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Davis, Susan – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2018
This case study reports on an arts-based project called "Tree-Mappa," one that sought to engage primary-school children in learning about their local environment through significant trees. Pedagogical approaches featured the use of arts-based strategies as the means for activating cognitive and affective responses and learning. The frame…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Schlaack, Nicole; Steele, Jamie Simpson – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2018
Many classroom teachers turn to arts integration as a method for meeting multiple learning objectives but are less than prepared to do so. The "Collaborative Residency" program offered classroom teachers an intensive course of study through collaborative work with teaching artists as they co-planned and co-taught arts integrated units…
Descriptors: Art Education, Team Teaching, Integrated Curriculum, Faculty Development
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Espeland, Åsmund; Stige, Brynjulf – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
In this paper, co-musicking in teaching is discussed on the basis of findings from a study on pop band and piano teaching. We understand co-musicking as collaboration between music-makers, including pupils. For this study, we chose to focus on the actions that teachers and student teachers take during pupils' performance of a piece of music in a…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Interviews, Teaching Methods
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Haberlin, Steve – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
During this inquiry, I describe my journey as a beginning arts-based researcher, using this methodological approach to explore the "peak experiences" of five, second-grade gifted students in a general classroom. Concerned with collecting valid data from young children through traditional interviewing techniques, I turned to Arts-Based…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Research, Creative Activities, Grade 2
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Bolden, Benjamin – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
While artist-researchers have been productive within the domains of the literary arts, visual arts, dance and drama, there is little musical arts-based educational research reported in the literature. This article introduces a research methodology to address this deficit: musically enhanced narrative inquiry (MENI). The article describes the…
Descriptors: Music, Inquiry, Research Methodology, Audio Equipment
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Ruokonen, Inkeri; Eldridge, Laurie – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
The aim of this case study was to discover how three Sami artists present their culture in their arts and how their art grows from Sami traditions. Our first purpose was to find out how they use their art forms' roots to create new ideas. The other purpose of this study was to bring into discussion the importance of a minority culture's arts in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Artists, Indigenous Populations, Ethnic Groups
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McFerran, Katrina Skewes; Crooke, Alexander Hew Dale; Bolger, Lucy – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
Music and arts programs have increasingly been utilized to promote school engagement. Despite the fact that school engagement and music programs can be understood in myriad ways, little attention has been paid to potential distinctions between the types of music programs that underpin engagement. This article describes an investigation of how and…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Music, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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de Vries, Peter – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
This article examines generalist primary (elementary) school teachers' self-efficacy in teaching music. Five teachers, each with five years teaching experience, were interviewed for the study. Using this interview data narratives were constructed for each of the five teachers. These narratives focused on what factors contributed to the level of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Music, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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Pitts, Stephanie E. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
The Soundplay project ran in four early years settings in Sheffield, UK, in 2014-15, using a series of music workshops to attempt to increase the music and language attainment of children aged two to four years. The associated research investigated the impact of the programme, using a combination of observation, music and language tracker tools,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Music Activities, Workshops
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Kaimal, Girija; Drescher, Jon; Fairbank, Holly; Gonzaga, Adele M. L.; Junkin, Janelle S.; White, George P. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
This qualitative study presents an analysis of how guided visits to an art museum can provide leadership lessons for developing school leaders. The principal interns participated in teaching artists-facilitated guided arts engagement sessions at a large metropolitan museum. The sessions included art-making, observations of portraiture in the…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Museums, Art Products, Leadership Training
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Winkler, Hannah; Denmead, Tyler – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
Youth arts and humanities programs are providing invaluable learning opportunities for youth participants to become what we term "homegrown teaching artists." After several years of artistic and pedagogic development, these alumni teach youth in the same programs where they were once participants. This phenomenon has emerged at the same…
Descriptors: Artists, Art Teachers, Youth Programs, Self Determination
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Ehrlin, Anna – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
Music activities can have a positive impact on pupils' schooling. It is therefore interesting to obtain more knowledge about pupils' perceptions of different kinds of music activities in school and how these activities affect their schooling. The study was conducted in Sweden at a municipal elementary school where pupils are offered choral lessons…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Education, Singing, Student Attitudes
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Ryoo, Anna – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
This paper is based on a phenomenologically oriented exploratory case study. It focuses on Bea, one of the many fascinating individuals the author met at a unique educational site who had an invaluable impact not only on the refinement of the initial guiding question of inquiry, but also on the author as an educator and educational researcher.…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Case Studies, Film Study, Foreign Countries
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Hauge, Torunn Bakken; Paulsen, Anne Synnøve; Ødemotland, Siv – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
This article investigates the process of devising strategy in an intercultural Baltic-Nordic setting. Sixty teacher education participants collaborated on an interdisciplinary artistic production based on Norwegian folk beliefs and wights through an intensive, week-long program called Nordplus. Using this as a case study, we explored how the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Dramatics, Creative Activities
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Mars, Annette – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
This article presents a study investigating musical learning among 9th grade adolescents in a Swedish lower secondary school. The adolescents collaboratively composed songs for a self-written musical, which they taught to their peers. The purpose of the study was to explore the ways in which adolescents acquire musical knowledge in this specific…
Descriptors: Music, Theater Arts, Music Education, Secondary School Students
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