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. 41, No. 1, Fall

Art Teacher Profile and Preference
Art Teacher Profile and Preference Thomas M. Brewerl University of Central Florida The primary purpose of this Art Teacher Profile and Preference Survey is to better understand the educational background, educational needs, and scheduling preferences...
Editorial: Continuity and Change
At the recent NAEA meeting in Washington, the editorship of Studies changed hands according to its regular 2-year cycle. Graeme Chalmers became the past editor and has a 2-year term still to serve on the Editorial Board. Since that meeting, he has begun...
Gender Styles as Form and Content: An Examination of Gender Stereotypes in the Subject Preference of Children's Drawing
This drawing study examines the relationship between children's preferences for subject content, their use of formal characteristics, and their gender. Elementary students were read a narrative designed to highlight stereotypical gender interests and...
Graffiti Art: A Contemporary Study of Toronto Artists
This study examined graffiti artists in the Greater Toronto Area who had formal art education at either the senior secondary or postsecondary level. Six participants were chosen: one who had specialized senior secondary training, three who had graduated...
John Dewey and the Lessons of Art
Jackson, P.W. (1999). John Dewey and the lessons ofart. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 204 pages. ISBN 0-300-007213-9. Reviewed by John Howell V/Mtel Kutztown University What can we learn from Dewey's reconception of aesthetics, from a term applied...
Models of Critical Discourse and Classroom Instruction: A Critical Examination
Models of art criticism in the educational literature are, by and large, models of critical discourse. Typically, they prescribe a series of activities such as describing, analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating, activities that are linked to the performance...
Perceptions of Practice: What Art Student Teachers Say They Learn and Need to Know
The student teaching experience is an important component in the professional development of art teachers. Yet, other than anecdotal accounts, little is known about patterns of successes and difficulties encountered by art student teachers.What challenges...
The Enlightened Eye: Qualitative Inquiry and the Enhancement of Educational Practice
Eisner, Elliot W. (1998). The enlightened eye: Qualitative inquiry and the enhancement of educational practice. Upper Saddle River, NJ: PrenticeHall. 264 pages. ISBN: 0-13-531419-4 As we began reading Eisner's "new" book, The Enlightened Eye: Qualitative...