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Author(s): Nora Ambrosio
Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.
Author(s): Dennis Angel
Drawing is a lifelong pursuit - a journey that provides endless visual exploration and a myriad of compelling challenges.
Art. What is Art? Where is it? Who makes it? Why is it created? By analyzing art forms throughout history created from both traditional and nontraditional media from around the world, the authors attempt to explore these complicated questions.
Understanding Visual Artforms in Our World is designed for the novice who seeks an introduction to the visual arts and current art-related issues. It provides an opportunity for all to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for art.
Author(s): Jacqueline P Lathrop
Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent is written for those who are interested in major cultural developments in Mexico and parts of Central America, from earliest times to the Conquest of Mexico in the 16th century.
Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent:
General Music: A K-12 Experience equips the preservice music teacher with tools to effectively teach general music to elementary and secondary students. This text features research-based content and provides a myriad of resources. It is perfect for general music methods courses for preservice music majors, as well as in-service music educators.
General Music: A K-12 Experience is divided in to four parts:
Although cinematic storytelling shares many of the same elements as other art forms, film tells a story in a unique way. Concentrating on careful analysis of the formal aspects of specific films for each chapter, Persistence of Vision is an ideal text for both face-to-face and online introduction to film studies courses. By examining the practice of filmmaking and the evolution of the significant developments in the cinematic narrative and the unique elements by which films communicate, this textbook serves as a guide through the journey of movies.
Author(s): Jeanette Wachtman
The workbook, Art for the Elementary Educator, is an excellent resource for education and art majors at the college level, current art and classroom teachers, and home-schooled students. It encompasses art education concepts and ideas with strategies for writing integrated lessons for grades kindergarten through fifth grade.
Author(s): Aaron Tuttle
This book presents the craft of acting at its most basic level. It is intended for those beginning their career as actors, those needing a refresher on the fundamentals of acting, or those taking an introductory course in acting. The skills we learn on the stage often translate to more than just careers on the stage.
Author(s): Jerrold W. Maddox
Can html be styled well enough and simply enough so that anyone can write for the web, using just a text editor, and share that work with anyone else, regardless of the platform they are using, the speed of their connection and any disabilities they may have?
The answer is yes.
I also believe that those of us who are focused on teaching and learning, rather than branding and sales, need to make everything as simple and small as we can, so we don't burden the user who has limited bandwidth and a slow connection.
Author(s): Jeffrey Hoover
The Arts and Society: Making New Worlds, by Jeffrey Hoover, describes the evolving world of the arts and how it impacts our lives. This book was written to help one enter into a significant dialogue about the arts while leveraging ideas and values communicated by this mirror of society.