Children Talking to Understanding Aesthetics in Visual Art

By Julia Wren and Yvonne Haig.

Published by The Learner Collection

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A study on how children talk about the aesthetics of art and what impact this has on their oral language development.

Keywords: Children Talking About Visual Art, Oral Language Children Use in Visual Art

International Journal of Learning, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp.95-102. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 839.871KB).

Julia Wren

Julie Wren currently lectures in Visual Art at Edith Cowan University in the School of Education and she also teaches visual art part time at a primary school. She has taught in the Visual Arts learning area for over ten years. Her experience also includes working as Educational Consultant in Social Justice, Literacy School Development Officer, Early Childhood Consultant and Deputy Principal with the Department of Education and Training in Western Australia. Her research interests focus on how children understand art.

Yvonne Haig

Dr Yvonne Haig currently teaches in the School of Education at Edith Cowan University. Previously she has worked as a mainstream primary, secondary and specialist ESL teacher both in Australia and overseas and as a consultant with the Department of Education and Training (WA). Her research interests include child second language acquisition, Aboriginal English and more recently, oral language in curriculum.


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