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Garoian, Charles R. – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2008
This article explores "prosthesis" as a metaphor of embodiment in art-based research to challenge the utopian myth of wholeness and normality in art and the human body. Bearing in mind the correspondences between amputated bodies and the cultural dislocations of art, I propose "prosthetic epistemology" and "prosthetic ontology" as embodied knowing…
Descriptors: Art Education, Figurative Language, Human Body, Epistemology
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Smith, Ralph A. – Studies in Art Education, 1975
Article evaluated the types of research consistent with the idea of promoting the aesthetic welfare via a cultural service field. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Cultural Activities
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Murphy, Judith – Studies in Art Education, 1975
This research attempted to find out how the arts are faring amid economic and social forces which create and alter entire life styles for those who live in new towns. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Community Involvement, Community Planning
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Beittel, Kenneth R. – Studies in Art Education, 1979
Inquiry into teaching art has a compounded middle or language section, so that the researcher can dwell in common dialogue with the teacher who is doing the same with students. A rational-empirical scientific approach would disintegrate these truth and language conditions through its stance in methodology and quantifiable language. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Educational Research
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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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Luftig, Richard L. – Studies in Art Education, 2000
Investigates the effects of an arts infusion program (SPECTRA+) on the creative thinking, academic achievement, self-esteem, locus of control, and appreciation of the arts by school children (n=615). Reports that SPECTRA+ program children scored higher than the control group in creativity, self-esteem, and arts appreciation, while data for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Art Appreciation, Creativity, Educational Research
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Feinstein, Hermine – Studies in Art Education, 1984
The clustering strategy increased the metaphoric nature of college students' written interpretations for realistic, abstract, and nonobjective paintings. Relaxed attention exercises significantly increased metaphoric interpretations of realistic paintings only. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Educational Research, Higher Education
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Hollingsworth, Patricia – Studies in Art Education, 1983
Results indicated that, for elementary students, art criticism was more effective than a combination of methodologies for developing positive affect toward art works. For junior high students, the combination methodology was more effective than art criticism, the exposure method, or the counterattitudinal advocacy method. (Author/SR)
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Attitude Change, Educational Research