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Using Theatre To Teach Social Skills To Students On The Autism Spectrum, Meaghan Nicole Ritchie Apr 2021

Using Theatre To Teach Social Skills To Students On The Autism Spectrum, Meaghan Nicole Ritchie

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Theatre-based interventions are an emerging field to improve social skills in individuals with autism. This study analyzed 10 different articles using theatre-based interventions, combined with evidence-based practices, to increase social skills deficits in students, ages 8-17, diagnosed with autism. Results indicate improvement in social skills for individuals with autism after participating in theatre-based interventions.


Integrating Art Into The Classroom: A Necessary Component Of A Well-Rounded Education, Kate Latham Sep 2017

Integrating Art Into The Classroom: A Necessary Component Of A Well-Rounded Education, Kate Latham

Mahurin Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

This thesis includes a combination of research and visual arts integration lesson plans. Research covers the benefits of exposure to the visual. Lesson plans were specifically designed for the core content area subjects: English/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Each of these lessons was designed to meet local and national standards for the core content area and for visual arts. Additionally, each lesson plan includes a component of art production. This thesis can be utilized by a variety of individuals, including educators who strive to incorporate art into their classrooms. The research aspect can be utilized by those ...


Culture Shock: Understanding World Cultures Through Arts Integration, Shelby Wooldridge Sep 2016

Culture Shock: Understanding World Cultures Through Arts Integration, Shelby Wooldridge

Mahurin Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Teachers often have difficulty engaging students in arts and humanities classes. To aid in this struggle, a series of lesson plans applicable for kindergarten through twelfth grade students in music and arts and humanities classes will be presented. These lesson plans will teach students about world cultures, such as West African, Appalachian, and Latin America, through arts integration. In order to reach this goal, there will be a component on student development in order to match the units with students’ developmental levels. From there, the lesson plans will be developed to incorporate all of the art forms, with an emphasis ...


Using Bibliotherapy, Poetry Therapy & Journaling, Roxanne M. Spencer Oct 2011

Using Bibliotherapy, Poetry Therapy & Journaling, Roxanne M. Spencer

Roxanne Myers Spencer

Bibliotherapy uses the written word, primarily books, as a tool for identification, self-exploration and problem-solving. This presentation explores expanding fiction or nonfiction reading to include poetry, and taking a step further into self-expression with journaling.


Ua68/5/1 Senior Art Show Catalog, Wku Art Apr 2007

Ua68/5/1 Senior Art Show Catalog, Wku Art

WKU Archives Records

Exhibition catalog showcasing the artwork of senior art students in a variety of mediums.


Ua68/5/1 Western Kentucky University Ceramics Invitational, Wku Art Mar 2007

Ua68/5/1 Western Kentucky University Ceramics Invitational, Wku Art

WKU Archives Records

Exhibition catalog highlighting the work of Julia Galloway, Leslie Baker, Kirk Mangus, Ted Adler, Robert McClurg, Eva Kwong, Tim Mather, Pattie Chalmers, Charles McWeeny, Von Venhuizen, Brad Schwieger, Mike Davis, Tabitha Griffith, Margarette Bean, Nichole Shaver, Rachel Anderson, Sara Truman, Emily Loehle, Kelly McKibben, Tina Plunkett, Rosemary Swain and Andrew Williams.


A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching Drawing To High-School Students, Olive Wittman May 1971

A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching Drawing To High-School Students, Olive Wittman

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

In order to gain some evidence as to what difference the use of some particular instructional methods would make, an experiment was carried out. The experiment reported in this study is an example of a small investigation which an in-service art teacher can make, along with his regular teaching. It compared the effects of two instructional methods or to different teacher behaviors, on the students, in teaching drawing. Two classes of students were taught drawing by the same instructor who deliberately modified the degree of "directiveness" used in his teaching. In the "directed" group the teacher employed a strict instructor-controlled ...