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Links to approximately 125 electronic journals, articles on issues in aesthetics, arts education, art theory, and visual arts, statistics, and assorted databases.

The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have. Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process. How many times have you wondered about a better way to teach the same lesson you have delivered to an eariler class? How often have you used technology to engage your students and improve their learning ? These are some recurring questions we keep regurgitating each time our teaching skills are put to the test. (Educational Technology and Mobile Learning)

Lowenfeld Lectures
• 2013 Award Recipient: Christine Marmé Thompson - Child Faber: Child the Maker  
• 2012 Award Recipient: Bernard Young - The Importance of Self-Identification in Art, Culture, and Ethnicity
• 2011 Award Recipient: Beverly Levett Gerber - Art Education and Special Education: A Promising Partnership
• 2010 Award Recipient: Enid Zimmerman - Creativity and Art Education: A Personal Journey in Four Acts
• 2009 Award Recipient: Olivia Gude - Art Education for Democratic Life
• 2008 Award Recipient: Elliot Eisner - What Education Can Learn From the Arts

NAEA National Convention Presenter Handouts/Resources
2015 - New Orleans, LA
2014 - San Diego, CA
2013 - Fort Worth, TX
2012 -  New York, NY
2011 - Seattle, WA
2010 - Baltimore, MD
2009 - Minneapolis, MN

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Stacey Salazar, Ed.D.
Stacey Salazar is on the faculty of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), where she directs the Master of Arts in Art Education program, a low-residency and online program integrating artmaking, teaching, and research. Prior to joining the full-time faculty at MICA, she was the visual arts department chair in a large, suburban public high school, the accomplishments for which earned her, her colleagues, and her students, national and regional recognition. In addition, for over 15 years she taught college studio art — primarily foundation painting, drawing, and design – at a community college, a large university, a small liberal arts college, and at MICA. Stacey’s research has been published in Studies in Art Education, Visual Arts Research, and Art Education journal. In addition to MFA and MAT degrees, Stacey holds a Doctorate of Education in Art and Art Education from Columbia University Teachers College. Stacey is the recipient of the 2015 Manuel Barkan Memorial Award for research in art education, and the 2013 MICA Trustee Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching.

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