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Representations of Working in Arts Education

Stories of Learning and Teaching

Arts education provides students with opportunities to build knowledge and skills in self-expression, imagination, creative and collaborative problem solving, and creation of shared meanings. Engagement in arts education has also been said to positively affect overall academic achievement, and the development of empathy. This book provides key insights from stakeholders across the teaching and learning spectrum and offers examples of pedagogical practice to those interested in facilitating arts education.

185 pages | 9 halftones, 9 tables, 4 diagrams | 7 x 9 | © 2014

Art: Art--General Studies

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Table of Contents

List of Figures, Tables, Images and Cases


Chapter 1:   Listening to Stories: A Framework and Introduction to Why It Is Important to Really Hear What Happens in Arts Education

            Narelle Lemon, Susanne Garvis and Christopher Klopper

Chapter 2:   The Lived Experience: Finding Joy Through Working in the Arts

            Christopher Klopper

Chapter 3:   Twitter for Arts Community Collaborations and Networking: Social Impact of Fostering Partnerships

            Narelle Lemon

Chapter 4:   Building Capacity and Confidence Through Arts-Based Learning Experiences: A Whole-School Approach

            Christopher Klopper

Chapter 5:   Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed but Not Blue: The Educational Impact of the Arts

            Susanne Garvis and Christopher Klopper

Chapter 6:   ‘Whose Art Is It – Mine, Yours or Ours?’: Exploring Ethical Impact

            Susanne Garvis

Chapter 7:   Money Makes the World Go Round: The Economic Impact of Arts in Education

            Susanne Garvis

Chapter 8:   Innovative Partnerships: Opportunities to Create, Make, Explore and Respond in the Arts

            Narelle Lemon and Susanne Garvis

Chapter 9:   Transforming Pedagogy from Listening to Young People’s Voices: Catalytic Impact on a Gallery

            Narelle Lemon

Chapter 10:  Pitfalls and Speed Bumps of Being an Arts Educator: Risk and Negative Loss Impact

            Narelle Lemon and Susanne Garvis

Chapter 11:  Conclusion: Parallels, Overlaps and Potholes in Sharing Stories: ‘Which Way From Here?’

            Narelle Lemon, Susanne Garvis, and Christopher Klopper

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