Acknowledgements,- Foreword by Liora Bresler,- The authors,- Editors' Preface,- Section 1: Perspectives: 1:Understanding reflective arts practices: Issues, trends and possibilities: Burnard (UK/Australia) ,- 2. More than meets the eye: Adolescents and cultures of reflection- Kushner (UK),- 3.Reflective Creativity: Reforming the arts curriculum for the information age- Hilton (UK),- 4.Teaching arts as a reflective practice -Hentschke and Del Ben (Brazil),- 5.Reflecting on teaching performing arts to Muslims-Harris (UK),- 6.Challenges for artists and teachers working in partnership-Upitis (Canada),- Section 2: Tools of reflection: 7.Game for reflection? Reflections on the development and use of a reflective tool -Peel (Visual Arts- UK),- 8.Reflection and evaluation: Tools for learning by arts practitioners -Glover & Hoskyns (Music - UK),- 9.Using learning journals in teacher education in the Arts-Rolfe (Dance - UK),- 10.Changing practice through reflective use of digital technologies in the Arts -Cheung & Kung (Hong Kong, China),- 11.Tools for developing reflective thinking skills-Kerchner (USA),- Section 3: Case studies: Reflections in and on action: 12.Insights into reflective practice: Reengagement through peer teaching Drama -Morrison et all (Australia/UK),- 13. Cross and intercultural engagement: A case study in self reflection and finding meaning -Joseph (Australia),- 14. Reflective practice through the lens of a fifth grade composition-based music class-Younker (USA),- 15.Fair Exchange: Shared professional development-Ledgard (UK),- 16. Enabling reflective practice in arts education (culminating discussion on 'how' and reiteration of 'why')- Hennessy (UK),- References,- Name Index,- Subject Index
This book explores reflective practice as a source and resource for teaching, learning and research in Art and Design, Dance, Drama and Music. Many of the authors are both arts educators and researchers who reflect current trends in arts education, and consider the relationships between teachers, artists and learners across disciplines. The book offers a resource for individual and collective professional development which, by its nature, involves reflecting on practice.
Draws together scholars and practitioners from different art forms
Reflects a range of formal and informal settings for arts education practice
Offers an international perspective on what constitutes reflective practice
Seeks to highlight the relationship between details of implementation and value of reflective practices in arts education drawing on various contexts and practices from different parts of the world
Contributes significantly to the debate on the role of reflection in arts education