social circumstances that facilitate art production. Suggests that the creation of those circumstances in the classroom would be complicated.…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art History, Artists
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Turner, Robyn Montana – Studies in Art Education, 1990
Studies the editing process involving gender-related editorial decisions in the development of instructional materials for elementary art education. Explores sociolinguistic theory and concepts supporting the use of unbiased language. Provides examples of text revision, including rationale behind editorial choices. (KM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Consciousness Raising, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems
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Duncum, Paul – Studies in Art Education, 1990
Asserts that art education promotes high culture and ignores popular culture and is thereby precluded from making a positive contribution to students' lives. Outlines the principles for a socially relevant art education. Maintains that such an art education would contribute critically to the meanings, values, and beliefs students form with…
Descriptors: Art Education, Critical Theory, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness
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