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Chalmers, F. Graeme; Dancer, Andrea A. – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2008
This article examines early influences on art education for boys (Chalmers & Dancer, 2007) in areas traditionally labeled as crafts. Under review is the work of Ernest Thompson Seton, artist, naturalist, storyteller, author, philosopher, crusader for and supporter of indigenous American Indian ways of knowing, and a co-founder of the Boy Scouts of…
Descriptors: Handicrafts, Males, Art Education, Masculinity
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Chalmers, F. Graeme; Dancer, Andrea A. – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2007
Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell (1857-1941), founder of the Boy Scout Movement in 1907, was a British military hero during the Boer War. Within an ethos and era of empire-building, athleticism, soldier-heroes and the pursuit of "manliness," Baden-Powell valued the arts and adapted his artistic skill to his wartime and Scouting activities. His…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Activities, Biographies, Masculinity
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Chalmers, F. Graeme – Studies in Art Education, 1977
Provides a concise review of research and literature on the relationship between sex differences and art preference. (Editor)
Descriptors: Art Education, Color, Dimensional Preference, Educational Research
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Chalmers, F. Graeme – Studies in Art Education, 1981
Teachers and students who are ethnographers and who study the artifacts and "visual sign making" of their own culture will learn to value and understand the arts, as well as to produce art that matters. (Author)
Descriptors: Art Education, Cultural Education, Educational Principles, Ethnology
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Chalmers, F. Graeme – Studies in Art Education, 1978
Art history teaching has traditionally emphasized stylistic analysis of Western art. We need to broaden our definition of what art is and why it is integral to cultural life. The sociologist and the anthropologist can contribute to our knowledge of how social factors affect art. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Art, Art Appreciation, Art History
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Chalmers, F. Graeme – Studies in Art Education, 1985
The career of art educator David Phillip Blair (1850-1925) is discussed. A graduate from the National Art Training School in South Kensington, London, England, Blair was responsible for introducing the South Kensington art system, with its emphasis on the practical arts, into the schools of New Zealand and Canada. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Biographies, Comparative Education, Educational Philosophy