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. 43, No. 1, Fall

A Factor Analytic Model of Eighth-Grade Art Learning: Secondary Analysis of NAEP Arts Data
Preamble A visual arts consortium formed in 1999 to study statistical data from the 1997 NAEP project (Diket, Burton, McCollister, & Sabol, 2000), responding to an open invitation at the National Art Education Association conference in Washington...
A Quartile Analysis of the 1997 NAEP Visual Arts Report Card
In 1995, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) undertook its first assessment of the fine arts in 17 years. The arts education community looked forward to this assessment with much anticipation, expecting the report to provide solid...
Commentary: In for a Penny-But Where's the Pound?
If the method of teaching art history is, as colleague Sipe writes, "to teach about artists of the past, particular artistic styles, or schools of art," then exploiting the illustrations in some picturebooks as "artistic resources" seems a sensible educational...
Regional Findings from a Secondary Analysis of the 1997 NAEP Art Assessment Based on Responses to Creating and Responding Exercises
In 1969 Congress charged the U.S. Department of Education through the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) with developing and implementing nationally representative and continuing measurement of student achievement in American schools....
Review: Visuality in Teaching and Research: Activist Art Education
Review: Visuality in Teaching and Research: Activist Art Education Laurie E. Hicks University of Maine This paper is much improved from the first draft. I appreciate the author's efforts to address the reviewer's comments. However, I still maintain that...
Re-Visioning NAEP: Amending a Performance Assessment for Middle School Art Students
As calls for accountability and high standards once again gather momentum in American education, developing standardized tools for assessing student learning in the arts is a topic of increasing interest. The 1997 National Assessment of Educational Progress...
The Meaning of Transfer in the Practices of Arts Education
This study examines the role of cognitive transfer within the practices of education in the arts. Borrowing from the social realism of Searle (1996), Bourdieu (1977), and Boyd (1988) it takes an anti-reductionist approach to the explanation of institutional...
Visuality in Teaching and Research: Activist Art Education
Prologue The images that introduce this article are representations assembled by the author. They are based on visual works of critical analysis produced by students exploring social issues or art paradigms. They are placed before the written text to...
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