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Arts in education

This is a guide for those interested in the role of the arts in education, both research and practice.  It includes the visual arts and drama.

Background information

Brings together "policy, research, and practices in special education and arts education synthesized to inform stakeholders across a broad spectrum of education."
Mahwah, N.J.: National Art Education Association : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » N103 .H36 2004
"Sponsored by the National Art Education and assembled by an internationally known group of art educators, this thirty-six chapter handbook provides an overview of the remarkable progress that has characterized this field in recent decades. Organized into six sections, it profiles and integrates the following elements of this relatively new and loosely coupled field: history, policy, learning, curriculum and instruction, assessment, and competing perspectives."
Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, c2008.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Reference » LA210 .A15 2008 V.1
Chapter 40, pp. 369-378 gives an overview of the arts in education, including a bibliography of suggested readings.

New books

Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1042 .C497 2019
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » N87 .B59 2018
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC1099 .C74 2018
Third edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1139.5 .A78 E38 2017
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1060 .M3367 2017


[Reston, Va., etc.] National Art Education Association.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Ask at circulation desk » MFILM N.S. 7976
Full-text online from 1948 to present. "Articles, special reports and thematic issues on all aspects of art education published by the National Art Education Association."
Oxford : Blackwell, 2000-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » N7425 .J6 V.27 2008
"Published under the auspices of the National Society for Education in Art and Design."
Worcester, Mass. : Davis Press, 1935-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks
"School Arts is a national magazine committed to promoting excellence, advocacy, and professional support for educators in the visual arts."
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1982-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » N81 .R4 V.43-44 NO.84-87 2017-2018


Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
Stanford Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Bibliographic database of educational resources including articles, reports, and curriculum.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co.
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Indexes and abstracts articles of English-language periodicals and books on education from 1983 on. Abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. Full-text coverage begins in January 1996 and is available for over half the 600 journals indexed.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, Inc.
Stanford Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Birmingham, AL : Teachers College Record
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"Teachers College Record Book Reviews provides comprehensive reviews of the leading books in education and educational research by major scholars in these fields. "

Related databases

[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson
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[Bethesda, Md.] : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
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[San Diego, etc., Sociological Abstracts, inc.]
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » HM1 .S67 V.52:NO.6 2004