Henderson, David Ross (1989) The art curriculum in the first three years of secondary education, with particular reference to selected comprehensive schools in Durham education authority. Masters thesis, Durham University.
The study is in two parts. Part One is a review of art In the first three years of secondary education In England, with particular reference to the period which has seen the expansion of comprehensive education throughout the country. The Issues reviewed include the crisis of adolescence, art teachers and the art room environment, and the rationales and Influences of art education In the early secondary years. The design education versus expressive education conflict Is also discussed, as Is the case for 'creative appreciation' In secondary art education. Part Two of the study Is a survey of twenty-seven comprehensive schools In County Durham Local Education Authority, the purpose of which Is to gain as complete an understanding as possible of the state and practice of art education at a time when new influences are likely to replace earlier ones. The survey Includes art teachers and departments, the art curriculum content and contribution to secondary education, the perceived value of the purposes and functions of art education and of the Influences upon It of public examinations, 'child art', 'basic design' and design education.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Award:||Master of Arts|
|Copyright:||Copyright of this thesis is held by the author|
|Deposited On:||08 Feb 2013 13:38|