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Author Freedman, Kerry

Title Teaching visual culture : curriculum, aesthetics, and the social life of art / Kerry Freedman
Published New York : Teachers College Press, 2003


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Description xiv, 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1. The Professional Field: Theorizing Visual Culture in Education -- 2. Finding Meaning in Aesthetics: The Interdependence of Form, Feeling, and Knowing -- 3. The Social Life of Art: The Importance of Connecting the Past with the Present -- 4. Art and Cognition: Knowing Visual Culture -- 5. Interpreting Visual Culture: Constructing Concepts for Curriculum -- 6. Curriculum as Process: Visual Culture and Democratic Education -- 7. Technological Images, Artifacts, and Communities -- 8. Contributing to Visual Culture: Student Artistic Production and Assessment
Summary "Drawing on social, cognitive, and curricular theory foundations, Freedman offers a conceptual framework for teaching the visual arts from a cultural standpoint. Chapters discuss: visual culture in a democracy; aesthetics in curriculum; philosophical and historical considerations; recent changes in the field of art history; connections between art, student development, and cognition; interpretation of art inside and outside of school; the role of fine arts in curriculum; technology and teaching; television as the national curriculum; student artistic production and assessment, and much more"--Http://
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Art -- Study and teaching.
Art -- Philosophy.
Art and society.
LC no. 2003050406
ISBN 0807743720 cloth alkaline paper
0807743712 paperback alkaline paper