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Universality of the ARTS for 21st Century Learning Resources

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EllenDissanayake_HandbookEducResArtsRev In the Beginning: Pleistocene and Infant Aesthetics and 21st Century Education in the Arts




Asbury, C. & Rich, B. (Eds.) (2008) Learning, arts and the brain: The Dana Consortium report on arts and cognition. New York: Dana Press

Bodrova, E. and Leong, D. L. (2003). The importance of being playful. Educational Leadership, 60, 7, 50-53.

Bresler, L. (1993).  “Three Orientations to Arts in the Primary Grades: Implications for Curriculum Reform.” Arts Education in Early Childhood. 94, 29-34.

Booth, E. (2001). The everyday work of art: Awakening the extraordinary in your daily life. Lincoln, NE:

Burnaford, G. et al. (2007). Arts integration frameworks, research, and practice: A literature review. Washington, DC: Arts Education Partnership

Catterall, J., Chapleau, R., and Iwanga, J. (1999) “Involvement in the Arts and Human Development: General Involvement and Intensive Involvement in Music and Theater Arts.” In Fiske, Champions of Change: The Impact of Arts on Learning, 1-18.

Catterall,  J.S. & Waldorf, L. (1999). Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education: Summary evaluation.

Connery, M. C., John-Steiner, V.P., & Marjanovic-Shane, A. (Ed.), (2010).  Vygotsky and Creativity: A cultural-historical approach to play, meaning making and the arts. NY: Peter Lange.

Damasio, A.. (2010). Self comes to mind. NY: Random House, Inc.

Deasy, R.J. (Ed.). (2002). Critical links: Learning in the arts and student achievement and social development. Washington, DC: The Arts Education Partnership

Dissanayake, E., (2007). In the beginning: Pleistocene and infant aesthetics and twenty-first century education in the arts. International Handbook of Research in Arts Education, ed. Liora Bresler, 2, 783-798.

Dutton, D., (2009). The Art instinct: Beauty, pleasure and human evolution. Gardner, H. (1983). NY: Bloomsbury Press.

Fiske, E, ed. (1999)Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning. Washington, DC: The Arts Education Partnership and The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.

Gardner, H. (1983). Frames of mind. New York: Basic Books, Inc.

Gardner, H. (1994). The arts and human development. Basic Books, Inc.

Immordino-Yang, M. H. and Damasio, A., (2007). We feel, therefore we learn: The relevance of affective and social neuroscience to education. Mind, Brain and Education, 1, 1, 3-10.

Immordino-Yang, M.H., (2008). The smoke around the mirror neurons: Goals as sociocultural and emotional organizers of perception and action in learning. Mind, Brain and Education, 2, 2, 67-73.

Johnson, M. (2007). The meaning of the body: Aesthetics of human understanding. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

McCarthy, K.F. et al. (2004). Gifts of the muse: Reframing the debate about the benefits of the arts. Santa Monica, CA: RAND

National Endowments for the Arts & Humanities, (1996). Effects of arts education on participation in the arts. Washington, DC.

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