Culture and the Arts in Education: Critical Essays on Shaping Human Experience

Culture and the Arts in Education: Critical Essays on Shaping Human Experience

by Ralph Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807746541

ISBN-13: 9780807746547

Pub. Date: 01/21/2006

Publisher: Teachers College Press

This collection of Ralph Smith's writings provides a comprehensive overview of his extraordinary contributions to understanding the importance of aesthetics in education. These essays record his lifelong efforts to construct a defensible rationale for the arts in general education and a workable curriculum for art education in our public schools (K-16). The topics…  See more details below

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This collection of Ralph Smith's writings provides a comprehensive overview of his extraordinary contributions to understanding the importance of aesthetics in education. These essays record his lifelong efforts to construct a defensible rationale for the arts in general education and a workable curriculum for art education in our public schools (K-16). The topics covered range from liberal education to arts education, the relationship of art, aesthetics, and aesthetic education to teaching and curriculum, the arts and the humanities, and cultural diversity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807746547
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
01/21/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

1Arts education as liberal education3
2Philosophy and theory of aesthetic education16
3Art, the human career, and aesthetic education33
4Problems for a philosophy of art education48
5Concepts, concept learning, and art education67
6The artworld and aesthetic skills : a context for research and development78
7Teaching aesthetic criticism in the schools88
8An excellence curriculum for art education99
9Aesthetic education : a critical necessity111
10Toward percipience : a humanities curriculum for arts education124
11Teaching music as one of the humanities141
12Remoralization and aesthetic education154
13The uses of cultural diversity165

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