publication . Article . 2016

Improving the Emotional and Social Sensitivity of Teachers through Cultural Education and Art Therapy Methods

Szulc, Wita;
Open Access Polish
  • Published: 29 Nov 2016 Journal: Elementary Education in Theory and Practice (issn: 2353-7787, eissn: 1896-2327, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Akademia Ignatianum w Krakowie
Abstract
The author examines the issue of emotional and social sensibility – one which is essential in the teaching profession and present in social, moral, empathic and cultural education. She also outlines her proprietary programme of “Cultural Education with Arts Therapy” addressed to pedagogical students. According to Read and Wojnar’s conception of “Education through Art”, it is to be found by improving sensibility. In the author’s opinion, “education through art” is not obliged to end together with the period of school education since contact with art can be useful as a didactic tool for adults. Teachers, just as other professional helpers such as art therapists, s...
Subjects
free text keywords: Education, cultural education; arts therapy; social sensitivity; empathy; teaching methods on university; teacher, pedagogika, edukacja kulturalna; arteterapia; wrażliwość emocjonalna; wrażliwość społeczna; nauczyciel
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