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Technologies in Arts Education

Arts education is the body of pedagogical theory, practice, and institutions that inform, encode, and teach the arts and its creative expression. Arts education reflects its context embedded within society and culture, including the use of various technologies. These technologies are a complex combination of discursive, material, social, and sensory performances. These performances influence pedagogy through their encoding of artistic, sociocultural habits and practices. The arts consist of dance, music, theater, and the visual arts.

Technology in the arts is a multidimensional set of relations between technical, intellectual, environmental, and sensory elements. Elliot Eisner pointed out that the arts (a) engages us to create multiple levels of interpretation, (b) enables us to see and construct worlds, (c) assists us in making judgments, (d) affords us the ...

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