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Art Context: Free Not Free: An Installation By Indira Freitas Johnson, David Henry, Indira Freitas Johnson Oct 2001

Art Context: Free Not Free: An Installation By Indira Freitas Johnson, David Henry, Indira Freitas Johnson

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Exhibition Notes, Number 14, Spring 2001. What Is Really Free? Acts of kindness and the stories people tell: an Interview. Between February and June of this year, Indira Freitas Johnson traveled each week from the Chicago area to work with a literacy group at the Knight Memorial Branch of the Providence Public Library. Starting with these students, recent immigrants learning English, Johnson began to collect stories of occasions where people had given "freelyā€¯ of their time and spirit for the nourishment of others. With the assistance of five graduate students from Rhode Island School of Design, Johnson expanded her collection ...


R2d2 Goes To Work: The Design And Development Of A First-Year Art Foundations Course , Kristen Mary Wright-Evans Jan 2001

R2d2 Goes To Work: The Design And Development Of A First-Year Art Foundations Course , Kristen Mary Wright-Evans

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation tells the story of the design and development of an experimental first-year art foundations course at Iowa State University. This instructional design (ID) project used an instructional design model that is based on a constructivist theory of learning and an interpretivist philosophy of science. The R2D2 ID model uses three principles---recursion, reflection, and participation---to guide the design and development process rather than a set of prescriptive steps that are typically found in traditional ID models.;The classroom environment was structured around the constructivist teaching strategies of cognitive apprenticeship and problem-based learning. Each of the studio problems were written ...