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International Dialogues about Visual Culture, Education and Art

reviewed by Enid Zimmerman - September 08, 2009

coverTitle: International Dialogues about Visual Culture, Education and Art
Author(s): Teresa Eša and Rachel Mason (eds.)
Publisher: Intellect, Bristol
ISBN: 1841501670, Pages: 256, Year: 2008
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International Dialogues about Visual Culture, Education and Art, edited by Teresa Eça and Rachel Mason, originated as an international congress hosted by the International Society for Education though Art that took place in Viseu, Portugal in 2006. Themes for this congress focused on creating a dialogue about the educational, socio-economic, and cultural impacts on the arts in a variety of global settings. With respect to internationality, participants were mainly visual art educators from South and North America, Australia and New Zealand, Asia, and North, Eastern, and Central Europe. They represented universities, public schools, museums, community centers, galleries, and organizations located in rural, urban, local, regional, and global contexts. The work they conducted was through volunteer efforts, short and long term university, public, and private funding, and through efforts of individuals, community members, and alliances of groups of educators and artists; these alliances often crossed political boundaries and sometimes created coalitions... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: September 08, 2009
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  • Enid Zimmerman
    Indiana University
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    DR. ENID ZIMMERMAN is Professor Emerita and Coordinator of Gifted and Talented Programs at Indiana University School of Education. In her research, Zimmerman focuses on areas of intercultural and global art education, art talent development, art teacher education, feminist art education, leadership and mentoring in art education, and curriculum and policy issues in art education. Recently, she was a consultant to the Hong Kong and Korean Departments of Education and served as senior editor of the Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education. Zimmerman was Chair of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Commission on Research and an International Society for Art Education World Councilor. She has received the NAEA Barkan Research Award, the Studies in Art Education Invited Paper Award, the NAEA Women's Caucus Rouse and McFee Awards, the National Association for Gifted Children's Paper of the Year Award. She also was named NAEA Western Region and Higher Education Division Art Educator, NAEA Distinguished Fellow, and NAEA National Art Educator of the Year. In Spring 2009, Through the Prism: Looking into the Spectrum of Writings by Enid Zimmerman, a book about her influence on the field of art education, edited by F. Robert Sabol and Marjorie Cohee Manifold, was published by the National Art Education Association.
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