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Perspectives In Learning

Art education

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Discipline Based Art Education: One Classroom Approach, Ashley Byrd Kittrell Jan 2004

Discipline Based Art Education: One Classroom Approach, Ashley Byrd Kittrell

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In many school districts across the country, the arts are no longer confined to a room in the far wing where students draw, paint, and, if they are lucky, make some pottery or jewelry. Instead, art is front and center in every subject taught in the classroom thanks to the teachings and research of Dwaine W. Greer, director of the Getty Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Known as Discipline Based Art Education (DBAE), this concept is being developed and implemented in schools all across the nation. DBAE treats art as an actual subject for study, rather than as ...


Evolving Practices In Art Education, Todd Applegate, Kristen Evans Jan 2003

Evolving Practices In Art Education, Todd Applegate, Kristen Evans

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More than 100 years ago, university-dominated educational commissions began ascribing a priority to school subjects in primary and secondary education. In defining the roles and purposes of the modern secondary school, educators struggled with how best to determine the relative importance of individual school subjects. In 1894, Harvard president Charles Eliot led the Committee of Ten on Secondary School Studies, established by the NEA to recommend that all secondary school students study a common curriculum focusing on sciences, history, reading, writing and arithmetic. Art and music were eventually placed in positions of curricular inferiority.