Emphasis Art: A Qualitative Art Program for Elementary and Middle Schools / Edition 9

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This beautifully illustrated text reflects the latest trends in art education and demonstrates how to motivate students to learn by integrating art with other content areas. Emphasis Art, 9/e focuses on the intrinsic worth of art-studio experience through its Discipline-Based Art Education approach, as well as on the process of implementing art education into classroom practice. Useful for both general classroom teachers and art specialists, this popular text promotes art appreciation while providing a wealth of creative ideas and clear technical direction, including lesson plans that incorporate instructional objectives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137145829
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 3/27/2009
  • Series: MyEducationLab Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 394,447
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 10.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert D. Clements, Professor of Art, taught art education at the University of Georgia for 25 years. There, he won the University’s highest awards for his teaching and research. A renowned artist in his own right, Dr. Clements’s works are on display in museums and institutes throughout the world. Besides his sculpture and public art, he has written three books and 60 articles and directed many grant projects. Born in Pittsburgh, PA,Dr. Clements received his BFA degree from Carnegie Mellon University and his graduate art degrees from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Clements is recognized for his work in Who’s Who in American Art and Who’s Who in America. He has written the fifth through current editions of Emphasis Art. To understand Dr. Clements’s influence on the world of art and art education, one need only speak with the many art teachers throughout the country who speak of him with reverence and who don’t hesitate for a moment to provide their students’ works for use in his books.

Frank Wachowiak (1913–1998) was a master teacher and artist whose approach to teaching art to children is recognized throughout the field. Born in Wisconsin, he received his degrees from the University of Iowa where he subsequently taught until moving to the University of Georgia in 1967. For 50 years his passion for a life in art was evident as he worked in the happy, charged environment of children searching, discovering, and creating through art.As he taught and studied children’s art

all over the world (particularly while at the University of Iowa Lab School and the University of Georgia Children’s Art Classes),

Dr.Wachowiak found that it was easy to stay young at heart. Since his passing in 1998, every edition of Emphasis Art, including this one, has built off of his inspiring words and clear technical directions, as well as his model of including beautiful examples of children’s art.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction to Art

Chapter 1: The Role of Art in Society and in the Schools

Chapter 2: Art as Art: The Design Fundamentals

Part 2 Teachers and Teaching

Chapter 3: The Teacher’s Role: Strategies and Management

Chapter 4: Motivating Learning

Chapter 5: Creating and Evaluating Objectives

Part 3: Integrating Art into the Classroom

Chapter 6: Integration in the Three Domains: Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor

Chapter 7: Art and Social Studies: Understanding the Contextual Approach to the Visual Culture

Chapter 8: Art and Literacy: Reading and Language Arts

Chapter 9: Art and Mathematics

Chapter 10: Art and Science

Chapter 11: Art and The Performing Arts

Chapter 12: Teaching Art to Children with Special Needs

Chapter 13: Teaching Art to Students Who Are Gifted

Part 4: Creating an Art Curriculum

Chapter 14: Cognitive and Psychological Factors in Children’s Learning and Creative Development

Chapter 15: A Sequential Curriculum for Kindergarten

Chapter 16: A Sequential Curriculum for Grades 1 and 2

Chapter 17: A Sequential Curriculum for Grades 3 and 4

Chapter 18: A Sequential Curriculum for Grades 5 and 6

Chapter 19: A Sequential Curriculum for Grades 7 and 8

PART 5: Appreciating Art and Visual Culture: Art History, Criticism, and Aesthetics

Chapter 20: Teaching Art Appreciation: From Picture Study t to Visual Culture

Chapter 21: Teaching Art History

Chapter 22: Teaching Art Criticism and Aesthetics

Part 6: Teaching Art Production

Chapter 23: Drawing

Chapter 24: Crayon and Oil Pastel

Chapter 25: Painting

Chapter 26: Paper Projects in Two Dimensions

Chapter 27: Printmaking

Chapter 28: Computer Art, Digital Photography, Video, and the Web

Chapter 29: Three-Dimensional Design

Chapter 30: Crafts

Chapter 31: Clay Modeling

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