Carol S. Jeffers, Ph.D. - CURRICULUM VITAE - p. 3

 

Presentations:

"The Owatonna Art Education Project Revisited: Intriguing Philosophy, Dialectic Process, Exciting Possibilities"  July 6-9, 1986, "Arts Curricula in Transition," a national symposium on the

arts in American education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York.

 

"Preference Testing: A Simple Approach to Teaching Art History/art criticism" October 4, 1986, "Teaching Techniques for Art History Symposium,"  Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT.

 

"The Owatonna Art Education Project Revisited," November 1, 1986, Graduate Student Research Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

 

"Toward a Contextualist Understanding of Teaching as a Creative Process" November 14, 1987, Graduate Student Research Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

 

"Child-centered and Discipline-based Art Education: Insufficient in Scope and Contextuality" March 1989, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco.

 

"Child-centered and Discipline-based Art Education:  Insufficient in Scope and Contextuality" April 1989, National Art Education Association Convention, Washington, DC.

 

"Through the Keyhole:  Phenomenological Glimpses of Life in an Art Room" October, 1989, Graduate Student Research Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

 

"Looking Out of Windows:  The Role of Imagination in Cognition and Art Education" April, 1990, annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Boston.

 

"Through the Keyhole:  Phenomenological Glimpses of Life in an Art Room" April 1990, American Educational Research Association, Boston, and National Art Education Association, Kansas City.

 

"NAEA Conventions:  Directions for Art Education" April 1990, National Art Education Association convention, Kansas City.

 

"Self-Recognition, Aesthetic Theories, and the Drawing Experience" March 1991, National Art Education Association convention, Atlanta.

 

"Pre-Service Art Education:  Views from the Trenches" (symposium) National Art Education Association convention, March, 1991, Atlanta.

 

"Having Fun/Being Made Fun Of:  A Dialectic for Art Education" annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April, 1991, Chicago.

 

"Through the Keyhole:  Phenomenological Glimpses of Life in the Pre-service Education Class, Art for Elementary Teachers," the Bergamo Conference (Journal of Curriculum Theorizing), October, 1991, Dayton, OH

 

"Pedagogical Decision-making as Box-building:  Pre-service Teachers' Lived Experience," annual meeting of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education, February, 1992, San Antonio.

 

"Aesthetic Decision-Making:  The Phenomenology of Perception," annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April, 1992, San Francisco and at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, May, 1992, Phoenix.

 

"A Survey of Instructors of Elementary Art Methods," annual convention of the National Art Education Association, May, 1992, Phoenix.

 

"Art Teacher as Bridge-Builder," keynote address delivered at the Fall Conference of the Kansas Art Education Association, October 1992, Salina, KS.

 

"Questioning Text, Questioning Self:  Preservice Teachers' Experience," paper presented at the Bergamo Conference sponsored by the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, October, 1992, Dayton, OH October, 1992.

 

"Questioning Text, Questioning Self:  Doing Philosophy with Preservice Teachers," paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 1993, Atlanta.

 

"Questioning the Role of Art in Education," paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 1993, Atlanta.

 

"Art Experiences as Precursor to Learning in Other Subjects," paper presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April, 1993, Chicago.

 

"From Preservice Elementary Teachers:  Questions for the Field of Art Education," paper presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April, 1993, Chicago.

 

"In the School of Art and Design:  Students' Experiences of Critique," paper presented at the Bergamo Conference sponsored by The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Oct., 1993, Dayton, OH

 

"Curriculum-making with Marcia," paper presented at the Bergamo Conference sponsored by The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, October, 1993, Dayton, OH

 

"In the School of Art and Design:  Students' Experiences of Critique," paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, April 1994 and at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 1994. Baltimore.

 

"A Survey of Kansas Art Educators' Professional Needs and Interests," paper presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 1994, Baltimore.

 

"Social Context of Art and Some Consequences of Context," Symposium presented at the 5th International World Congress of Semiotics, June 12-15, 1994, Berkeley, CA

 

"Metaphors for a Curriculum of Change:  Texts of Preservice Art Education Students," presentation at the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing  Conference at the Banff Retreat Centre, October 5-8, 1994, Banff, Alberta, Canada

 

"Beyond Having to 'Make Do':  Art Teachers Make Connections and Make Policy," presentation at the Fall Conference of the California Art Education Association, October 27-30, 1994, San Diego, CA

 

"The Educational Utility of Metaphor," presentation at the 3rd Annual California State University Symposium, February 11, 1995, Fullerton, CA

 

"Signs of Art Education in American Cultures:  A Panel Discussion by Art Education Professionals,"  annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 1995, San Francisco.

 

"Generations Apart:  Comparing the Stated and Predicted Aesthetic Preferences of Children and Adults," presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco and the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 7-11, 1995, Houston.

 

"Children's Meanings about Art, Revisited,"  annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 22-27, 1996, San Francisco.

 

"Toward an Understanding of the Aesthetic Bonds and Gaps between Diverse Teachers and Students and their Preferences for Ethnic and Non-ethnic Art," annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 22-29, 1996, San Francisco.

 

"Signs of Art in American Cultures:  Art Education Meets Semiotics, Part 2," panel discussion  at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 8-12, 1996, New York.

 

"Visual Metaphor:  Meanings for Art Education," invited presentation at the CSLA Spring Quarter Brown Bag Dialogue Seminars, sponsored by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, May 8, 1996, Los Angeles. 

 

"The Uses and Gratifications Approach:  Implications for Art Education Research," annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 18-24, 1997, New Orleans.

 

"Experiencing Art, Self, and Others through Metaphor:  Implications for Teacher Education," annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, March 24-30, 1997, Chicago.

 

"From Place to Space, Security to Freedom:  Semiotics of Placelessness," part of panel presentation on "The Semiotics of Place," annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, March 24-30, 1997, Chicago.

 

Chair, Higher Education Roundtable Discussion at the Fall Conference of the California Art Education Association, November 13-15, 1997, Palm Springs, CA.

 

"Content Analyses of Master's Thesis Research in Art Education," annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 1-8, 1998, Chicago.

 

Facilitator and Presenter for Special Session, Workshop for Teachers, sponsored by the Seminar for Research in Art Education, annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 1-8, 1998, Chicago.

 

"Children as Art Museum Tour Guides," presentation, annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 12-18, 1998, San Diego.

 

"The Semiotics of Art and Time in Visual Culture," panel presentation, annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 12-18, 1998, San Diego.

 

"Drawing on Semiotics:  A Theoretical Place between Universalism and Contextualism," paper presentation, annual meeting at the American Educational Research Association, April 12-18, 1998, San Diego.

 

"Using Art Museums as Learning Environments:  Pre- and In-service Teachers' Attitudes and Experience," presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 24-29, 1999, Washington, DC.

 

“Conversation about Necks,” in “The Semiotics of Art and Body in Visual Culture,” panel presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 19-23, 1999, Montreal, Canada.

 

“Using Constructivist Strategies in the Art Gallery:  A Border Pedagogy,” Conference of the United States Society for Education through Art, January 7-9, 2000, Arizona State University, Tempe.

 

“A New Look at the Old Art Museum Field Trip,” annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 2, 2000, Los Angeles.

 

NAEA Super session, Panel  presentation, “Semiotics and Art Education,” annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 2, 2000, Los Angeles.

 

“Partners in Professional Development,” panel presentation with Dr. Carl Selkin and Elisa Crystal, National Art Education Association, April 2, 2000, Los Angeles.

 

“Working Bi-Coastally to Construct Meanings about Art,” presented with Laura K. Egger, annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 15-19, 2001, New York.

 

“Reading Signs of Joy in Service-Learning: A Semiotic Problem-Position,” paper to be presented at the 1st International Conference on Service-Learning Research, October 21-24, 2001, Berkeley, CA

 

“Linking Service-Learning and the Visual Arts: A Partnership Between the Getty and the California State University,”  presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 22-25, 2002, Miami.

 

“Students’ and Teachers’ Perspectives on Visual Culture,” presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 4-8, 2003, Minneapolis.

 

“A Visible Role for Listening in Art Education,” presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 4-8, 2003, Minneapolis.

 

“Linking Listening and Learning about Art, Self, and Others: The Classroom Sound Track” presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 15-19, 2004, Denver.

 

“Why Connections Matter,” presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 4-8, 2005, Boston.

 

“Researching Empathic Listening Interactively (at the Conference),” round table session at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 22-26, 2006, Chicago.

 

“Sharing the Book, Spheres of Possibility: Linking Service-Learning and the Visual Arts,” book talk at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 22-26, 2006, Chicago.

 

“Summer Pilgrimage to Art: Lessons for All Seasons,” Annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 14-18, 2007, New York

 

“A Still Life is Not so Still: What Mirror Neurons Have to Tell Us about Art and Empathy” (“A Still Life is Really a Moving Life: Examining Empathy, Mirror Neurons, and Aesthetic Response”), presentation given at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, March 26-30, 2008, New Orleans.

 

“Mirror Neurons and the Enduring Popularity of Van Gogh,” presented at the annual convention of the National Art Education Association, April 16-20, 2009, Minneapolis.

 

 

Reviewer:

Reviewer for the International Journal of Qualitative Research in Education, July 1993.

 

Out-of-State Research Evaluation Panelist, Arizona Arts Educational Research Institute, Arizona Commission on the Arts, May 1995, Phoenix, AZ

 

Reviewer for the Journal of Arts and Learning Research, August 1995.

 

Founder and Editor of Cat's Cradle:  Collaborative Inquiry in a Postmodern Era, 1995 and 1996.

 

Reviewer for the Journal of Arts and Learning Research, Fall, 1998.

 

Reviewer on the Editorial Board/Review Panel, Art Education, 5-year term April 1999-April, 2003.

 

© 2015 by Carol and Gene Jeffers