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"Let Me Tell You What I See" Creating A Culturally Relevant Arts Based Education Through The Use Of Photography And Storytelling, William Tran 2016 University of San Francisco

"Let Me Tell You What I See" Creating A Culturally Relevant Arts Based Education Through The Use Of Photography And Storytelling, William Tran

Master's Projects

There are many constructs that can hinder the ability of students of color to succeed in a classroom environment. Factors such as the construct of whiteness, microaggressions, the banking method, as well as cuts in arts based classes create a learning environment where oppression occurs on multiple levels. The construct of whiteness creates an environment in which only the ideas, values, lived experiences, and knowledge of whites are considered valid. Microaggressions uphold the construct of whiteness by insulting and invalidating any ideas, values, lived experiences, languages, and knowledge that are outside the construct of whiteness. The constructs of whiteness as ...


Infusing The Arts Into Science And The Sciences Into The Arts: An Argument For Interdisciplinary Steam In Higher Education Pathways, Christopher W. Thurley 2016 Gaston College

Infusing The Arts Into Science And The Sciences Into The Arts: An Argument For Interdisciplinary Steam In Higher Education Pathways, Christopher W. Thurley

The STEAM Journal

This case study and analysis presents an argument for the integration of science into English courses in order to emphasis the usefulness of a Science, Technology, Education, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education. The idea for this approach arose after the implementation of a divisional initiative to create learning communities with a STEM cohort of students called Student Persistence and Retention via Curricula, Cohorts, and Centralization (SPARC³). This program and its purpose will be explored in relation to how and why the sciences should learn from the humanities and the humanities should learn from the sciences. The class detailed in this ...


Mixed Reality In Higher Education: Pedagogy Before Technology, James Birt, Michael A. Cowling 2016 Bond University

Mixed Reality In Higher Education: Pedagogy Before Technology, James Birt, Michael A. Cowling

James Birt

Extract:

Background Research

• Difficult to teach complex processes -without real world models (Tasker & Dalton, 2008)

• Traditional teaching methods often use abstract visualizations –but don’t capture complexity (Williamson et al., 2012)

• Focus on technology enhanced T&L (Johnson et al., 2016; Keppellet al., 2011)

• Visualizations are positive learning support tools (Mayer, 2014; Höffler, 2010)

• Kinaesthetic tools better form mental models(Pass & Sweller, 2014)

Most prior work in (multimedia…blended…dual modality) learning has been formed around words & pictures with less attention to complex learning environments such as interactive visualisations, games & simulations (Ayres, 2015).


Biographies, Jodi A. Patterson 2016 Eastern Washington University

Biographies, Jodi A. Patterson

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

Includes biographies of authors who contributed to Artizein: Arts and teaching journal special edition "The Peter London Papers."


Words In Honor Of Peter London, Rain Gianneschi-McNichols 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Words In Honor Of Peter London, Rain Gianneschi-Mcnichols

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

Article contains presentation Patricia Rain Gianneschi gave at the Symposium for the Peter London Papers at the University of Illinois, Carbondale.


Art's Disclosive Dimensions: Reflections On The Work Of Peter London, Aaron Darrisaw 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Art's Disclosive Dimensions: Reflections On The Work Of Peter London, Aaron Darrisaw

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

When I initially came to this project, I vaguely remembered hearing of Peter London once before – in passing perhaps. Yet I knew nothing really of his art or his work as an educator. Each day I came into work, however, I was met with a series of very interesting correspondences, articles, conference presentations, lecture notes, and more that offered a thoroughgoing vision of art as a personally, socially, and spiritually transformative and enriching enterprise. The collection contained document after document of valuable contributions to the instrumental role that art can and does play in opening up individuals to their own ...


A "Secondhand" Reflection R. Buckminster Fuller And Peter London, Jon D. Davey PhD AIA 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

A "Secondhand" Reflection R. Buckminster Fuller And Peter London, Jon D. Davey Phd Aia

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

Dr. John Daniel Davey presented this article as a PowerPoint presentation during the inauguration of The Peter London Papers to the University of Illinois, Carbondale.


Dewey's Philosophy Of Art And Aesthetic Experience, Thomas M. Alexander 2016 University of Illinois, Carbondale

Dewey's Philosophy Of Art And Aesthetic Experience, Thomas M. Alexander

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

Thomas Alexander presents a lineage of John Dewey's aesthetics at the inauguration symposium for "The Peter London Papers" at the University of Illinois, Carbondale.


After Embeddedness: Dreaming Democratic Ecologies Through Arts-Based Inquiry, Barbara Bickel 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

After Embeddedness: Dreaming Democratic Ecologies Through Arts-Based Inquiry, Barbara Bickel

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

My arts-based inquiry practice in recent years has become one of turning to the land as a place of unceded memory and ancestral remembering. Touching into the earth as an art practice has been an act of life restoration, re-attunement and re-balancing. This article is a matrixial arts-based inquiry into edaphology, which enacts what artist educator Peter London refers to as a sacred dialogic relationship with the natural world.


Artist Statement And Art Gallery Of Peter London, Peter London 2016 University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Artist Statement And Art Gallery Of Peter London, Peter London

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

The contents of this article includes Peter London's 2015 Artist Statement and a gallery of his artworks.


Art, Education, And Self: Six Stories From Peter London, Peter London 2016 University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Art, Education, And Self: Six Stories From Peter London, Peter London

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

No abstract provided.


The Peter London Papers Symposium Archive, Jodi A. Patterson 2016 Eastern Washington University

The Peter London Papers Symposium Archive, Jodi A. Patterson

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

Contents includes marketing materials for the inauguration of The London Papers to the Special Collections and Research Center at the University of Illinois, Carbondale.


Letter From The Editors, Jodi A. Patterson 2016 Eastern Washington University

Letter From The Editors, Jodi A. Patterson

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

Contains a letter introducing the "Peter London Papers" and the associated inaugural symposium held at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.


Front Matter Of Artizein: Special Edition, Jodi A. Patterson 2016 Eastern Washington University

Front Matter Of Artizein: Special Edition, Jodi A. Patterson

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

Contents includes: Editor/Editorial Board page, Table of Contents, Peter London quote, copyright information


Front Cover Of Artizein: Special Edition "The Peter London Papers", Jodi A. Patterson 2016 Eastern Washington University

Front Cover Of Artizein: Special Edition "The Peter London Papers", Jodi A. Patterson

Artizein: Arts and Teaching Journal

Cover designed by Jodi A. Patterson.


What Kind Of Teacher For Our Citizens? A Book Review Of What Kind Of Citizen? Educating Our Children For The Common Good, Tony DeCesare 2016 Saint Louis University

What Kind Of Teacher For Our Citizens? A Book Review Of What Kind Of Citizen? Educating Our Children For The Common Good, Tony Decesare

Democracy and Education

Westheimer’s central argument in What Kind of Citizen? Educating our Children for the Common Good is that the current climate around public education—marked, in general, by standardization in our schools—is not conducive to the development of thoughtful and critically engaged public citizens. Westheimer demonstrated convincingly that schools—in response to recent education reform and, in some cases, pressure from parents and other education stakeholders—have increasingly emphasized individual goals at the expense of educating children for the common good. Furthermore and related, in this age of standardized testing, school curricula have become more narrowly focused on achievement ...


When Theory Doesn't Necessarily Meet Practice. A Book Review Of Youth, Critical Literacies, And Civic Engagement: Arts, Media And Literacy In The Lives Of Adolescents, Matthew Goldwasser 2016 Unaffilitated

When Theory Doesn't Necessarily Meet Practice. A Book Review Of Youth, Critical Literacies, And Civic Engagement: Arts, Media And Literacy In The Lives Of Adolescents, Matthew Goldwasser

Democracy and Education

A book review of Youth, Critical Literacies, and Civic Engagement by T. Rogers, K.-L. Winters, M. Perry, and A.M. LaMonde. In Youth, Critical Literacies, and Civic Engagement, the authors presented three analytic vignettes from field work at three sites where youth employed either writing and publishing, filmmaking, or theater performance to make critical claims about their everyday lives and social issues that directly affect them. The authors used critical theory to link their empirical data to larger enterprises of resistance and counter narratives about how society views youth. They further posited that these efforts are examples of civic ...


Media Literacy As Mindful Practice For Democratic Education. A Response To “Transaction Circles With Digital Texts As A Foundation For Democratic Practices”, Theresa Redmond 2016 Appalachian State University

Media Literacy As Mindful Practice For Democratic Education. A Response To “Transaction Circles With Digital Texts As A Foundation For Democratic Practices”, Theresa Redmond

Democracy and Education

This essay is a response to Brown’s (2015) article describing her strategy of transaction circles as a student-centered, culturally responsive, and democratic literacy practice. In my response, I provide further evidence from the field of media literacy education (MLE) that serves to enhance Brown’s argument for using transaction circles in order to promote democratic discourse, specifically augmenting her ideas by connecting the purposes and processes of transaction circles with key implications of media literacy pedagogy. I invite Brown to consider how her concept of transaction circles may be extended in three ways: (a) through acknowledging the indispensable role ...


The Social And Emotional Components Of Gaming. A Response To “The Challenge Of Gaming For Democratic Education”, Ellen Middaugh 2016 San Jose State University

The Social And Emotional Components Of Gaming. A Response To “The Challenge Of Gaming For Democratic Education”, Ellen Middaugh

Democracy and Education

This response considers the role of video games in promoting the social and emotional aspects of civic education and engagement. Specifically, it discusses how design choices in iCivics and video games generally may impact students’ emotional responses to issues and other people, sense of internal efficacy, and social connectedness.


Democratic Foundations For Spiritually Responsive Pedagogy, Audrey Lingley 2016 Portland State University

Democratic Foundations For Spiritually Responsive Pedagogy, Audrey Lingley

Democracy and Education

Spirituality has been identified as an important component of democratic education by influential scholars such as Dewey, Freire, hooks, and Noddings. However, many teachers in the United States do not engage openly with a framework for understanding, organizing, and integrating pedagogical knowledge of spirituality within the context of culturally conscious social justice education. Drawing from an analysis of the works of Dewey, Noddings, Freire, and hooks and using a critical construct of spirituality that emphasizes inquiry, practical experience, meaning making, and awareness of interconnectedness, I argue that spiritually responsive pedagogy is a vital element of emancipatory, culturally responsive education in ...


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