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Anderson, Tom; Guyas, Anniina Suominen – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2012
We believe that the current environmental crisis can be addressed by changing our relationship with the Earth that sustains us. This entails a reorientation of the idea of self to include an understanding that one is integrally and relationally part of everyone and everything else. Grounded on the ideologies of deep ecology and interbeing, we…
Descriptors: Art Education, Ideology, Ecology, Conservation (Environment)
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Anderson, Tom – Studies in Art Education, 1990
Argues that developing general critical appreciation is one of the highest goals in education and that art education can foster such appreciation. Examines art's unique content and approaches to knowledge. Outlines a structure for integrating art production, art criticism, art history, and aesthetics in a model fostering general critical…
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Communication Skills, Critical Thinking
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Anderson, Tom – Studies in Art Education, 1988
Develops method for incorporating the intuitive and affective with intellectual and analytic components for understanding works of art. States that the premises for such a systematization include both Arnheim's claim that two basic interdependent procedures of intelligent cognition are intuition and intellect (1986); and Harry Broudy's (1972)…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Art, Art Education, Educational Innovation
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Anderson, Tom – Studies in Art Education, 1996
Maintains that the National Arts Standards allows for the inclusion of multicultural perspectives integrated within a dominant European American culture. This places the responsibility for a truly representative and multicultural curriculum back on the art teacher. Provides a neat and concise summary of the arguments for and against multicultural…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Art Education, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development
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Anderson, Tom; Eisner, Elliot; McRorie, Sally – Studies in Art Education, 1998
Reports on a survey of U.S. and Canadian graduate programs in art education. Examines responses from 124 programs to determine the location, scope, and nature of graduate programs in art education including the content and strategies that are addressed. Presents detailed findings and general conclusions. (DSK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Demography, Educational Assessment, Educational Research
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Anderson, Tom – Studies in Art Education, 1993
Proposes a definition of art criticism and claims that art criticism can never be a neutral activity. Examines reasons and provides examples of value orientations. Suggests a method for criticizing art in an educational context. (CFR)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Appreciation, Art Criticism, Art Education
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Anderson, Tom – Studies in Art Education, 1995
Argues that Western civilization's use of formalism in art criticism is hierarchical and eurocentric. Suggests a more anthropological approach in which production of art is considered in the context of its native culture. Recommends emphasizing the human meaning in art over consideration of form or design. (MJP)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Anthropology, Art Criticism, Art Education