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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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Cayari, Christopher – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2019
The complexity of identity and experiences of the researcher are explored through Spry's (2011) performative autoethnography methodology, challenging the social and political norms that effect sexuality and gender-diverse students and the representation of LGBTQIA+ voices in school curricula. The present study uses musical theater repertoire that…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Music Activities, Autobiographies, Ethnography
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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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Gray, Christina; Pascoe, Robin; Wright, Peter – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2018
Pre-service drama teachers enter teacher training with established ideas and beliefs about teaching. These beliefs, based on experience, are informed by many hours spent in schools, and the pedagogies--both effective and ineffective--utilised by their teachers. This research explores the influence of some of these prior experiences on pre-service…
Descriptors: Drama, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Experience
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Casassa, Kelly; Cappello, Marva; Bedau, Dani; Cirino, Peter – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2018
This qualitative study presents an analysis of how the use of social media can provide opportunities for students to critically analyze complex texts and collaborate with peers. The students participated as active audience members at a theatrical performance of Gertrude Stein's "Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights" at a large urban…
Descriptors: Social Media, Qualitative Research, Theater Arts, Audience Participation
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Grant, Catherine – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2018
This article examines how short-term overseas mobility (study abroad) programs in the performing arts can foster global citizenship among undergraduate university students. It assesses outcomes from two programs led by different Australian universities: the first in 2015, involving six music and drama students for three weeks; and the second in…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Study Abroad, Undergraduate Students, Music Activities
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Kang, Rui; Mehranian, Yeprem; Hyatt, Charles – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
Drawing on theories and practices in literacy education and in particular, the concepts of semiotics and transmediation, we explored the possibility of arts-based experiences such as Augusto Boal's Image Theatre in facilitating transformation of thinking in the context of global citizenship education. The objectives of this research were twofold.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Citizenship Education, Case Studies, Literacy Education
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Segedin, Lauren – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
In the field of education, there has been an increased emphasis on evidence-based practice. Yet, traditional dissemination methods continue to be used. Using more creative and innovative strategies to disseminate research are needed. Theatre is one such method. Stemming from the research on knowledge mobilization and theatre as a method for social…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Information Dissemination, Educational Research, Likert Scales
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Blumenfeld-Jones, Donald S.; Carlson, David L. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
These two pieces represent a new approach to the presentation of ABER [arts-based educational research] inquiry projects. They are part ABER writing and presentation mixed with more conventionally scholarly voiced writing. "Trois Chaises" is all at once a theoretical examination of ABER practice, a presentation of one ABER practitioner's…
Descriptors: Art, Educational Research, Inquiry, Scholarship
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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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Fels, Lynn; Ricketts, Kathryn – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2015
What occurs when videographer and performer encounter each other through the lens of a camera? This collaborative performative inquiry focuses on embodiment and emergent narrative as realized through an encounter between technology and the visceral body--a relational body that smells, touches, sees, hears and feels the emergent world through…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Theater Arts, Inquiry, Human Body
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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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Dunn, Julie; Bundy, Penny; Stinson, Madonna – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2015
Emotion is a complex and important aspect of participatory drama experience. This is because drama work of this kind provokes emotional responses to both actual and dramatic worlds. This paper identifies two key features of participatory drama that influence the generation and experience of emotion: commitment and connection. These features are…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Emotional Response, Emotional Experience, Facilitators (Individuals)
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Blumenfeld-Jones, Donald – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
In this special issue, each author addresses how ABER work connects with and/or directly addresses society's need/s and the public good as perceived by the researcher. As there are many construals of the "public good" and the relation to art-making and the arts to this "public good," each author will conceptualize her/his…
Descriptors: Art, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Altruism
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Gemtou, Eleni – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2014
This paper is based on an inquiry carried out among a small group of children between the ages of 10 and 12 years, who, in the framework of an art-workshop, attended two theatrical performances of the same subject, Homer's Odyssey, but of quite different directorial approaches: the first performance had a narrative character following the basic…
Descriptors: Drama, Drama Workshops, Theater Arts, Children
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