1,530 Matching Results

Search Results

Advanced search parameters have been applied.

A comparison of drawings between a group of dyslexic adolescents and a group of non-dyslexic adolescents

Description: The purpose of this paper is to compare a group of adolescents with the learning disorder of dyslexia in regards to their ability to make realistic drawings. Subjects selected for the study were from a suburban junior high school in which a random sample was taken of both dyslexic and non-dyslexic students. Each was given three standardized drawing tasks, including a still-life drawing, a contour drawing, and a perspective drawing.
Date: August 1976
Creator: Tillman, Karen A.
Partner: UNT Libraries

An investigation of the relationships among style, aesthetic, and critique

Description: This study was concerned with the description of nine college studio art instructors' aesthetic beliefs as exhibited in personal art style and ranking of aesthetic beliefs, compared to the content of their class critiques. The review of related literature provided a system for analysis and description of art works and aesthetic beliefs in three principal styles or trends: Formal Order, Expression, and Imagination.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Griffith, Jean Sharon
Partner: UNT Libraries

A learning center for arts education in a third grade classroom

Description: The purpose of the study was to develop, implement, and evaluate a learning center for arts education in a third grade classroom. Specifically, the learning center was designed to increase opportunities for arts education in an elementary classroom, to emphasize the unity of the arts by offering parallel instruction in several art media, and to provide a resource for arts instruction which would not require direct teacher supervision, Arts included in the study were visual art, music, and movement.
Date: December 1980
Creator: Meador, Marilyn
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Status of Art Education in the Secondary Schools of Oklahoma

Description: The problem of this study was to survey the status of art in the secondary schools of Oklahoma. Art educators today are faced with a lack of uniformity in the teaching of art. There is an increasing need for a recognized art program and a placing of renewed emphasis on the teaching of art. Clear and comprehensive attitudes and ideas toward art in the Oklahoma public schools would tend to ease these difficulties and enrich teaching. There has been a great deal of critical thinking, but this has failed to produce the answers necessary to formulate a basis on which to build a good art program. This study was an attempt to survey the individual schools to determine the present status of art in the secondary schools of Oklahoma.
Date: August 1964
Creator: McClendon, Max J.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Motivation and Resilience in Art Education: Insight and Inspiration From the Lives and Careers of Two Taiwanese College Art Teachers

Description: This narrative study explores how two Taiwanese college art teachers’ lives and teaching experiences illustrate the ways they cultivate resilience and motivation to sustain professional commitments amidst challenges in their teaching careers. I use the life story interview as my methodology and a three-dimensional space approach to code and analyze my data to retell their stories about how resilience and motivation have guided them as they negotiated dilemmas in teaching. The participants’ stories demonstrate that in order to be motivated, teachers must satisfy their basic needs, which, in the language of Maslow’s need theory, include secure income, safety, love and belonging, respect, and personal accomplishment. To be resilient, art teachers need to facilitate self-efficacy as an essential belief to face challenges, and they also must gain support from family members, students, school administrators, and fellow members of professional organizations as external support resources. This study also illuminates the significance of international educational exchanges, the teaching knowledge constructed through layers of life and professional experience, and the importance of creating dialogue to address teachers’ challenges. Recommendations for future study include exploring further the relationship between motivation and resilience, specifying how gender difference affects the ways participants tell their stories, investigating how teachers in diverse cultural and geographical settings develop motivation and resilience, considering how teachers construct career-affirming memories from both positive and negative life experiences, and exploring uses of social media to engage a broader audience, sharing participants’ stories without the limitations of time and space.
Date: August 2012
Creator: Chang, Ya-Ping
Partner: UNT Libraries

Art Education Policy: Interpretation and the Negotiation of Praxis

Description: This collective case study explores the confluence of educational policy and professional praxis by examining the ways art teachers in one public school district make decisions about creating and implementing curricula. Through various interpretations of one district's formal and informal expectations of art teachers, some of the complexities of standards, instruction, and assessment policies in public schools are described. The research shares how art teachers are influenced by local policy expectations by examining how five K-12 art teacher participants negotiate their ideological beliefs and practical knowledge within the professional context of their local setting, and presents an art teacher decision-making framework to conceptualize the influences for praxis and to organize analysis. Case study data include in-depth interview sessions, teaching observations, and district policy artifacts. Themes emerge in the findings through coding processes and constructivist grounded theory analysis methods. The research describes how participants interpret and negotiate expectations, finding curricular freedom and participation in public exhibition as central policy factors. Contributing the perspectives of art teachers to the literature of policy implementation and fine arts education, the study finds that balancing autonomy and mandates are primary sites for negotiating praxis and that informal expectations for student exhibition contribute to a culture of competition and teacher performance evaluations. The study presents implications for policy makers, administrators, and art educators while sharing possibilities for future research about policy expectations. The research describes how participants interpret and negotiate expectations, finding curricular freedom and participation in public exhibition as central policy factors. Contributing the perspectives of art teachers to the literature of policy implementation and fine arts education, the study finds that balancing autonomy and mandates are primary sites for negotiating praxis and that informal expectations for student exhibition contribute to a culture of competition and teacher performance evaluations. The study presents implications for policy ...
Date: August 2016
Creator: Garth, Timothy Brian
Partner: UNT Libraries

Exploring the Process of Developing a Glocally Focused Art Curriculum for Two Communities

Description: The world is becoming progressively interconnected through technology, politics, culture, economics, and education. As educators we strive to provide instruction that prepares students to become active members of both their local and global communities. This dissertation presents one possible avenue for engaging students with art and multifaceted ideas about culture, community, and politics as it explores the possibilities for creating a community-based, art education curriculum that seeks a merger of global and local, or "glocal" thinking. Through curriculum action research, I explored the process of writing site-specific curriculum that focuses on publicly available, local works of art and encourages a connection between global experiences and local application. I have completed this research for two communities, one in Ohio and one in Texas, and investigated the similarities and differences that exist in the process and resulting curriculum for each location. Through textual analysis, interviews, curriculum writing, and personal reflections, I identified five essential components of a community-based, glocal art education curriculum: flexibility, authenticity, connectedness, glocal understandings, and publicly available art. Additionally, I developed a template for writing glocally focused, community-based art education curriculum and produced completed curricular units for each of the communities. Finally, I have made suggestions for the future study and development of glocally focused, art education curriculum.
Date: December 2017
Creator: Hartman, Jennifer D
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Presentation Outline for the Nebraska Consortium for Discipline-Based Art Education]

Description: Getty Center for Education in the Arts' Regional Institute Team Meeting, "The Role of Museums in the Regional Institutes" held in Chattanooga, Tennessee. February 1 - 4, 1990. A presentation outline, major issues and facts sheets from the Nebraska Consortium for Discipline-Based Art Education.
Date: February 1990
Creator: Nebraska Consortium for Discipline-Based Art Education
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

An Assessment of Arkansas Middle school/Junior High School Art Programs Using National Art Education Association Standards

Description: The purpose of the study was to make an assessment of Arkansas middle school/junior high art programs using National Art Education Association standards. Data were collected from questionnaires, curriculum guides, and school visitations. Participating in the study were 127 schools enrolling 53,502 students of which 14,755 (28%) were taking art classes. For comparisons, the state was divided into five regions.
Date: December 1986
Creator: Teague, Barbara A. (Barbara Ann)
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Analysis of Basic Design Education in Turkey and Implications for Changes in Postsecondary Art Curriculum

Description: This study explored the current status of Turkish basic art education and the objectives of the first year art program at the university level in Turkey. Also, the researcher attempted to explore the objectives and expectations of Turkish art professors and to examine the applicability of certain concepts of American basic design education in the teaching of studio foundation courses in Turkish art schools. The study included the literature review concerning changes in educational philosophy related to the history of design education in the West and in Turkey.
Date: August 1998
Creator: Oztuna, Haci Yakup
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Presentation Outline for the Florida Institute for Art Education

Description: Getty Center for Education in the Arts' Regional Institute Team Meeting, "The Role of Museums in the Regional Institutes" held in Chattanooga, Tennessee. February 1 - 4, 1990. A presentation outline, major issues and facts sheets from the Florida Institute for Art Education.
Date: February 1990
Creator: Florida Institute for Art Educaion
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

An art curriculum guide for the junior high Catholic school system of the Dallas Diocese

Description: This study is about the development of a curriculum guide which projects flexibility, continuity, sequential framework, and to a certain extent, uniformity, around which each teacher may build an art program that will best meet the students' needs. Areas pertinent to developing the curriculum guide are presented in light of literature in this field. The guide may be used to facilitate the teaching of art in recognizing and understanding artistic development that is essential in bringing to fruition the inherent individual ability of all the Junior High Catholic School students.
Date: May 1983
Creator: Da Silva, Geraldine
Partner: UNT Libraries

The development of a model to include art in the individualized education program for physically handicapped and health impaired students

Description: This research effort focused on developing a process model to include art in the individualized education programs (IEPs) of physically handicapped and health impaired students which followed guidelines prescribed by Public Law 94-142. A systems approach was utilized for the development of the model. The sequence of interrelated tasks involved stating needs, identifying the problem, assessing the resources, identifying the population sample, establishing definitions of disabilities, specifying objectives, defining methodologies, developing a programmatic plan, conducting the operational phase, evaluating and refining the model.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Troeger Clifford, Betty
Partner: UNT Libraries

Visual works of art as a stimulus for linguistic references and historical time conceptions in third grade students

Description: This study investigated the relationship between visual cues in art reproductions, simple linguistic time vocabulary and children's temporal understandings. During interview sessions, 33 third-grade students attending two suburban schools were asked to place three art postcard reproductions sets in chronological order. Interviews were recorded, transcribed, and coded for analysis. Linguistic references used to represent historical time and visual cues within the art postcards which caused students to place art works in a particular time sequence were documented.
Date: May 1992
Creator: Broadus, Cassandra Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries

The arts: Children need studies that enrich

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on the education within the public schools, with the arts in question. Children deprived of art are just as deficient in their education as those who are ignorant in math, science and history. Many administrative officials believe that arts and arts education are fluff and use their budgeting elsewhere. However, many organizations in Texas strive to highlight the importance of art and art education by conducting studies and research.
Date: February 12, 1993
Creator: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Language acquisition of ESL students in a discipline-based art education classroom using collaborative learning and whole language

Description: This study examined the influences of a variety of verbal and non-verbal strategies on the language acquisition of six fourth grade ESL students in a discipline-based art education classroom. The art teacher/researcher spoke only English, and the students spoke Spanish almost exclusively.
Date: May 1994
Creator: Muldoon, Teresa Margaret
Partner: UNT Libraries

Teaching Thinking Skills To Distant Learners

Description: A newsletter, Teaching Thinking Skills To Distant Learners by Steven G. Sachs. The thinking skills project was a collaboration between three community colleges in Virginia, Blue Ridge, Germana and Northern Virginia. Steven G. Saches is an Associate Dean, Instructional Technologies and Extended Learning at Northern Virginia Community College and the newsletter discusses the approach to distant learning problems and how to over come them.
Date: 1991
Creator: Sachs, Steven G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Patricia Webb, August 4, 1987]

Description: A letter from Patricia Webb, Director of Instructional Media, to Lab Safety Supply, stating that they have recently ordered two programs on Beta Videocassettes, Aids and Your Job and What If The Patient Has Aids?, but they have received the programs on VHS format. Due to this case, Webb requests permission to duplicate onto Beta format as VHS is incompatible with their playback units.
Date: August 4, 1987
Creator: Webb, Patricia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Distance Learning and the Electronic Classroom

Description: A document titled Distance Learning and the Electronic Classroom, Setting Up A Distance Learning Program: Equipment and Management. PROEXPO '92 Exposition and Conference, Dallas Texas, March 2-3, 1992. The document has an enclosed presentation outline for the expo with an introduction to Distance Learning, along with a page of terminology, information sources and a bibliography.
Date: [1992-03-02,1993-03-03]
Creator: Marion, Breck
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Patricia Webb, June 1, 1988]

Description: A letter from Patricia Webb, Director of Instructional Media, to Permissions of Holiday Films, stating Webb's recent purchase of the program, Grand Canyon National Park and requesting to make one cassette copy of each tape as a back-up copy in the event that master breaks during use and until a replacement can be ordered.
Date: June 1, 1988
Creator: Webb, Patricia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections