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MacDonald, Abbey J.; Baguley, Margaret M.; Kerby, Martin C. – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2017
We examine in this article how the construction of a metaphor for collaborative practice can be used as a navigational tool to assist teachers in making meaningful connections between artists and teaching practices. Exploring collaboration in practice as a metaphor can help teachers expand their problem-solving capacities and allow them to…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Cooperation, Art Teachers, Artists
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Richards, Rosemary – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2014
In order to co-construct a better understanding of the nature of children's art experiences at home and in educational settings, I interacted with four young children who photographed and discussed their art experiences over the course of one year. As a result of these research processes, and considering John Dewey's (1934/2005) "Art as…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Experience, Young Children, Males
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Thomas, Kerry; Chan, Janet – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2013
This article reports the findings of a longitudinal study of the making of artists within an Australian university art school. It investigates the ways in which creativity is conceptualized and expressed by art students. The study makes use of Pierre Bourdieu's concepts of habitus, field, and capital to theorize the development and maintenance of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Artists, Art Education, Creativity
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Wexler, Alice – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2009
Recently, artwork of child artists from the Carrolup settlement school in Western Australia was rediscovered in the archives of the Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University. The young artists were among what was then called the half-caste children and now known as the Stolen Generation. Between the late 1800s and mid 1970s the Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Multiracial Persons, Indigenous Populations
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Thomas, Kerry – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2009
This article reports on a study of creativity in art education, and more particularly, what teaching and learning to be creative implies. The study employs Pierre Bourdieu's concepts of the habitus, symbolic capital, and misrecognition. These concepts are demonstrably relevant for understanding creativity as a kind of social reasoning that is…
Descriptors: Creativity, Art Education, Art Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship
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Page, Tara – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2007
This article discusses the results of a one-year study in a physically isolated school community in Queensland, Australia. The decision-making processes in the selection of school subjects became the focus for interviews conducted with the school community (students, parents, and teachers) and the vehicle for identifying the held conceptions of…
Descriptors: Art Education, Foreign Countries, Cognitive Ability, Theories
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Gooding-Brown, Jane – Studies in Art Education, 2000
Explores the concept that an understanding of positioning within discursive practices can lead to an understanding of the social construction of self and difference. Presents a study that explored responses from two Year 11 (age 16) visual arts classes in two high schools within New South Wales, Australia. Includes references. (CMK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Beattie, Donna Kay – Studies in Art Education, 1997
Responds to Doug Boughton's accompanying essay based on input from notable assessment practices in Europe and Australia. Addresses what is meant by criteria, objectives, and standards and what role they play in visual arts assessment. Offers a model for rethinking the structure of assessment with respect to these components. (DSK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Aesthetic Values, Art Education
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Makin, Laurie; And Others – Studies in Art Education, 1996
Analyzes the teacher-child talk during art activities conducted by two Australian and two Asian teachers in four Australian child care centers. Discovers differences in the use of the evaluative subcategories repeat and rephrase. Includes transcript samples of the conversations. (MJP)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Childrens Art, Classroom Communication
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Irwin, Rita L.; Rogers, Tony; Wan, Yuh-Yao – Studies in Art Education, 1999
Addresses the need for making connections between cultures, especially among Aboriginal and dominant cultures. Focuses on these themes: cultural memory, cultural performance, and cultural translation. Highlights three Aboriginal cultures on three continents (South Australia, Canada, and Taiwan) to encourage art educators and students to engage in…
Descriptors: Art Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education
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Boughton, Doug – Studies in Art Education, 1989
Traces the development of Australian art education through three main phases: (1) the hand-eye training period; (2) the creativity period; and (3) the studio discipline period. Identifies overseas influences for these developments. Suggests that at present a variety of factors have precipitated favorable circumstances for growth of visual arts…
Descriptors: Art Education, Creativity, Educational History, Educational Practices