Education in the Arts: Teaching and Learning in the Contemporary Curriculum

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Christine Sinclair, Neryl Jeanneret, John O'Toole
Oxford University Press, 2009 - Education - 284 pages
Education in the Arts: Principles and Practices for Teaching covers the teaching of visual art, drama, dance and music in primary and early childhood education, within the context of integrated creative arts education. It links theory and research to teaching practice, and allows teacher education students to apply what they have learned to new contexts. It encourages reflection upon teaching practice through real case studies, and provides direction for considering what it means to be an arts education teacher in a school, rather than an art, music or drama specialist. The text is a valuable resource for both students and teachers, with guidance on how to implement the various arts practices in a school setting.

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Contents

Art Creativity and Motivation
4
Dialectic of play and art
7
Learning in the Arts
15
Copyright

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Dr. Christine Sinclair is a Lecturer in Writing at Swinburne University in Australia. Dr. Neryl Jeanneret is Senior Lecturer in Music Education, Artistic and Creative Education at the University of Melbourne, Australia. John O'Toole is Professor and Chair of Arts Education, Artistic andCreative Education at the University of Melbourne in Australia.

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