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Nettl, Bruno – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
Ethnomusicology, the field in which the author has spent most of his life, is an unpronounceable interdisciplinary field whose denizens have trouble agreeing on its definition. He calls it the study of the world's musical cultures from a comparative perspective, and the study of all music from the perspective of anthropology. In this article,…
Descriptors: Music, Ethnology, Preservation, Comparative Analysis
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Baldacchino, John – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
In this article, author John Baldacchino presents twenty reflections on art, doubt, and error. In the first five reflections, he produces a discussion of a number of unmediated narratives that tend to aggregate and span across the plural horizon of arts practice. In terms of the arts "as well as" education, these questions are approached…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Research, Research Methodology
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Mantas, Kathy; Di Rezze, Gianna – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2011
In this essay we reference a co-creative art installation entitled Box-ing In/Out (Di Rezze & Mantas, 2006; Mantas, 2004). Through this collaborative project we describe how artful re-search and the co-creative process can help teachers access and reframe tacit understandings of teaching and learning. We argue that the personal meaning making,…
Descriptors: Art Products, Cooperation, Research, Creative Activities
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Omasta, Matt – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2011
This essay explores how viewing a single Theatre for Young Audiences production might affect the attitudes, values, and/or beliefs of adolescent spectators. Data is drawn from a mixed-methods case study performed with middle school students who viewed a professional performance for young people, and is considered through the lens of cognitive…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Theater Arts, Student Attitudes, Audiences
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Delacruz, Elizabeth M. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
This paper is intended as a broad, conceptual and theoretical treatise on the aims of teaching art in the age of global digital media. To contextualize a set of general recommendations for art education technology pedagogy, I first provide an overview of the meteoric rise of on-line social networks, and consider questions about the nature and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Objectives, Social Networks, Internet
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Grube, Vicky – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
"I'm trying the least of anything to control this drawing ... in fact I want it to run away with me." says Billy, a fifth grader who reads at 13th grade level. He clears his throat and begins to sketch and his stories flood the page. This qualitative research paper looks at what free sketchbook drawing does for a group of boys ages 8-14 who…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Males, Freehand Drawing, Self Expression
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Johnson, Gearold; McKee, Patrick; Ragouzis, Perry – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
Images of extreme and ever more graphic violence are a part of contemporary culture. Since students cannot avoid them, such images should be addressed by aesthetic educators. But this will require a theory for the analysis and evaluation of the aesthetic properties of violent imagery. The main thesis of this essay is that depiction of violence in…
Descriptors: Violence, Art Products, Art Expression, Aesthetic Education
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Rolling, James Haywood, Jr. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2008
This article addresses the advocacy of organizations like the National Art Education Association who seek greater legislative support, funding and time allocations to be devoted to arts instruction and the development of arts practices in the arena of public education. The author argues the timeliness of a reconceived paradigm for understanding…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Policy, Public Education, Semiotics
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Wallin, Jason – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2007
This article seeks to articulate developing trends in art education and practice, locating such movements within the broader cultural contexts of globalization, neoliberal capitalism, and postmodernity. Against this more general synopsis, the autobiographical position of the author as a student and teacher of art will be elucidated as inextricably…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Trends, Global Approach, Postmodernism
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Albertson, Constant; Davidson, Miriam – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2007
In this essay, Albertson and Davidson explore the attributes of photography and ceramic arts education to identify eight key elements integral to engagement in these art studios for under-served and disenchanted learners. They suggest that these key elements can provide numerous clues as to how teachers and school communities might reimagine both…
Descriptors: Photography, Ceramics, Art Education, Audiences
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Calderwood, Patricia E. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2005
This reflective article explores a tension between private and public expression of deep aesthetic response to reading, with specific reference to the play of this tension in the public space of the classroom. Implications for teaching are included, most specifically the need to understand the sensitivities and emotional vulnerability of students,…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Reader Response, Classroom Environment, Teacher Role
Eisner, Elliot W. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2004
My subject is what the practice of education can learn from the arts. I describe the forms of thinking the arts evoke and their relevance for re-framing conceptions of what education can accomplish. (Contains 1 note.)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Standards, Educational Improvement, Educational Practices