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Translations: From Theory to Practice
Translations is a biannual refereed publication, distributed as a service to all NAEA members. Translations publishes reviews of research that make research understandable and usable in the P-12 practice of teaching art.

Papers submitted to Translations should be centered on, but not limited to, the goals of the 2007-2010 NAEA Strategic Plan - learning, community, advocacy, research and knowledge—see NAEA Research Agenda. Reviews of all research strategies are welcome, such as case studies, historical studies, experiments, theoretical analyses, etc.

Translations does not publish research reports per se, curriculum plans, or position papers, but rather reviews of research that translate it for practicing P-12 art teachers.

Papers should be no longer than 2,500 words including references and include a "Highlights" section that recaps the major points of the research. APA style is required. Refer to recent copies of Translations for the sense of organization and style or email the editor for further details.

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NAEA Members: Access the current Translations: From Theory to Practice article and archives here.

Titles include:
• "Doing Action Research in the Art Classroom" by Amy Pfeiler-Wunder and Diane Jaquith
• "Inquiry-Based Art Instruction: A Framework for Developing Creative & Critical Thinking" by Nancy Lampert
• "Creativity and the Murky Mind: Mental Mechanics of the Creative Process" by William Wright, the Elder
• "Empathetic Engagement with Artwork: New Insights from Neuroscience" by Joy G. Bertling


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