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Aesthetic Literacy in General Education

by Maxine Greene - 1981

The argument in this chapter is threefold: that aesthetic experiences should be given a central place in general education; that such experiences require a distinctive mode of literacy; and that classroom teachers and general educators, working in cooperation with art teachers and practicing artists, are potentially capable of enabling students to learn how to learn to be literate in this way.

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This article originally appeared in NSSE Yearbook Vol. 80, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 82 Number 5, 1981, p. 115-142
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19144, Date Accessed: 6/16/2021 5:55:27 AM

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  • Maxine Greene
    Teachers College, Columbia University
    MAXINE GREENE is a professor at Teachers College, Columbia University.
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