Lacelle-Lavallée, Johanne (1998) Street-kids : a pedagogical journey into alternative art education. Masters thesis, Concordia University.
This study investigates the teaching of art to street-kids, its effect on their sense of self-esteem or self-worth, their belief in their own creative potential and the process by which all this takes place. A method of action research has been used, relying chiefly on observation and behavioral data as well as sociological inquiry in the form of both conversational and standardized interviews. It was found that the alternative art-educator needs to rescue the idealism of street-kids, enticing them to return to main-stream society, to become independent. This is made possible by the application of a carefully structured art program, based on literacy, such as the one being run by Projeto Axe of Brazil.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Art Education|
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Pagination:||xi, 105 leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.|
|Degree Name:||Theses (M.A.)|
|Thesis Supervisor(s):||Pariser, David|
|Deposited By:||Concordia University Libraries|
|Deposited On:||27 Aug 2009 17:12|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2010 15:15|
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