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Anderson, Lisa R. (2001). Multicultural education: An approach to curriculum development utilizing the cultures represented in school populations. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

The intent of this project is to collect ethnic and cultural surveys distributed to students an create multicultural lessons that emphasis cultural diversity among the student population. Data collected will be used to determine if multicultural education can be personal to all students. Study also measures if content learning is enhanced due to personal ties to the material.

Achtyl, Kathryn M. (2009). Can contemporary art create meaning for today's adolescent learners? State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Adamek, Kimberly M. (2000). A study on creative problem solving in the art classroom environment. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

The CPS model is used in a qualitative study, using a control and experimental group, to measure fluency in problem solving. Brainstorming was used as the tool to generate ideas. Data indicates that student artwork, generated as a result of using CPS, was more unique than those students who did not use the model.

Adimey, Dana T. (1999). Portfolio assessment in the arts. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Study conducted to analyze the value of portfolios assessment as it is currently used by art teachers today. Researcher collects data on the advantages and disadvantages creating a digital portfolio verses traditional portfolios.

Albrechcinski, Amanda. (1999). Discipline based art education and children with disabilities. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Study follows the academic successes and problems confronted by a mildly mentally retarded student as compared to her peers. Results indicate that academic success can be achieved and measured, in relation to peers, by a student with disabilities when structuring a DBAE lesson.

Ali, Farrah K. (2004). Shiva, the destroyer, the creator, the lord of dance: Using symbolism and narratives of Hindu Gods to create meaningful self-portraits. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Allen, Deborah. (2005). Art education across the first grade curriculum: An interdisciplinary project. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Alwine, Amy B. (2001) Art, music, and poetry: Interdisciplinary instruction and art instruction. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Author compares and contrasts content learning of students who receive regular, instructor specific, interdisciplinary teaching of art, music, and English to those students who will receive the same interdisciplinary instruction within the content of art lessons produced solely by the art teacher. Sample includes 4th grade students from two academically polarized schools.

Archabald, Joseph D. (2009). Art beyond what we can make. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Arnone, Diane A. (2002). The attitudes of elementary education teachers towards art education. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Aschenbrenner, Bonnie. (2008). Building self-esteem in middle school students through community based art education. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Backes, Nathan. (2011). Film as a lens: How watching, analyzing, and creating movies can help adolescents to examine the world they live in. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Bang, Deborah. (2009). Proposal for a new paradigm of integrated curriculum for Canisus High School, Buffalo, NY. State University College of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Bara, Kenneth E. (2006). Moving foward. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Bargnesi, Jennifer A. (2004). Visual storytelling and the elementary level. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Barnack, Theresa R. (1998). NYSATA's 50 years: An inside look at past presidents and their contributions to nysata. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Author creates a historical report that documents events that have taken place within the New York State Art Teachers Association organization. Research covers a timeline from 1948 to 1998.

Barry, Sarah E. (2008). How does hypermedia support the fourth grade learner in art? State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Bauer-Sargent, Ann. (1996). The role of multicultural art education in rural schools. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

A quasi-experimental study, using a control group and an experimental group, is applied to examine if the construct of multicultural art education creates an unbiased and accepted attitude of other cultures within a rural educational setting. The use of multicultural literature is used to conduct this study.

Baust, Heidi. (1996). Social reconstruction thru art criticism: A case study. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

A study conducted at a Hebrew day school. Middle school students use art criticism to develop insight on their independent views of socio-political conflict. Student products and Barrett's Model of Art Criticism are used to measure student critical thinking skills.

Benham, Michael S. (2008). The Critique of violence and the popular media's impact on student's art making and awareness. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.
Beninati, Kimberly. (2003). How does technology support constrictivist theories in art education. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Benz, James E. (2002). Multiculrital education in art and theperpetuation of stereotypes. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Bigaj, Lori. (2004). An explorational concern throughmeaningful studio art experiencesfor pre-adolescent fifth grade students. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Blair, Tammy J. (2004). Transforming teaching styles for successful educational experiences of students with multiple learning styles. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Blenker, Jeanne L. (2010). Exploring visual culture in high school art  education. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Bocek, Suzanne. (1999). Aesthetics through multicultural arts and values. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Navajo Indians are used as a multicultural area of study to reflect on and understand value systems that differ from traditional Western values. Aesthetic discussion takes place using Marcia Eaton's theory of how an individual identifies the aesthetic experience.

Bommer, Elizabeth. (2002). The defining of art, artist, and art educator in a contemporary society. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Bommer, Elizabeth. (2002). The defining of art, artist, and art educator in a contemporary society. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

The basis for this project is to explore the perceptions of the lives, practices and the participation of visual artists and art educators in today's world of art and education. Author also conducts a teaching pedagogy comparative analysis of both occupations when delivering the same lesson. Test subjects include twenty practicing artists and twenty educators.

Bond, Paul S. (1998). The learning portfolio. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

The Arts PROPEL model is as a reference for designing a portfolio program in a fifth grade art class. The artwork selected for the portfolio program is used as a way for students to evaluate their own growth and learning. Pre-lesson and post-lesson reflections sheets were used to chart student learning as well.

Boorman, Nathan. (2006). Implementing an interactive website into the art room. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Bosworth, Todd M. (2008). The use of writing to enhance verbal discussions of artwork by middle school students. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Bowman, Melissa M. (2008). Discovering art within a rural community. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Breier, Jennifer. (2009). A study of issues regarding the incorporation on female artists in art curricula and approaches to the pedagogy of gender matters in education. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Brink, Holly L. (2004). Community art's correlation to art in nature. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Brodhead, Donald J. (2008). Sustaining middle school student's engagement through a choice-based art education curriculum. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Bryant-Pastore, Stacey. (2006). The effects of a multicultural festival on the cultural awareness of 4th and 5th grade students. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Burk, Cheryl. (2009). Authentic artmaking: How curriculum and instructional methods influence students' learning. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Burns, Molly. (1999). Portfolio assessment: Understanding the advantages. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

A small sampling of students is used in this project with the goal of setting a foundation for their work by understanding the decisions they made throughout the process. Several different types of software are used to import and scan student images to create a digital portfolio. Students select artwork that best represent their talents. Student reflection and development are documented in journals and questionnaires.

Buscemi, Amanda. (2008). Creating meaning in the New York State mandated Studio in Art course: Engaging students through big ideas. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Buttino, Sarah E. (2007). Discerning a mentoring culture: Case studies of novice art teacher's experiences. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Calhoun, Caroline E. (2008). Integrating Adobe Photoshop into the secondary art curriculum. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Cardinal, Melissa. (2007). Our treasures. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Carlson, David L. (2002). Digital scaffolding and interactive multimedia effectiveness in the classroom. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Project seeks to measure extended learning through the use of multimedia software. 4th grade students are first introduced to Kidpix then advance to PowerPoint. Pre and post instructional surveys are used to measure extended learning.

Carpenter-Handy, Ann P. (2004). An investigation of perception and bias in multimedia art education. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Carr, Denise L. (2003). Unity in the community through art and nature. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Carter, Omar A. (2007). Curriculum and the African American student. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Cerny, Nancy S. (1996). Art education for older adults: Connecting life's messages. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Using aesthetics and art criticism as instructional tools, this study was conducted to determine if memory recollection, in older adults, is strengthened by the use of visual aids. Pre art lesson, post art lesson interviews, and content analysis were used to measure results.

Chamber, Amy J. (1999). Disciplined based art education in the elementary classroom: A performance based approach. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Playful activities are used to supplement the learning of a DBAE teaching philosophy. 2nd grade students use props and role playing to participate in art criticism of Ming Dynasty artwork.

Chernega, Nicole M. (2005). Community-based service learning project: Bridging gaps through art. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Ciminelli, Fred. (1997). Weaving collaboration and technology into an integrated studio art learning experience. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

High school students are partnered with class mates to collaborate on a computer oriented assignment. This qualitative study researches the effect collaboration has on students and is measured through pre-test questionnaire and post-test self-interview survey.

Collins, Ann Marie. (1997). Designing an art educational kit to be a motivational learning device. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives. Focusing on line, shape, color and texture, author creates an art educational kit to enhance visual literacy among students. Educational kits created by The National Museum of American Art, The Albright Knox Gallery, and the Burchfield-Penney Center are reviewed and expounded upon.

Colliver, Jeffrey A. (2002). Developing successful computer ethics lesson plans for a graphic arts curriculum. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Goal of project is to create an awareness of computer ethics when using imagery from the internet. Students are provided intellectual rights, copyright literature, and case scenarios to review and interpret. It is hoped that through this process student 's moral and ethic awareness evolves.

Cook, Christopher D. (2002). How the art standards may be taught and assessed within the new york state course: Design drawing for production. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Qualitative study is conducted to determine if students understand the connections between the NYS standards and knowledge gained in the classroom. Study is used on a DDP course that is normally taught by technology. Pre and post interview questions and pre and post drawing assessment tests were collected to assess student proficiency.

Corser, Darbe. (1999). Buffalo historical architecture: Students knowledge and appreciation. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Reviews knowledge student have with regards to local historical architecture and how it is applied in the art class. Results indicate that local architecture history is not covered in art classes that have incorporate units on architecture. Researcher conducts a lesson in architecture and measures student appreciation with post questionnaires.

Critoph, Beth D. (2004). Working towards an art curriculum to explore tolerance. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Csati, Stephan J. (1997). Creative decision making and the use of computers in the middle school. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Study used to compare and contrast the production of art using computer software verses creating art through traditional means, (i.e., pencil, oils etc.) Middle grade students used in this experience discussed if, how and to what degree using a computer paint program affected their creative decision making.

Culligan, Karen. (1997). Developing a multicultural art education guide. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Author uses a survey to explore how art educators address the issue of multiculturalism in the classroom. Research indicated that art educators do implement measures to integrate multicultural activities. The author has created a resource guide with various activities that can be used to accommodate the diverse cultures that comprise our societal fabric. Activities are pulled from the ArtsEdNet website.

Cureo, Carol. (2001). Integrating community based art education. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

It is the author's intention to measure how the integration of local architecture in lesson design can increase content learning. Three groups were formed for this project. Two groups were instructed by independent artists brought into the school. The third group received in-class instruction only. Study was limited to internal community involvement but results indicated that community based involvement increases student critical thinking skills, learning skills and motivation levels.

Curthoys, Ann M. (1998). Assessing the efficacy of position papers prepared by the new york state art teachers association regarding state laws governing art education. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Project undertaken to determine to what degree position papers prepared by members of the New York State Art Teachers Association have impacted laws created for art education. Researcher examines proposed laws governing art education to laws that were successfully passed.

Cyrek, Michelle. (2000). Creating a commencement major sequence portfolio assessment. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available Butler Library, archives.

Projected was conducted to compare how students and teachers rate portfolios. Researcher has students score themselves using the same rubric that is completed by two instructors. Results indicate that teacher scores correlate significantly while students do not.

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