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Education Research


Rendering Self Through Arts-Based Living Inquiry

edited by Rita L. Irwin & Alex de Cosson

foreword by William F. Pinar

Pacific Educational Press
Initial publish date
Jan 2014
Research, Study & Teaching
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Twelve contributors explore the relationships between and among the three roles of artist, researcher, and teacher as they implement arts-based educational research. Each contributor uses her or his own artistic practices as integral ot complementary practices to other forms of inquiry. In each case, the artist-author examines an educational issue and through visual and textual means, pursues theoretical and practical considerations. Each artist-author engages with theory and practice, art and text, self and other, artist and teacher. In many respects, two points of view are explored: art as phenomenon and art-making as method. Using these points separately or together, the artist-authors explore the fullness of such inquiry for educational research. Through an examination of these art-based texts, readers will come to appreciate educational practices in deeper and more meaningful ways.

About the authors

Rita L. Irwin's profile page

Alex de Cosson's profile page

Dr. William F. Pinar is the director of the Centre for the Study of the Internationalization of Curriculum Studies at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Pinar is the founding editor of the scholarly Journal of Curriculum Theorizing as well as the founder and past president of the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies.

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