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Raderman, Eileen M. (2005). How children handle stress through art. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Reyes, Hannah P. (2008). The possible effects of public perceptions on art teacher's professional identity and practice. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Rivera, Jose. (2005). Increasing parental involvement in the junior high art class. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Roehling-Flynn, Bethann. (1999). Feminism in art education. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Project is designed to examine how feminist principles are applied through teaching and to measure what effect they have on student learning. Author uses the artwork of African American artist Betye Saar as an exemplar for students to reference when creating their own art product illustrating a social problem.

Rogala, Martha D. (1995). Literature-based art education: A child centered approach to curriculum integration between elementary level language arts and visual arts. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Curriculum integration incorporating language arts and visual arts to enhance learning and knowledge retention. 1st grade students used in study. Collaborative efforts included choosing a picture book that contained relevant content for both the language art and art teachers. A common theme was established which allowed the art instructor to use the illustrations as a resource for the artist selection and element of design emphasized in unit of instruction. Journal entries reinforced connection between sentence content and art products.

Rogalski, David S. (2003). Global collaboration via the internet: Its effects in the art classroom. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Rogers, Cory M. Integrating social transformation in art education. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. 

Roman, Jennifer. (2003). Implementing an individualized Art Education program. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Root, Patrick C. (2004). One size doesnt really fit all : Differentiated instruction and art education iat the sisth grade level. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Root, Scott D. (2006). Fostering student confidence and creativity through experimentation in the art room. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Rosenthal, Noreen A. (1998). Changing the role of art education for the 21st century. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Study conducted to examine how an arts-based curriculum, (music, dance, visual art), can be used as an alternative way to teach. The reseacher uses the Aurora Waldorf Elementary School, located in West Falls, NY, as the sample.

Roy, Molly F. (2008). Developing empathy in middle school students through a specially designed art curriculum. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Ruffino, Michael F. (1998). Art history: Building a time machine for the classroom. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Researcher uses the concept of a "Time Machine" as an instructional tool to enhance student learning of art history. Students select a period in time or a historical event that interests them and use that timeline to research American Art using the computer as a research tool.

Runca, John L. Jr. (1996). Career development through art education. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

A case study which presents how career development strategies used within one high school facility are integrated in their art program. Study shows how guidance counselors, occupational classes, field trips and professional visitations help to enhance art related career paths.

Russel, Catherine A. (2004). Cooperative learning in a middle school art curriculum. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Ryan, Mary Ellen. (2009). Art and technology integration: Combining pencils with pixels. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Salvo, AnnMarie C. (2006). Learning in the round: A model of explatory inductice genisis to knowledge. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

SanGeorge, Heidi. (2006). Seeking ways to increase middle school students' respect for the visual arts using action research. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Sansone, Traci A. (1998). Collaboration and student motivation in the art classroom. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Project implemented to determine if self-appointed partnership with peers and assignment selection improve motivation levels in students. Results showed that student interest levels rose when they were directly involved in the decision making process. However, student product results were sub-standard.

Schauer-Webster, Lynn. (1995). Participation of at-risk students in the arts. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

A qualitative study used to examine the factors that influence at-risk student enrollment in an art program. 29 at-risk students, determined by the Committee on Special Education and/or those students referred by Guidance Counselors for significant discipline problems or poor academic performance are used in this study. Student questionnaires, Guidance Counselors and Art Instructor interviews are used to determine project findings.

Schunk, Rhonda L. (1997). A world wide web site for art teachers and students. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Author creates an inventory of websites that pertain to art education for a study group consisting of students and teachers to review. Results to questionnaire and survey questions are tabulated by frequency of responses. Responses are based on website usefulness and learning.

Schutter, Linda F. (2003). The ambiguity of Aesthetics: Clarifying goals, strategies, and assessment of aesthetics instruction. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Scott, Bradley. (2003). Finding glaze substitutes forgerstley borate in low-fire glazes. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Scott, Kelly. (2003). Computers and elementary art education. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Sealander, Renee S. (2005). Building bridges between school & community: portraits of our community. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Secord, Heather L. (2003). Exploring cultural influence in children from ethnically diverse families through art curriculum. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Shean, Heather. (2009). Motivating and engaging advanced level high school art students to make quality and meaningful art. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Shuman, Lori. (1997). Museum studies used as a tool; in collaboration with art education: A case study. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

An investigation that explores how museum programs can be used within the art curriculum to enrich learning. Research indicated that students developed proper questioning strategies and used critical thinking skills due to museum exposure and discussions which occurred between them and the museum docent.

Siclari, Carla E. (2001). Making a distinction between fine art and folk art: what it means to modernism, postmodernism, and beyond. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Qualitative study examines if the population outside the art community recognize a distinction between folk art and fine art. Sample used a population with an age range from under 10 and over 65 years of age. Research indicates that prior to a lesson explaining the difference of folk art and fine art, individuals outside the art environment did not find a distinction between the two.

Singleton, Elizabeth A. (2007). A case study on the impact of teacher voice on middle school art students. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Smazcz-Ladori, Kelly Ann. (2007). Cultivating concentration, relaxation, and independent thinking into art education. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Stampone, Heather M. (2011). Understanding autistic disorder: Adapting and improving art education for students in self-contained classrooms. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Strathearn, Linda M. (2003). Integrating community-based art education into the visual art curriculum: A case study. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo NY.

Straub, Matthew A. (2005). Byte Me: Digital artistry in postmodern art education classrooms. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Swanson, Darryl. (1996). Improving representative drawings among middle school children. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Study comparing the effectiveness of two drawing techniques. The techniques of Betty Edwards and Kimon Nicolaides are examined to determine which method proves more effective in enhancing realistic drawing skills in sixth grade students.

Szcerbacki, Juliet L. (1998). Paradigms in kindergarten art curriculum. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Six kindergarten teachers were asked to complete surveys expressing their perceptions of kindergarten art curriculum. They were also asked to observe a lesson conducted by the art teacher. Data obtained from pre lesson and post lesson questionnaires are compared and analyzed to measure any shifts in perspectives.

Tamfer, Nicole M. (2009). Contemporary text-based art: Developing and implementing a sixth grade unit. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Tangeleder, Keri M. (2008). Increasing adolescent awareness of body image manipulation as portrayed by the media through art ctiricism. State Univeristy College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Taylor, Victoria L. (1997). The use of rubrics for assessment by western new york high school art teachers. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Study used to investigate how art educators use rubrics as an assessment tool. Researcher further focuses on this assessment tool by exploring the design of two rubrics by local art educators.

Tomasulo, Meri J. (2000). Cooperative learning in the elementary art classroom. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Purpose of project is to measure the effectiveness of cooperative learning in a 4th grade environment. Students were randomly grouped to participate and complete a lesson on puppetry. Results were tabulated from pre and post lesson questionnaires and indicated that students showed an increase in self-esteem, elevated levels of creativity and improved interpersonal skills.

Tonsoline, Deborah A. (2004). Wherefore art thou? Promoting arts advocacy through elementary art programs. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo NY.

Townsend, Debra R. (1998). An overview of art criticism approaches with a focus on a cross-cultural model. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education,Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Tom Anderson's theoretical model of art criticism is used to broaden understanding of  works of art created outside the Western tradition. "Reaction", "perceptual analysis", and "personal interpretation" are used as the format for critical discussion.

Tripp, Gregory S. (1995). Portfolio assessment in elementary art education. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Portfolio assessment of third grade students after a five week unit of study. Student self-evaluations, mini lessons, final art products and numerical grading are the forms of data used in the assessment process.

Turcan, Michelle L. (2007). The effects of having a choice: How primary school age students understand and develop theories of themselves and their world in art. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Uhteg, Melanie A. (2008). Engaging a visually impaired student in elementary art. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Veltri, Amy L. (1995). Teaching at the speed of change: Assessing educational reform efforts through student feedback. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

An examination used to assess whether exposure and experiences students gain in a visual arts program are used and applied to other aspects of their lives. The measurement was determined through high school students input before and after the instructional unit used for this study.

Vitiello, Anthony. (2009). A handbook for teaching the graphic novel: Is it beneficial to the secondary art curriculum? State university College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Wade, Janel. (2004). The effects of a cultural art festival on the global awareness of 3rd grade students. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Wahl, Charles H. (2003). Authentic and performance-based assessment in the 8th grade art classroom. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Walleshauser, David H. (1997). An interdisciplinary approach in art education making connections with reading and writing. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Research is based on Tim Rollins, Kids of Survival program. 7th and 8th grade students select and read a piece of literature of their choosing. Students then create a mural that visually captures the essence of the literature.

Waz, Jill. (2008). Adapting a choice-based art education curriculum to adress problems in disengagement in middle school learners. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

West, Susan. (1995). Pluristic christ. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

An analysis is conducted to determine if studying Christian art history changes the way parochial students perceive the image of Christ as known by scripture. The author uses art criticism to discuss cultural perspectives and the diversity of elements that contribute to the imagery of Christ throughout history. Research showed that students' perception of their image of Christ did not change after the introduction of lessons which focused on a variety of multicultural interpretations of his image. Project results were measured using questionnaires, interviews and journals of  7th and 8th grade students.

White, Michelle. (1999). The facilitation of contextual multicultural studies. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.Available in the Butler Library archives.

Project explores the conditions in which multicultural art education is integrated in the classroom. Researcher investigates how and if variables such as: DBAE, personal values, or NYS Standards influence an instructor's decision to include multicultural education in an art program.

Wick, Jennifer L. (1997) Critical and aesthetic games in the art classroom. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Researcher seeks to evaluate the relationship between student and teacher through critical and aesthetic games used in the classroom. Various games were used to increase critical and aesthetic discussion by answering a who, what, where, why, and when line of questioning , accompanied by case scenarios.

Wick, Stephanie A. (1999). Building an alliance: The partnership of community and art education. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Project aims to have students build a relationship with community members to help them understand the importance of art outside of school. After establishing a relationship with an "art sponsor", students are required to create artwork based on their relationship and connection to that sponsor.

Wiedner, Gretchen A. (2010). ELL effective art education: Assisting in language development for all. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Wieler-Gunn, Aimee J. (2003). Effective behavior management for urban public school children at-risk: A functional behavior. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Williams, Callitia. (2007). Visual culture and its effects on the human form. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Woy, Katherine. (2007). Changing current teaching practices to affect independent artistic and creative behaviors in fifth grade students in an art classroom. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Wright, Melinda J. (1997). How educators use modern art as an instructional strategy and its effect on art education. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

A study used to evaluate the benefits of museum programs. For this study researcher focuses on using modern art as a tool to further enhance academic and art education studies. Findings conclude that exposure to modern art positively impacted student learning.

Wurzer, Michelle. (2009). The new era of social reconstrictivism: Interests, politics, and values of a 21st century multicultural education: Fourth graders respond to personal and social issues on an after school art program. State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY.

Wynne, Cynthia J. (1999). Playful learning: Using games to teach art to high school students. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Qualitative study used to determine if the inclusion of games help student improve critiques of artwork. Games used in study: Sculprit, Win, Lose or Draw, Arts Not So Trivial, Art Bits-Sculpture, Art Rummy, and Articulate.

Zavitz, Brandi C. (1997). Using metaphors in the art classroom to inspire individuality. Unpublished masters project, State University College of New York at Buffalo; Art Education, Buffalo, NY. Available in the Butler Library archives.

Students create an art product that reflects a personal experience through their interpretation of metaphors. Student use of metaphors is discussed and analyzed through audio recordings.

Zimmerman, Kelly. (2008). Art based character education through mural making and its effects on student performance in the middle school art classroom. State University College of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY.

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