The Selected Works of Elliot W. Eisner
By (author) Elliot W. Eisner
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Reimagining Schools by Elliot W. Eisner
Book DescriptionElliot Eisner has spent the last forty years researching, thinking and writing about some of the enduring issues in arts education, curriculum studies and qualitative research. He has compiled a career-long collection of his finest work including extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings and major theoretical contributions and brought them together in a single volume. Starting with a specially written introduction, which gives an overview of Eisner's career and contextualises his selection, the chapters cover a wide range of issues including: * children and art * the use of educational connoisseurship * aesthetic modes of knowing * absolutism and relativism in curriculum theory * education reform and the ecology of schooling * the future of education research.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415366441
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Elliot W. Eisner
Arts Based Research, Paperback (May 2011)
Provides a framework for broadening the domain of qualitative inquiry in the social sciences by incorporating the arts as a means of better understanding - and rethinking - important social issues.
Reimagining Schools, Paperback (September 2005)
Read about the contributions made to the exciting fields of Arts Education, Curriculum Studies and Qualitative Research by Professor Eisner, who has spent 40 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues.
Tuned in and Fired Up, Paperback (May 2005)
What can teachers do to inspire their students? In this book, Sam Intrator provides detailed portraits of powerful learning episodes in a high school classroom and suggests numerous practical ideas to help teachers cultivate their own seemingly magical learning moments.
Arts and the Creation of Mind, Paperback (October 2004)» View all books by Elliot W. Eisner
Learning in and through the arts can develop complex and subtle aspects of the mind, argues Elliot Eisner in this book. Offering an array of examples, he describes different approaches to the teaching of the arts and shows how these refine forms of thinking that are valuable in dealing with our daily life.
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Author Biography - Elliot W. Eisner
Professor Eisner works in three fields: Arts Education, Curriculum Studies, and Qualitative Research Methodology (identifying practical uses of critical qualitative methods from the arts in schools settings and teaching processes). His research interests focus on the development of aesthetic intelligence and on the use of methods from the arts to study and improve educational practice. Originally trained as a painter, Elliot Eisner's teaching and research centre around the ways in which schools might improve by using the processes of the arts in all their programs. Elliot W. Eisner is Professor of Education and Art at Stanford University
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