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Overhauling Teacher Education: Can It Be Done?

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/9780195148336.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Quality education depends on quality teaching. Today, arts specialists face more demanding conditions: a transcultural curriculum, increasing competition from other academic areas for finite school ... More


The Invention of American Art, 1825–1945

Jennifer C. Lena

in Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691158914
eISBN:
9780691189840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158914.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter analyzes the institutional and organizational factors that led to the invention of “the arts” in America. Wealthy reputational entrepreneurs seeking to establish domestic ... More


Broadcasting contexts

Jonathan Bignell

in Beckett on Screen: The Television Plays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064203
eISBN:
9781781701867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064203.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the broadcasting contexts where Beckett's television plays were made and shown. It examines some archival sources, which places the scheduling and promotional contexts of the ... More


Securing the Future for Arts Broadcasting

Caitriona Noonan and Amy Genders

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0044
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Research commissioned by Ofcom categorises arts television as a genre ‘at risk’ of disappearing as relatively small audiences are unable to offset increased production costs. A decline is also ... More


Exploring the Meanings of Death

David Clark

in Transforming the Culture of Dying: The Work of the Project on Death in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311613
eISBN:
9780199344925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311613.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the PDIA-funded work that emerged from the arts and humanities program. It considers activities exploring the meaning of death that were supported from generic grants and ... 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


At the Crossroads: The Ark and UGMAA in the 1980s

Steven L. Isoardi

in The Dark Tree: Jazz and the Community Arts in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245914
eISBN:
9780520932241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245914.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the status of the Underground Musicians and Artists Association (UGMAA) and Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra (PAPA) during the 1980s. It explains that the 1980s were an especially ... More


Social connectivity and creative approaches to dementia care: the case of a poetry intervention

Kate de Medeiros and Aagje Swinnen

in Resilience and Ageing: Creativity, Culture and Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340911
eISBN:
9781447340942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340911.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter draws together four concepts — resilience and flourishing, creativity and play — to explore the impact of poetry interventions in the lives of people with dementia living in a care ... More


To Whom Do I Sing, and Why?: Vocation as an Alternative to Self-Expression

David Fuentes

in Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The motivations of artists are traditionally considered primarily through the lens of their own desires for self-expression. This common perception is actually a product of romanticism, and it fails ... More


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