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Redefining the Mission: Value-Centered Arts Education

Charles Fowler

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Three issues must be addressed if the status of the arts in public education is to be improved. Arts educators have generally not been successful at convincing the public of the educational ... More


One Nation, Undercultured and Underqualified

Charles Fowler

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

The arts have enormous educational potential, presenting a multitude of learning and teaching opportunities. Students who are involved in the arts are more motivated, more engaged, more sensitive, ... More


Prospects: How Do We Get There?

Charles Fowler

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Each community is responsible for providing opportunities to its youth to ensure that they will be adequately educated in the arts. How those responsibilities are carried out differs from one ... More


Society and the Schools: A Dynamic Relationship

Charles Fowler

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Society and the schools are inextricably linked. The schools reflect society, and society reflects the schools. That linkage contains the dynamics for improving the lot of arts education. Arts ... More


Whose Culture Should Be Taught?

Charles Fowler

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter discusses whose culture and arts should be taught. In 1977 the Rockefeller panel report Coming to Our Senses: The Significance of the Arts for American Education defined American culture ... More


Calico connections: science, manufacture and culture in mid-nineteenth-century Manchester

Janet Wolff

in Culture in Manchester: Institutions and urban change since 1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090387
eISBN:
9781781707128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090387.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Janet Wolff’s essay investigates the role played by cotton manufacturers, particularly calico printers, in the rise of art education and the development of chemistry in Britain in the mid-to-late ... More


Recognizing the Arts as Forms of Intelligence

Charles Fowler

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Harvard University psychologist Howard Gardner makes clear that intelligence can take many forms—scientific, political, social, and artistic—and that all are important. This point is the basis of his ... More


Arts Policies and Their Local Importance: From History to Practice

Richard Colwell

in Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190246143
eISBN:
9780190246174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190246143.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter synopsis: This chapter offers a comprehensive understanding of policy in context. It historically situates policy and explains how different stakeholders have distinct roles in the processes ... More


Arts Education as/for Artistic Citizenship

Marissa Silverman and David J. Elliott

in Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter begins with the assumption that the purpose of arts education is to help students find lifelong and lifewide fulfillment and flourishing. That is, the purpose of arts education is to ... More


The Arts as Language: Invention, Opportunity, and Learning

Merryl Goldberg

in Rich Languages From Poor Inputs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199590339
eISBN:
9780191745041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590339.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses how uncovering the role of invented spelling in child development highlights the imaginative, persistent, consistent, and creative work of young children. It discusses arts ... More


Policy and the Work of the Musician/Teacher in the Community

David Myers

in Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190246143
eISBN:
9780190246174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190246143.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter synopsis: This chapter addresses the various policy ecosystems that are in place when our aim is to address community education. Public policy and its support for life span engagement is one ... More


Silver Bullets: Does Art Make Us Smarter?

Ellen Winner

in How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190863357
eISBN:
9780190936525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863357.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Just as we often hear the unsupported claim that any kid could have made a work of abstract expressionism, we also often hear the claim (equally unsupported) that arts education makes our kids ... More


Policy and the Lives of School-Age Children

Margaret S. Barrett

in Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190246143
eISBN:
9780190246174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190246143.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter synopsis: This chapter explores the role of policy in children’s lives, and their role in shaping and redefining policy. As various agents act on policy, changing the context in which ... More


Music Education for Both the Talented and the Masses: The Policy of Assessment-Based Reform

Mei-Ling Lai and Yao-Ting Sung

in Policy and the Political Life of Music Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190246143
eISBN:
9780190246174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190246143.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter synopsis: This chapter provides information on music education policies in Taiwan and other Asian countries. Educational policies grounded in standards-based assessments are discussed, as are ... More


Re/imagining Artivism

Rodney Diverlus

in Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter is an introduction, deconstruction, and dissection of artivism and its manifestations, purpose, and social value. It begins with the acknowledgment of artists’ role as storytellers, ... More


Adopting an Interdisciplinary Approach to General Music

Janet R. Barrett

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Music influences, and in turn is influenced by, other disciplines. Its vital and dynamic presence in our lives lies at the heart of an interdisciplinary approach to general music. This chapter ... More


Introduction: What's in a Title?

Richard Stites

in Serfdom, Society, and the Arts in Imperial Russia: The Pleasure and the Power

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108897
eISBN:
9780300128185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108897.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the relation among serfdom, society, and the arts in imperial Russia. The book describes the sociocultural space of Russia ... More


The Proust Effect: The Senses as Doorways to Lost Memories

Cretien van Campen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685875
eISBN:
9780191771675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685875.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The Proust effect refers to the vivid reliving of events from the past through sensory stimuli. Many of us are familiar with those special moments, when you are taken by surprise by a tiny sensory ... More


Dimensions of the American Art Market

Robert B. Ekelund, John D. Jackson, and Robert D. Tollison

in The Economics of American Art: Issues, Artists and Market Institutions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190657895
eISBN:
9780190657925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657895.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 2 discusses the long evolution of the market for American art in a brief synopsis of key developments along the way. It explains the early marketing of American art, the romance of collectors ... More


“Change the Man and the Environments Will Be Changed by Man”: The Creation of the National Religious Training Institution and Chautauqua for the Negro Race

Reginald K. Ellis

in Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.003.0003
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter examines the creation of the National Religious Training Institute and Chautauqua (NRTIC), while also revealing a shift in Shepard’s approach to racial issues in North Carolina at the ... More


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