An Arts Education Research Compendium
David B. Pankratz, principal investigator and project manager, Celia O'Donnell, research assistant
2001, 80 pages. California Arts Council, 1300 I Street, Suite 930, Sacramento, CA 95814, 916-322-6555.
Published as part of the California Arts Council's 2001 Year of the Arts, An Arts Education Research Compendium includes an annotated listing of 130 papers, articles, and reports about the value of arts education. Many kinds of research are represented — from research on the arts and academic achievement and arts learning and the brain, to research on model partnerships, policy initiatives, and workforce development. Large-scale and small-scale studies, using both quantitative and qualitative methods, are included.