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Carpenter, Tara; Gandara, Jayme – Art Education, 2018
As defined by the Kennedy Center, arts integration is "an approach to teaching in which students construct and demonstrate understanding through an art form. Students engage in a creative process which connects an art form and another subject area and meets evolving objectives in both" (Silverstein & Layne, 2010). In arts integrated…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Teaching Methods
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Kulinski, Alexa R. – Art Education, 2018
To be awake means to have active attention, particularly the attention to carry a project into effect and execute a plan (Greene, 1977). Additionally, to be wide-awake requires a level of consciousness that provokes reflection and awareness in the quest for meaning, which can in turn contribute to the formation of self and ability to make sense of…
Descriptors: Creativity, Student Motivation, Middle School Students, Assignments
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Hood, Emily Jean; Kraehe, Amelia M. – Art Education, 2017
This article explores how new materialism can help conceive of art education practice as research. The discussion is organized in three parts. First, the authors examine how a practicing artist talks about materials as an aspect of creative artmaking experiences. The second section introducees new materialist concepts for thinking about the power…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Research, Artists, Art Activities
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Pantaleo, Sylvia – Education 3-13, 2017
The data featured in this article were collected during a classroom-based study with seven- and eight-year-old children in British Columbia, Canada. The multiple purposes of the research included exploring how the development of the students' understanding of elements of visual art and design would affect their subsequent application of these same…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Art, Art Products, Elementary School Students
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Russell-Bowie, Deirdre – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
This paper reports the findings of a study on pre-service teachers' background and confidence in music and visual arts education. The study involved 939 non-specialist pre-service primary teachers from five countries. Initially the paper identifies the students' perceptions of their background and confidence in relation to music and visual arts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Visual Arts, Student Attitudes
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Mitchell, Donna Mathewson – Arts Education Policy Review, 2014
Visual arts teachers engage in complex work on a daily basis. This work is informed by practical knowledge that is rarely examined or drawn on in research or in the development of policy. Focusing on the work of secondary visual arts teachers, this article reports on a research program conducted in a regional area of New South Wales, Australia.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Arts, Art Education, Teaching Methods
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Allen, Jeanne Maree; Wright, Suzie; Innes, Maureen – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
This paper reports on a study conducted into how one cohort of Master of Teaching pre-service visual art teachers perceived their learning in a fully online learning environment. Located in an Australian urban university, this qualitative study provided insights into a number of areas associated with higher education online learning, including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Art Teachers, Electronic Learning
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Brown, Susannah; Towell, Janet Leigh – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2015
Creative book design connects learning in visual arts and language arts. Explore the benefits of bookmaking and specific steps to create a variety of book formats with children. Examples of imaginative books, such as accordion, flip, paper bag, and pop-up, are shared.
Descriptors: Books, Design, Language Arts, Creativity
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Martikainen, Jari – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
Inspired by the affective and sensory turns in the paradigm of art history, this article discusses making pictures as a method of teaching art history in Finnish Upper Secondary Vocational Education and Training (Qualification in Visual Expression, Study Programmes in Visual and Media Arts and Photography). A total of 25 students majoring in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art History, Visual Aids, Teaching Methods
Smith, Wendell Rudolph – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Stakeholders in the arts perceive a disconnect between the visual art curriculum at a university in the West Indies and participation of graduates in the market economy. The role of this university in promoting social and economic development is crucial to the region. Graduates are often left with limited options in which to make a living from…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Foreign Countries, College Students, College Graduates
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Cunnington, Marisol; Kantrowitz, Andrea; Harnett, Susanne; Hill-Ries, Aline – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2014
The "Framing Student Success: Connecting Rigorous Visual Arts, Math and Literacy Learning" experimental demonstration project was designed to develop and test an instructional program integrating high-quality, standards-based instruction in the visual arts, math, and literacy. Developed and implemented by arts-in-education organization…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Urban Schools, Elementary Schools
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Dilmac, Oguz – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect that using active learning techniques during museum and gallery visits has on teacher candidates' academic success rates in and attitudes toward their Visual Arts Course. In this study, the importance and requirement of education to take place in museums and art galleries is emphasized. The…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Museums, Preservice Teachers
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Pavlou, Victoria; Athansiou, Georgina – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
In a world that is becoming increasingly more visual, there is a greater need to educate children to better understand images. A school subject that deals directly with image understanding is visual arts. This article discusses an interdisciplinary approach to promote art understanding, within a multimodal environment that combines art and music.…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Visual Arts, Art Education, Teaching Methods
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Hunter-Doniger, Tracey – Arts Education Policy Review, 2017
This article argues that the eugenics movement has had three major influences on education in the United States, and reveals how these influences have had an impact on visual arts education in particular. The first influence began with a debate between John Dewey and David Snedden that resulted in a two-tiered tracking system that separated…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Arts, Standardized Tests, Intelligence Tests
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Ulger, Kani – Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 2018
The problem-based learning (PBL) approach was implemented as a treatment for higher education visual arts students over one semester to examine its effect on the creative thinking and critical thinking disposition of these students. PBL had a significant effect on creative thinking, but critical thinking disposition was affected to a lesser…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Arts, Problem Based Learning, Instructional Effectiveness
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