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

by F. Graeme Chalmers
Others
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This paper focuses on the document, 'Art Education Junior Classes to Form 7: Syllabus for Schools'. It identified what appears to be diverse and perhaps conflicting philosophies of art education...
by Stephen Austin
Visual Arts
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In this paper ideas from Foucault's 'The Discourse of Language' and Freire's 'Pedagogy of the Oppressed' are discussed in order to form a basic menu for teaching about art at all levels. The...
by Norman Freeman
Visual Arts
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A century ago it was common for art educators to assume that their task was to induct pupils into a correct theory of art, based on the fruits of historical experience. One tool they used was to work...
by Lee Emery
Visual Arts
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This paper examines technology studies, the arts in schools, the role of crafts in education, the split between the fields of design and fine arts and the differing ideologies that underpin each...
by Eileen Adams
Visual Arts
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This paper addresses three main themes: townscape as an art form; connections between art, design and environmental education; and the multi-faceted role of the art teacher. In schools, art works as...
by Garth Boomer
Visual Arts
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'Creativity' is a much used and much abused word in education. This paper disposes of the 'inspiring muse' and the notion of inherent/natural genius and looks at the functionality of art/design in...
by Robyn Stewart
Visual Arts
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A study was conducted to determine the effects of introducing artworks made by adults of three-dimensional forms into lessons on three- dimensional form for children. Four intact classrooms of grade...
by Katrina Bull
Others
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Everyone has an inner means of expression and people with disabilities are just as capable of expressing their inner feelings and personalities as anyone else. Their sensitivity towards art, music,...
by Kim O'Brien
Visual Arts
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While the fairy story of Cinderella is well known to most teachers, less well known is the story of sculpture in the visual arts curriculum. There exists, on examination of the literature and...
by Ian Smith and Drora Booth
Visual Arts
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This exploratory study investigated the effect on student self-concept of two different approaches to teaching painting in the art curriculum: (1) the traditional, structured teaching approach with...
by Judith Dinham
Visual Arts
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The primacy of drawing and its central role in artists' education was established in the Renaissance, based on the belief that drawing was not simply a product of manual dexterity. Rather, drawing...
by Tony Rogers and Gillian Weiss
Others
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Art educators are familiar with the disciplines of their field, be it painting, ceramics or whatever. They know the constraints imposed by medium or technique, the conventions that must be observed,...
by Jenny Saulwick
Visual Arts
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Over the 13 years since its inception in Victoria, the Artists and Architects in Schools Programs as developed in Australia have enhanced and enriched art curricula in schools. By having artists and...
by Jenny Aland
Visual Arts
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Even before settlement, decisions about educational matters were considered vitally significant in a context of the social, political and cultural success of South Australia. In the mid-1870s,...
by Lindsay Broughton
Others
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Art education was regarded by Tasmanians in the latter half of the 19th century as a panacea for realising the former penal colony's goals of industrial development in the manufacturing sector and...
by Paul Duncum
Visual Arts
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The focus of this paper is a correspondence between young people's motives in making pictures, even from a very young age, and the general social functions of pictures. It is argued that there are...
by Neil C. M. Brown
Visual Arts
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Knowing in art has been typically represented in cognitive theory as a special kind of intellect. This paper attempts to show how these representations are circumscribed by their various...
by David Aspin
Visual Arts
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Two lines of thinking are developed in this paper: (1) articulation as clarity and expression. On this the author is concerned with tackling Hirst's view that works of art represent in a quite...
by Michael O'Toole
Visual Arts
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In common with other communications media, the visual arts use systems of signs in a highly coded and relevant way. Although we should be cautious about transferring analytical models from one medium...
by George Seddon
Visual Arts
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The concept of a 'sense of place' is defined and identified as it has emerged from the Romantic tradition. Place is contrasted with 'placelessness' and some implications for cultural values are...

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