Using Role Play to Teach and Learn Aesthetics
Venable, Bradford B., Art Education
Teaching and Learning Aesthetics with Role Play
No introduction of aesthetics into an art classroom can begin without asking some important questions. What aesthetic concepts and issues are important for students to learn? What methods will be used to assess their progress? Should aesthetics be taught in conjunction with some other discipline? How often should aesthetics be taught, and what portion of the curriculum should be dedicated to it?
Answers to these questions, along with others, provide a framework that directs the course of aesthetic learning activities. This direction places aesthetics more substantially within the curriculum and provides an approach for its …
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Publication information: Article title: Using Role Play to Teach and Learn Aesthetics. Contributors: Venable, Bradford B. - Author. Magazine title: Art Education. Volume: 54. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2001. Page number: 47+. © National Art Education Association Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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