Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A storytelling strategy for the visual art teacher
by Mense, Beverly, M.A., California State University, Long Beach, 2009, 56; 1466141
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this study was to examine the contributions of storytelling as a teaching strategy in a middle school visual arts classroom. This self-reflective inquiry was undertaken by the classroom teacher in order to understand the effect of storytelling on the students' motivation, written work, verbal response and artwork. Results indicated that students were more invested in their art lesson if particular meaning through storytelling was attached to it. Student interest toward the art lesson increased when a story about a historical event or person was a related part of the art instruction.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Hartung, Elisabeth S.
Commitee:
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 47/05M, Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Art education, Secondary education
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Publication Number: 1466141
ISBN: 9781109165944
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