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Community based art education research

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W.NEWLAND (b.newland)
Tue, 23 Apr 1996 21:00:38 -0400

Dear fellow art educators,
The Department of Art Education, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec,
Canada, has recently begun research into the field of art education in
community-based settings. As a member of this research team, I am
interested in defining the role of the art educator in this type of learning
environment. What special skills (if any) are necessary to develop and
teach a successful arts program? How does teaching in a community setting
differ from teaching within an educational institution? What is your
definition of community art education? I am very interested in hearing from
any collegue who is involved or has experience in teaching in this mileu.
Your opinions,experiences and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.
Janette Haggar
Graduate Student
Department of Art Education
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada