Show simple item record Manifold, Marjorie 2007-10-19T14:20:01Z 2007-10-19T14:20:01Z 2006-12
dc.identifier.citation Manifold, M. C. (2006). Learning from the inside out: Using art to deal with difficult issues in the classroom. The International Journal of Arts Education, 4 (2). 9-25. en
dc.description.abstract Discussions of events and issues that cause grief may be seen as too difficult to be discussed openly in the classroom, since they may trigger emotionally charged responses from distressed students. The author of this paper argues that grief work and aesthetic experiences have similar dimensions that may be triggered by engagements with art and art making. The role of imagination in the grief work process is described. Strategies for using art to call forth various tools of imagination to assuage the anxieties of grieving students and awaken empathy among non-grieving students were used during a workshop for pre-service and in-service teachers. The aim of the workshop was that its participants experience how knowing of and within works of art assists a restructuring of one's ability to make meaning of the world. As a result, the workshop participants were able to model, design, and implement experiences in which art was used to bridge to inner and outer spaces of knowing, and refocus the attentions of anxious or grieving students towards learning. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher National Taiwan Arts Education Center en
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dc.subject Grief Work en
dc.subject Art Education en
dc.subject Aesthetic Experience en
dc.subject Imagination en
dc.subject Learning Workshop en
dc.title Learning from the Inside Out: Using Art to Deal with Difficult Issues in the Classroom en
dc.type Article en

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