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Art Education Research Guide

Introduction to the history of art education, theories of artistic development, teaching and learning in K-12 environments. Originally created for ARTE 2100: Introduction to Art Education

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Chuck Close: Painter

Keywords to Start Search

General Terms that can be combined with terms listed under specific topics.

  • Art
  • Art Activities
  • Art Education
  • Art Teachers
  • Children’s Art
  • Visual Arts

Art Ed Philosophy: Psychological; Child Centered Art/Lowenfeld

  • Cognitive development
  • Identity
  • Ideology
  • Lowenfeld
  • Philosophy
  • Psychological patterns
  • Psychology
  • Self Actualization
  • Self Concept
  • Self Esteem
  • Student centered curriculum
  • Theories

Art Education and Meaning (Learning Cultures and Educational Teaching Philosophies)

  • Active Learning
  • Authentic learning (word search)
  • Classroom environment
  • Classroom techniques
  • Cultural influences
  • Educational environment
  • Experiential Learning
  • Ideology
  • World Views

Teaching for Critical Thinking; Brain Research; Cognitive Development through art

  • Adolescent development
  • Brain
  • Child Development
  • Cognition
  • Cognitive development
  • Creative Development
  • Critical Thinking
  • Emotional development