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  • Ouellette, Pamela (2012-06-01)
    Language informs the understanding and creation of art. This action research study was a focused examination of descriptive language intended to strengthen students’ analysis abilities, thereby giving them a broader base ...
  • Malone-Smith, Katharine (2012-01-03)
    This Art Based research is indicative of the Artist-Teacher Connection. The art teacher cannot teach without first practicing art. To become a more informed art teacher, one must become a more informed artist. This study ...
  • Erica B. Connolly (2012-01-24)
    This study is representative of an exploration which investigated innovative ways of teaching art history to elementary students. The researcher incorporated singing, games, word puzzles, and take-home activity bags while ...
  • Riddle, Cara (2013-04-30)
    This paper explores the decision to close the school located at the Dayton Art Institute (DAI). While the School of the Dayton Art Institute (SDAI) was successful, and produced thriving artists and industrial designers ...
  • Whittington, Toni (2012-05-04)
    An exploration and investigation into how a study of flora and fauna, in a local environment, might impact an artist’s studio work was the impetus for this arts-based autoethnographic study. To collect data the artist-researcher ...
  • Vander Have, Karen (2012-12-18)
    As technology grows and ingrains itself into our lives, the world students live in is changing and so are their needs in the classroom. This classroom-based study, therefore, explored a blended learning environment in ...
  • Boukerroui, Mohand Tahar (2013-12-19)
    As an auto-ethnographic study, “Calligraphy: A Vehicle to Self-Reflection” was designed to explore the art of Arabic calligraphy and its possibilities. The driving question of this research was: How can understanding ...
  • Winters, Leah (2012-05-02)
    Finding equality for both boys and girls in the art classroom can be challenging, especially when external factors such as societal and media influence come into play. The art classroom is a place where student interest, ...
  • Rolfsness, Jennifer (2014-05-06)
    This classroom based study investigated the collaborative mural process with Drawing II students at Arundel High School. The research question asked: What social challenges and opportunities might students encounter while ...
  • Poole-Heyne, Rebecca (2014-01-07)
    Enhanced student motivation was observed in a small rural elementary school art room with the aid of grandmother volunteers and a lesson on local history. Improved qualities of transitions, participation and deep engagement ...
  • Mohess, Jenny (2012-12-17)
    This research has offered much information and insights into the practice of the creative process within the graphic design industry. Increases learning provide opportunity for students dive deeper into all aspects of ...
  • Dodson, Rosemary (2012-12-21)
    The qualitative, classroom-based, case study, researched the effect of a community-based art education unit on high school student’s perceptions of their community. The seventeen students in the high school sculpture class ...
  • Johnson, Susan (2011-12-20)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate whether interaction with an emotionally resonant landscape environment might facilitate engagement with the art-making process. To collect data, the artist-researcher decided ...
  • Reynolds, Janet (2013-01-02)
    This paper discusses the results of an autoethnographic, arts-based study that explored artistic learning through the creation of tunnel books. The researcher, an art teacher at a private Catholic school, chose the Painted ...
  • Roy, Alethea (2014-05-14)
    The purpose of this study was to find out how flipped teaching impacts learning in an eighth grade Art and Computer Design elective. Over the course of three fifty-minute sessions, two similar classes were taught the same ...
  • Bertel, Megan (2012-12-20)
    The classroom based study “From Dynamic to Expressionism: An Arts Integration Study” was designed to answer the question; Will implementing an interdisciplinary art and music unit affect the level of student confidence in ...
  • Supplitt, Debora (2012-12-18)
    Fused: Encaustics in the Middle School Art Studio is a thesis study that examined one 8th and two 7th grade art studios classes. The study questioned if lecture presentation of the history, culture and times of Egyptian ...
  • Christenson, Matt (2013-12-18)
    Graffiti is an art form that has been largely ignored by institutions of art education. This art-based, classroom study explores the student learning that can occur through the implementation of a graffiti-inspired unit. ...
  • Kenney, Nancy (2011-12-21)
    The question of how gaining history, knowledge and processes of bookmaking can provide usable artistic skills and enrichment to an art teacher is addressed in this arts-based study. Several different methods of binding ...
  • Hopkins, Priscilla (2013-08-30)
    The purpose of this classroom-based study was to explore the gender based differences in the free drawings of students at Beginnings Preschool. The researcher explored these patterns and their implications for the field ...

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