Rethinking How Art Is Taught: A Critical Convergence / Edition 1

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Overview

Learn how to use art education to impact critical learning — from reading scores to math skills — with this practical, innovative book.

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Editorial Reviews

Nancy Senn-Kerbs
"Excellent real-life examples drawn from credible sources. I wish that policymakers and administrators would read it in full!"
Nancy Senn-Kerbs
"Excellent real-life examples drawn from credible sources. I wish that policymakers and administrators would read it in full!"
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761975199
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 4/28/2000
  • Series: One-off Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.86 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Meet the Author

Donovan R. Walling is a writer, editor, educator, and consultant. He serves as a senior consultant for the Center for Civic Education. He has taught art, English, and journalism in the United States and abroad and has worked as a curriculum administrator in public school districts in Wisconsin and Indiana. From 1993 until 2006 he was director of publications for the education association Phi Delta Kappa International.

Walling is the author or editor of more than a dozen professional books for educators and numerous articles and other publications. He is nationally recognized in the field of art education, where some of his publications include Under Construction: The Role of the Arts and Humanities in Postmodern Schooling (Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 1997); the Corwin Press books, Rethinking How Art Is Taught: A Critical Convergence (2000) and Visual Knowing: Connecting Art and Ideas Across the Curriculum (2005); the core chapter on visual and performing arts for the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Curriculum Handbook (2002), and the “Art in the Schools” entry for Macmillan’s Encyclopedia of Education (2003).

Walling’s recent books include Public Education, Democracy, and the Common Good (Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 2004) and Teaching Writing to Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Learners (Corwin Press, 2006).

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Thinking about Art Education
Goals, Standards and Curriculum Reform
A Disciplines Approach to Comprehensive Art Education
The Influence of Postmodern Perspectives
Constructivist Teaching in the Visual Arts
The Technological Renaissance in Art Education
Critical Convergence and the Future of Art Education

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