Culture and the Arts in Education

Culture and the Arts in Education

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This collection of Ralph Smith's writings provides a comprehensive overview of his extraordinary contributions to understanding the importance of aesthetics in education. These essays record his lifelong efforts to construct a defensible rationale for the arts in general education and a workable curriculum for art education in our public schools (K-16). The topics covered range from liberal education to arts education, the relationship of art, aesthetics, and aesthetic education to teaching and curriculum, the arts and the humanities, and cultural diversity.Introduction. THE ESSAYS collected here present a point of view that has undergone modification with increased ... Modification, however, has not affected my belief in the significant contributions that art and aesthetic education are capable ofanbsp;...

Title:Culture and the Arts in Education
Author:Ralph Alexander Smith
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2006


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