The arts in education : some research studies / edited by Les Tickle.

London : Routledge, 2012.
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Routledge library editions. Education ; v. 243. [More in this series]
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The arts in education are currently the subject of considerable controversy. Some people argue that fostering creativity in schools is important; that the arts can provide a substantial contribution to the development of the capacity for creative thought and action; and that therefore the arts should be well represented at all levels of the school curriculum. Some argue that the education system, in fact, leaves pupils incomplete, stultified and uncreative. Others argue that it is the processes of teaching and learning in the arts which are at fault because they are too passive. This book s
First published in 1987 by Croom Helm.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Cover; The Arts in Education; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Introduction: The arts in education and curriculum research; 1. The Arts and Young Children; 2. The Oracle and the Muses: Aesthetic activity in six Schools; 3. Black spiders: Art teaching in Primary and Middle Schools; 4. Ms floral mends her ways: A case study of the micro-politics of creative drama; 5. Diversions and creations: Teaching poetry and drama in a secondary school; 6. A kind of oasis: Art rooms and art teachers in secondary schools; 7. Theatre, memory and learning: The long-term impact of theatre in education
  • 8. Picas and points: Initial encounters with typography9. Evaluation and the Arts - The Music Case; 10. Art for pupils' sake: Deprogramming student teachers; 11. Mrs kaye's drawing class: Some thoughts on curriculum, teaching and learning as theoretical issues (1); Index
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