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Gray, Christina; Lowe, Geoffrey; Prout, Peter; Jefferson, Sarah – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2019
The problem of attrition among early-career teachers has generated a substantial body of research. However, less research has been devoted to later-career teachers who survive and thrive. This article explores the career experiences of four later-career performing arts teachers who remain keen and committed to teaching. Informed by seminal studies…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Social Networks, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics
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Steele, Jamie Simpson – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2019
How do high school students experience art, school, self and others after graduating from an arts integrated elementary school? This exploratory case study employs elements of narrative inquiry to detail the experiences of six students who graduated from one arts integrated elementary school. Participants expand and revise their perceptions of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Art, Art Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Aris, Matthew Paul; Wright, Peter; Pascoe, Robin – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2019
The landscape of arts education is changing, with an increased focus on collaborative partnerships between schools and arts sectors for the purpose of creating richer arts education - both process and products. Using a combination of phenomenology and autoethnography, this research explores how one particular form of arts education partnerships…
Descriptors: Art Education, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship, High Schools
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Oreck, Barry – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
A study of former participants in high and middle school playwriting programs investigated students' perceptions of their experiences. After 20+ years of partnerships in a wide range of schools, Washington D.C.'s Young Playwrights' Theater examined how and why playwriting works and for whom. How does the form and process of writing plays motivate…
Descriptors: Playwriting, High School Students, Middle School Students, Student Motivation
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DeMichele, Mary – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2015
This article explores how short form/comedic improvisational theater impacts the development of writing fluency. Students in all disciplines need to be able to purposefully write, however by the time students reach high school many have already given up trying to express even their own thoughts in free writing. Two quasi-experimental action…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills, Theater Arts
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Andrelchik, Hillary; Schmitt, Rory O'Neill – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
Interested in learning about current perceptions of success held by high school students, we carried out a qualitative research study in order to examine what adolescents identify as success in different contexts. Through discourse analysis, we found that the students' artworks served as a means to communicate their current challenges, values, and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Success, Academic Achievement
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Black, Joanna – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
As a result of cheaper, accessible, and user-friendly technologies, there is an increasing volume of videos created by children, yet these works often lack excellence. Strong pedagogical practice is important to nurture excellence in video production, but there is scant literature in this area. In this paper, I examine best practices through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Video Technology, Case Studies
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Blair, Deborah V. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
In this paper I explore the layers of voices represented in a classroom of high school students with special needs. As their guest music teacher, I learned about their strengths and challenges, their teachers, and their engagement with music. Issues of inclusion, access, privacy, and personal bias confronted me as I worked to construct narratives…
Descriptors: High School Students, Special Needs Students, Music Education, Personal Narratives
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Prettyman, Sandra Spickard; Gargarella, Elisa – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
Many teens today feel as though they have limited opportunities to prove to society that they can make positive and meaningful contributions to their communities. They are presented with few opportunities to make important choices and decisions regarding their lives and communities and often have no mechanisms in their everyday lives to help them…
Descriptors: Artists, Activism, Adolescents, Summer Programs
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Maguire, Cindy; Mishook, Jacob; Garcia, Ivonne; de Gaillande, Genevieve – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
Increasingly, education policy makers understand the importance of students and families having access to a range of high quality educational opportunities inside and outside of school, 365 days a year. This paper explores the concept of multiple pathways in arts education to further conceptualize and build upon such opportunities, inside and…
Descriptors: Art Education, High Schools, Urban Schools, Small Schools
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Thorne, Michelle Moore – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2012
Using narrative method in the form of journaling has the power to shape identity and relationships between teachers and students. This article reflects on such journaling and the process of writing poetry to create a space of understanding between two very different people who found themselves in the relationship of teacher and student. "The…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Poetry, Diaries, Story Telling
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Miller, Angie L.; Lambert, Amber D. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2012
This study investigates preliminary findings from the 2009 administration of the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP), comparing alumni perceptions of institutional contributions to the development of skills and competencies across high school, undergraduate, and graduate arts training programs. Responses from 4,031 arts alumni suggest…
Descriptors: Alumni, Attitudes, Skill Development, Art Education
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Gaztambide-Fernandez, Ruben; Cairns, Kate; Kawashima, Yuko; Menna, Lydia; VanderDussen, Elena – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2011
In this reflective essay, five members of a research team involving graduate students and a faculty member offer individual "studies" of specific moments in the field in which lessons about methodology, the research context, and the researcher herself/himself crystallized. The article highlights the pedagogical possibilities of…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Qualitative Research, Educational Research, Graduate Students
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Cote, Heloise – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
Several governments throughout the world promote cultural partnership programs as a means of enriching the school curriculum. How do such programs affect teachers and artists? What meaning do they give to the presence of the cultural dimension in schools? To answer these questions, I examined the content of twelve semi-structured interviews (n=12)…
Descriptors: Artists, Language Teachers, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers
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Vaughan, Kathleen – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
"What does it mean to "find home"?" and "How might an experience and understanding of "home" be represented and enhanced by the art form of collage?" These are the two questions that have been guiding my work and life for several years, in ways this article describes. I outline some basics of my initial…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Art Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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