Teaching Visual Culture Curriculum, Aesthetics, and the Social Life of Art

ISBN-10: 0807743712

ISBN-13: 9780807743713

Edition: 2003

Authors: Kerry Freedman

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Professional Field: Theorizing Visual Culture in Education
Visual Culture, Education, and Identity
Theorizing the Professional Field
Remnants of Social Theory that Shape Social Practice: Lessons from the History of Art Education
Breaking Boundaries and Teaching Concepts
Conclusion
Finding Meaning in Aesthetics: The Interdependence of Form, Feeling, and Knowing
The Multiple Levels of Aesthetic Experience
Foundations of Modern Aesthetics
Modernist Aesthetics in Curriculum
Meaning and Visual Culture: Making Connections Through Associated Knowledge
Aesthetics and the Construction of Meaning: Pragmatist and Neopragmatist Views
Conclusion
The Social Life of Art: The Importance of Connecting the Past with the Present
The Old and the New Art Histories
Contexts and Quality
Back and Forth: Juxtapositions of Time/Space
Conclusion
Art and Cognition: Knowing Visual Culture
Approaching Visual Culture: The Relationship of Form, Feeling, and Knowing to Learning
Psychobiological Conceptions of Artistic Development
Sociological Perspectives of Artistic Development
Social Ways of Knowing Art: Constructivism, Socially Shared Cognition, and Distributed Cognition
Situated Knowledge: Developing Conceptions and Misconceptions about Art
Conclusion
Interpreting Visual Culture: Constructing Concepts for Curriculum
Interpretation, Contexts, and Extending Meanings
Postmodern Concepts and Visual Culture
Cultural and Personal Interpretations
Conclusion
Curriculum as Process: Visual Culture and Democratic Education
Postmodern Curriculum
Representing Visual Culture in Curriculum Structures
Curriculum Connections, Cognitive Connections
Conclusion
Art.edu: Technological Images, Artifacts, and Communities
Technology as a Part of Visual Culture
Student Uses of Art and Technology
Producing on Screen
Watching Art: Students as Audience
Television: The National Curriculum
Conclusion
Contributing to Visual Culture: Student Artistic Production and Assessment
Assessment: From Liking to Understanding
Critique and Community
Group Cognition and Assessment in the Arts
Student Group Assessment
Conclusion
References
Index
About the Author
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