Arts and the Creation of Mind

ISBN-10: 0300095236
ISBN-13: 9780300095234
Edition: 2002
Authors: Elliot W. Eisner
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Description: Although the arts are often thought to be closer to the rim of education than to its core, they are - surprisingly - critically important means for developing complex and subtle aspects of the mind, argues Elliot Eisner in this book.

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Book details

List price: $40.50
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Although the arts are often thought to be closer to the rim of education than to its core, they are - surprisingly - critically important means for developing complex and subtle aspects of the mind, argues Elliot Eisner in this book.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Role of the Arts in Transforming Consciousness
Visions and Versions of Arts Education
Teaching the Visual Arts
What the Arts Teach and How It Shows
Describing Learning in the Visual Arts
The Centrality of Curriculum and the Function of Standards
The Educational Uses of Assessment and Evaluation in the Arts
What Education Can Learn from the Arts
An Agenda for Research in Arts Education
Summary and Significance
Notes
Index

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