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A Study Of Art Education In The Elementary School Curriculum As Amplification Of Other Academic Subjects And As A Promoter Of Creativity In The Learning Process, Jana Demartini-Svoboda Jan 1982

A Study Of Art Education In The Elementary School Curriculum As Amplification Of Other Academic Subjects And As A Promoter Of Creativity In The Learning Process, Jana Demartini-Svoboda

Dissertations and Theses

The goal of this thesis was to identify teaching interrelationships between art and other subjects in the elementary school curricula and thus indicate the usefulness of art education in the educational process.


A Study To Determine The Relationship Between Interest As Measured By A Student Interest Inventory And Recreational Nonfiction Books Checked Out Of The Library Media Center By Intermediate Grade Students At Sunnyside Elementary School, North Clackamas School District Number 12, Clackamas, Oregon, Larry Charles Leedy Jan 1982

A Study To Determine The Relationship Between Interest As Measured By A Student Interest Inventory And Recreational Nonfiction Books Checked Out Of The Library Media Center By Intermediate Grade Students At Sunnyside Elementary School, North Clackamas School District Number 12, Clackamas, Oregon, Larry Charles Leedy

Dissertations and Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if a correlation existed between the selection of recreational nonfiction books from a school library media center by elementary school students in grades four through six and the measured interest, as generated by the Student Interest Inventory, of the students. Data for this study was collected during the period September, 1982 and April, 1983 at Sunnyside Elementary School, North Clackamas School District Number 12, Clackamas, Oregon. The raw data for the measured interest and recreational nonfiction books checked out were arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification tens. By using the Pearson product-moment correlation ...


Teaching Figure Drawing To Adolescents Within The Context To [I.E. Of] Imaginative Compositions, As A Means Of Increasing Artistic Confidence And Abilities, Christine Flavell Turner Jan 1982

Teaching Figure Drawing To Adolescents Within The Context To [I.E. Of] Imaginative Compositions, As A Means Of Increasing Artistic Confidence And Abilities, Christine Flavell Turner

Dissertations and Theses

This thesis describes a process of teaching figure drawing to adolescents which places importance on the subjective experiences of the students. Traditional figure drawing methods emphasizing the development of visual perceptual skills are integrated with activities which are designed to secure emotional participation, and develop awareness of art as a means of expression and communication. This approach seems to motivate students and to reduce the anxiety usually experienced by adolescents when they are drawing the figure.


Realism In Young Adult Literature : Criteria And Analysis, Maryjo Barnett Chinn Jan 1982

Realism In Young Adult Literature : Criteria And Analysis, Maryjo Barnett Chinn

Dissertations and Theses

This paper will study realism in young adult literature, focusing specifically on those books in which young adults accept parenting roles. First, professional literature about realism will be reviewed from a· historical perspective, then criteria for realism will be examined. New criteria will be synthesized and applied to six novels. An annotated bibliography of novels in which young adults accept parenting roles will be presented.