This book is a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of Community-Based Art Education (CBAE). CBAE encourages learners to make connections between their art education in a classroom setting and its application in the community beyond school, with demonstrable examples of how the arts impact responsible citizenship.
Analyses the modern approaches in American art education from historical and comparative perspectives. It observes the general principles of teaching the fine arts in the USA, exploring the ideas of visual culture studies, modern generational characteristics, and social educational factors as part of the current educational environment.
The training of teachers in arts universities is changing. It is confronted by the great challenge of essential cultural, technological, social and economic changes. What does the training need today in terms of artistic practice, research, and communication skills? What new strategies are needed in teaching and learning? How can the diverse approaches to art education in different cultures, embedded in various national structures and school types complement and empower each other andjointly develop?
Explores creativity in art teaching through contemporary craft. A variety of artists, educators and historians share with readers their wealth of practical resources and frameworks for utilizing craft media and craft approaches within contemporary K-12 art education, museum and community programming, and teaching artist residencies.
Encompasses arts education for students with disabilities, from pre-K through transition to postsecondary education and careers as well as community arts education, with particular attention to conceptual foundations; research-based practices; professional standards; students' cognitive, artistic, and social growth; career education; and future directions for research and practice in special education and arts education.
The overarching objective of the text is to recognize the historical role that many overlooked individuals'particularly African Americans and women'have played in the field of art education, and acknowledge the importance of history and historical research in this digital age.
Explores how the federal government used art education for American Indian children as an instrument for the "colonization of consciousness," hoping to instill the values and ideals of Western society while simultaneously maintaining a political, social, economic, and racial hierarchy.
This volume is an attempt to trace from the 19th century to the present day, the main gendered themes of modernist art education. In the period of industrial modernization, art education emphasized the importance of productive modes of creativity in making and doing and promoted rational design processes productive of masculine identities.