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Graduate Research Papers

1997

Block scheduling (Education); Art--Study and teaching (Secondary); Schedules

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Block Scheduling : Effects On The Visual Arts At The Secondary Level, Laura J. Angove Jan 1997

Block Scheduling : Effects On The Visual Arts At The Secondary Level, Laura J. Angove

Graduate Research Papers

As block scheduling sweeps the educational forefront in many American secondary schools, questions have been raised regarding the effect of "block" on the overall curriculum and the school's sense of community. Arts in general, and the visual arts in particular, have always been easy areas to cut in budgets due to downsizing and many art educators get fearful when they hear of a new educational trend coming to their school. How will block affect the stability and quality of visual art programs in schools once it has been implemented?

To explore this question, a survey was conducted of art ...