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Aftermath of a summer art institute : a case study

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dc.contributor.author Kreuger, Barbara
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-25T19:20:32Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-25T19:20:32Z
dc.date.copyright 1991
dc.date.issued 2011-01-25T19:20:32Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/30827
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this research was to examine the impact of a University summer institute, and to determine whether the participants felt it had changed their ways of teaching art, brought them greater success or encouraged them to share ideas about art education. This research also examined what factors are necessary for creating change for teachers and questioned whether a University institute would be able to provide enough of those factors to induce change. An investigation of the literature in the area of curriculum change revealed that teachers require a great deal of support and an extensive amount of time for change to occur. A University course such as the Institute cannot provide much support or time. Through questionnaires, interviews, and additional information provided through a recall session conducted with the participants of the institute, it was possible to determine that for the majority of participants there was a perception that their art classes had undergone change and achieved greater success. For some of the participants the Institute had also caused them to share more information about art education with colleagues. For some, this change was extensive and for others less so but this study indicates that a University institute can make a significant contribution to effecting change for teachers. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher University of British Columbia en
dc.relation.ispartof Retrospective Theses and Dissertations, 1919-2007 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UBC Retrospective Theses Digitization Project [http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/retro_theses/] en
dc.subject Art teachers -- Training of -- British Columbia en
dc.subject Summer schools -- British Columbia en
dc.title Aftermath of a summer art institute : a case study en
dc.type Text en
dc.degree.name Master of Arts - MA en
dc.degree.discipline Art Education en
dc.degree.grantor University of British Columbia en
dc.type.text Thesis/Dissertation en
dc.description.affiliation Education, Faculty of en
dc.degree.campus UBCV en
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en

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