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The Dualistic Role of the Community College Ceramic Artist/Art Teacher

Abstract The role of an art educator is characteristically dualistic and paradoxical. Not only are most art educators trained as artists, but they also receive instruction on theories and practices used in art education. The purpose of the study was to examine how community college ceramic instructors identify themselves within their dual roles as teacher-artists. I studied if and how the teacher-artist places emphasis on one position over the other, or how they successfully synthesized these positions. I also investigated the phenomenon by considering the why, how and which role they accentuated, as well as it affects and influences on their creative and teaching activities. By using a feminist theory, the research uncovered information on how gend... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Keele, Teresa (Author) / Young, Bernard (Advisor) / Stokrocki, Mary (Committee member) / Watts, Jamie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Art education / Fine arts / Higher education / Art / Community College / Education / Feminist / Identity / Teachers
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 95 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Masters Thesis Art 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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