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Arts with the Brain in Mind
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 139

Arts with the Brain in Mind

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2001-01-01
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  • Publisher: ASCD

How do the arts stack up as a major discipline? What is their effect on the brain, learning, and human development? How might schools best implement and assess an arts program? Eric Jensen answers these questions--and more--in this book. To push for higher standards of learning, many policymakers are eliminating arts programs. To Jensen, that's a mistake. This book presents the definitive case, based on what we know about the brain and learning, for making arts a core part of the basic curriculum and thoughtfully integrating them into every subject. Separate chapters address musical, visual, and kinesthetic arts in ways that reveal their influence on learning. What are the effects of a fully...

Information Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 945

Information Arts

  • Categories: Art
  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2002
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  • Publisher: MIT Press

An introduction to the work and ideas of artists who use—and even influence—science and technology.

Philosophy Looks at the Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 605

Philosophy Looks at the Arts

The first edition of this widely used anthology offered a needed introduction to a new analytic aesthetics which has in the intervening years become even more influential. This new, revised and expanded edition has been designed by one of the leaders of the field to help define the structure of current aesthetics. Of the 24 articles included more than half are new to this edition. The new edition emphasizes opposing currents in aesthetics with contributions from the most active and influential writers in the field. It is a basic book for any library and is designed to provide both undergraduate and graduate students with a professional orientation in aesthetics. Author note: Joseph Margolis is Professor of Philosophy at Temple University. He is the author or editor of twelve other books as well as numerous articles.

The Economics of Experiences, the Arts and Entertainment
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 229

The Economics of Experiences, the Arts and Entertainment

David and Ake E. Andersson's book will appeal to scholars and researchers at all levels of academe involved in economics, public sector economics and those with a special interest in art and/or entertainment. Public and private sector managers, planners and administrators in various art and entertainment industries will also find much to engage them within this book.

Liberal Arts at the Brink
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

Liberal Arts at the Brink

Liberal arts colleges represent a tiny portion of the higher education market, yet produce a stunning percentage of America’s leaders. But the demand for career-related education has pressured them to become vocational, distorting their mission and core values. Liberal Art At the Brink is a wake-up call for everyone who values liberal arts education.

Evaluating and Assessing the Visual Arts in Education
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 330
Language Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 451

Language Arts

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008-08-05
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  • Publisher: SAGE

Language Arts: Integrating Skills for Classroom Teaching provides a clear and succinct introduction to teaching the language arts to elementary students, focusing on integrating the six language arts with other subject areas. This practical, hands-on text adroitly incorporates the IRA/NCTE Standards and provides guidance on differentiating instruction to bring out the best in the rapidly growing numbers of students with special needs English Language Learners in the regular classroom.

Christian Liberal Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 241

Christian Liberal Arts

Christian Liberal Arts articulates the practical, pedagogical, and theological reasons why Christian liberal arts colleges are distinctive in the world of American higher education. Mannoia enumerates the intrinsic and instrumental values of Christian liberal arts, and how both should forcefully shape an institution's goals. He suggests that Christian colleges should strive to help their students go beyond the extremes of dogmatism and skepticism to achieve critical commitment. Colleges must also aid their students to adjust to real world problems without sacrificing academic quality. Mannoia believes that the solution to this challenge must inevitably integrate multiple disciplines, values and learning, and theory with practice, a process from which both faculty and graduates will acquire the capacity to resolve the thorniest dilemmas facing society and the Christian community.

Strong Arts, Strong Schools
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Strong Arts, Strong Schools

In this elegantly written, passionately argued book, Fowler presents a convincing case for teaching the arts to all children. He argues that, far from a luxury, the arts are a vitally important part of our society and our schools. Highlighting the crucial effect of the arts on learning, this volume shows how the arts can enliven and extend the entire school curriculum by integrating different subjects in innovative interdisciplinary ways. These eighteen compelling essays are a clarion call to action for any teacher, parent, policy maker, or citizen concerned about the fate of the arts in American society and schools.

Taoism and the Arts of China
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 415

Taoism and the Arts of China

  • Categories: Art

A celebration of Taoist art traces the influence of philosophy on the visual arts in China.