Students in Purdue’s Art Education program develop a broad understanding of the visual arts, and the desire to communicate this understanding to others. Hands on activity … is the most effective way of learning and is considered true learning” (Educational Philosophies in the Classroom, pg.1). The Getty Education Institute completed an experiment from 1988 to 1990 where art educators from several states developed various DBAE lesson units, but not a complete curriculum.
The concept of education in Islam is not only getting decent earnings but practicing it in real life for the betterment of the others. One of my high school art teachers used something that I am only now able to identify as a very dry, rigid use of DBAE, making us memorize facts about a different piece of art every day and write short paragraphs about them each day.
Yet some districts have made great strides toward not only revitalizing the arts but also using them to reinvent schools. It is common for there to be less appreciation for arts in impoverished or developing countries, as the state of living necessitates focus on practicalities.
In the Malaysian context, this usually manifest itself in the good students going predominantly to the Science stream and the poor students going predominantly to the Arts stream. The Education papers in the major are organised into two strands — one has a sociological focus, the other a cultural focus.
I define social justice in art education by what is being talked about and how. No Child Left Behind did something important: It pressed districts to prioritize keeping students in school and making sure they mastered the most central academic subjects. The Social Reconstructionist Approach is similar to the Multicultural Education Approach.