Studies in Art Education

Studies in Art Education is a journal of research in visual art education. Since it was founded in 1959, it is printed quarterly. The journal is published by the National Art Education Association.Subjects for Studies in Art Education include art and art history and education.

Articles from Vol. 51, No. 3, Spring

Attendance
Many of us take attendance in our classes. Showing up, we proclaim to our students, is the first step in their learning what we have to teach. In our culture, the expectation of showing up is consistently communicated to various individuals and groups,...
How Being a Teaching Artist Can Influence K-12 Art Education
Many K-12 art teachers have rich artistic backgrounds and continue to be active as artists in spite of the challenges of time, energy, and stereotypes that insist a real artist would not teach. This article describes a research project that examined...
How Do Novice Art Teachers Define and Implement Meaningful Curriculum?
Four researchers collaborated on this qualitative case study that examined 11 first-year novice art teachers' understanding and implementation of meaningful curriculum. Participants were selected through a criterion method sampling strategy; the subjects...
Pixellated Play: Practical and Theoretical Issues regarding Videogames in Art Education
Videogames represent one of the fastest growing and most influential forms of contemporary visual culture. In this article, the author looks to five aspects of current videogames: perspective, interactivity, interface, narrative, and time and movement....
Teaching Design Education for Cultural, Pedagogical, and Economic Aims
The aims of educating for economic, cultural, and pedagogical purposes have existed since the early inception of art education. Looking at how and why these aims evolved in the early era of art and design education has potential for better understanding...
Teaching the Whole Student: Perceived Academic Control in College Art Instruction
While college art instructors strive to respond to the current generation of students, educational psychologists stress the importance of teachers' focusing on students' cognitive-affective makeup in addition to conveying course content. Attribution...
They Came, They Claimed, They Named, and We Blame: Art Education in Negotiation and Conflict
The Octagon Mound in Newark, Ohio was named one of the 70 wonders of the ancient world (Scarre, 1999), and yet today, this American Indian spiritual space is occupied by a private country club whose golf course winds around the mound. This article describes...