Art and the blind: Clay media and artistic expression of the young child with significant visual impairments

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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/291544
Title:
Art and the blind: Clay media and artistic expression of the young child with significant visual impairments
Author:
Draving, Marilyn Joelle, 1953-
Issue Date:
1990
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
In view of current research in mental imagery and creativity, the researcher suggests that a program of art activities with clay media is advantageous for young blind children. The literature reviewed suggests the value of the young blind childs work in clay. This study discusses learning process of the blind, mental imagery and therapeutic art education. It attempts to answer three questions. The study asks how these children learn; what methods might be appropriate for art instruction, and looks for indications of the growth of imagery and creativity. The methods and activities designed and implemented are discussed in this study. Selected clay work by children are shown in photographs. The results seemed to indicate that the these activities were beneficial for young children with significant visual impairments. Recommendations are made for further study.
Type:
text; Thesis-Reproduction (electronic)
Keywords:
Education, Art.; Fine Arts.; Education, Special.
Degree Name:
M.A.
Degree Level:
masters
Degree Program:
Graduate College; Art
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Carrigan, Jeanne

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.titleArt and the blind: Clay media and artistic expression of the young child with significant visual impairmentsen_US
dc.creatorDraving, Marilyn Joelle, 1953-en_US
dc.contributor.authorDraving, Marilyn Joelle, 1953-en_US
dc.date.issued1990en_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractIn view of current research in mental imagery and creativity, the researcher suggests that a program of art activities with clay media is advantageous for young blind children. The literature reviewed suggests the value of the young blind childs work in clay. This study discusses learning process of the blind, mental imagery and therapeutic art education. It attempts to answer three questions. The study asks how these children learn; what methods might be appropriate for art instruction, and looks for indications of the growth of imagery and creativity. The methods and activities designed and implemented are discussed in this study. Selected clay work by children are shown in photographs. The results seemed to indicate that the these activities were beneficial for young children with significant visual impairments. Recommendations are made for further study.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeThesis-Reproduction (electronic)en_US
dc.subjectEducation, Art.en_US
dc.subjectFine Arts.en_US
dc.subjectEducation, Special.en_US
thesis.degree.nameM.A.en_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineArten_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
dc.contributor.advisorCarrigan, Jeanneen_US
dc.identifier.proquest1340282en_US
dc.identifier.bibrecord.b26251723en_US
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