Art Action Programs that Establish Community Cultural Image: Application of “Action Learning” to Art Curriculum Programs in Liberal Education in Universities
The educational field nowadays has been gradually expanding， whose range is not limited to campus anymore， and the issues related have also extended to both society and workplace. Besides， the higher education wishes to foster students to become active in participating in public affairs. In respect of the art liberal education in universities， what courses should be designed and what teaching methods can be applied to enable students to internalize art learning to a kind of ability and further become practitioners of art of living are the issues on which the research concentrates. For this reason， action research is applied with the research purposes of (1) developing a “community culture” with a theme-based general art knowledge course in which “action learning” as a teaching strategy and (2) assessing the performance of this course. The results of implementing this course are: (1) the community action settings of the art courses with “community culture” as the course main issue can be changed every year， and through the course contents the interaction between students and the community culture is to be enhanced; (2) that the teaching strategies of “action learning” are integrated with art courses can encourage students to actually practice and reform art; (3) learning process and performance of the students can be understood in a diversified way via establishing a multiple assessment mechanism.
|關鍵詞||藝術教育、通識教育、行動學習、行動研究、大學通識藝術教育、art education、liberal education、action learning、action research、the art liberal education in universities|