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A visual culture approach for teaching meaningful content through art

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A visual culture approach for teaching meaningful content through art

Chan, Tzu-Hui (2005) A visual culture approach for teaching meaningful content through art. Masters thesis, Concordia University.

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This study is an exploration of approaches to the study of art which focuses on content and creating new levels of meaning. It examines postmodern art education theory and provides examples of practical and specific implementation of these theories. Some of the issues to be addressed are arguments for incorporating an issue-based approach as well as the benefits and limitations of using visual culture in the art classroom. I found successful approaches for teaching students to appreciate art as an important part of learning about life by observing one art teacher at work in her classes. I also interviewed her and her students about her teaching methods. Both her classes and the interviews were video-taped. A condensed video document is provided to support the written thesis.* *This dissertation is a compound document (contains both a paper copy and a DVD as part of the dissertation). The DVD requires the following system requirements: Windows MediaPlayer or RealPlayer

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Art Education
Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Creative Arts Therapies
Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Authors:Chan, Tzu-Hui
Pagination:v, 106 leaves ; 29 cm. + 1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.)
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Program:Art Education and Creative Arts Therapies
Date:2005
Thesis Supervisor(s):Lachapelle, Richard
ID Code:8434
Deposited By:Concordia University Libraries
Deposited On:18 Aug 2011 14:25
Last Modified:23 Nov 2011 17:33
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