UNESCO-NIE Centre for Arts Research in Education (CARE)

by Jane W.Y. Cheung
Music
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This paper examines the effects of computerised music instruction on student motivation to learn music through a case study of five secondary schools in Hong Kong.  Two main types of music...
by Doug Boughton
Others
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In many ways arts education has developed with remarkable similarity in different parts of the Western world.  There are some important differences, however, in the ways in which arts curricula...
by Anita Heung Sang Ng
Visual Arts
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The 1995 primary Art and Craft syllabus in Hong Kong states that there should be emphasis on three learning domains, i.e., understanding art, making art and living with art.  In this information...
by Jennifer McMahon
Others
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Dualisms are created by concentrating on differences. Universals are discovered by searching for similarities and complementary characteristics. As all forms of knowledge have developed from human...
by Susan Wright
Others
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There is an abundance of evidence showing that early childhood is the most formative period for growth and development in the social, physical, emotional, intellectual, artistic, and creativity...
by Doug Boughton and Jenny Aland
Visual Arts
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This paper reflects on the marginalisation of the arts in the wake of the recent political interest shown in education and calls for a reconceptualisation of the role of the arts in the curriculum. A...
by Helmut Lueckenhausen
Visual Arts
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This paper positions design as the process through which the arts, sciences and technologies can be linked to create a viable first world economy. Advancing a thesis which sees design as both an...
by Neil Brown
Visual Arts
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Advantages claimed for visual literacy as a model for art education include the political advantage of aligning the visual arts with other respected inclusions in the curriculum such as literacy and...
by David N. Aspin
Others
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This paper examines conceptions of community and gives prominence to a model which is grounded in the need for diverse social interaction and the subsequent development of a multiplicity of...
by Peter Smith
Visual Arts
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This paper asserts that as the art of Western European derivation is culturally specific the consequent art education systems based on such models reflect the same particularity. According to the...
by Felicity Haynes
Visual Arts
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Art teachers have been struggling for the last ten years to give visual art in schools a structural framework. With Australian examples of adaptation which could prove maladaptive if adhered to too...
by Neil Brown and Felicity Haynes
Visual Arts
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To counter recent federal initiatives to direct the curriculum towards economic rationalism, Broughton and Aland in a recent article suggested that arts educators must promote the essential role of...
by Tony Geddes
Visual Arts
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Over the past two decades museums in Australia and America have expanded at a rapid rate. Much of this has been at the expense of careful planning and evaluation, particularly in the areas of public...
by Paul Duncum
Others
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Noting the recent interest taken by art educators in the teaching of popular culture, the author reviews the arguments offered against popular culture by art educators who draw upon the high culture...
by Philip Perry
Visual Arts
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This paper deals with the issue of forming a national association of New Zealand art educators. It outlines the context in which art education presently exists by describing the perilous state of the...
by Paul Duncum
Visual Arts
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Recent curriculum developments suggest common ground on the basic methods of facilitating knowledge about art, but there remain two major discourses on the nature of art. Discourse analysis is...
by Karen Knight-Mudie
Visual Arts
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The personal value and effort that students inject into their art works could be undermined by schools that embrace the concept of art competitions without fully considering the effects of extrinsic...
by Rob Garrett
Others
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It is proposed that the dominant model of the artist as individualist and 'cultural hermit' is inappropriate for the present time and its students. And that it should be replaced with the model of...
by Canal McCarthy
Visual Arts
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This paper reviews recent critiques of the art museum, in terms of current notions of culture, representation and power, with particular reference to the colonization of Maori people in New Zealand....
by Philip Pearson
Others
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The implementation of Taha Maori throughout the education system is driven by the premise, according to an inservice course paper for Taha Maori of 1989, that Maori language and culture are unique to...

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