Research in science education is an international activity. This book uses the studies of more than 75 researchers in 15 countries to see to what extent they provide evidence for an identity as a distinctive field of research. It considers trends in the research over time and looks particularly at what progression in the research entails.
Introduces readers to definitions and examples of arts-based educational research presents tensions and questions in the field and provides exercises for practice. This book weaves together essays about arts-based research in the literary visual and performing arts with examples of artistic products of arts-based research.
Outlines the potential uses of music art drama and dance movement therapies in educational settings and the contribution they have to make to the emotional and social development of children and adolescents. This book is of interest to arts therapists and others who want to know about the potential of arts therapies in the classroom.