Arts Education Policy Review

An Interview With Richard Burrows about the Media Arts Standards: A Pathway to Expression and Knowing the World
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 3, pp. 146

Media arts has been familiar to many through television, film, and digital graphics, and often appears as an extension of the four traditional arts disciplines: music, arts, theatre, and dance. As media arts continues to acquire its own unique identity, ...

A Technological, Pedagogical, Arts Knowledge Framework
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 3, pp. 153

This article invites media arts and technology educators to find synergies in their classroom curriculum and practice. Encouraging the use of the National Media Arts Standards it summons teachers to develop a useful framework for technological practice that utilizes arts ...

Inclusive Education Policy In the Hong Kong Primary Music Classroom
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 130ff

An education reform policy and inclusive education policy have been implemented in Hong Kong for over a decade. As more students with special educational needs have entered the mainstream education system under these policies, Hong Kong's primary music classrooms offer ...

Four Notions On the Qualities of Cooperating Music Teachers
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 117-129

This article develops criteria for the selection, professional development, and assessment of cooperating teachers through four "notions." These notions suggest that cooperating teachers might (1) possess knowledge of educational theory and practice; (2) understand the importance of context in education; ...

Music Teacher Stress In the Era of Accountability
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 104-116

While there is an established body of literature on teacher stress and on the factors that may make music teaching uniquely stressful, there has been little or no research on how the recent era of accountability influences music teacher stress. ...

Exploring the Global Decline of Music Education
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 96-103

This article seeks to explain the disjuncture between the decline of music education in schools and the importance music has in popular youth culture and in creativity within the new knowledge economy. The data discussed in this article have been ...

Uncommon Commonalities: Cosmopolitan Ethics as a Framework for Music Education Policy Analysis
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 87-95

Contemporary American education policy rhetoric is problematic because its authors' assertions, particularly those about the goals of education, frequently conflict with their implied moral and/or ethical commitments. This philosophical policy analysis uses Appiah's cosmopolitan principles to examine the ethical implications ...


Arts Education Policy Review (AEPR) presents discussion of major policy issues in arts education in the United States and throughout the world. Addressing education in music, visual arts, theatre, and dance, the journal presents a variety of views and emphasizes critical analysis. Its goal is to produce the most comprehensive and rigorous exchange of ideas available on arts education policy. Policy examinations from multiple viewpoints are a valuable resource not only for arts educators, but also for administrators, policy analysts, advocacy groups, parents, and audiences — all those involved in the arts and concerned about their role in education.

Publisher Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
ISSN (Print) 1063-2913
Indexed 573 articles

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