Education 4030 Arts and Social Transformation 1 (August 19 - August 30, 2019)

This course is an introduction to the Arts and Education. Emphasis is on fostering creativity and critical inquiry through a variety of multi-modal experiences in the arts, the reading of current literature on arts methods and theories, the study of new curricular programs (including the integration of arts with other disciplines), and the role of arts in social transformation.

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List of Reserve Material: 

Blair, L., Haggar, J. & Szabad-Smyth, L. (1999). Teaching about sacred objects: Introduction. Journal of the Canadian Society for Education Through Art, 30(2), 14-15.

Haggar, J. (2000) Totem Poles. Journal of the Canadian Society for Education Through Art, 31(1), 18-20.

Szabad-Smyth, L. (2000) Dreamcatchers. Journal of the Canadian Society for Education Through Art, 31(1), 16-17.

Tavin, K.M., & Anderson, D. (2003). Teaching (Popular)Visual Culture: Deconstructing Disney in the Elementary Art Classroom. Art Education. (May) pp.21-24, 33-35.

Ulbricht, J. (2005). What is community-based art education? Art Education, 58(2), 6-12.

Booth, David. (2005). Ch 2. Story Drama: Creating Stories through role playing, improvising, and reading aloud. (2nd ed.). Ontario: Pembroke Publishers. pp.13-28.

Zakkai, Jennifer Donohue. (1997). Ch.3. Dance as a way of Knowing. CA: Stenhouse Publishers. pp.29-54.

Nina Simon. (2010). The Participatory Museum. Chapter 4 Social Objects. pp. 137-181. Sanata Cruz, CA: Museum 2.0 Read online at

Danko-McGhee, K. and Slutsky, R. (2003) Preparing Early Childhood Teachers to Use Art in the Classroom. Art Education, Vol 56, No 4 pp.12-18.

Shin, R. (2016). Gangnam style and global visual cultureStudies in Art Education. 57(3) pp.252-264.

Marshall, J. (2014). Marshall, J. (2014). Transdisciplinarity and art integration: Toward a new understanding of art-based learning across the curriculum. Studies in Art Education, 55(2), 104-127.

Marzilli-Miraglia, K (2008). Attitudes of preservice general education teachers toward art. Visual Arts Research, 34(1), 53-62.

Steele, B. (1998). Draw me a story: An illustrated exploration of drawing-as-language.Winnipeg, MB: Portage & Main Press. Chapter 2