THE 6TH WORLD CHINESE ART EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM

NOVEMBER 18-20, 2017, NINGBO UNIVERSITY, CHINA

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Ningbo University Welcomes you!

Conference Theme: 

" Reflection and Responsibility: The Present and Future of Visual Art Education"

The conference includes activities such as keynote lectures, panels, graduate student forums, master workshops, children's art exhibition, and open classrooms. All attendees will have opportunities to engage in discussions, gain new perspectives, and reflect on current issues in arts education.

This conference is endorsed by International Society of Education Through Arts (InSEA).

Invited Keynote Speakers

 Australia

Ken Cato is the Chairman of Cato Brand Partners. Founder and Chairman of Ideas on Design (IOD).  He received an Officer of the Order of Australia (in the Queen’s Birthday Honors. 

Dr. Teresa Eça

Protugal

Teresa Eca is the President of International Society for Education Through Arts(InSEA), a researcher at i2ADS University of Porto.

United States

Patricia Leavy, PhD  is widely considered the world’s most visible proponent of arts-based research as a means of making research publicly accessible. 

Turkey

Vedat Özsoy is a Professor of Art Education in the Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture at the TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey. 

United States

Andrew D. Watson is the Fine Arts Instructional Specialist for the Alexandria City Public Schools. He is the recipient of the 2015 Art Education Technology Outstanding Teacher Award from the National Art Education Association.

United States

Justin P. Sutters is the Director and an Assistant Professor of the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program in Art Education at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Japan

Asahiko Yamaki is a professor of Art Education at School of Art and Health Education, Naruto Education University, specializing in arts appreciation and art history. 

DISCUSSION TOPICS

KEYWORDS: VISUAL ART EDUCATION, REFLECTION, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, VALUE

● Reflection on the essence and value of visual art education: explore future development and its role in relation to people, societies, cultures, and economies from a macro perspective.

●Study of innovative, artistic, and creative thinking:  relationship of Maker, play-based, creative art education research methods, approaches, strategies, , etc.

● Craftsmanship, tradition, and innovation: study on cultivating concentration levels in art education, balance between heritage of traditional art and innovation of contemporary art.

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●Reflections on art education from an interdisciplinary perspective: the history and current state of interdisciplinary approaches to address the aims, contents, methods, and mechanisms of art integration.

●Core competency and literacy in art education: studies on art literacy, its core discipline, forms, effects; and evaluations.

●Art-based research methods in art education: explore art-based research theory and application, alternative qualitative and quantitative research methods in art education  

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●Science and technology in Art education: issues relating to the concept, resources, applications, and influences of science and technology in art education teaching and research.

●Methods and practices of public art education: art education pedagogy in alternative venues such as virtual platforms, social networks, museums, art galleries, community centers, etc.

●New generation of ecology in art and design: The rationale and judgment on the value of contemporary art, studies on a new order of contemporary design and human development and common interests of mankind.

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