Understanding Art Education: Engaging Reflexively with Practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-29
  • Publisher: Routledge

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What is distinctive about art and design as a subject in secondary schools?

Author Biography

Nicholas Addison is Senior Lecturer in Art, Design Museology and Course Leader for the MA Art Design in Education at the University of London, UK. Lesley Burgess is Senior Lecturer in Art, Design Museology and Course Leader, for the PGCE in Art Design at the Institute of Education. Institute of Education, University of London, UK. John Steers is General Secretary of the National Society for Education in Art and Design, and Visiting Senior Research. Fellow at Roehampton University, London, UK. Jane Trowell is Lecturer on the MA Arts Policy and Management at Birkbeck, University of London, UK, and Co-Director of the London-based interdisciplinary group Platform.

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsp. vii
Authorsp. viii
Acknowledgementsp. x
Introductionp. 1
Histories and Futuresp. 5
Art and design in education: ruptures and continuitiesp. 7
A return to design in art and design: developing creativity and innovationp. 24
Reconceptualising Practicep. 41
Developing creative potential: learning through embodied practicesp. 43
Learning as a social practice in art and designp. 67
Assessment and learningp. 93
Relocating Practicep. 111
Critical pedagogyp. 113
Collaborative liberatory practices for global citizenshipp. 134
Bibliographyp. 148
Indexp. 165
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