So You Want to be an Artist: when social scientists don the beret

“Arts-based research methods are a qualitative interpretative approach used by researchers working in a wide array of disciplines including education, anthropology, health and nursing, psychology, cultural theory, urban studies, geography, sociology, and when researching youth (Barone, 2006; Beck et”

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Harnessing the Penchant for Play

Arts as research begins at school.

“As a choice-based educator, I expect my students to generate artistic ideas on their own. Understandably, this can be a very challenging task for many of them. My lesson about the body is intended to inspire my students to begin an artistic investigation that engages and excites them.”

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