Author: Devi PrasadPublisher: National Book TrustYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 182ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123723143
Based on the author's experience with Children and Teachers as a Teacher of Art at the Nayee Talim Educational Institute, Gandhiji's ashram, Sevagram, the Book is a pioneering Study enunciating the essentiality of art as the basis of education. Emphasizing the need for the development of an all round personality and the function of art expression therein, the book takes a detailed look into the importance of art, stages of its expression in a child, its importance in shaping the individual's thinking and Cognitive faculty, the role of teachers and Parents and most importantly its role in an angst-ridden society.
ForewordPreludePreface1. Why Art Education?2. The Children's Angle3. Psychogenesis of Child Art4. Adolescence5. Adolescence and Creativity6. The Teacher and the Educational Atmosphere7. Methodology of Child Art8. Art Appreciation9. Questions and AnswersAppendices BibliographyIndex