Learning in and through Art : A Guide to Discipline-Based Art Education

Learning in and through Art : A Guide to Discipline-Based Art Education

by Stephen Mark Dobbs
     
 

This Handbook provides a practical, straightforward guide to the theory and practice of discipline-based art education. This comprehensive approach to art education has transformed the way students create and understand art; it also offers opportunities for relating art to other subjects as well as to the personal interests and abilities of young learners. This

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This Handbook provides a practical, straightforward guide to the theory and practice of discipline-based art education. This comprehensive approach to art education has transformed the way students create and understand art; it also offers opportunities for relating art to other subjects as well as to the personal interests and abilities of young learners. This completely revised edition explains how DBAE draws content from the disciplines of art-making, art criticism, art history and aesthetics, and shows how the practice of DBAE in schools over the past several years has influenced how art is taught today.

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Booknews
Providing basic background and understanding of DBAE, the volume reflects current developments and serves as an update to (1992). The author describes the basic tenets of DBAE<-->an approach that features content drawn from art-making, art criticism, art history, and aesthetics<-->for readers who may not have the time or opportunity to delve more deeply into the literature. For art specialists and supervisors, teachers, museum and community art educators, school principals and superintendents, and parents and school boards. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892364947
Publisher:
Getty Publications
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Series:
Getty Trust Publications: Getty Education Institute for the Arts Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
145
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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