Media play: new (and old) pedagogies with young children

Felicity McArdle, Shaleen Prowse

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Modern technologies mean that the principles of quality arts education are the same (as they everwere) and different. Discussion in this paper is based on a small research project that used art aspedagogy, art as research method and, for the young children participants, celebrated art for art'ssake. The project was designed with two aims. Firstly, we were interested in how young childrenengage with media as a strand of the arts. This also informed some of our thinking around thedebates over Information and Communication Technology (ICT as a process for the production of amedia text. Secondly, we were interested in the extent to which digital media could enable youngchildren to make their learning visible.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-61
Number of pages17
JournalAustralian Art Education
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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