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The Art of Understanding a Reading Assignment. By Kelley Rowley
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This workbook is designed to coach students in the art of active reading. Through a series of basic questions and short writing assignments, students will develop skills relevant to the study of... More > literature.< Less
World Olympics 2012 By Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
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World Olympics provides children the opportunity to collaborate to create and participate in their own Olympic event! The program stresses the importance of respect, inclusion, and fair play while... More > providing lessons that strengthen reading, writing, oral communication, research, social studies, science, arts and math skills, while parent and community involvement strengthens the children’s support network. With flexible activities and interactive, literacy-based lessons, World Olympics is perfect for after-school, summer or enrichment settings.< Less
ART THE KEY TO UNDERSTANDING THE STRUCTURE OF THOUGHT By Marco Perez molina
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A small analysis of music structures. Talks about some mathematics not related to acoustic physics but to the aspects of melodic curve and other things. This essay tries to make a relation between... More > music curves and painting curves< Less
Anais Nin: an Understanding of her Art By Rochelle Lynn Holt
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This is the second release (edited, with no index and a new chapter) of a previously published book from Rochelle Holt of the same title ("Anais Nin: an Understanding of her Art" was a... More > Rochelle Holt book published by Scars Publications in 1997, with an ISBN # of 0-934536-64-3).< Less
Anais Nin: an Understanding of her Art By Rochelle Lynn Holt
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This is the second release (edited, with no index and a new chapter) of a previously published book from Rochelle Holt of the same title ("Anais Nin: an Understanding of her Art" was a... More > Rochelle Holt book published by Scars Publications in 1997, with an ISBN # of 0-934536-64-3).< Less
Understanding Thinking By John Evans
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This book explains how we learn, how our pre-conscious experience-trapping neural networks, ‘generalise’ and ‘abstract’ from a stream of personal and cultural experiences, to... More > construct our causal maps and models of reality, our value systems and our emotional associations. It explores the strengths and weaknesses of human thinking and shows how we can take conscious control of our personal development, updating old and dysfunctional models of reality to take account of new experiences and changed circumstances. It opens up the possibility of rewriting the HOWs and WHYs that drive our behaviour and motivation, and presents a powerful new Graphical Thinking Tool that everyone can use, individually or in groups, to explore and understand the deep structure of any problem, any system, and any body of knowledge. Understanding may be unfashionable, but it is still ‘the ultimate study skill’, and the key to success in any field of endeavour.< Less
Getting It: A Guide to Understanding and Appreciating Art By Becky Hendrick
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In brief and cumulative chapters, artist and educator Becky Hendrick provides readers with a personal introduction to Art's most valuable lessons. This little book offers basic information about... More > objective looking, appropriate subjective responses, the lessons art history teaches, and a style-by-style tour of Modern Art and current Postmodern trends. "Getting It" enables novices and experts alike to connect with the value of Art throughout history and to acknowledge its continuing importance in contemporary life.< Less
Getting It: A Guide to Understanding and Appreciating Art By Becky Hendrick
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When this book first was published over a decade ago, arts writer and New Yorker critic Calvin Tomkins wrote: "GETTING IT does things no other book I know of does, and performs a real and useful... More > service. Author and artist Becky Hendrick presents her original text for online readers: Getting It remains a basic, culumative, and holistic approach to looking at fine art from both objective and subjective viewpoints. This small text includes the visual elements used by artists, an overview of art history related to its context, and thought-provoking essays on Modern art styles and their relevance to their era as well as to our day-to-day lives. A brief introduction to the art of "Now" --- Postmodernism --- is also included. "I know of no more profound introduction, and neither do I know of a more communicative one." said University of Houston art historian Rex Koontz. And artist/commentator Bill Dunlap advised: "Give it to someone who needs it. Give it to someone you love."< Less
Life: Understanding and Living Life By Delvensoft
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Book on Life has 12 Chapters. 1. Life, 2. Life, Living and Livelihood, 3. Life as a Journey, 4. Role of Unknown in a Person's Life, 5. Austerity and Nonpossessiveness, 6. Philosophy of Living, 7.... More > Principles for the Art of Living, 8. Creativity, 9. Ideal and Actuality, 10. Compromises in Life, 11. Routine & Sleep, 12. Note on Obituaries Who's Who and Biographies. A book which give a foundation course on life. A school of life.< Less
How to Understand and Enjoy Balinese Paintings By Rene Peritz
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The illustrations and reproductions of paintings in this book draw heavily on the Wayang (puppet) traditions in telling stories about demons, gods, sacred animals, and grotesque figures and their... More > relationship to each other and the unseen viewers or audience. Not surprisingly, many painters emphasize the mythic past, its symbols, and its image as personal commentary about current social problems, issues, and dilemmas. A final chapter deals with various obstacles a prospective buyer faces in acquiring an original work of art. RENE PERITZ is a retired professor with extensive experience in Asia. He is a PhD graduate in political science from the University of Pennsylvania and a Graduate Gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America. More recently, he has pursued his interests in Asian culture by occasionally lecturing in Asia and on cruise lines about political and cultural traditions.< Less