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Author Efland, Arthur D., 1929-

Title Art and cognition : integrating the visual arts in the curriculum / Arthur D. Efland
Published New York : Teachers College Press ; Reston, VA : National Art Education Association, [2002]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  707.1073 Efl/Aac  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 201 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. The Uneasy Connection Between Art and Psychology -- 2. Artistic Development in Cognitive Developmental Theories -- 3. The Cognitive Revolution and Conceptions of Learning -- 4. Cognitive Flexibility Theory and Learning in the Arts -- 5. Obstacles to Art Learning and Their Assessment -- 6. Imagination in Cognition -- 7. The Arts and Cognition: A Cognitive Argument for the Arts
Summary "This in-depth text ... not only sheds light on the problems inhibiting art education, but also demonstrates how art contributes to the overall development of the mind ... Describes how the arts can be used to develop cognitive ability in children; identifies implications for art curricula, teaching practices, and the reform of general education"--
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-187) and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web by subscription to netLibrary, Inc. (CEIRC Shared Collection)
Subject Art -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Art -- Psychology.
Cognitive learning -- United States.
Curriculum planning -- United States.
Author NetLibrary, Inc.
LC no. 2001060391
ISBN 080774218X paper alkaline paper
0807742198 cloth alkaline paper