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Eliot Eisner

Elliot W. Eisner is Professor of Education and Art at Stanford University. Widely considered the leading theorist on art education and aesthetics in the United States, he has won wide recognition for his work both her and abroad. Among his many awards is the Palmer O. Johnson Award from the American Educational Research Associaition. He has been a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow and Fulbright Scholar, and has served as the President of the National Art Education Associaition,  the International Society for Education Through Art, the American Educational Research Associaition and the John Dewey Society.

Those reading Eisner for the first time will find a good place to begin is: *The educational imagination : on the design and evaluation of school programs. 3rd ed. (1994) and ** The kind of schools we need : personal essays (1998).

Works by Elliot Eisner

Eisner, Elliot W., and David W. Ecker. Readings in art education A Blaisdell book in the humanities. Waltham, Mass.,: Blaisdell Pub. Co., 1966.

Eisner, Elliot W., and Stanford University. School of Education. A comparison of the developmental drawing characteristics of culturally advantaged and culturally disadvantaged children . Stanford, Calif.,: Stanford University, 1967.

Eisner, Elliot W., and Stanford University. Confronting curriculum reform. Boston,: Little Brown, 1971.

Eisner, Elliot W. Educating artistic vision . New York,: Macmillan, 1972.

Eisner, Elliot W., and Stanford University. Kettering Project. Stanford University Kettering Project curriculum in the visual arts productive for elementary school children . Honolulu,: Office of Instructional Services Dept. of Education State of Hawaii, 1972.

Eisner, Elliot W., and Elizabeth Vallance. Conflicting conceptions of curriculum Series on contemporary educational issues. Berkeley, Calif.,: McCutchan Pub. Corp., 1974.

Eisner, Elliot W. English primary schools : some observations and assessments . Washington: National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1974.

Eisner, Elliot W. The Arts, human development, and education. Berkeley, Calif.: McCutchan Pub. Corp., 1976.

Eisner, Elliot W. The educational imagination : on the design and evaluation of school programs. New York: Macmillan, 1979.

Eisner, Elliot W. Cognition and curriculum : a basis for deciding what to teach The John Dewey Society lecture series ; no. 18, 1981. New York: Longman, 1982.

Eisner, Elliot W. The educational imagination : on the design and evaluation of school programs . 2nd ed. New York London: Macmillan; Collier Macmillan, 1985.

Eisner, Elliot W. The art of educational evaluation : a personal view. London ; Philadelphia: Falmer Press, 1985.

Eisner, Elliot W., and National Society for the Study of Education. Learning and teaching the ways of knowing Eighty-fourth yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, pt. 2. Chicago, Ill.: National Society for the Study of Education : Distributed by University of Chicago Press, 1985.

Eisner, Elliot W., and Getty Center for Education in the Arts. The role of discipline-based art education in America's schools. Los Angeles, Calif.: Getty Center for Education in the Arts, 1988.

Eisner, Elliot W., and Alan Peshkin. Qualitative inquiry in education : the continuing debate. New York: Teachers College Press, 1990.

Eisner, Elliot W. The enlightened eye : qualitative inquiry and the enhancement of educational practice. New York, N.Y. ;: Toronto : Macmillan Pub. Co., 1991.

*Eisner, Elliot W. The educational imagination : on the design and evaluation of school programs. 3rd ed. New York,Toronto: Macmillan ; Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; Maxwell Macmillan International, 1994.

Eisner, Elliot W. Cognition and curriculum reconsidered. 2nd ed. New York: Teachers College Press, 1994.

Boughton, Douglas, Elliot W. Eisner, and Johan Ligtvoet. Evaluating and assessing the visual arts in education : international perspectives. New York: Teachers College Press, 1996.

Eisner, Elliot W. The enlightened eye : qualitative inquiry and the enhancement of educational practice. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Merrill, 1998.

**Eisner, Elliot W. The kind of schools we need : personal essays. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1998.

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