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Reference Sites
Arts Education Partnership
National Art Education Association
National Standards for Arts Education



General Information
Art Junction
Busy Teacher's Web Site K-12: Art
National Arts Education Public Awareness Campaign
National Gallery of Art - Education

World Wide Arts Resources

Yahoo!: Art Education





This subject guide will help you access information related to Art Education on the Web and in the Miller Library. 

For more general information, consult the Miller Library’s guide for Education or Fine Arts. As always, carefully evaluate all sources before you choose to integrate them into your papers, assignments and presentations.                         

Article First On  Campus Off Campus  
Education: Professional Development Collection On Campus  Off Campus via the public library 


Off Campus

via the public library 
Expanded Academic ASAP 

On  Campus


Grove Dictionary of Art Online     via the public library
Master File Premier     via the public library

On Campus 

off campus  

via the public library
Proquest's PA Research I

On Campus 

Off Campus

PsycArticles On  Campus

Off Campus

Teacher Reference Center On Campus 

Off Campus


More databases & information

PA Resources
PA Art Education Association
PA Dept of Education

  Lesson Plans
Art Teachers' Web Pages: Favorite Lessons
Arts Education
Crayola Creativity Central
Education World
Educator's Reference Desk: Arts
Internet School Library Media Center





Handbook of Research and Policy in Art Education (2004)—REF 707 H236 2004 -- Geared towards the educational community in general, this handbook offers a core body of scholarship organized in six main sections: Policy in Art Education, Learning in Art, Assessment, Historical Currents in Art Education, Teaching and Teacher Education and Emerging Visions of Art Education.

The Art Teacher’s Book of Lists (1998)—REF 702 H921a -- Offers information about specific artists, art materials, art history, museums and disciplines. Includes information for lesson plan, projects  and rubrics. Of special importance is the section “For the Art Teacher”.

Critical Terms for Art History (2003)—REF 701 C934 -- Contains a collection of essays from a range of writers who share their thought about the shifting boundaries of art history.

General Education Sites-
American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
National Education Association (NEA)

U.S. Department of Education

Teaching Certification Information


Getty Institute
Educators Reference Desk
Mother of Art History Sites
Searching for articles in specific journals
Relevant journals can be found in print and are spread throughout many of the Miller Library's databases. If you are searching for a specific journal, follow these steps: 
  1. Visit E-Journals.
  2. Type in the title of the journal you are looking for & search.
  3. Find your journal in the list.
  4. Under the title, look for "full text available in __ databases".
  5. If the full text is available, click on Complete Details. (If there are 0 databases, you will not be able to access full text online and will have to use Interlibrary Loan or alternate means to find the article).
  6. The far right column will list the dates where full text is available. Find the date(s) you need and take note of which resources carry that date.
  7. Compare the resources to the Miller Library Databases page.
  8. If the resource is listed on the Miller Library's Databases page, click on the database name and follow the instructions within the database for searching specific titles. If the resource is not listed on the Databases page, the Library does not subscribe to the resource & you will need to use Interlibrary Loan for retrieval.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
  Art in education
  Art--study and teaching
  Creative activities--child care
  Creative activities--education

Relevant Call Numbers

  707 -- The Arts--Education
  372.5 -- Education-Creative arts
  370 Education
  371.102 -- Teaching
  649 -- Child Care
Some journals available in Proquest Pa Research I
Art Education
Assessment in Education
Cambridge Journal of Education
Educational Psychology
Educational Review
J of Education for Teaching
The Reading Teacher
Teaching Pre K-8
Childhood Education







Some journals in Expanded Academic ASAP

American Journal of Education
Art Education Policy Review
Education and Treatment of Children
Educational & Psychological Measurement
Educational Leadership
High School Journal
Graphic Arts Monthly
J of Developmental Studies
J of Educational Multimedia
J of Instructional Psychology
J of Interactive Learning Research
J of Research in Childhood Education
J of Research on Technology in Education
J of Teacher Education
Phi Delta Kappan
School Arts
School Psychology Review

Some journals in MasterFile Premiere & Professional Development Collection

American Journal of Art Therapy
Arts & Activities
Curriculum Review
Curriculum J
Educational Psychology
Educational Theory
High School J
J of Curriculum & Supervision
J of Education
J of Education for Teaching
J of Instructional Psychology
J of Learning Disabilities
J of the Learning Sciences
Teaching & Change
Teachers & Teaching
Technology & Learning
Theory into Practice
Weekly Reader



Journals available in print in the Miller Library
American Artist
Art in America
Child Development
Chronicle of Higher Education
Communication Arts
Early Childhood News
Educational Technology Research & Development
Educational Psychology
Exceptional Children
Families in Society
Horn Book Guide
J of General Education
Language Arts
Young Children





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