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Arts in education

Last Updated: 27-May-2016

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.

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Background information

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."
Dordrecht, The Netherlands : Springer, c2007.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
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

Second edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » N365 .A8 B354 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1137 .S953 2015
Faringdon, Oxfordshire : Libri Pub., 2014.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB2369 .D55 2014
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » N89.2 .O47 A3 2011
First edition.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LB1139.5 .A78 T87 2014
5th ed. Loose-leaf version. Boston, MA : Allyn & Bacon/Pearson, c2015.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » NX280 .C67 2015
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » PN3171 .M354 2014
London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » LC5225 .S64 A37 2014
Rotterdam : Sense Publishers, c2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » PR9199.4 .G65 Z47 2013
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, c2013.
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » N350 .Y46 2013


[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."
Tempe, Ariz. : Arizona State University, 2000-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
"The International Journal of Education & the Arts currently serves as an open access platform for scholarly dialogue. Our commitment is to the highest forms of scholarship invested in the significances of the arts in education and the education within the arts....The journal primarily publishes peer reviewed research-based field studies including, among others, aesthetics, art theory, music education, visual arts education, media education, drama education, dance education, education in literature, and narrative and holistic integrated studies that cross or transcend these fields."
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.39-40 NO.76-79 2013-2014


Education databases

[Washington, DC : National Library of Education?, 199?-
Stanford University 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.
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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