The Open Eye in Learning: The Role of Art in General Education

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The contributors to this volume are primarily concerned not with building an argument regarding "eye-training" but with the question "What kinds of art courses are necessary to fulfill the objectives of general education and also satisfy a complex set of personal needs?" The book contains numerous and significant illustrations on all levels of achievement in art and an extensive bibliography.

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Overview

The contributors to this volume are primarily concerned not with building an argument regarding "eye-training" but with the question "What kinds of art courses are necessary to fulfill the objectives of general education and also satisfy a complex set of personal needs?" The book contains numerous and significant illustrations on all levels of achievement in art and an extensive bibliography.

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"Bassett's book is sensitive yet scholarly... the finest text one could use in art education courses... a beautifully written book!" Choice

The MIT Press

"The executive committee of the National Association of Independent Schools appointed a special committee on the study of art to produce an evaluation and report. The committee expanded its scope and received support from The MIT Press. In the report here, five contributors offer nine articles that are evaluations of present educational programs and suggestions for future art involvement by secondary schools and colleges." Library Journal

The MIT Press

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  • ISBN-13: 9780262520324
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • Publication date: 5/15/1974
  • Pages: 234
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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