Intricate Palette

Intricate Palette : Working the Ideas of Elliot Eisner

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For graduate-level Curriculum, Art Education, and Qualitative Research courses. With contributions from some of the leading figures in the field, this is an insightful analysis and evaluation of the "intricate palette" that is the work of Elliot Eisner, through a reexamination of Eisner's seminal writings. After an introduction to Eisner's basic ideas and their origins in his personal experience, the heart of the book comprises four sections that address Eisner's impact on curriculum; qualitative evaluation and research; the arts in education; and teaching, teacher education, and reform. A reflective final chapter serves as an epilogue, providing observations from all of the previous more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 149.9 x 226.1 x 17.8mm | 340.2g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Old Tappan, United States
  • English
  • 013112272X
  • 9780131122727
  • 1,995,885

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1. Building His Palette of Scholarship: A Biographical Sketch of Elliot Eisner--P. Bruce Uhrmacher and Jonathan Matthews. PART 1: CURRICULUM. 2. Sensibility and Imagination: Curriculum Contributions of Elliot W. Eisner--William Schubert. 3. The Mind's Eye--Daniel Tanner. 4. The Curriculum as a Mind-Altering Device--Kieran Egan. 5. Standing on Elliot Eisner's Shoulders--James G. Henderson. PART 2: ARTS EDUCATION. 6. The Importance of Being Artist: Reflections on Elliot Eisner--Janice Ross. 7. Educational Criticism, Museum Education, and Novice Critics--Elizabeth Vallance. 8. Eisner in the United Kingdom--John Steers. 9. Eisner's Thinking from a Music Educator's Perspective--Bennett Reimer. PART 3: RESEARCH AND EVALUATION. 10. Arts-Based Educational Research and the Professional Heroism of Elliot Eisner--Tom Barone. 11. Multiple Worlds, Multiple Ways of Knowing: Elliot Eisner's Contributions to Educational Research--David Flinders. 12. Depicting What Goes On in the World of Educational Practice: Who Does So? For Whom? And to What End?--Philip W. Jackson. 13. Teaching Qualitative Inquiry: How Elliot Eisner "Makes Sense"--Denise Pope. 14. A Vision of Possibilities--D. Jean Clandinin. PART 4: SCHOOL REFORM, TEACHING, AND TEACHER EDUCATION. 15. Preserving the Beauty of Learning: The Qualities of an Aesthetic Curriculum--Sam M. Intrator. 16. School Reform and Social Studies Possibilities--Stephen J. Thornton. 17. He Must Not Know That the War Is Over and the Other Side Won, Because He Just Keeps Fighting: Elliot Eisner as Advocate for School Reform--Robert Donmoyer. PART 5: REFLECTIONS. 18. Elliot Eisner as Educator--Howard Gardner. 19. An Interview with Maxine Greene--Jonathan Matthews and P. Bruce more

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