Monitoring the level of art appreciation of fourth-grade primary school students / Promatranje razine uvažavanja umjetnosti učenika četvrtih razreda osnovne škole

Matjaž Duh, Jerneja Herzog
2016 Croatian Journal of Education - Hrvatski časopis za odgoj i obrazovanje  
Modern visual arts education enables student's permanent creative expression, while art appreciation plays an equally important role. This article presents the results of a study that monitored the level of art appreciation abilities of 10-year-old primary school students from north-eastern Slovenia utilizing a sample of 1,429 students (n=1,429). The study explored whether there are differences with regard to gender and stratum. Results indicate that the level of appreciation abilities is
more » ... average. No statistically significant differences were noted as regards stratum (urban, suburban), there were however gender-related differences as girls displayed a higher level of appreciation abilities. The results allow us to conclude that our visual arts education arena pays insufficient attention to the development of art appreciation.
doi:10.15516/cje.v18i0.2120 fatcat:5ugzevkssjdd5ipz537fybdyjy