Creative and Mental Growth / Edition 8

Creative and Mental Growth / Edition 8

by Viktor Lowenfeld, W. Lambert Brittain
     
 

ISBN-10: 0023721103

ISBN-13: 9780023721106

Pub. Date: 02/01/1987

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The content is aimed at an understanding and appreciation of children and their art products. It is not the making of products that is the concern of this book, but rather it is the process of art and the value of these experiences to children's learning that is crucial. It is fascinating to realize that as children grow and experience the world in both physical and…  See more details below

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The content is aimed at an understanding and appreciation of children and their art products. It is not the making of products that is the concern of this book, but rather it is the process of art and the value of these experiences to children's learning that is crucial. It is fascinating to realize that as children grow and experience the world in both physical and psychological settings, their physical, mental, and creative growth also change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780023721106
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/01/1987
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
510
Sales rank:
689,894
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Importance of Art for Education.
2. Understanding Growth and Development.
3. The Development of Creativity.
4. The Development of Aesthetic Awareness.
5. Art in the Elementary School.
6. The Beginnings of Self-Expression: The Scribbling Stage, Two-Four Years.
7. First Representational Attempts: The Preschematic Stage, Four-Seven Years.
8. The Achievement of a Form Concept: The Schematic Stage, Seven-Nine Years.
9. The Dawning Realism: The Gang Age, Nine-Twelve Years.
10. Art in the Secondary School.
11. The Age of Reasoning: The Pseudo-Naturalistic Stage, Twelve- Fourteen Years.
12. The Period of Decision: Adolescent Art in the High School, Fourteen-Seventeen Years.
Summary.
Bibliography.
Index.

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