Fine arts in the curriculum

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Frederick B. Tuttle
NEA Professional Library, 1985 - Education - 64 pages
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In this anthology the issues related to the fine arts (music, theater, visual arts) in the elementary secondary curriculum are examined. The fifteen articles, ranging in length from one to seven pages, are followed by a biographical page briefly identifying the contributors. The articles are: "What's It All About?" (Frederick B. Tuttle, Jr.); "Excellence in Education: The Role of the Arts" (Arthur D. Efland); "Addressing the Issues: The Case for the Arts" (Charles B. Fowler); "An Arts Education Report: Group Discussions with Teachers" (Yankelovich, Skelly and White, Inc.); "What Are Children Doing When They Create?" (Robert Alexander); "Art, Creativity, and the Quality of Education" (Jon J. Murray); "Drama in Education: A Curriculum Dilemma" (Michael O'Hara); "Dance in the Schools: A Personal Account" (Moira Logan); "Body Movement and Learning" (Robert E. Gensemer); "The Performance of Literature" (Lee Hudson and Beverly Whitaker Long); "The First Songs of Summer" (David I. Steinberg and Judith E. Traub); "On the Cutting Edge: Music, Theater, Visual Arts" (Rita Kotter, Rosina Lopez de Short, Sharon Rasor); "The Computer in the Fine Arts: Visual Arts, Music, Theater" (Henry S. Kepner, Jr.); "Robert's Problem...Or Ours?--Visuals in the Classroom" (Frederick B. Tuttle, Jr.); and "The Implications for the Arts of Recent Education Studies and Reports" (Charles B. Fowler). (BZ)

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Contents

Whats It All About?
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The Case for the Arts
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What Are Children Doing When They Create?
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