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Mobile Media In and Outside of the Art Classroom

Attending to Identity, Spatiality, and Materiality

Editors: Castro, Juan Carlos (Ed.)

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  • Adapts a worked example approach to examining the implications of deploying mobile media in schools
  • Provides a rich source of real-world data to articulate considerations for theorizing curricular design that uses mobile and social media in and outside of the art classroom
  • Draws on hours of interviews with students and teachers, ethnographic field notes, and thousands of images made by students with associated data 
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About this book

This edited volume explores a range of educational effects on student learning that resulted from a long-term study using a creative visual arts curriculum designed for mobile media (smartphones and tablets) and used in art classrooms. The curriculum, entitled MonCoin, a French phrase meaning My Corner, was initially designed and piloted in a Montreal area school for at-risk youth in 2012. Since then, it has been refined, deployed, and researched across secondary schools from a range of socio-cultural educational contexts. This book is comprised of contributions from researchers and practitioners associated with the MonCoin project who address critical insights gleaned from our study, such as the social context of teen mobile media use; curriculum theory and design; influences of identity on creative practice; and specific strategies for creative applications of mobile media in schools. The purpose of this edited book is to offer art education researchers and teachers innovative curriculum for mobile media and the networked conditions that influence identity, space, and practice with and through this ubiquitous technology.

About the authors

Juan Carlos Castro is Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Art Education at Concordia University, Canada. He is co-editor of Educational, Psychological, and Behavioral Considerations in Niche Online Communities (2014) and Youth Practices in Digital Arts and New Media: Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (2015).

Reviews

“Impressive are the ways that the contributors to this volume use Design-based Research (DBR) to propose educational interventions that assist students in the critical use of mobile media to advance social and civic engagement.” (Doug Blandy, Professor of School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management, University of Oregon, USA)

“Castro and his collaborators’ vivid account of teaching and researching teen artists has everything, and gets it right. A must-read for all art educators and pedagogical researchers.” (Mary Hafeli, Professor of Art and Art Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA, and Author of Exploring Studio Materials: Teaching Creative Artmaking to Children and co-editor (with Judith Burton) of Conversations in Art: The Dialectics of Teaching and Learning)

“Both creative and critical, Castro’s team of art education researchers focus on the centre of a complex of, emerging challenges: how students can learn ‘with’ mobile media and why educators should grow past simply being ‘for’ or ‘against’ those technologies.” (Michael J. Emme, Associate Professor of Art Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Victoria, Canada, and Editor of Arts-based Approaches to Collaborative Research with Children and Youth)

“This is an extremely important, provocative book for educators, administrators, and researchers confronting the ubiquity of smartphone and social media usage in today’s fast-paced, transforming world.” (Joanna Black, Professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Canada)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction: The MonCoin Project

    Pages 1-26

    Castro, Juan Carlos

  • The Connected Image in Mobile and Social Media: The Visual Instances of Adolescents Becoming

    Pages 27-46

    Lalonde, Martin

  • The Social Organization of Students in Class Versus in an Online Social Network: Freedom and Constraint in Two Different Settings

    Pages 47-76

    Pariser, David (et al.)

  • Girls and Their Smartphones: Emergent Learning Through Apps That Enable

    Pages 77-101

    Forget, Bettina

  • Spatiality of Engagement

    Pages 103-126

    Akbari, Ehsan

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eBook $109.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25315-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mobile Media In and Outside of the Art Classroom
Book Subtitle
Attending to Identity, Spatiality, and Materiality
Editors
  • Juan Carlos Castro
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-25316-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-25316-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-25315-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 226
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 23 illustrations in colour
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